Shannon Mills DDS
Dr. Shannon E. Mills, is an independent healthcare consultant and lecturer based in Concord New Hampshire. Dr. Mills graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1977 and was commissioned as a Dental Officer in the United States Air Force. He completed a two-year general dentistry residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in 1983. During his Air Force career, he served in the US and overseas and gained broad experience in dental education, research, technical evaluation, medical logistics, and healthcare policy. He retired from the USAF in 2007 and worked in academia and the dental benefits industry until his retirement in 2018.
He is internationally recognized as an expert in dental infection control and safety with an emphasis on dental unit water quality. He has authored or co-authored numerous scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals on this and other topics. He was a member of the Advisory Group that prepared the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Healthcare Settings?2003. Dr. Mills served as editor of the Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention Dental Waterline White Paper and Recommendations published in 2018.