Laurie Hughes


AAS Dental Hygiene
Northern Virginia Community College

Most people either loved going to the dentist as a kid—or absolutely hated it. Where did you fall? How come?

I enjoyed getting cleanings and the fluoride tray was my favorite part. I never had a cavity as a kid!

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

Positive tissue response to periodontal therapy

What’s your dream toothpaste flavor?

Snickers cheesecake ala The Cheesecake Factory

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

Retail therapy

What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing?

That you are never to old to improve your oral health or your smile

In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

Real Estate Investor

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