Susan, RDH has been caring for patients in Dr. Proffitt’s practice since 2000. She graduated cum laude from East Tennessee State University in 1984 with an AS degree in Dental Hygiene. She has practiced her entire career in private dental practices in Tennessee and California. Susan has worked in general dentistry as well as in a periodontal practice. She has been a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) since graduation, and has been active on the local, state and national level. Currently she serves as Chair of Councils on Continuing Education on the local and state levels, and is a Delegate from the Tennessee Dental Hygienists’ Association to the ADHA Annual Session. She was awarded the 2012 TDHA Outstanding Dental Hygienist Award. She has recently accepted the position treasurer for the Tennessee Academy of Dental Hygiene. Susan has participated as a speaker for Second District Dental Society in 2011,and is scheduled to speak at the Music City Dental Conference in 2013. Outside of dentistry, Susan enjoys spending time with her husband, Chris, and their 3 very spoiled cats. She enjoys rehabilitating yard sale furniture, reading and traveling as time permits.