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Profession Progression, the Story of a Lifetime, Part 6: Lanthier

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis  Early Hardships As I reflect on my childhood now as an adult, I realize that my upbringing was quite a bit different than most...
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Profession Progression, the Story of a Lifetime, Part 5: Kathryn Gilliam

Kathryn Gilliam learned early on about dentistry and, more importantly, the connection between the health of our mouth and our body. It started with world-renowned dentist, Dr. Phillip Kamish. I’ve been in dentistry all my life....

Julie Varney

When I graduated from high school, the life path was planned and the journey to my career started. I was attending a local college, on the pathway to becoming a dental hygienist. Looking forward...
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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...

How to Stay Excited for 40 Years and More in the Dental Profession

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...

Build It and They Will Come

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...

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...
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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....

The Practice Building Block You May Be Missing

Establishing and growing a new dental practice is no easy feat. It takes an incredible amount of time, effort and investment to select the right location, build a high-performing team and market your services,...

I Have Been a Total Crab to Other Women

I was asked to share something about myself that someone would never guess in this piece. So title might not be a surprise for the receivers of my broom ride through dental hygiene. For...

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