Brent Molen RDH, BS, M.Ed
College President and Faculty-Assistant Professor
MEd - Education and Curriculum Development - University of Phoenix
BS - Business Marketing - University of Phoenix
AAS - Dental Hygiene - Utah College of Dental Hygiene
AAS - Dental Laboratory Technology - Idaho State University
AAS - Associate of Science - Utah Valley University/Utah Valley State College
Professor Molen currently serves as a permanent Board Member and as President of the Utah College of Dental Hygiene. He has been or is currently a course instructor/professor for the following core dental hygiene curriculum subjects taught at the Utah College of Dental Hygiene: Dental Morphology, Dental Embryology, Dental Histology, Dental Materials, NBDHE/Board Review, Professional Dental Hygiene IV, and Professional Dental Hygiene I - Expanded Functions. Professor Molen has also served as a clinical instructor for first and second year dental hygiene students.
Professor Molen has been working in the dental field for more than twenty years. His first job in the dental field was as a dental laboratory marketing assistant at Snow Mountain Orthodontic Laboratory in 1985. Since then, he has worked as a dental hygiene instructor/professor, dental hygienist, dental laboratory technician, dental laboratory owner (DentOvationsÓ Dental Lab), dental front office manager, pediatric surgical center/O.R. dental assistant, and as a dental assisting instructor teaching subjects related to dental anatomy, dental materials, dental morphology, dental radiology, and dental laboratory concepts.
Professor Molen has published various dental awareness and education materials. Some of these publications are currently being utilized to increase awareness of dental services and emphasize the importance of dental health education among elementary school-aged children. Professor Molen has contributed various illustrations and how-to guides to the medical/dental education profession as a medical/dental illustrator. In addition, he has designed (and patented) different devices for use in the dental laboratory profession.
Professor Molen can be reached at email@example.com