Professor Janet Gruber

Areas of Expertise:

  • Dental Radiology

Professor Janet Gruber teaches clinical dental hygiene courses and has worked as a dental hygienist in private practice. She has 20 years of teaching experience and 24 years of experience as a licensed, clinical Dental Hygienist in private practice. In addition, she is a community health educator in local area elementary schools, soup kitchens and community outreach centers. As radiology laboratory supervisor, Professor Gruber is responsible for researching, purchasing and maintaining traditional and digital x-ray exposure and processing equipment, monitoring quality control procedures, implementing OSHA mandates, ordering supplies and trouble shooting problem equipment.

Professor Gruber wrote an article titled, “Oral Manifestations of Ectodermal Dysplasia,” which was published in the refereed journal, Contemporary Oral Hygiene in December 2005. She published an abstract for the American Dental Educator’s Association which she will be presenting at their annual meeting in March 2006.  She also wrote “Ectodermal Dysplasia: A 7 year Case Report,” which was accepted for publication in the refereed journal, The New York State Dental Journal.

Professor Gruber earned her Masters in Public Administration/Concentration in Healthcare Administration at Long Island University, a Bachelor in Health Education at SUNY Cortland, and an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene at Farmingdale State College.

Professional Licenses and Certifications:

  • Certified in the administration and monitoring of nitrous oxide analgesia and local infiltration anesthesia in the practice of dental hygiene in the State of New York.
  • Licensed  New York State Dental Hygienist which requires 24 credits of continuing education triennially
  • CPR Certification    


  • Academy of Dental Hygiene
  • American Dental Hygienists’  Educator’s Association
  • American Educator’s Association
  • Dental Hygiene Association of the State of New York
  • Long Island Dental Hygiene Association


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