Floss and Gloss Program Manager
Purchase District Health Department
Benton, Kentucky, United States
Leah R. Smothers, PHRDH Floss and Gloss Program Manager
Leah Smothers has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 15 years. She is currently employed as a Public Health Registered Dental Hygienist at the Purchase District Health Department. For the past two years, she has managed their Floss and Gloss portable Dental Program. The Floss and Gloss program provides preventative dental services in the school setting for grades K-12.
Leah establishes, integrates, and promotes a mutual vision for the Floss and Gloss Program through collaboration with her Floss and Gloss teammates, Purchase District Health Department staff, Family Resource and Youth Services Centers Coordinators, and School Nurses. Leah is striving to incorporate teledentistry into the program with the help of Mouthwatch Teledent Software and equipment.
Leah has also been a CE provider to dental, nursing, and FRYSC's. She has served in her local component as the CE Coordinator, Trustee, and President. Leah also served as the voting delegate for her component at KYDHA. She is an active member of the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition, where the mission is to improve oral health for all people in Kentucky.
Sunday, June 28, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:45 PM