Professor
School of Dental Hygiene

Lynn Tolle

2007 Health Sciences Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

B.S. in Dental Hygiene, University of Kentucky, ()

M.S.Ed. in , University Of Kentucky, ()

Va Board of Dentistry License to practice Dental Hygiene
Sponsoring Organization:
Date Obtained:
Certification to Administer Local Anesthesia/Nitrous Oxide Sedation
Sponsoring Organization:
Date Obtained: 2008-01-01

Expertise

Dental Hygiene
Local Drug Delivery / Risk Factors for Oral Disease Assessment / Infection control Issues and Practices / Dental Hygiene Curriculum Management/Accreditation Issues

Research Interests

Evaluation of Teaching,Ergonomics,Special Care Patients,Infection Control

Articles

Burns, H., Tolle, S. L., Ludwig, E. A. and Suedbeck, J. (2022). Attitudes of VA Dental Hygienists Toward Dental Therapists.. Journal of Dental Hygiene 96 (1) , pp. 55-63.
Ludwig, E. A., Tolle, S. L. and Suedbeck, J. (2022). Color-Blind Racial Attitudes in Practicing Dental Hygienists. Journal of Dental Hygiene 96 (2) , pp. 25-34.
Suedbeck, J. and Tolle, S. L. (2021). An Insider’s Look at Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Dental Hygienists. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 9 (1) , pp. 22-27.
Howell, A., Tolle, S. L., Ludwig, E. A. and Claiborne, D. (2021). Attitudes of VA Dentists Toward Dental Therapist; A Pilot Study. . Journal of Dental Hygiene 95 (6) , pp. 21-26.
Suedbeck, J., Ludwig, E. A. and Tolle, S. L. (2021). The Prevalence of Burnout Among Entry-Level Dental Hygiene Program Directors. Journal of Dental Hygiene 95 (1) , pp. 67-75.
Ludwig, E. A., Tolle, S. L., Jenkins, E. and Russell, D. (2020). Magnification loupes influence on neck and trunk flexion of dental hygienists while scaling-A pilot study. . IJDH.
Tolle, Tolle T. and Tolle, S. L. (2020). Sexual Harassment Issues Among VA Dental Hygienists . JDH 94 (2) , pp. 37-47.
Ludwig, E. A., Suedbeck, J. and Tolle, S. L. (2019). Color-Blind Racial Attitudes in Dental Hygiene Students; a Pilot Study. JDH 93 (5).
Tolle, S. L., Vernon, M., McCombs, G. and De Leo, G. (2019). Interprofessional Education in Dental Hygiene: Attitudes, Barriers and Practices of Program Faculty. JDH 93 (2) , pp. 13-22.
Lintag, K., Bruhn, A., Tolle, S. L. and Diawara, N. (2019). Radiation Safety Practices of Dental Hygienists in the United States. JDH 93 (4) , pp. 14-23.
Tolle, S. L., Search, K., McCombs, G. and Arndt, A. (2018). Visible Tattoo Policies in Entry-Level Dental Hygiene Education Programs.. JDH 91 (5) , pp. 30-36.
McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L., Newcomb, T. and Bruhn, A. (2018). Workplace Bullying: A Survey of Virginia Dental Hygienists. JDH 92 (5) , pp. 22-29.
Tolle, S. L., Conover, J. and Newcomb, T. (2018). The Relationship Between Obesity and Periodontal Disease. . Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 16 (5) , pp. 36-40.
Tolle, S. L., Suedbeck, J., McCombs, G. and Walker, M. (2017). Dental hygienists' Perspectives on Four Periodontal Instrument Handle Designs. Journal of Dental Hygiene 91 (2) , pp. 75-76.
