Erin Boyleston

Assistant Professor

Erin Boyleston

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Undergraduate Health Professions: Dental Hygiene

Bio

B.S. in Dental Hygiene from MCG 1996 M.S. in Allied Health-Dental Hygiene from GHSU 2011

  • (706) 721-6027
  • (706) 723-0220
  • GC 4354

Education

  • MS, Allied Health Diagnostic, Inte Georgia Health Sciences Univer, 2011

  • BS, Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Medical College of Georgia, 1996

Certifications

  • BLS Training Center Faculty American Heart Association, 2014

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Certification American Heart Association, 2011

  • Georgia Dental Hygiene Faculty License GA Board of Dentistry, 2004

  • South Carolina Certification to Administer Infiltration Anesthesia SC Board of Dentistry, 2004

  • South Carolina Certification to Administer Nitrous Oxide SC Board of Dentistry, 2000

  • South Carolina Registered Dental Hygienist SC Board of Dentisitry, 1996

  • BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification American Heart Association, 1994

  • Mental Health First Aid USA National Council for Behavioral Health, 2019

  • DH GA Board of Dentistry, 2004

Awards & Honors

  • 2019-2020 Augusta University Program/Department Teaching Excellence Recipient Augusta University, 2020

  • 2019-2020 CAHS Program/Department Teaching Excellence Nominee Augusta University, 2019

  • CAHS Outstanding Clinical Educator Award Recipient 2014

  • Faculty Inductee Alpha Eta Honor Society, 2014

  • “Caught in the Act of Great Teaching” Nominee 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DHYG 3100

    Intro to Clinic I
  • DHYG 3120

    Introduction to Clinic II
  • DHYG 3230

    Patient Care II
  • DHYG 3240

    Pharmacology

Teaching Interests

Pre-clinical and Clinical Dental Hygiene Education Pharmacology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • How Can You Maintain Color After Bleaching?, 2019
    Regular Column in Journal or Newspaper
  • Improving the Esthetics of Tetracycline-Stained Teeth, 2018
    Regular Column in Journal or Newspaper
  • Does "Activated Charcoal" Effectively Whiten Teeth?, 2017
    Regular Column in Journal or Newspaper
  • Ask the Expert, 2016
    Regular Column in Journal or Newspaper
  • Is It Possible to Reduce Whitening-Related Tooth Sensitivity?, 2014
    Regular Column in Journal or Newspaper

Research Interests

Clinical Practice and Educational Methodology

Department Service

  • Dental Hygiene Liaison Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Dental Hygiene Program Admission Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Planning Committee for Annual White Coat Ceremony 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Planning Committee for Honors and Pinning Ceremony 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Dental Hygiene Liason Committee 2005 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • DCG COVID-19 Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • DCG CEPAC 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • DCG Clinical Chairs' Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • DCG Dean's Administrative Council 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • CAHS Faculty Council 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Workload Taskforce 2019 - Present

    Role: Task Force Member

Public Service

  • Georgia Mission of Mercy 2018 - 2018

    Role: Other