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Media Release: CRD Appoints Kerry Lepicek, RDH - as Clinical Specialist, Dental Hygiene & Education

LONDON, ON (June 25, 2024) – Clinical Research Dental, the distribution partner for many of Dentistry’s leading brands in Canada, announces the appointment of Kerry Lepicek to the Training and Education leadership team in the newly-created role of Clinical Specialist, Dental Hygiene & Education. Ms. Lepicek's responsibilities will encompass public speaking, training, and education, in addition to advocating for advancements in areas of Dental Hygiene within the industry, with a focus on advancing treatment options and acceptance through education.

“Kerry has been an international keynote speaker for many years, delivering lectures throughout Canada and being highly involved in numerous education and advocacy groups, including RDHU, RDH View, Women in Dentistry, and the American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health. Her contributions to the field have been recognized by the Ontario Dental Hygiene Association with the ODHA Distinguished Service Award,” said Lawrence Marmai, Vice President of Clinical Research Dental. “Kerry’s knowledge and passion on the topics of oral biofilm, halitosis, the oral-systemic connection, and the dental hygiene process of care will complement CRD's commitment to leading education and helping more Canadian dental professionals achieve clinical excellence. We are excited to have such talent join the team!”

“I am very excited to join Clinical Research Dental,” stated Kerry. “It is wonderful to be part of this clinically minded organization that is laser-focused on providing leading education and advancing clinical care options for staff and patients alike. To have such a powerful platform as CRD and its industry partners, such as Clinician’s Choice, Ultradent and TePe, behind me really amplifies our collective voice to advocate for better treatment options and the betterment of oral systemic health. This new position presents a fantastic opportunity to significantly expand CRD's prevention platform and drive awareness within the hygiene community about the exceptional options provided by CRD.”

Kerry brings with her nearly two decades of clinical and educational experience and is excited to continue her active participation as a cast member on the talk show, The RDH View, a sitting advisory board member for AAOSH – American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health and Women in Dentistry, and Section Editor for Hygiene Corner with Women in Dentistry, while still staying active working clinically one day a week.