Michelle has over two decades of dental expertise, beginning with a Bachelor’s of Health Science from the Medical University of South Carolina and a Master’s in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of Bridgeport. Michelle continues to invest in ongoing education, gaining relevant certifications such as her Certificate in Dental Infection Prevention and Control. ​

Her community and global endeavors demonstrate her passion for dentistry, from volunteering as a dental hygienist to her worldwide missions to Nicaragua and Uganda with OneWorld Health. Presently, Michelle is a co-founder of Level Up Infection Prevention, A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast, and a practicing dental hygienist.