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About Elaine Rodriguez, RDH

Founder & Director of Education

Elaine has 16 years of dental experience, with special emphasis on clinical laser applications, risk and disease management, and business-leadership workshops for dentists and dental hygienists. Having obtained multiple associate fellowships from the World Clinical Laser Institute and the Academy of Laser Dentistry, Elaine is one of less than 20 hygienists nationally to achieve Advanced Proficiency status in diode and erbium lasers. In addition to her role as a clinician, Elaine is an international speaker, published author, and a clinical consultant for practices nationwide. Outside of work, Elaine enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends hiking around their Arizona home.

Tim Taylor, DDS

Meet the Team

Practice Owner | Faculty: AT Still Dental School National Soft Tissue Laser Trainer


Carla Watts, Rdh, BS


Maryland | East Coast Laser Consultant, Speaker, Trainer