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Amber Lovatos, RDH, BSDH, MAADH-"The Latina RDH"
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Amber is a 2013 graduate of The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Amber is the Clinical Director of Dental Services at TOMAGWA HealthCare Ministries, a non-profit medical and dental clinic. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, Key Opinion Leader for Crest Oral-B and NSK, Government Affairs consultant for Mouthwatch, and speaker. Amber speaks on teledentistry, abuse, public health, special needs, and human trafficking. She has presented numerous times, both nationally and regionally, including at the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, American Association of Orthodontics, and American Academy of Orofacial Pain. She is also the co-founder of Dental Hygiene Spark, a social media platform dedicated to empowering dental hygienists. Amber is the recipient of numerous awards including the American Dental Education Association’s Crest Oral-B Scholarship for Dental Hygienists' Pursuing Academic Careers, ADEA Sigma Phi Alpha Scholarship, ADHA Irene Woodall Graduate Scholarship, and ADHA Mars Wrigley Community Outreach Grant. Amber values leadership and organized dentistry. She is a member of American Dental Hygienists’ Association, American Dental Education Association, Texas Oral Health Coalition, Houston Equality Dental Network, and Hispanic Dental Association. Amber has served on all levels of the ADHA’s tripartite. In her free time Amber enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage boys.

Future Speaking Engagements

  • Rio Grande Valley Dental Hygienists' Association
    Back to the Future with Teledentistry & Mobile Hygiene
    August 7, 2021- McAllen, Texas

  • ​Omega Seminars
    Back to the Future with Teledentistry & Mobile Hygiene
    Courageous Conversations: The Role of Dental Professionals in Human Trafficking & Abuse

    August 20, 2021- Austin, Texas

  • Crest Webinar
    Speak Spanglish 
    September 8, 2021

  • New Mexico Dental Hygienists' Association 
    Superheroes of Dentistry- Community Dental Care
    September 18, 2021- Albuquerque, New Mexico

  • Long Beach Dental Hygienists' Association 
    Courageous Conversations: The Role of Dental Professionals in Human Trafficking & Abuse
    September 2021

  • North Texas Dental Hygienists' Association 
    Back to the Future with Teledentistry & Mobile Hygiene
    November 12, 2021



 

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