Andrea Edelen

National Director of Hygiene and Clinical Support

Mortenson Dental Partners


More than a Cleaning: How Hygiene Key Performance Indicators Drive Practice Excellence

Topic Description:

In addition to the preventive services that they perform, dental hygienists can impact many aspects of a dental practice.  During this breakout, you will hear more about how your dental hygiene team can contribute to the overall success of your practice.  You will walk away with ideas to create and maintain a patient centered and profitable hygiene department and have a better understanding of how a team approach to dental hygiene will deliver the best results.

Andrea Edelen’s Bio:


Andrea Edelen, RDH, BS graduated from the University of Louisville Dental Hygiene Program and later received her Bachelor of Science in Oral Health Promotion from O’Hehir University. She spent the early part of her career working in private practice before joining Mortenson Dental Partners in 2008.  Her passion for patient care and helping hygienists achieve success led her to mentoring and eventually the roles of Regional and National Director of Dental Hygiene and Clinical Support. She is a member of the Practice Excellence Team which encompasses Operations and Learning. Andrea is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and Toastmasters.  She is a Louisville Cardinal fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends.