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Erik Mutterer

Erik Mutterer

Associate Professor


East Hall 120

Phone: (605) 658-5966



My current role as Associate Professor involves managing our students and their corresponding clinics along with teaching some of their didactic courses. I am in charge of preparing and implementing health fairs, college recruitment and take an active role in educational leadership on campus. I am also the current Interim Chairperson and have been actively working on the daily and future functions of the department.

Teaching Interests:

Radiology, Dental Materials, Periodontology, and Dental Hygiene educational administration.

Research Interests:

Public Oral Health Projects<br>Radiology in Dentistry<br>Administration at a University Setting


  • MA, Adult Education and College Administration, University of South Dakota, 2009
  • BS, Dental Hygiene, University of South Dakota, 1998

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Dental Hygiene, State of South Dakota


  • Technology Request, Health Affairs Medical Informatics Committee.


  • Mutterer, Erik. Pros/Cons of creating student tracking software at your institution. Presented at the ADEA 2019, Chicago. (March 16, 2019)
  • Mutterer, Erik j.. Digital Creep in Radiology and increase radiation. Presented at the USD Dental Hygiene CE conference, Vermillion. (October 6, 2017)