Dental Hygienist
International Speaker
Wine Enthusiast
Dog Lover


In the ever-changing world of dental science, where research, technology and techniques for patient care are constantly evolving, dental professionals look to continuing education to provide insight, deliver actionable steps, empower and create a dramatic impact within their clinical practice.

With wit, charm and a dash of humor, Katrina Sanders enchants dental professionals with her course deliverables, insightful content and delightful inspiration. Her message of empowerment rings mighty throughout her lectures and stirs a deep sense of motivation amongst course participants.

Passionate about educating, empowering and instilling compassion within the industry, Katrina is a content expert in the oral-systemic link, the provision of preventive dental care, and various other topics.  Katrina’s zest for dental hygiene is infused throughout her content as she lectures on provocative topics while leaving participants with a call to action and an abundantly renewed sense of pride for their industry.

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Sanders Board Preparatory is a comprehensive program designed to supplement student learning and enhance understanding of concepts, terminology and procedures in preparation for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination.

Katrina’s desire to help hygiene students develop and succeed grew from her position as a faculty member for a dental hygiene career college. During this full-time appointment, she published three editions of her textbook, developed programmatic competencies, spearheaded curriculum design and served as a faculty representative for community partnerships.

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Katrina is the Clinical Liaison for AZPerio, the country's largest periodontal practice. She performs clinically, working alongside Diplomates to the American Board of Periodontology in the surgical operatory. Katrina perfected techniques during L.A.N.A.P. surgery, suture placement, IV therapy and blood draws. She instructs on collaborative professionalism and standard of care protocols while delivering education through hygiene boot camps and study clubs.
  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Division of Dental Hygiene
  • Northern Arizona University M.Ed Graduate Program in Educational Leadership

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

BioSketch and References are available upon request.

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"There are lots of presenters who speak on the Oral Systemic Link but very few who engage and connect an audience to their own motivations, knowledge and inspiration on the subject. Katrina Sanders is just that speaker! Katrina brings a fresh approach and a refreshing style that combines real science with real world skills. If you want your audiences to have lightbulb moments, remove the roadblocks, have fun, and be inspired... hire Katrina Sanders!"

—Katherine Eitel Belt; Communications Expert