Heather Hennen DAII, a resident of Raleigh, NC, has worn many hats in general and
pediatric dental practices. Her positions ranged from Business and Treatment Coordinator
to Clinical Dental Assistant full time within the dental practice for the last 15 years.
Outside of the practice, she operates as an independent consultant and lecturer on various
levels within the field of dentistry. Heather is a published author and both national and
international lecturer on various topics ranging from chair side assisting techniques, CAD
CAM (both clinical and practice integration), treatment acceptance and various other
topics. She is also currently serving as a KOL for several manufacturers and has lead
several programs at institutes such as The Nash Institute, The Las Vegas Institute, and
many dental schools across the country. In addition, she is also the co-founder of the
Fifth Gear programs, which provide in depth hands-on clinical training for doctors and
their entire team. Most recently Heather was nominated as one of Dental Product
Report’s Top 25 Women In Dentistry.
Heather is currently the Business/Treatment Coordinator and Dental Assistant for Dr.
Edmond Suh in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Her outgoing, engaging and caring
personality has driven her to teach others how to be excited about the dental field. She is
passionate about dentistry and focuses on practical, relevant and contemporary
techniques when lecturing or consulting