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Sarah Varney, RDH, BSDH

Co-Founder, DSO Hygiene Excellence

Sarah Varney is a Registered Dental Hygienist with more than 30 years of experience working at Kendall Pointe Dental, which is part of DecisionOne Dental. In 2019, she became the Program Director for CE2 at the Chicago-area DSO.

She is also the co-founder of DSO Hygiene Excellence, an organization of dental hygienists that focuses on leadership, business skills, and national collaboration to elevate the hygiene profession and patient outcomes in the DSO space.

Varney holds a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from University of Bridgeport and an Associate Degree in Applied Science Dental Hygiene from Parkland College. She is in the Executive MBA program at University of Notre Dame, Mendoza School of Business.

Her certifications include: Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2003; an Associate Fellowship and Dental Laser Certification, World Clinical Laser Institute in 2004; Ultimate Soft Tissue Laser Certification, World Clinical Laser Institute in 2013; Administer and Monitor Nitrous Oxide, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2010; Inspired Hygiene Mastermind Member and Advanced Periodontal Coach in 2011. She is a member of the Illinois Dental Hygiene Association and the academic honorary society, Phi Kappa Phi. In 2008, she was named a charter recipient of the Irene Newman award.

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