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Emelda Hernandez, MSDH, RDH

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Emelda E. Hernandez is an Assistant Professor/Clinical in Periodontics. She is also part of the graduate faculty for the Master in Science in Dental Science program. 

Selected Publications

Hernandez, Emelda, RDH, MS. Dental Hygiene Student Experiences Using Motivational Interviewing. Journal of Dental Hygiene (Online)87.6 (Dec 2013): 401.

Schramm, Stacey A, RDH, BS, MSDH; Jacks, Mary E, RDH, MS; Prihoda, Thomas J, PhD; McComas, Martha J, RDH, MS; Hernandez, Emelda E, RDH, MS. Oral Care for Pregnant Patients: A Survey of Dental Hygienists' Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice. Journal of Dental Hygiene (Online)90.2 (Apr 2016): 121-127.

Assistant Professor/Clinical 



M.S., Dental Hygiene,The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2013

B.S., Dental Hygiene, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2003

AAS, Dental Assisting, San Antonio College, 1999


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