Teledentistry for Practitioners


Presented by Dr. Nathan Suter and Tiffany Grant, RDH

 Dr. Nathan Suter was the Oral Health Director and a practicing dentist at COMTREA Comprehensive Health Center, a federally-qualified health center (FQHC), in Festus, from 2013 to 2018. He was instrumental in starting the dental program at a fast-growing network of FQHC dental clinics in Jefferson County, MO. He is now the Oral Health Program Specialist at COMTREA overseeing the teledentistry program, grant writing, strategic planning and business analytics. In 2017, Dr. Suter purchased a rural private practice in House Springs, Missouri. He splits his time between COMTREA and his private practice, Green Leaf Dental Care. In January 2019, Dr. Suter started Access Teledent a consulting company to help health centers and dentists start using teledentistry. In November of 2016, Dr. Suter received both the National Network for Oral Health Access Outstanding Clinician award and the American Dental Association Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award. Dr. Suter joined the Missouri Coalition for Oral Health in 2014 and is currently serving as the Vice Chair on its board of directors.

 Tiffany Grant graduated from St. Petersburg College where she earned in Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene and Bachelor of Applied Science in Healthcare Administration. In her 13-year dental career as an assistant and hygienist, she served in the United States Air Force and worked as dental educator and community oral health director. Tiffany has a strong commitment to oral health advocacy, she serves as the President Elect, Delegate with the Missouri Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Leadership Development Committee for the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Presently, she is pursuing her Master in Public Health.