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Cynthia C . Russell, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

Cynthia Russell

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School of Dentistry
Diagnostic Sciences
Faculty - Dentistry
Oral Health Promotion
SOD - School of Dentistry

Cynthia C . Russell, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

Dr Russell is from Omaha, Nebraska. She attended Creighton University, receiving her BS in 1980 & DDS in 1984.  She started her own private practice in 1984 and taught part time at the Dental School after graduation.  In 2015, she relinquished her practice to become a full time Associate Professor at the Dental School.  Within months of starting full time, she has revamped the AxiUm training at the school and teaches all the AxiUm classes to freshman, sophomores, new faculty & the hygiene students.  She has taught in Freshman Dental Anatomy lab for 32 years.  Cyndi is a Instructor on the clinic floor in Diagnostic Sciences and Assessment with the Junior & Senior students.  She is also a mentor for the Freshman table clinics.  She is also serving as a PMA for Team 3. 
    Cyndi has also participated in many of the community service projects, ie Project Homeless & Give Kids a Smile, which are reflective of the Creighton Mission.  She has also restarted the Christmas party for the Creighton Dental School families.  Dr Russell is currently serving as the Secretary/Treasurer for OKU, the National Dental Honorary Society Epsilon Chapter.

Research Focus

The correlation between smokers, Vapors & nonsmokers in regards to periodontal patients

Department

Oral Health Promotion

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • Journal of Dental Education
    “Impact of Tuition Increases on Dental Students” Nebraska Journal of the American Dental Association, Autumn 1982 p. 8-12, p. 8-12 1982

Awards


  • OKU Honorary Dental Fraternity
    OKU Honorary Dental Fraternity
  • OKU Honorary Dental Fraternity
    OKU Honorary Dental Fraternity
    OKU
  • Outstanding Part-time Dental Faculty Award
    Outstanding Part-time Dental Faculty Award from Senior Class
    Creighton University School of Dentistry Class of 1991