Why Us

Every team takes a unique approach to learning. That’s why we bring the workshop to you. Empower your hygiene department with the customized education they need to push your practice ahead. learn in your office and immediately implement strategies to elevate the level of preventive and perio services your team is delivering, increase your team’s confidence for seamless, efficient doctor exams and treatment acceptance, and streamline systems to retain patients in recare.

As a dental professional, you have put incredible dedication into your education, your career, and your practice. That’s why you deserve a hygiene team that is not only efficient and experienced, but profitable, too. Are you ready to make the change you need to ensure your practice’s success?




Rachel Wall, RDH, BS

Inspired Hygiene is committed to helping dentists tap into hygiene’s profit potential through coaching, webinars, mastermind groups and more! As founder of Inspired Hygiene, Rachel Wall, RDH, BS serves the dental community as a hygiene consultant and speaker. Passionate about service, Rachel coaches dental teams to build highly productive hygiene departments by creating and implementing systems for high quality periodontal care, enrolling restorative care through hygiene and managing the logistics of a high performance hygiene department.

As owner of Inspired Hygiene, Rachel and the Inspired Hygiene team assist dentists to tap into their hygiene profit potential. In addition to private coaching, Rachel draws from her 20-plus years of experience as a hygienist and practice administrator to deliver to-the-point clinical articles and speaking programs. She has spoken for numerous groups and events, including RDH Under One Roof and the AACD Annual Session. Rachel has written for, and been featured in, numerous industry journals including Dentistry Today, Progressive Dentist, RDH, and Hygienetown. She recently received the 2012 Dental Excellence Award from DrBicuspid.com for “Most Effective Dental Hygienist Educator”. Inspired Hygiene’s programs include private in-office coaching, a free weekly e-zine, the Hygiene Profits Mastermind group and the Profitable Perio Online Workshop.

You can reach Rachel by email at Rachel@InspiredHygiene.com.




Emme Sanders, RDH

Emme Sanders, RDH brings over 25 years of leadership experience and concierge-level service to the dental community through speaking, coaching and writing. By applying her chairside clinical and presentation skills outside the operatory, Emme reached higher in her profession to become a trainer for Dexis Digital Radiography and Imaging, achieve ACE Certification and develop a thriving coaching career.

With hands-on experience in dental practices from boutique to bread and butter, Emme understands the delicate balance of clinical periodontal therapy coupled with esthetic dentistry. Emme is an expert at treatment coordinating and case presentation skills to help patients say yes to optimal care. Her greatest passion is activating dental teams to realize their potential, strategically developing goals, and achieving higher levels of success.

To witness her zealous drive, reach out to Emme Sanders, RDH at me@inspiredhygiene.com.




Kathryn Gilliam, BA, RDH, MAAOSH, HIAOMT

Kathryn Gilliam, BA, RDH, MAAOSH, HIAOMT educates, empowers, and inspires dental professionals to elevate their identities as oral wellness practitioners who powerfully impact the lives and health of their patients, provide optimal patient care, and maximize profits. A proponent of incorporating the latest scientific research into practical clinical protocols, Kathryn excels in coaching dental practitioners to uplift their standard of care with protocols based on sound scientific principles, effective communication skills, and proven strategies for outstanding practice growth.

A published writer, consultant, international speaker, and oral wellness practitioner, Kathryn founded two coaching companies, Empowered Hygiene and PerioLinks, before joining the Inspired Hygiene team. Even after 30 years as a dental hygienist, Kathryn still feels her purpose is to love her patients back to health and to encourage other practitioners to do the same.

Connect with Kathryn by email at Kathryn@InspiredHygiene.com.




Alicia Murria, RDH, MS

Alicia Murria, RDH, MS is a member of the Hygiene Faculty with Align Technology, a Hygiene Productivity Coach with Inspired Hygiene, and alumni at Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. Her career focus has been dental hygiene education, public health, and calibrating clinical practice guidelines among providers. She is passionate about quality care and is an industry key opinion leader. She has developed continuing education courses that empower dental professionals to get the most from their career, practice with integrity, and utilize technology and the dental hygiene scope of practice as a template for high-quality dental care. Alicia’s research and studies have been grounded in emotional intelligence, communication strategies, and digital scanning technology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, the American Dental Hygienists Association, and the National Dental Hygienists’ Association.

Connect with Alicia by email at Alicia@InspiredHygiene.com.




Kelly Hemrich, RDH

Kelly Hemrich, RDH has served the dental industry for nearly 30 years as a clinical hygienist and total practice coach. Kelly brings to Inspired Hygiene a vast knowledge for blending practice management and clinical systems. She has guided teams across the US to implement effective dental hygiene operations that impact the entire practice as well as the overall health of patients. She fully believes in total body health and dentistry’s role in preventing disease. She always looks for the positives in life and that is consistently reflected in her training style.

Connect with Kelly by email at Kelly@InspiredHygiene.com.



Jennifer Steadman, BSDH, RDH, DAADOM

Jennifer Steadman, BSDH, RDH, DAADOM, brings clinical and operations knowledge to Inspired Hygiene as Director of Operations. She has experience as Director of Operations for a mid-sized DSO, where she oversaw mergers and acquisitions and empowered dental professionals across seventeen locations. Her accomplishments include being named the Practice Administrator of the Year by the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) in 2020. She founded Steadman Onboarding Solutions to provide guidance and resources to teams navigating leadership, hiring, and ownership transitions.

She is committed to providing support to dental teams and fostering a culture of positive communication within the dental community. She finds fulfillment in assisting teams in their professional development and is dedicated to the success and growth of dental practices and their teams.

You can reach Jennifer by email at jennifer@InspiredHygiene.com.


Conflict of Interest documents are on file and available upon request.