Alison Santoro, RDH, BSDH

Instructor & Clinical Operations Coordinator
503 352-2683
Creighton Hall 271

Alison Santoro joined the School of Dental Hygiene Studies as a full-time clinical instructor in January 2012 and is currently the Clinic Operations Coordinator. Alison completed her entry-level dental hygiene education at Pacific University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Health. She also completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, and a minor in Coaching from Pacific University prior to enrolling in Pacific’s Dental Hygiene Program.

Alison worked as a part-time clinical instructor with the School of Dental Health Science for 4 years prior to moving into a full-time clinical faculty position. Alison is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the American Dental Education Association.

As a student in the dental hygiene program, Alison received the Outstanding Graduate Award from the Alumni Association at Pacific University. Alison also played softball for Pacific all 4 years during her undergraduate schooling.


B.S. in Dental Hygiene, Pacific University, 2008
B.S. in Exercise Science, Pacific University, 2005