Miss Alicia Murria RDH
Hygienists for Humanity
Alicia Murria, RDH is a practicing clinician and has been an Align Faculty member since 2017. She is currently completing a Master of Science Degree at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science with a focus on dental hygiene and public health. In addition to clinical practice, Alicia empowers others to practice with high standards for clinical care and promotes dental hygiene as a prevention specialty through continuing education seminars nationwide. She believes dental hygienists are “inflammation prevention specialists.” Alicia has researched and lectured on the dental professional's role in airway management, the benefits of proper occlusion, and utilizing a comprehensive prevention plan that reduces and prevents costly medical and dental bills. As a contracted educator for Align Technology, she has promoted the benefits of a comprehensive dental hygiene diagnosis and the benefits of implementing occlusion into a periodontal assessment. Alicia's passion for interdisciplinary care is what she feels may be her life's calling. She passionately promotes overall healthcare benefits starting with the reduction of oral inflammation. Alicia has served as Vice President of DC Dental Hygienists' Association and completed the American Dental Hygienists' Association's Unleashing Your Potential Leadership Training Program in 2016. She is a member of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, the American Dental Hygienists Association. She has been featured on several dental podcasts, has been featured in opinion editorials, as well as evidence-based journals, and has presented scientific research at poster sessions during national dental conferences.