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Celebrating my 40th year in dentistry, what nuggets of wisdom DeW I have that could ease the path of entrepreneurs? When Anne invited me to share my story, my first reaction was, “Of myself, I can do little.”  Call it...
I drove my teenage daughter and her friend to the mall one afternoon. The girls wanted to walk around by themselves so we picked a time and place to meet and parted ways. My coolness factor seemingly took a...
Dr. Laura Mach, The Life Coach for Busy Dentists, discusses what makes us overweight in our society. Podcast #3 Why I Was Overweight Podcast #4 How to Eat to Reduce Overhunger and Overdesire See my other DeW blogs HERE Follow my podcast HERE
Resentment and the feeling of being ineffective are the paths to burnout. Resentment and feeling ineffective stem from things like patient noncompliance, poor working environment, not enough time to provide quality care, poor instruments, and feeling responsible for our...

The Power of Asking

I can’t believe I got a D in geometry - I hate math! Dental hygiene doesn’t seem to have much math involved - that's for me. Amazing how my journey as a woman in dentistry ended up in CDT...

But First, I Bake!

Have you ever had a deadline looming over you and instead of getting down to business you decide to clean the pantry? This happens to me quite often and my distraction/inspiration of choice is to bake something yummy to...

Being A Leader

A leader of any business needs to earn the respect of fellow workers.  A dentist in a small business model has three or more key players and to have continued success, these players need to know and have bought...
What is the best part of your job? The best part of my job is traveling all over getting to visit dental teams and their offices and training them. I like to take my experience and share it with others....
My story…. Where do I begin? I was a senior in high school and my mom was an office manager for a small dental practice. She hired me to come in after school to help with sterilization, tray setups,...
“Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know...