Jarret Adair​​

IT Specialist


Hygiene Excellence Instructors

Samples of "The Working Model"

Kate Muller


Kate graduated in 2005 from Cambrian College with a Diploma of Dental Hygiene.  For the last 8 years, Kate has worked full time as a registered dental hygienist and has pursued post graduate education in the field of Periodontics.  Kate completed the 52 hour PTM™ [Periodontal Therapist Module] in 2010 and has since developed a ‘periodontal department’ within her GP private practice setting.   The GP dental office has noticed a substantial difference between their previous ‘hygiene’ department and their new ‘periodontal’ department, thanks to Kate.   Kate's strive towards ‘excellence’ is noticed by all that meet her – dental professionals and patients!
Mission Statement
We are committed to a science-based standard of excellence in skill development which benefits the patients, the dental team and the business of dentistry.

Dr. Albert Frydman

​​DDS, MS, Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology​

Curriculum Vitae

Nancy's journey in dentistry/dental hygiene has enabled her to become a knowledgeable source of information on the evolution of dentistry.  She encourages dental teams to see ALL of the awaiting opportunities and encourages teams to ‘raise their bar’ in dentistry! Nancy believes in ‘sustainable science-based’ practice builders whereby practices have a 
solid foundation.  ‘The Working Model’ delivered by Nancy, is in the form of presentations, skill development programs and implementation services for superior clinical performance.  Think different … practice different! 

Nancy is a dynamic motivating international speaker and can be found at many high profile CE events.  She is also a dental educator, past CE chairperson, a transition leader, a clinical supervisor, post research team member on implants, a periodontal RDH and founder/owner of the CE company Hygiene Excellence Inc.. The CE company encompasses didactic elements, skill development programs and the means for superior clinical/practice performance. 

Nancy graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1983 and from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Arts in 1986.  Nancy established her continuing education company in 2010 and received PACE status in the province of Alberta.  Hu Friedy has bestowed Nancy the title of ‘Thought Leader’ due to her continual strive for dental excellence and commitment to the fields of dentistry/dental hygiene. 

Nancy is known for 'The Working Model' approach, the PTM™ (Periodontal Therapist Module - Level I and II) and igniting practices with a fresh new image. Learn why Nancy's motto is ... "There is NO BETTER time to be a dental professional than now!"

Nancy adair

Hygiene Excellence Inc. is a professional organization that is comprised of a group of dedicated individuals whom provide the best postgraduate experience for dental professionals. Nancy Adair is founder/owner of Hygiene Excellence Inc. - 'The Working Model' and the PTM™ [Periodontal Therapist Module].

Management Team

Genevieve Schallmann 


Genevieve (Genny) graduated in 1990 from the University of Manitoba School of Dental Hygiene with Gold Medal Standing. For the last 20 years, Genny has practiced full time and/or part time as a clinical hygienist as well as an educator. Genny has a diverse background in the field of dentistry/dental hygiene and has worked in the following settings: general dentistry, periodontal offices, hospital setting and community public dental clinics. Genny has applied the ‘Hygiene Excellence‘ model to her personal skills for 15 years.

Dr. Anthony Iacopino​​


​University of Manitoba Dean of Dentistry​​

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Brayden Adair


Curriculum Vitae

Nancy Adair  RDH, BA
Curriculum Vitae 

Colin Adair​​

General Manager