Lisa Saiia, a Registered Dental Assistant, began her career in
1973. Ms. Saiia is founder, owner and director of dentassist,
a temporary and permanent placement service specializing in dentistry,
established in 1982. She is founder and owner of dentassist.com,
a continuing education online web site for dental licensees and
formerly a principal partner in Management Works, a dental management
and clinical consulting firm.
Ms. Saiia is founder of the Women in Dentistry Conference, celebrating
and educating women in the dental profession. She is a speaker and
has published numerous articles for dental association publications.
She authors dental curriculum for continuing education. Ms. Saiia
is an advisor for the 49er Regional Occupational Program for Dental
Assisting for fifteen years. She is a former American Red Cross
First Aide and CPR Instructor, training dental professionals and
is a certified Mass Care, Shelter Operations and Disaster Relief
volunteer providing her humanitarian services in the Hurricane Katrina
Disaster Relief Operations.