JPI Instructors


Janice Lazarus

Founder of the JP Institute helping Dentists and Hygienists with their teams for over 40 years. Jan Lazarus RDH, Certified Health Coach, is known as a thought provoking speaker, influencer, consultant and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of comprehensive continuing education in Dentistry. As a principle and President of JP Consultants Institute, Jan has developed life changing curriculum for patients, dentists, hygienists and dental teams. The key foundational element of all of their programs since 1979 has been the understanding that the mouth is a “window” to overall health of the body.

Clinical Advisor

Bonnie Francis

Bonnie Francis CRDH, MS, RYT500 A practicing Dental Hygienist, Educator, RYT500 Certified Yoga Instructor and Reiki Master, Bonnie's mission is to enhance and expand the hygiene experience by integrating principles and practice of total health and well-being into the JP Hygiene Mastery Curriculum. Bonnie received her BS RDH from Weber State University and MS in Dental Hygiene Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bonnie currently practices Dental Hygiene in Sarasota Florida and teaches dental hygiene students at St. Petersburg College. In the middle of all that, she finds time to support the JPI Mastership program through education and research. With extensive experience in all fields of dental hygiene including many years in clinical practice, education, research and industry training, Bonnie’s expertise and passion for dentistry reflects a life-long commitment and contribution to the field. As a RYT500, Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Instructor, Bonnie’s focus on subtle body principles that expand the practice of total health and well-being for our patients and for ourselves as dental practitioners, is a welcome addition to the JP Team.

Senior Trainer

Liz Lundry

Liz Lundry has been a practicing Dental Hygienist since 1979 when she graduated from Foothill College in Los Altos, California. She has been an in-office trainer since 1988 and earned her Laser Certification in 2000. As a consultant, Liz works with dental practices all over North America through the JP Institute, providing hands-on technology training including lasers and ultrasonics, integration of nutrition, customized in-office coaching and rigorous post-graduate seminars and workshops. She is a published author, and a veteran clinician. As a speaker she has presented to national study clubs and state meetings. Liz also currently works in a general dental practice that offers state of the art cosmetic and laser dentistry.