Much time and dedication went into the development of the Drinks Destroy Teeth hands on curriculum and supporting mobile app. The Indiana Dental Association extends its gratitude to the following individuals:

App Work Group

  • Connie Ables Rigsbee, PHD, Asst Professor of Education, Franklin College
  • Diane M. Buyer,D.D.S., Chair, Drinks Destroy Teeth
  • Lisa Conard, D.D.S., Lebanon
  • Kelsie Cuskaden, Education major, Franklin College
  • Becky Floetker, Riverside Intermediate School, Hamilton Southeastern, Math and Science
  • Aimee Jarvis, Danville Community School Corporation, kindergarten
  • Karen Scharf, Director of Communication, Indiana Dental Association
  • Kate Slabosky, Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation, Science Grades 7 and 8
  • Maria Wagner, Blueridge Primary Elementary School, Grade 1



  • Renee Knight, Photographer, Franklin College
  • Emily Metheny, Franklin College 2015



  • Ian David Bossung, Florida State University
  • Maria Wagner, Blueridge Primary Elementary School, 1st Grade



  • James E. Jones, D.D.S., Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Riley Hospital for Children
  • Domenick Zero, D.D.S., Director, Oral Health Research Institute


IDA is also appreciative of the many sponsors and financial supporters of the Drinks Destroy Teeth program.