Misty N. Garrett

Misty Garrett

Misty N. Garrett


Education and Training:

  • MS, Career & Technical Education, SUNY Buffalo State College (2020)
  • BS, Dental Hygiene an Educational and Instructional Technology, The State University of New York at Canton, With Honors (2016)
  • AAS, Dental Hygiene (2000)

Employment:

  • Clinical Instructor, Periodontics & Endodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo (2021-present)
  • Clinical Hygiene Instructor, Periodontics & Endodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo (2014–2021)
  • Fellow, Career & Technical Education, SUNY Buffalo State College, Buffalo State College (2019–2020)
  • Coordinator for Oral Health America Tooth Wisdom Project, State University of New York at Buffalo (2018–2019)
  • IDD Registered Dental Hygienist, University Pediatric Dentistry (2010–2018)
  • Adjunct Faculty, SUNY Erie Community College (2016–2017)
  • Research Collaborator, The University at Buffalo Department of Occupational Therapy, University Pediatric Dentistry (2016–2017)
  • Intern, SUNY Erie Community College (2015–2016)
  • Certified Medical Assistant, Ashwin N. Ravel, M.D. (1997–1998)

Awards and Honors:

  • President’s Certificate of Recognition for Community Engagement (2020)
  • The Women Touching the World Award (2020)
  • State of New York Graduate Diversity Fellowship Award (2019)
  • The Uncrowned Queen Institute for Research and Education of Women Inc. Award (2019)
  • Black Achiever in the Industry Award (2017)
  • Suny Canton Part-Time Honors, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Technology (2016)
  • Suny Canton President's List Honors, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene Technology (2014)



Presentations:

  • "Tooth Wisdom Project, Get Smart About Your Mouth" Dental Workshops, Oral Health America & University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Seniors (2018)

Service Activities:

  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Member (2021)
  • Volunteer Coordinator and Liaison for the collaboration of UB Dental School Medicine and Kingdom Care Ministries; Dental outreach in Liberia providing free dental training and dental care for the underserved women and children in Liberia.; Coordinator (2020–present)
  • UB Mobile Dental Unit; Gave free x-rays and dental cleanings to underserved adults and children in Buffalo, NY.; Volunteer (2019)
  • Annual Senior Event at Canisius College Koessler Athletic Center; Provided free dental screenings to seniors.; Volunteer (2019)
  • Delta Sigma Theta at Nativity Miguel Buffalo School Outreach; Taught young girls about a career in dentistry.; Volunteer (2019)
  • Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program; Provided free dental screenings to the underserved children in Lockport, N.Y.; Volunteer (2019–present)
  • Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting; Volunteer (2017)
  • The 42nd & 43rd Juneteenth Festival Outreach Event; Gave away free dental supplies, dental education and helped the community members to find a dental home.; Coordinator (2017–2018)
  • NYS Veterans Smile Initiative; Provided free dental treatment to veterans.; Volunteer (2017)
  • Gives Kids a Smile; UB dental school‘s annual event providing free dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, and dental education to the children in the community.; Volunteer (2015–2019)
  • Dental Hygienist & Coordinator for Standardization of Data Collection for Oral Health Screenings; Volunteer (2010)

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Contact Information

3435 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-3845
mistygar@buffalo.edu