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Prevention Specialists

Between the two of us we have over 40 years of clinical hygiene experience, and continue to grow in hygiene.  Our consulting is designed to empower your hygienist to use the full scope of their abilities to increase prevention, which will in turn increase your production.  When your hygienists' feel good about themselves and enjoy their job, patients feel it too!  By enhancing prevention, streamlining hygiene, and opening up communication, both your hygienists and your business will benefit and grow!

Mission Statement

"Elevating  dental hygiene to create a partnership within the dental practice."

Vision Statement

"Empowering hygienists across the nation, and those they work with, to use the tools given to them to build confidence as a health care provider and create a cohesive working environment."

Core Values






Ryan D. Rutar, RDH, MAM
President, Co-Founder, Consultant, Speaker

Ryan is the Dental Hygiene Manager of Morning Glory Dental. He knows how to make changes in the hygiene department to really make it profitable. His first time taking over the hygiene department, he increased production by 27% in the first year. Change is not always easy, but Ryan brings fun and humor to make the transition easier.  His expertise lies in Dentrix software, coding, production pay, creating hygiene managers and effective communication. 

Ryan is a Past-President of NeDHA, and is a member of AADH, ADHA, and GLMA. He has published articles in Access & RDH Magazines and was on the Colgate Oral Health Advisory Board. He was a Nebraska's Dental Hygienist of the year and has received the "Heart to Hands " Award by Philips and "Change maker in Dentistry" Award by OnDiem. He has served in multiple rolls for ADHA and is on the RDH Editorial Advisory Board for RDH Magazine. He is the creator of the "Rutar Meditation Toothbrush Technique," combining mental and oral health and is an International Speaker. 

Erin Haley-Hitz, RDH, MS
Co-Founder, Consultant, Speaker

Erin has over 25 years of dental hygiene experience on her side. She is self-motivated, health care professional dedicated to the promotion of optimal oral health and total health with proven leadership, education experience, and motivational abilities using effective interpersonal skills. Her expertise lies in Eagle-Soft and Dentrix software, coding, insurance, prevention and time management.

Erin is a Past-President of NeDHA and is a member of AADH, GLMA, & ADHA.  She has served in many different capacities for ADHA as a delegate, government affairs, executive board, finance committee, awards committee and is currently serving as President-Elect of ADHA.

She is a national speaker and has written articles for Today's RDH and Access Magazine. She was a Nebraska's Dental Hygienist of the year and is a Public Health hygienist and trained in OroFacial Myology. 

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