Professional Bio

Lisa Mayo, RDH, BSDH, MHA graduated magna cum laude from the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene at Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002. She then graduated magna cum laude from Ohio University with a Master's of Healthcare Administration in 2016. She is currently enrolled in a PhD program for healthcare administration at Franklin University. Lisa is active in the tripartite of the American/Texas/Dallas Dental Hygiene Association and has held multiple leadership and board positions.

She has published over 100s of peer-reviewed continuing education courses, articles, and white papers for the Canadian Dental Journal, RDH, Access, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, Dental Economics, Dental Learning, Medicom, StudentRDH, ProfessorRDH, and Penn Well. Lisa has been teaching continuing education courses to healthcare professionals both nationally and internationally since 2006.

Lisa has authored a full-length textbook for Elsevier, Jones & Bartlett entitled "Power Instrumentation for the Dental Professional" that will release DECEMBER 2022. She is an international dental hygiene board educator for StudentRDH and an international educator for Dental Learning.

Lisa is currently an Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. She has been in education since 2012 teaching the next generation of dental professionals. She has been a Dental Hygiene Program Director and National Clinical Educator for a fortune 500 company.

Lisa started her own dental education company Diamond Dental Education. The company was established in 2012 and provides continuing education courses to dental professionals in the great State of Texas!


Lisa says, "I love the saying Pay It Forward. I took on this credo and applied it to my life and career many years ago.

  • I hope to be a mentor to the next generation of healthcare professionals by being a role model that conducts herself with the upmost and highest degree of integrity and ethics.

  • I strive to be a leader others want to follow by showing compassion and kindness to others.

  • I treat every patient as if they were my own family member when they are in my chair.

  • I am a lifelong learner and have dedicated myself to practicing with evidence-base dentistry."