Diane Osso, RDH, MS graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School in 1983. Following private practice in Virginia, in 1995, Mrs. Osso joined a Mount Airy, Maryland pediatric practice and was served as head hygienist and coordinator of their community outreach program. From 2001-2005 Mrs. Osso completed her MS in dental hygiene education at the University of Maryland Dental School. She is currently a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor within the Periodontics department. She also works part-time in the Faculty Practice and is actively involved in clinical research.