The Power of the Dental Woman Community Is there anything a community of smart, passionate, inspired, professional women couldn’t accomplish if we supported one another, shared resources and talents, and created a platform from which we could launch all of...
I grew up in a low income, “not much expected of you” environment.  We really weren’t expected to graduate from high school let alone grow into a strong and successful people.  As young as I can remember, I had...
A Childhood Medical Vision It’s amazing how your dreams and ambitions can change from what you envision yourself doing as a child. For me, a dental practice never entered my mind - I was determined to be a respiratory therapist. As...
My dental career started in 1987 as a freshman at Columbia University SDOS. Standing in the orientation room, crowded with long white coats and a tad of trepidation, I truly did not know what to expect. I only knew that...
I’ll never forget the day I walked into Dr. Lowery Faler’s to interview for the job as the “recall coordinator.” I was in my late 20s and had absolutely no idea what a periodontist was. All I knew was...
I often hear people asking, “My, how time flies?” or, “Where does the time go?” Well it is true that in the blink of an eye, you start to look back on your life more than forward! I found...

Amisha Singh

Big, wet eyes and a head full of dark brown hair. Time froze the moment I first laid eyes on my son. All the pain of labor and the cacophony of a packed delivery room fell away into silence...
More often than not, we just keep doing the same things over and over again. We claim we want to make a difference in the world, but saying that lays way to failure and judgment. Has anyone ever asked...
Flash back to the 1950’s. Women were wearing perfect A-line dresses, sporting pin curls, and flashing flawless red lips. Today, we are lucky to throw on a pair of yoga pants and a top knot. And yes, yoga pants...
Some would say, "It's not easy...being a woman in dentistry.” And if you think it's tough now, imagine how it was for the very first woman in dentistry in what was generally a male-dominated profession. It was hearsay that...