Leslie Canham, CDA, RDA, CSP

full Member Since 2007

Expertise Categories

  • Clinical
  • Dental Assisting
  • Dental Law
  • Endodontics
  • General Dentistry
  • Group Practice
  • Infection Control
  • New Dentists
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • OSHA
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Risk Management
  • Speaking (Public)
  • Training Skills

Leslie is a speaker and consultant specializing in Infection Control, OSHA Compliance, Dental Practice Act, HIPAA regulations, treating special needs patients, and treating patients who are living with HIV/AIDS. She is a Certified Speaking Professional whose fast paced, entertaining programs have earned her the reputation as an outstanding speaker in dentistry. In the dental field since 1972, Leslie now devotes her time to providing training and education for dental professionals on how to keep their patients and the dental team safe.

Leslie delivers up to date, accurate information that dental teams can relate to. She is often called upon by governmental agencies and dental corporations to consult after infection control breaches are found.  Her “in the field” experience provides thought provoking images of Do’s and Don’ts to help dental teams avoid infection transmission and accidents.   When time permits, Leslie shares tips, tools, and hands on activities to make training memorable, repeatable, and sticky.    

Leslie helps dental teams navigate the sea of state and federal regulations. Her vast experience in dentistry, along with her OSHA knowledge, gives her a unique, in the trenches, perspective on how dental practices can best meet compliance.  Whether its presenting to a large group, consulting in a dental practice, or one on one coaching, Leslie helps simplify and streamline complex regulations.

For the 7th year in a row, she has been listed as a “Leader in Consulting” by Dentistry Today. Leslie is an authorized OSHA Trainer and a PACE provider by Academy of General Dentistry.

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