Esther Andrews earned a Master of Arts from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI; an Associates of Applied Arts and Science from Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, MI; and a Bachelor of Science and Associates of Applied Science from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI. Currently she practices dental hygiene in Chicago.
Her newest textbook, titled Practice Management for Dental Hygienists was published by Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins in Baltimore, MD. Honors and awards bestowed include: 2005 Dental Assisting National Board Achievement for 30 year continuous Certification, 2004 American Dental Assistants Association Journal Award, and 2000 Life membership in the American Dental Assistants Association. She is a frequent contributor to the Journal.