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June 30, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Webinar on Thursday, June 30 from 1–2 p.m. ET

Becoming an Ally: Creating an Inclusive Environment for LGBTQ+ Patients

CareQuest Institute will host a timely, practical webinar that discusses how to provide better care and supportive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer, intersex, and asexual patients.


Join an expert panel — two dental equity and inclusion advocates and a researcher — who will explore ongoing disparities, generational differences, tips on how to become a better ally for patients, providers, and students, and provide advice on how to make any practice more welcoming to the LGBTQ+ community.


Participants can earn 1 ADA CERP credit. 

Learning Objectives:  

  • Examine the latest research on the oral health perceptions of LGBTQ+ individuals in the United States.
  • Define common LGBTQ+ terms.
  • Recognize the longstanding health disparities that affect LGBTQ+ patients.
  • Identify several ways to be an ally to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Discuss how to create an inclusive, welcoming environment for all genders and sexualities.



Kelly Schroeder, RDH, MS

Health Science Specialist, Analytics and Evaluation,

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health


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Alex Barrera, DDS


Houston Equality Dental Network


Community Health Dentist,

Legacy Community Health

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Rosa Chaviano-Moran, DMD, FICD

Associate Dean for Admissions,

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine



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