BASc, YTT, BSDH, RDH, MBA Student
Original Founder of Yogateeth, Chief Executive Officer
Heather, @theyogihygienist is the original founder of Yogateeth, podcaster, author, yoga teacher, ThatDeafRDH Foundation Board Secretary, and clinical hygienist. She graduated from Utah Valley University with a Bachelor of Behavioral Science in 2012. After graduating, she completed yoga teacher training and returned to school to pursue a second degree in dental hygiene at The Utah College of Dental Hygiene (UCDH).
While attending UCDH, she served as her SADHA chapter Secretary and Co-Chair of the professional excellence committee. The college awarded her the Three Missions Award, and was voted by her SADHA chapter, "Most Likely to be The Next Esther Wilkins, in honor of being the most influential icon of her class." Since graduating she has been honored with the RDH Magazine's PIRA (Patient Impact Rise Above) and Shortlisted for the 2023 Denobi Award. Her passions are periodontics and helping patients with dental anxiety.
She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration Healthcare Management and working as a Dental Hygienist. She founded Yogateeth to advocate healing minds and teeth. Her mantra is, "better weird than mean," and admires genuinely kind people.
AS, BSDH, RDH
Co-Founder of Yogateeth, Chief Operations Officer
Rachel, @theearthyhygienist, was invited to be a co-founder of yogateeth. She leads the
e-commerce and operational functions of the business. She first received an Associate of Science degree from Utah Valley University and Dental Assisting and Radiology Certification in 2016. Having six years of dental experience prior attending The Utah College of Dental Hygiene (UCDH) and received her Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene.
While attending UCDH, she served as her SADHA chapter Vice-President and Co-Chair of the professional excellence committee. While pursuing her degree she was an instructor for a dental assistant course, and voted by her SADHA chapter as "most likely to be a professor." Her passions are marketing, nature, improving oral hygiene for the dental community, and might become a Dentist someday!
She is currently serving as a RDH at a local community center and promoting yogateeth. She advocates oral hygiene and shares her journey of the visually inspiring breathtaking world. You can find her on instagram @theearthyhygienist.