Danielle Rulli DHSc, MS, RDHClinical Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Dental Hygiene Program; Director, Interprofessional Education. Periodontics & Oral Medicine, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Danielle Rulli, RDH, MS, DHSc, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Dentistry at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics & Oral Medicine, Division of Dental Hygiene and is the Director of the Master's of Science in Dental Hygiene program. Dr. Rulli's research interests include interprofessional education/collaboration, integrated care, and the non-surgical treatment of periodontal and peri-implant diseases. She is a co-investigator on a number of funded projects researching the integration of oral health and behavioral health. Dr. Rulli was an invited contributor to Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, the landmark follow up to the 2000 Surgeon General's Oral Health in America published by the NIDCR. Dr. Rulli was a subject matter expert for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's toolkit Oral Health, Mental Health and Substance Use: A Framework for Increased Coordination and Integration. She maintains active clinical practice in the Department of Periodontics & Oral Medicine Faculty Practice.
DisclosuresDr. Rulli has no relevant disclosures.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Effectiveness of Braille Education and the Audio-Tactile Performance Technique in Improving the Oral Hygiene Status of Young Adults With Visual Impairment
- Subgingival Air Polishing and Subgingival Debridement in Supportive Periodontal Therapy Could Be Equally Effective
- Peri-Implant Tissue Stability May Be Attained When Regular Supportive Peri-Implant Care Is Provided
- Handgrip Force Predicts Bite Force Using Predictive Models Developed for Women in Good Health
- Continuing Education Can Engage Dental Health Professionals in Promoting HPV Vaccination
- Interproximal Cleaning Aids Improve Periodontal Parameters in Patients With Severe Periodontitis in the Short Term
- Oral Health Advice Delivered Using Intraoral Images Plus Antigingivitis Toothpaste Improves Gingival Health
- 2022 Top Story in Clinical Dentistry: Mental Health of US Dental Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Mental Health of US Dental Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Dental Hygienists' Use of Motivational Interviewing and Perceptions of Effectiveness in Changing Patient Behaviors