Ms. Chin

Dr. Chin

Mae Chin, RDH, MEd

Office: B-239
Box: 356370

Phone: 206.685.4619

Clinical Associate Professor, Departments of Oral Health Sciences and Oral Medicine


Ms. Chin currently serves as the clinics manager for DECOD clinics located in the University of Washington Dental School, Keiro Nursing Home, Providence Mount Vincent Nursing Center, Frances Haddon Morgan Residential Center, Delta Rehabilitation, and private homes. She provides direct patient care as well as instructing dental professionals and students in care for these patients who have physical, mental, and emotional disabilities and the medically compromised elderly. Ms. Chin has developed instructional materials of slides, videos, and modules specific to dental care and behavior management of persons with disabilities. Also her activity as a clinical investigator in research with the special populations and the use of chlorhexidine has resulted in numerous publications.


Mae M. Chin, Clinical associate professor with the Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities Program (DECOD), Department of Oral Medicine, and the Dental Hygiene Program, Department of Dental Public Health Sciences, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Washington. She also has a Masters of Education degree in the area of curriculum and instruction from the college of Arts and Science, University of Washington. She has recently been selected as a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry for Person with Disabilities.


  1. Chin, MM. Observations Outside the Oral Cavity for Effective Patient Care. ACCESS, pp27-29, Jan., 2008
  2. Day, J., Martin, M, Chin, MM. Efficacy of a Soniare toothbrush for plaque removal by caregivers in a special-needs population. Special Care in Dentistry. 18:202-206, 1998.
  3. Chin, M, Martin, M., Day, J. Efficacy of a Sonicare toothbrush for plaque removal in geriatric and special-needs populations. J Dent Hyg. 70:237-38, 1996

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