Dental Hygiene > Dental Hygiene Faculty > Sheila Vandenbush, Ph.D., CDA, RDA, RDH

Sheila Vandenbush, Ph.D., CDA, RDA, RDH

Dean, Dental Hygiene Program


History with DCCCD

  • 2016 – Dean, Dental Hygiene Program

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Education Human Resource Development - Texas A&M University
  • M.S., Education Human Resource Development - Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Sociology, Cameron University - Lawton, Okla.
  • A.S., Dental Hygiene, Northwestern Community College - Rangely, Colo.

Professional Certifications

  • Registered Dental Hygienist – Colorado and Texas
  • Nitrous Oxide Monitoring
  • Dental Sealants
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Certified Dental Assistant

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Commission on Dental Accreditation Site Visitor
  • Commission on Dental Competency Examination Consultant
  • National Board Dental Hygiene Examination II - Test Construction Committee
  • American Dental Hygienists' Association
  • Fort Worth Dental Hygienists' Association
  • Texas Dental Hygiene Director's Association - Treasurer
  • American Dental Educator's Association
  • Coalition for Oral Health for the Aging - Founding Member
  • Texas Oral Health Coalition

Related Professional Experience

  • 2009-2016 – Dental Hygiene Director, Sanford-Brown College - Dallas
  • 2004-2009 – State of Michigan Dental Director - Lansing, Mich.
  • 2002-2004 – Director of Dental Hygiene, Lansing Community College - Lansing, Mich.
  • 1999-2002 – Dental Programs Director, San Juan College - Farmington, N.M.
  • 1997-1999 – Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene Director, Blinn College - Bryan, Texas