Dani Botbyl is a registered dental hygienist with several decades of experience devoted to clinical practice and education. In 1999 she joined DENTSPLY Canada (now Dentsply Sirona) as a full-time clinical educator and has become a leading authority in ultrasonic instrumentation. She facilitates more than 70 lectures and workshops each year, lending much of her expertise to incorporating ultrasonics into the curricula of dental and dental hygiene programs worldwide. For more than 10 years, Dani taught part-time at Niagara College. She was editor-in-chief of Preventive Dentistry Canada, a former clinical evaluator and quality assurance assessor with the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) and served on the Board of Directors for the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association (ODHA). The author of several clinically focused articles on ultrasonic instrumentation, Dani maintains a current research interest in standardizing the competence of new dental hygiene graduates in the area of ultrasonics.