May 25, 2020

Episode 41: @Hygiene_Gangster Building a brand while being yourself.

The Hygiene Gangster

Live from Voices of Dentistry: Kindly supported by our friends at Dentsply Sirona. 

DS has released a new section to its website titled "Managing Aerosols" This resource provides great information on things like

  1. Possible transmission routes of COVID-19 in a dental office

  2.  Aerosols generated by handpieces and ultrasonic scaling – current recommendations

 Principles of blocking possible transmission routes in a dental office

Further here is the link to the webinar Katrina mentioned- Pump Up the Volume! A Multi-Layered Strategy for Effectively Managing Aerosols


Melissa Sottosanti AKA The Hygiene Gangster. On this episode

of the Tooth or Dare Podcast, Melissa, a badass entrepreneur and dental hygienist, shares her

dental journey and how she built a brand and started her own business while working as an

RDH. Her website is the result of years of work learning graphic

design and business ownership. She is currently developing classes for budding entrepreneurs

in the dental industry and is in the process of publishing two children's books! She is a singular

personality and her brand speaks true to who she is.

The Hygiene Gangster shares the origin story of her name and business. She answers many of

our questions such as:

● How do you build an authentic brand?

● How should one create a business?

● What the hell is an LLC and why do I need one?

Melissa is a terrific example of how to combine one’s own interests to live a fulfilling creative and

professional career. Her advice for creative souls: Write down what you want to do, and do it, on

the side, at night, take a class. You avoid burnout in your career and build something along the



Follow Melissa:

Ig: @hygiene_gangster


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