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Christine A. Hovliaras, RDH, BS, MBA, CDE, is President of Professional Savvy, LLC, an oral care consulting, professional marketing and continuing education company located in New Jersey. Christine is a dental hygiene professional with over 28 years of experience in clinical, educational and research experience in both academia and industry. Her expertise in industry includes dental clinical research, sales training, professional sales and professional marketing and relations at the Warner-Lambert Company from 1989-2001. She was Editor-in-Chief of ADHA’s Access Magazine from 2005-2008 and Editor Emeritus during 2009-2010. She is a consultant, national and international speaker, professional writer and voiceover artist in the medical and scientific professions.

Through Professional Savvy, LLC, Christine provides professional business marketing services and strategies to oral care companies, professional associations, and dental/specialty practices, speaking presentations at national and global professional meetings and career planning and business development opportunities for dental professionals. Christine has written numerous articles in dental peer-reviewed journals and professional dental hygiene magazines. Christine is a member of many professional dental hygiene and dental organizations. Christine also works part-time as a registered dental hygienist in New Jersey.

She received the VIP Division 2011/2012 Professional Woman of the Year for Outstanding Leadership and Commitment with in the Dental Profession from the National Association of Professional Women, the 2009 New Jersey Dental Hygienists’ Association Carol King Award, 2008 Certification as a Dental Editor, 2006 Sigma Phi Alpha Honorary member, a 2005 Recipient of the Pfizer/ADHA Award of Excellence in Dental Hygiene and is a recipient of the Who’s Who in Business and Professional Executives in 2004.