Spry Spotlight: Dr. Alisa Kauffman DMD
Spry Spotlight: A Dream Come True for Geriatric Care
She is deeply committed and passionate about making house calls to those who cannot get out of their homes. She loves what she does because it allows her to work with physicians and nurses to help people who normally get forgotten.
“When you love what you are doing, it doesn’t feel like work!” she says.
From there a marriage of the minds occurred. She began learning more about the products and found that Spry was the answer to her prayers. Dr. Kauffman already bought the gel for some of her patients who had dry mouth. But learning about its anti-cariogenic properties made it even more important as an adjunct therapy for difficult patients who cannot always cooperate for traditional brushing and rinsing.
Dr. Kauffman is also extremely involved with mentoring students who are interested in pursuing geriatric care after graduating. She is involved in doing research projects with the TRECS institute and Wharton. The Spry product line is now being incorporated into one of their studies.
Dr. Kauffman was recognized for being in the top 25 Women in Dentistry by the Dental Products Report in 2014 for her work treating the geriatric population.
In her free time Dr. Kauffman loves spending time with her daughter and husband, painting, and shopping for shoes.