Payton Lambertsen


AS in Dental Hygiene
Fox College

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

As a kid, I didn't have a like or dislike for the dentist. It felt just like a routine habit. As I've gotten older, I love going to the dentist and getting everything nice and clean!

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

Changing the way people feel about going to the dentist.

What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing?

Going to the dentist is painful or unncomfortable.

What is the absolute coolest thing about the human mouth?

How it has so may systemic connections to the rest of the body.

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

I would be a marine biologist.

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.

The Weeknd