is an assistant professor and senior clinic coordinator in the Department of Dental Medicine at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She Diana Aboytes, RDH, MS, is a practicing clinician of 14 years and an educator. She teaches a variety of courses, including periodontology, senior clinic seminar and clinical local anesthesia. Aboytes has authored chapters in the textbooks Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist and Primary Preventive Dentistry. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.