Susan Maples, DDS, MSBA

“We are so grateful for our day with you yesterday. Made a lifelong friend and partner in health education!! Wow!!! What an inspiration you are! Looking forward to the next time we meet.”


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Dr. Susan recently launched Total Health Academy, a robust online learning curriculum for dental teams to develop the same Total Health Dental Practice she has right in the comfort of their own practice.


Dr Susan is an inspirational and entertaining health speaker. She speaks to dental and medical audiences big and small throughout North America.  To see Susan‘s speaking schedule visit

If you are interested in booking a speaking engagement, please contact [email protected]


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Dr. Susan Maples, Author, Health Educator and Speaker, leads a strong and successful insurance independent Total Health Dental Practice in the small town of Holt, MI.  For 30+ years, Susan has shared her extensive dental expertise along with a sincere passion for mouth-body total health with her patients and team.

Top 8 Innovators in Dentistry


In 2012, Susan was named one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry and a Top 8 Innovator in dentistry as well as a recent recipient of the Lucy Hobbs Mentor Award.  Susan has authored  BlabberMouth! 77 Secrets Only Your Mouth Can Tell You To Live a Healthier, Happier, Sexier Life!

Top 25 Women in Dentistry Dr. Susan Maples, DDS, MSBA


Susan was co-investigator in an award-winning diabetes research study entitled Diabetes Detection in the Dental Office.  In 2012, she was awarded the Lucy Hobbs Mentor Award, Lucy was the first female dentist.

She currently serves on the Governing Board of the American Academy of Oral and Systemic Health.  An entertainer and educator in one, Susan radiates passion for children’s health, believing kids are the only hope for de-escalating our national health crisis!


Hands-On Learning Lab™ kit

Susan continues her commitment to total health as the developer of the Hands-On Learning Lab ™, an interactional science based learning arena for kids and adults alike!

She has also developed, an educational screening tool used world wide helping patients uncover signs of illness such as prediabetes, diabetes, obstructive sleep airway disorders, acid reflux and chronic inflammation.