Laurie Cunningham, RDH, CDA, M.Ed.

Associate Professor

Laurie Cunningham is an associate professor at the OU College of Dentistry where she instructs dental hygiene and dental students in their periodontal treatment. She also teaches geriatric dentistry and applied dental materials.

She is currently the president of the Oklahoma Dental Hygienists' Association, serves on the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee, is a Central Regional Dental examiner and has coordinated the Oklahoma State Health Department's 3rd grade dental screenings.

She volunteers at Ministries of Jesus Dental Clinic one Saturday a month and enjoys volunteering at the annual Oklahoma Mission of Mercy dental event. She has been a textbook reviewer for Darby & Walsh Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice, and is an adviser for the Oklahoma Resident Oral Care Advisory Group.

She helps coordinate the dental hygiene students during the College of Dentistry's Kids' Day and the Oklahoma State Special Olympics Dental Health screenings each year.

Contact Information:

Phone: (405) 271-4423


Masters of Education

Societies and Organizations:

American Dental Hygienists' Association
American Dental Education Association
Sigma Phi Alpha


Oklahoma Dental Hygienists' Association President
Delta Dental of Oklahoma Distinguished Service Award
Oklahoma Board of Dentistry Advisory Committee
Central Regional Dental Testing Examiner
Educational Coordinator for Oklahoma State Health Department 3rd Grade screenings