Kandice Swarthout, RDH, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Dental Hygienist. She is a full-time professor of dental hygiene in Dallas where she teaches Community Dentistry and Research and Clinic II and III.
She is involved in the Governmental Affairs Counsel and has spoken to the Senate and House Health Committees to endorse local anesthesia for hygienists in Texas. Kandice maintains a certification as a kettlebell instructor with StrongFirst where she teaches and promotes strength and wellness.
Kandice is the owner of Inspired Education & Wellness where she is a speaker and writer and combines her clinical dental and mental health experience to help other healthcare professionals have a fulfilling work-life experience. She is also a member of The Teethblog medical team.
She provides presentations to help anxious patients and how to prevent clinical burnout. Kandice is the author of various publications and offers her services as a website content writer.
Her biggest passion in counseling is working with incarcerated individuals. She spent 2 years working one on one in a county jail where she learned more about compassion and that everyone has a story.