Erin Canton, C.D.A., B.S., joined the faculty of the Dental Programs at Ozarks Technical Community College. She graduated cum laude from the OTC dental assisting program in 2011 with an Associate of Applied Science degree. During her time in the program, she served as class president and received the Leadership of Excellence Award. Ms. Canton earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri State University in 2005. During her time at MSU she was a member and co-captain of the Sugar Bears. Since graduating from the OTC dental assisting program, Ms. Canton has worked in the periodontal field of dentistry in Florida and Oklahoma. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, NISOD, and ADEA.