Ludwig, E. and Tolle, S. L. (2017). Ensuring proper fit with loupes. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 15 (4) , pp. 24-26.
Arndt, A., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Cox, C. (2017). Why are health care managers biased against hiring service providers with tattoos?. Services Marketing Quarterly 38 (2) , pp. 88-99.
Ludwig, E., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Russell, D. (2017). The Effect of Magnification Loupes On Posture During Instrumentation by Dental Hygienists . Journal Of Dental Hygiene 91 (4) , pp. 46-52.
Suedebeck, J., Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G., Walker, M. and Russell, D. (2017). Effects of Instrument Handle Design on Arm Muscle Activity During Scaling by Dental Hygienists. . Jouranl of Dental Hygiene 91 (3) , pp. 47-54.
Tolle, S. L., Search, K. and Verissimo, A. (2017). Tattoos in the Dental Setting. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 15 (7) , pp. 40-43.
Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G. and Arndt, A. (2016). Dental Clients’ Perceptions of Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos. . Cand J Dent Hyg 50 (3) , pp. 109-115.
Tolle, S. L. and Hunt, A. (2016). Treating Patients with Fibromyalgia. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 14 (8) , pp. 66-69.
McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Arndt, A. (2016). The Association Between Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos and Professionalism in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Int J Evid Based Pract Dent Hygienists. 2 (2) , pp. 129-134.
Bruhn, A., Newcomb, T. and Tolle, S. L. (2015). Ensuring Safe Practice in Dental Radiology.. Dimensions of Dental Hyg 13 (2) , pp. 30-33.
Tolle, S. L. and Hunt, A. (2015). Treatment Considerations for Heart Patients. Dimensions of Dental Hyg 13 (2) , pp. 48-52.
Tolle, S. L. and Walters, A. (2015). Dental Care for Patients with Heart Disease. . Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 13 (4) , pp. 65-68.
Walters, A., Tolle, S. L. and McCombs, G. (2015). Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Considerations for Dental Hygienists. . JDH 88 (2) , pp. 76-85.
Tolle, S. L. and Walters, A. (2015). Strategies for the Safe Treatment of Cardiovascular Patients. . Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 13 (3) , pp. 43-47.
Tolle, S. L. (2014). Sterilization Strategies. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 12 (7) , pp. 50-55.
Stull, S., Darby, M. M. and Tolle, S. L. (2014). Oral Health Promotion: Knowledge, Confidence, and Practices in Preventing Early-Severe Childhood Caries of Virginia WIC Program Personnel. . JDH 88 (4) , pp. 13-140.
Tolle, S. L. (2013). Treating Patient’s with Myasthenia Gravis. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 11 (8) , pp. 14-18.
Mahasneh, A., Darby, M. M., Tolle, S. L., Hynes, W. L. and Laroussi, M. (2013). Inactivation of Porphyromonas Gingivalis by Low-Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma. Plasma Medicine 1 (314) , pp. 201-214.
Mallory, L. Anne., Tolle, S. L. and Melvin, W. (2013). The First Line of Defense; Bisphosphonate Therapy;” . Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 11 (3) , pp. 50-54.
Tolle, S. L. (2013). Water Patrol; Protect Dental Water LInes. MENTOR (Jan, 2013) , pp. 28-32.
Tolle, S. L. and Darby, M. M. (2012). Magnification Loupes in US Entry Level Dental Hygiene Programs. Jour of Dentl Hyg 86 (3) , pp. 20-26.
Tolle, S. L. (2012). Treatment Planning for Patients with Scleroderma. Dimensions of Dental Hyg. . 10 (8).
Debowes, S., Tolle, S. L. and Bruhn, A. (2012). Parkinson’s Disease: Considerations for Dental Hygienists. International Jour of Dent Hyg. (2012).
(2012). Dental Waterline Safety. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 10 (1) , pp. 36-41.
Tolle, S. L. (2011). Laser Therapy Basics. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 9 (1) , pp. 54-58.
Tolle, S. L. (2010). Maximizing Protection: Personal Protective Equipment. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 8 (3) , pp. 26-31.
Turner, L. A.., McCombs, G., Hynes, W. L. and Tolle, S. L. (2009). A novel approach to controlling bacterial contamination on toothbrushes: chlohexidine coating. Int. J. Dent. Hyg. 7 (4) , pp. 241-245.
Morris, A. D.., McCombs, G. B.., Akan, T., Hynes, W. L., Laroussi, M. and Tolle, S. L. (2009). Cold Plasma Technology: Bactericidal effects of Geobacillus stearothermophilus and Bacillus cereus microorganisms. J. Dent. Hyg. 83 , pp. 55-61.
Tolle, S. L. (2009). Sterilization Monitoring: Ensuring a Safer Clinical Environment. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 7 (3) , pp. 18-22.
Cosaboom-FitzSimons, M., Tolle, S. L., Darby, M. M. and Walker, M. (2008). Effects of 5 different finger rest positions on arm muscle activity during scaling by dental hygiene students. J. Dental Hygiene 82 (4) , pp. 1-10.
Southern, E., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Marinak, K. (2006). Comparative Effects of 0.12% Chlorhexidine and Herbal Mouthrinse on Gingivitis.. Journal Dental Hygiene 80 (1) , pp. 12-18.
Hahn, C., Tolle, S. L., Darby, M. M. and Walker, M. (2006). Effects of universal verses rotating ultrasonic inserts on wrist movement and scaling efficiency in dental hygienists. Int J Dent Hygiene 4 (1).
King, D. M., Darnyl, Darby, M. M. and Tolle, S. L. (2000). Behavioral management instruction of anxious clients in the dental hygiene curricula. Journal of Dental Hygiene 74 (4) , pp. 280-287.
Thomson-Lakey, E., Tolle, S. L. and Shuman, D. (1992). Recruitment and Retention of the Non-Traditional Student - Can Dental Hygiene Adapt?. Journal of Dental Hygiene 66 (9) , pp. 417-422.
Shuman Allen, D. and Tolle, S. L. (1989). Academic Discrimination: Implications for Allied Health Faculty. Journal of Dental Hygiene 63 (2) , pp. 65-70.
Behroozi, K. R.., Tolle, S. L. and Shuman, D. (1989). Attitudes of Dental Hygienists Toward Continuing Education. Journal of Dental Hygiene 63 (9) , pp. 424-431.
Tolle, S. L. and Shuman, D. (1987). The Dental Hygienists Role in the Oral Cancer Self Examination. Demtal Health/J of the British Dental Hygienists' Association 26 (1) , pp. 3-7.

