Amber Lovatos, RDH, BSDH, has been compassionately blazing trails personally and professionally for more than 10 years. As a clinician, educator, author, and champion for public health issues, she inspires industry colleagues with unique stories that include triumph over abuse and discovering her identity as “The Latina RDH.” Her recent work includes partnering with Crest Oral-B on their Closing Americas’ Smile Gap outreach initiative. Amber is recipient of numerous national and state awards and academic scholarships including being named 2023’s TIME Magazines’ TIME 101. Amber is the co-author of Smiles Por Vida a Spanish & Spanglish not for profit children’s dental book. A powerful speaker and advocate, Amber empowers clinicians through presentations of perseverance and resilience.