Katie Melko, MS, RDH, is from Connecticut and has been practicing dental hygiene for more than 10 years. She graduated in 2009 with an associate's degree from Briarwood College and received her master's in dental hygiene in 2016 from the University of Bridgeport. Katie works as a public health hygienist for CHC,INC. and has been president of the American Dental Hygienists' Association in Connecticut and is active in the ADHA. She also writes for RDH magazine and enjoys volunteering at dental events in her community.