Keeley Flavin, BSDH, RF

Adjunct Assistant Professor,

Keeley Flavin

Contact Info

Adjunct Assistant Professor

BSDH, University of Minnesota, 2016

RF, University of Minnesota, 2016


Keeley Flavin is a graduate of the University of Minnesota's dental hygiene program where she earned her bachelor's degree with certification in restorative functions. She is currently working on her completion of her master's degree in dental hygiene from the University of Minnesota, with an anticipated thesis defense in 2021.

Keeley started her dental hygiene career in 2016 at a private practice in downtown Minneapolis serving as the lead dental hygienist. In 2018, she joined the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in the Division of Periodontology as an adjunct faculty for pre-clinical instruction of dental students. In 2020 she joined the division of dental hygiene as a clinical assistant professor teaching undergraduate dental hygiene students in clinical, didactic, and interprofessional settings. Keeley's research interests include interprofessional education and dental hygienists in medical settings. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Ionne Jackson Scholarship: 2019
  • Paradise Technology's Above and Beyond Award: 2016



Interprofessional identity development of dental hygiene students during an interprofessional hospital rotation. - Anticipated Thesis Defense: Spring 2021


Teaching Areas

Teaching responsibilities:

  • DH2231: Cariology and Applied Nutrition
  • DH2221W: Periodontology
  • DDS7112: Periodontology Technique