Registered Dental Hygienist, Speaker, Consultant, Trainer, Author
Oral Cancer Consulting
Westminster, Colorado, United States
Susan Cotten BSDH, RDH, OMT, is a passionate, speaker, consultant, author, and subject matter expert on HPV, and head & neck, oral, oropharyngeal cancer screening. She is founder of Oral Cancer Consulting. Her mission and determination to save lives through early detection, and her zest to educate and empower dental professionals and teams to do the same is palpable. Susan’s unique oral cancer office system and team approach to early detection and reducing liability, the “Cotten Method”, evolved from her years of work in the area of oral cancer.
Having worked as a clinical dental hygienist in private practice and public health as an Integrative dental hygienist, Susan is a Regional Coordinator and RDH Advisory Board member for The Oral Cancer Foundation. In 2018 she was selected as recipient of the Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction and Colorado Dental Hygiene Association Outstanding Contribution Award. She was selected as a Colgate Oral Health Advisory Board Member in 2014.
Susan serves as a dental trainer for Alliance for HPVFree Colorado. She is a board member and oral cancer screening coordinator for Colorado Mission of Mercy, volunteers with the Denver Homeless Head and Neck Cancer Screening and Care Group and founded M.A.D. for Healthy Smiles as part of Donny Osmond's Make a Difference program. She has organized countless free screening and awareness events and completed course work in Myofunctional Therapy at the Coulson Institute. Susan graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine Health Sciences Center, Dept. of Dental Hygiene in 1994.
Saturday, June 27, 2020
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM