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Leslie E. Grant, D.D.S., M.S.P.A.

Director of Advocacy & Outreach

Dr. Leslie E. Grant is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. She graduated from high school in Gary, Indiana, and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University. Dr. Grant went on to obtain a Master of Speech Pathology and Audiology Degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has worked at the Washington State Cerebral Palsy Center, The Kennedy Hospital for Children in Boston and for the North Jersey Developmental Center in Totowa, New Jersey.

Dr. Grant obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1986, and completed a General Dentistry Practice Residency at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey in 1987. She worked in her private practice for more than twenty years, and provided community based oral health services with the Baltimore City Health Department for several years. Dr. Grant served as the Chief Dental Officer for the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. She continues to provide consultative services in dental infection control.

Dr. Grant is a member of the League of Women Voters, and is a Life Member of the NAACP and the National Dental Association (NDA). She is a Past President of the NDA and a Past Board Chair of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention. Dr. Grant serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Oral Health Across Boarders (AOHAB). She is very proud of her firefighter/EMT son, Evan, a graduate of the University of Delaware.

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