Book Chapters

Tolle, S. L. (2016). Periodontal Risk Assessment (pp. Chapter 17).
Tolle, S. L. (2015). Periodontal Risk Assessment Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice. .
Tolle, S. L. (2014). Periodontal Risk Assessment Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice.
Tolle, S. L. (2012). Dental Hygiene Care for individuals with Special Needs Dental Hygiene Review (pp. chapter 15).

Presentations

Ludwig, E. A., Jenkins, E., Tolle, S. L. and Russell, D. (August , 2019). The Effect of Magnification Loupes on Posture During Instrumentation by Dental Hygienists International Association of Biomechanics Annual Session. Calgary.
Lintag, K., Bruhn, A. and Tolle, S. L. (June , 2019). Radiation Safety Practices; A National Survey of Dental Hygienists American Dental Educators Association Annual Session Chicago.
Ludwig, E. A., Suedbeck, J. and Tolle, S. L. (June , 2019). A Study of Color-Blind Racial Attitudes in Dental Hygiene Students American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L., Hunt, A. and Bradshaw, B. T. (June , 2019). Sexual Harassment; A Study of VA Dental Hygienists.” American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session .
Ludwig, E. A., Suedbeck, J. and Tolle, S. L. (March , 2019). A Piulot Study on Color Blind Racial Attitudes American Dental Educators’ Association Annual Session Chicago.
Lintag, K., Bruhn, A., Tolle, S. L. and Diawara, N. (June , 2018). Current Radiation Safety Practices of United States Dental Hygienists American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session Columbus.
Search, K., Tolle, S. L. and Arndt, A. (March , 2018). Visible Tattoo Policies in Entry-Level Dental Hygiene Education Program American Association of Dental Research Association Annual Session Ft. Lauderdale.
Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G., Bruhn, A. and Newcomb, T. (March , 2018). Workplace Bullying: A Curriculum Issue for Dental Hygienists American Dental Educators Association Annual Session. Orlando.
Suedbeck, J. and Tolle, S. L. (March , 2018). Ergonomic Effects of Periodontal Instrument Handle Designs. American Dental Educators’ Association Annual Session Orlando.
Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G. and Bruhn, A. (March , 2018). Incivil Classroom Behaviors: The Dental Hygiene Student Perspective American Dental Educators’ Association Annual Session Orlando.
Ludwig, E. A., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Russell, D. (October , 2017). The Effect of Magnification Loupes on Posture During Instrumentation by Dental Hygienists North American/Global Dental Hygiene Research Conference Ottawa.
Search, K., Tolle, S. L., Arndt, A. and McCombs, G. (June , 2017). A Study of Visible Tattoos in Entry-Level Dental Hygiene Education Programs American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session Jaccksonville.
Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G. and Bruhn, A. (March , 2017). A Survey of Incivil Behaviors in the Dental Hygiene Clinical Setting American Dental Educators Association Annual Session Long Beach.
Verissimo, A., Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G. and Arndt, A. (June , 2016). Dental Consumers’ Perceptions of Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos Poster American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Pittsburg.
Tolle, S. L. and Walker, M. (June , 2016). Dental Hygienists Perspectives on Four Periodontal Instrument Handles Designs Poster American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Pittsburg.
Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G. and Walker, M. (June , 2016). Effects of Instrument Handle Design on Arm Muscle Activity During Scaling by Dental Hygienists. American Dental Hygienists’ Poster American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Pittsburg.
Ludwig, E., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Russell, D. (June , 2016). The Effects of Magnification Loupes on Posture Poster American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session Pittsburg.
Tolle, S. L., Verissimo , A., McCombs, G. and Arndt, A. (March , 2016). Visible Tattoos; What Are Dental Consumers Opinions? American Dental Educators Association Denver,CO.
Cox, C., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Arndt, A. ( 2015). The Perception and Employability of Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos Oral Presentation ODU 4th Annual Graduate Research Achievement Day. .
Aarndt, McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Cox (September , 2015). Why are Managers Biased Against Hiring Employees With Tattoos? American Collegiate Retailing Association Triennial Conference. Miami FL. .
Cox, C., McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Arndt, A. (June , 2015). The Perception and Employability of Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Nashville, TN..
McCombs, G., Tolle, S. L. and Arndt, A. (June , 2015). Student Perceptions of Dental Hygienists With Visible Tattoos American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Nashville, TN.
Verissimo, A., Tolle, S. L., McCombs, G. and Arndt, A. (May , 2015). Patient Perceptions of Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos. CA Dental Hygienists’ Association. Annaheim CA.
Tolle, S. L. (October , 2014). Susan L. Tolle, BA Pilot Study To Determine Impact Of Germ Simulation on Standard Precaution Compliance in Dental Hygiene Students. Poster Third National Dental Hygiene Research Conference Bethesda MD.
Bruhn, A. and Tolle, S. L. (March , 2014). Digital and Film-Based Imaging:Dental Hygiene Faculty Opinions Poster American Dental Educators Association San Antonio TX.
Tolle, S. L. and Bruhn, A. (March , 2013). Dental Hygiene Faculty Opinions on Using Electronic Health Records in Clinical Education” Poster American Dental Educators Association Seattle WA.
Tolle, S. L. and Bruhn, A. (March , 2013). Electronic Health Records; Dental Hygiene Faculty Opinions Poster National ADEA Dental Hygiene Program's Directors' Conference Portland OR.
Tolle, S. L. (November , 2012). Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy Oral Presentation Twenty First Central American Dental Symposium Leon, Nicarauga.
Tolle, S. L., L, C. and Darby, M. M. (March , 2011). Faculty and Student Policies on the Use of Magnification Loupes in Dental Hygiene Programs”. Poster American Dental Educators Association San Diego .
Tolle, S. L. and Darby, M. M. ( 2010). Magnification Loupes in US Entry Level Dental Hygiene Programs American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session. Las Vegas .
Darby, M. M. ( 2010). Effects of Low Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Technology on P. gingivalis.” American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session. Las Vegas NE .
( 2010). Low Temperature Atmospheric Plasma Applications in Dentistry IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science. Norfolk VA .
Morris, A. D., Lemaster, M. F., McCombs, G., Laroussi, M., Darby, M. M., Hynes, W. L. and Tolle, S. L. (June 23, 2010). Low Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Applications in Dentistry: Two Independent Studies. IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science Norfolk, VA.
( 2008). “Muscle Activity Comparisons When Using Different Fulcrums While Scaling American Dental Educator’s Conference. Dallas, TX .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2008). Recruitment Exhibit ODU Dental Hygiene Winter Continuing Education Week-End .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2008). Muscle Activity Comparisons When Using Different Fulcrums While Scaling ODU Research Day (Honorable Mention for Poster winner) .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2007). Using Technology to Enhance Clinical Evaluation With a Web Based System 8th Annual Dental Hygiene Clinical Educators Conference .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2007). Effects of Five Different Finger Rest Positions on Arm Mudcle Activity During Scaling in Dental Hygiene Students American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2007). Bactericidal Effects of Cold Plasma Technology on Geobacillus Stearothermophilus AndBacillus Cereus Spores American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session. New Orleans LA .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2007). Effects of Five Different Finger Rest Positions on Arm Muscle Activity During Scaling in Dental Hygiene Students”. American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session. New Orleans LA .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2007). American Dental Hygienists Association Annual Session Bactericidal Effects of Cold Plasma Technology on Geobacillus Stearothermophilus And bacillus cereus Spores .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2007). Bridging the Gap University of Maryland, Dental Hygiene Department .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2006). Clinical Simulation Evaluating Two Ultrasonic Scaling Tips American Dental Educator's Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2006). Effect of Ultrasonic and Manual Scaling on Tactile Sensitivity in Second Year Dental Hygiene Students Old Dominion University Research Day .
Tolle, S. L. and Hynes, W. L. (June , 2006). Efficacy of Chlorhexidine Coated Toothbrush Filaments in Controlling Bacterial Contamination American Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Session Orlando, Florida.
Tolle, S. L. and Hynes, W. L. (June , 2006). Efficacy of Chlorhexidine Coated Toothbrush Filaments in Controlling Bacterial Contamination International/American/Canadian Association of Dental Research Brisbane, Australia.
Tolle, S. L. and Hynes, W. L. (April , 2006). The Efficacy of Chlorhexidine-Coated Toothbrush Filaments in Controlling Bacterial Contamination Old Dominion University Annual Research Exposition.
Tolle, S. L. ( 2005). Web Based Clinical Evaluation System for Dental Hygiene Programs American Dental Educator's Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2005). A Laboratory Study to Determine the Effects of a Universal and Rotating Ultrasonic insert on Wrist Movement and Scaling Time Efficiency in Denal Hygienists Old Dominion University Research Day .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2004). The Comparitive Effects of 0.12 % Chlorhexidine and an Herbal Rinse on Dental Plaque-induced Gingivitis American Association of Dental Research .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2004). The Effects of Ultrasonic Scaling on Tactile Sensitivity in Dental Hygiene Students American Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2004). A Laboratory Study to Determine the Effects of a Universal and a Rotating Ultrasonic insert on Wrist Movement and Scaling Time Efficiency in Dental Hygienists COHS Research Day .
Tolle, S. L. and Marinak, K. (March , 2004). Comparative Effects of 0.12% Chlorhexidine and Herbal Mouthrinse on Gingivitis International/American/Canadian Association of Dental Research Honolulu, Hawaii.
Tolle, S. L. and Marinak, K. (March , 2004). Comparative Effects of 0.12% Chlorhexidine and Herbal Mouthrinse on Gingivitis Old Dominion University College of Health Sciences Research Day .
Tolle, S. L. and Marinak, K. (March , 2004). Comparative Effects of 0.12 Old Dominion University Research Day .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2003). A Scanning Electron Microscopy Comparison of the Effects of the Arkansas Stone and the Idaho Ceramic Stone on Curet Sharpness and Root Smoothness ODU COHS Research Day .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2002). A Scanning Electron Microscopy Comparison of the Effects of the Arkandas Stone and the Idaho Ceramic Strone on Curet Sharpness and Root Smoothness American Dental Hygienist Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2002). The Effects of Occupational Noise Exposure on Hearing in Dental Hygienists: A Pilot Study American Dental Hygienist Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2002). Infection Control Strategies - Optimizing Time and Efficiency new Mexico Dental Hygienist Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2001). The Effects of Occupational Noise Exposure on Hearing in Dental Hygienists American Association of Allied Health Professionals .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2001). Characterization of Students Occupational Exposures to Blood and Body Fluids Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2001). Demystifying Clinical Teaching Understanding the Process .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2000). Occupational Exposures to Blood and Body Fluids Among Dental Hygiene Students American Dental Hygienists Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 2000). Postexposure Management Protocols in United States Dental Hygiene Programs American Dental Hygienists Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1999). Case Studies - An Integrated Approach A Case Based Symposium for Dental Hygiene Educators .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1998). Case Studies - An Integrated Approach American Association of Allied Health Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1998). Using the teaching Portfolio to Promote Teaching Excellence American Association of Allied Health Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1998). The Effects of Procedural Explanation in Lessening Client Anxiety During Dental Hygiene Care American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1997). The Effects of Procedural Explanation in Lessening Client Anxiety During Dental Hygiene Care American Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1996). The Cultural Adaptability of Faculty in Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Medical laboratory Science and Physical Therapy American Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1996). Comparison of Curriculum Content of Behavioral Strategies for Manging Anxious Clients in Association and Baccalaureate Degree Dental Hygiene Programs in the United States .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1996). HIV and the Dental Team Toledo Mid-Winter Meeting .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Teaching Portfollio to Promote Teaching Excellence American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Antimicrobial Rinses: A Product Review .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Dealing with Problem Situations in Communication with Students GTA Learning Institute Workshop .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Peridontal Therapy into the 21st Century. Teleconference .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Oral Health and the Older Adult Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Advances in Therapy Toledo Mid-Winter Meeting .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1995). Greeting from Old Dominion University Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1994). Dealing with Problem Situations in Communicating with Students GTA Learning Institute Workshop .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Embracing Cultural Diversity American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Assessment of Teaching Accountability College of Health Sciences Retreat .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Product Evaluation Delaware Technical College Alumni Day .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Dealing with Problem Situations in Communicating with Students GTA Learning Institute Workshop .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). What's New in Dentistry-A Review of Chemotherapeutic Agents International Hispanic Dental Meeting .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Nonsurgical Therapies of Peridontal Disease National Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Patient Communication Techniques New Jersey Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1993). Chemotherapeutic Agents Southern Illionois Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Faculty Standardization of Dental Hygiene Instrumentation Evaluation American Associatio of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Academic Television: A New Pathway for Degrees Dental Hygiene Directors' Conference .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Dealing with Student Communication Problems GTA Learning Institute .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Greetings from AADS Section on Dental Hygiene National Dental Hygiene Directors Conference .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Product Review: Chemotherapeutic Agents South Carolina Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Oral Microbiology of Periodontal Diseases Tidewater Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1992). Greetings from Old Dominion University Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1991). A Survey of AIDS Curricula in Dental Hygiene Schools in the United States and Canada American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1991). Fluorides in Practice Peninsula Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1991). Product Evaluation Tidewater Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1991). OSHA Guidelins and the Dental Hygienist Virginia Dental Hygienist Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1991). Greetings from Old Dominion University Virginia Dental Hygienist Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1991). Product Evaluation Virginia Western Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1990). Integrating Student and Faculty Research in a Baccalaureate Dental Hygiene Program American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1990). Dealing with Problem Situations in Communicating with Students GTA Learning Institute Workshop .