Full Name
Catrice Opichka RDH, MS
Speaker Bio
Catrice's energetic and captivating approach to dental programming blends her clinical experience and evidence-based research, with a spunky delivery. Catrice has been active in the field of dentistry for three decades, practicing as a registered dental hygienist for 25 years. She is the owner of Pure Education and through her lectures, she tackles challenging topics such addiction, vaping and the risks associated with the Human Papilloma Virus. Catrice holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a concentration in addiction, and a Master of Science degree in Management and Leadership. She is a member of the American Dental Education Association, American Dental Hygienists Association, National Speakers Association, American Mobile and Teledentistry Alliance, and is an examiner for the Central Regional Dental Testing Services. She has also been published in RDH magazine and Dentistry IQ, and spent several years teaching clinical dental hygiene in Seattle, WA. Catrice is the owner of Island View Dental Care, a direct access, mobile hygiene practice serving individuals in long-term care facilities. She also volunteers at Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Dental Clinic, working with dental patients in their drug and alcohol recovery program. Catrice’s programs address challenging topics with honesty, compassion, and humor.
Catrice Opichka