Latia Smith, RDH

Latia Smith, RDH, is a UNC Chapel Hill dental hygiene graduate who developed a passion for writing children’s dental books to share common scenarios that occur at the dentist. Her books create a fun-filled atmosphere where the dentist and staff provide comfort and meet children’s needs. Her books educate readers and build confidence in children to receive dental treatment. Latia advocates for oral health by educating her community with oral hygiene instructions, nutritional counseling, and ways to prevent oral disease.