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Degree Completion Education American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Current Concepts in Fluoride Therapies Durham-Orange Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Fluorides - Current Issues and Concepts Greenriver Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Dealing with Problem Situations in Communicating with Students GTA Learning Institute Workshop .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Evaluating Products - A Choice to Bridge the Gap Peninsula Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Oral Manifestations of AIDS Tidewater Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1989). Fluorides in Practice Virginia Denta; Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Assertiveness Training for Dental Hygiene Students American Association of Dental School Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Future Roles - Where Are We Going? American Association of Dental Schools Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Myths and Realities of the Patriarchal Paradigm in Academia American Association of Dental Schools Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Writing to Learn in a Research Methods Course American Association of Dental Schools Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Fluorides in Practice Faculty inservice .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Dealing with Problem Situations in Communicating with Students GTA Learning Institute Workshop .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Preventive Infection Control Strategies for the Dental Hygienists Iowa Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Practical Considerations for Updating Infection Control Protocols Northern Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1988). Product Review Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1987). Old Dominion University: A Program of Excellence in Post Certificate Education American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1987). Assessing the Impact of Assertiveness Training on Dental Hygiene Students American Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1987). The Clinical Effect of Daily Toothbrushing... American Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1987). Articulation-Alliances for the Future American Dental Hygienists' Association Futures Conference .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1986). Expanding Dental Hygiene Career Options Through Advanced Education American Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1986). AIDS and the Dental Hygiene Educator Northeast Regional Student American Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1986). The Professional Association - Impact on the Future Student American Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1985). Clinical Teaching Methodologies for the Returning Dental Hygienist American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1985). Education Strategies for the Returning Dental Hygienist American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1985). The Role of Dental Hygiene Post Certificate Education in Relation to Baccalaureate Education American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1985). Enhancing a Dental Hygiene Career Through Post Certificate Education Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1985). Infectious Diseases and the Dental Hygienist Virginia Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1984). Future Opportunities with Graduate Education American Association of Dental Schools .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1984). Career Alternatives Resulting from Post Certificate Dental Hygiene Education .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1984). AIDS-Ethical Considerations for Health Care Providers Interdisciplinary Conference Allied Health Departments .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1984). Herpes & AIDS - Implications for Dental Hygienists Tidewater Dental Hygienists' Association .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1982). Dental Hygiene-Progress Through Participation Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session .
Tolle, S. L. ( 1979). Adventures in Attitudes-Working with the Elderly Patient Bluegrass Dental Hygienists' Association .
  • 2015: Named as one of 'Six Dental Hygienists You Want to Know", Dimensions of Dental Hygiene; Journal of Professional Excellence
  • 2011: Community Service Award, VA Dental Association
  • 2011: University Finalist; SHEV Outstanding Faculty Award,
  • 2010: American Dental Hygienists Association Educator of the Year Award, Procter and Gamble and American Dental Hygienists Association
  • 2010: University Professor Award , Old Dominion University
  • 2010: Alan Rufus Tonnelson Distinguished Faculty Award, ODU Alumni Association
  • 2009: Dentsply Distinguished Professional, Dentsply
  • 2009: Selected and featured as a Hu- Friedy Thought Leader in Dental Hygiene, Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company
  • 2009: Named as Faculty Member Who Most Inspired College Honor Graduate , ODU
  • 1997: Elected to membership in Alpha Eta Allied Health Honorary Society,
  • 1997: Gene W Hirschfeld Oustanding Faculty Award, College of Health Sciences
  • 1997: Genw W.Hirschfeld Faculty Award-Outstanding Faculty Member College of Health Sciences, ODU
  • 1997: Selected as Faculty Who Most Inspired Student Selected to Who's Who at ODU,
  • 1997: University Finalist. SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award,
  • 1996: Warner Lambert/ADHA Award of Excellence in Dental Hygiene,
  • 1994: Selected as Faculty Who Most Inspired Students Selected to Who's Who at ODU,
  • 1987: Nomiated for Warner/Lambert Award of Excellence,
  • 1984: Certificates of Outstanding Contribution,
  • 1983: Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honorary Society,
  • 1982: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Honorary Fraternity,