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5 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Goals in 2019

As mothers, wives, healthcare providers, and business owners, our lives tend to move so fast that the entire year can fly by without achieving our personal goals. So much of our time and energy...
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The Growth of the Movement: Entrepreneurial Women

We may think we are the women of today's equal opportunity movement. And I will be the first to acknowledge there is tremendous unfinished work of global gender-equality throughout the world. But the most...
How my baby helped me become a remote virtual dental assistant

My Daughter Made Me DeW It – Becoming the Remote Dental Support Specialist

First, I Worked Front Desk When I was pregnant with my fourth daughter, Alison, I worked front desk at a dental practice. My husband, Joey, was a high school biology teacher and football coach, who...
Self-care should be a way of life for those who want to stay healthy and happy.

10 Self-Care Tips for a Happier You

“Self-care is a divine responsibility.” - Danielle Laporte As women, we often focus the majority of our energy on the well-being of those we care deeply about. This certainly applies to women in dentistry, as...
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Dental Hygiene Launched Me Into Lifelong Adventure

It all started in third grade. I was heading out to recess on a warm spring day. Like most kids, we were all in a hurry. That’s when it happened. A major face plant...
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Health and Fitness Part II: Making Fitness FIT into Your Schedule!

As a female dentist one of the most important aspects to practicing dentistry is taking care of ourselves. I will be honest with you, though, there are times I put everyone else first and...
Yes, you can CAVU, reach the heights and beyond.

CAVU How High Can You Go?

Each year I try to choose one word to be my sounding call or battle cry for the year. This year I had decided "limitless" or "no limits" would be my motto for 2019....
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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...
Journey of a dental hygienist and beyond.

How Did I Get Here? Journey Beyond My Dental Hygienist Role

High School Dreams When I was in high school, I already had my entire life planned out. I was going to be married by 25 years old. Have 2 kids. Own a grey house on...
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4 Tips to Balance Your Juggling Act

As a woman in dentistry, you face unique challenges and opportunities in your practice.  We often juggle many responsibilities as wives, mothers, friends, colleagues, daughters, sisters, dentists, practice administrators, business owners, partners and associates....

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