Barbara Shearer is the Director of Scientific Affairs for Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals based in New York. An important part of this role is creating education programs for Dental Professionals throughout their careers. Barbara is originally from New Zealand where she trained as a Dentist and has a PhD in Oral Pathology. She worked for Colgate in New Zealand and Australia before relocating to New York with her family in 2010. Barbara is passionate about prevention and believes that everyone deserves a future they can smile about.