Lisa Taylor is the Associate Registrar for College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario. The College regulates the practice of dental hygiene in Ontario and is committed to ensuring that the public benefits from the highest standards of excellence in practice by the 12 thousand dental hygienists it regulates. She holds a diploma in Dental Hygiene from Algonquin College, a Bachelor of Arts (Law and Business) from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Education (Adult) from Brock University and a Master of Education (Health Professional Education) at the University of Toronto. She practiced clinically as a dental hygienist for 20 years before joining the College in 2005 as Practice Advisor. She is an advocate for oral health and was the 2011 recipient of the Peacock Award for leadership and excellence in championing a bold, creative and impactful strategic communications initiative focused on the link between oral health and overall health.