Nicole Fortune, RDH
Nicole is a registered dental hygienist who works in a busy periodontal office providing non-surgical and preventative care. Nicole believes the best patient care happens when combining her dental hygiene knowledge with the latest technology. She is a recognized expert in training dental hygienists in areas of periodontics, including peri-implantitis. Nicole has delivered multiple educational presentations to Vermont Technical College Dental Hygiene School, University of Michigan’s Ramfjord Symposium, The National Osteology Foundation and The Institute for Dental Implant Awareness, as well as numerous other clubs and professional groups across the country.
Nicole holds many certifications including CO2, Diode and laser certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. She is a member of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, Vermont Dental Hygiene Association and the Patient Treatment Coordinator’s Association. Nicole is a Straumann Consortium Speaker, a clinical expert and speaker for the Facial Art Forum and an integral part of the Implant Care Practitioner training program through RDH Innovations. Nicole also serves on the editorial board for RDH magazine. She is currently the only dental professional in Vermont who is certified in periodontal endoscopy. She was awarded Dental Hygienist of the Year for 2017 in Vermont. Nicole earned her hygiene degree and her BA from the University of Vermont. She also holds a MBA from Champlain College.