ADTEP Faculty & Instructor Lisa Cone, BS, RDH, CRCST
Thirty years’ experience in the dental field, beginning as a dental assistant in both military and civilian roles. Twenty-one years’ experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist, working in civilian practice and as an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Nine years’ experience as a specialist in Infection Prevention and Control. Decades of expertise with a wide variety of types and models of tabletop sterilization devices, methodologies, and practices in both civilian and public health clinical settings. Developer of training curriculums still in use for training dental assistants and to update and implement best practices and procedures for tabletop sterilization systems. Authored updates for compliance documentation of instrument sterilization procedures in public and private medical and dental offices.