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Life is Long. Take time to Dilly-Dally.

On my coworker’s office wall lives a sign that says “Life short, there’s no time to dilly dally.”  I’ve lived by this creed my entire life. Rushing to get from one place to the...
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It Can Happen to Anyone [Even Dentists]

You know it's happened to {nearly} every one of us. I'm talking about the #metoo movement. Most women have experienced some sort of negative treatment in their lives just due to the fact that...

The Transformation of a Lifetime

6:00 a.m., the alarm rang. Yet again, this middle-aged dental office manager struggled out of bed to make her way to the bathroom to start her morning. She was suffering. Looking in the mirror...
Dentists Are Leaders in Preventive Medicine

Gear Up to Be the Leaders in Preventive Medicine

Gear up, team! Dentistry is becoming the starting place for preventive medicine. We are on the front lines and set to be the leaders in confronting chronic illnesses. What...
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Ensuring a Healthy Dental Office During Flu Season

Ready or not, the 2018-2019 flu season is here. Even if the flu hasn’t yet peaked in your community, now is the time to tighten up infection prevention protocols in your practice. While the timing,...
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Is Holiday Stress Making You Scream? Get the List and Check It Twice!

Do you feel like screaming as the holidays get closer? One photo of my twins with their little faces screwed up, bawling reminds me to keep calm and carry on during the last quarter...
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Health and Fitness Part I: Commit Today to Getting Healthy

Not that long ago, I was super-fit. I was practicing yoga several times a week, going for long walks and eating uber-healthy. Not for any reasons of vanity; it just felt good. I was...

From a Dead-End Street in Barrio Obrero to a Dental Entrepreneur Woman

As a child growing up in Barrio Obrero, an impoverished and underserved area of Puerto Rico, I seldom visited the dentist. My mother, a single parent, believed there was no need to visit the...
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What Does Bed Shopping Have To DeW With It?

I believe most women in dental management positions will agree, you don’t wake up one morning and say “hey, I think I will become a dental office manager”! My dental career started in 1981,...
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Health and Fitness Part V: Trouble Sleeping?

Sleeping Problems Get Old If there is one thing we "vintage women" share in common, it's trouble sleeping. Are you with me, Girls? There you are having a lovely sleep and suddenly you're wide awake...

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