Miranda Drake, MSDH, RF

Interim Division Director, Division of Dental Hygiene

Miranda Drake

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-625-8970

Office Address:
9-372B Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Interim Division Director, Division of Dental Hygiene

Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Dental Hygiene

Clinic Director, Division of Dental Hygiene

MSDH, University of Minnesota, 2016

BSDH, RF Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2013

AA, Liberal Arts, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2007


Ms. Drake is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Master of Science, Dental Hygiene Education program. While completing her graduate education Ms. Drake was offered a clinical position at the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry in 2015. Her career has consisted of a variety of activities such as clinical hygiene, education, and research. She is involved in multiple undergraduate courses and continuing education courses. Ms. Drake enjoys conducting clinical research. Her research interests include: product evaluation, faculty calibration, and leadership development.

Awards & Recognition

  • Didactic Instructor of the Year Summer 2018 Class of 2019
  • Didactic Instructor of the Year Summer 2018 Class of 2018
  • Clinical Instructor of the Year Spring 2016 Class of 2017
  • Aker/Newell Scholarship Summer 2015
  • Ione Jackson Scholarship Spring 2015



Drake M, Lenton P, Lunos S. A randomized clinical trial on the efficacy of a new oxalate-containing sensitivity relief strip following professional vs. self-application. Int J Dent Hyg. September 19, 2017.



Educational Responsibilities:

  • DH 2111 Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Histology
  • DH 3121 Local Anesthesia and Pain Management
  • DH 4135 W Research Methods