Lora Dodge

Dental Assistant


Dental Care


University of Maryland



Lora Dodge is a former writer for Verywell Health covering dental health. She was certified by the Dental Assisting National Board in 2001. Her career in dentistry first began in orthodontics and continued to expand into general dentistry, pediatrics, and oral surgery.

Lora is currently assisting a general dentist who has been in practice for over 28 years and who specializes in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) issues, dental implants, and large cosmetic cases.


Lora attended UNC Chapel Hill for many of her certifications.

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