Tamara Maniec

Sessional Instructor

BSc, University of Victoria; DipDH, Camosun College

Tamara graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Science degree and from Camosun College in Victoria with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Since 1999 she has been a Registered Dental Hygienist and is currently employed both in general practice and as a clinical instructor in the Dental Hygiene Diploma program at Vancouver Island University. With a diverse background in both the medical and dental health care fields, Tamara brings a broad range of experience into the educational setting. She has assisted in the production of educational dental podcasts, developed websites for dental offices, and has been a moderator for an online learning platform which provided business training for dentists through webinars. She hopes to instill this passion for technology and continuing education in her students allowing them to provide the best experiences possible for their future clients in the constantly advancing field of dentistry.