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Shanna Flood

My love of dentistry began when my mom worked for an orthodontist. That doctor became a dear family friend and it was because of him that I went into dental sales. I knew immediately it would be a fun job going from office to office and talking about new products. I started working with Henry Schein as soon as I graduated from University of Tampa with a B.S. in Marketing and was with them for about eight years. I left in 2013 when my fiancé was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer and passed away. I re-entered the field a few years later when I was offered a position with Ultradent Products in Boston. It was there that I met my husband, Ned, who has always encouraged me to follow my dreams and fully supported my decision to join Straumann just as we were expecting our first child in 2016. Now I’m encouraging other women to reach their full potential. As Richard Branson said, “If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!”
pregnant mom sitting at a desk with computer talking on cell phone embracing a new opportunity

When Opportunity Knocks – and You’re 9 Months Pregnant

There are times in your life when you just know you’re at a crossroads. That happened to me when I was a dental sales rep with a great company, living in Boston with my...