Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce Cindy Foss, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), as the newest dental hygienist at De Smet Dental Services.
Foss attended Normandale Community College in Bloomington, MN, where she received an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She later went on to attend Minnesota State University – Mankato in Mankato, MN, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Foss has 34 years of experience as a dental hygienist, including four years as a clinical instructor and student supervisor at Minnesota State University – Mankato.
Foss joined Horizon Health Care in June of 2020 and was previously located at Horizon’s Prairie Winds Dental Clinic in Howard, SD, prior to transferring to De Smet.
“I started out as a dental assistant and realized I really enjoyed dentistry and teaching people about oral health. After my dental hygiene studies and several years of practice, I was able to realize my dream of teaching dental hygiene and working with students,” stated Cindy Foss, RDH.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time raising cattle on her small hobby farm in Lake Preston. Foss is currently available for appointments at De Smet Dental Services.
For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La
Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.