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Are You A Dental Mental Heath Advocate?

The dental industry is changing. Albeit, some may say very slowly when referencing insurance reimbursements or rapidly when referencing products and technology. We would agree that most dental professionals feel comfortable talking about products...
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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...

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...
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Ellie Bellie’s Story

Did you take the path less traveled or did you follow the weathered path laid out by others that have gone before you? In life we have all been confronted with decisions which have...
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Coffee Cup Coaching: Building Your Board

I love summertime in dentistry. It’s a great time to relax, take a break from routine, and evaluate how well your year is going. For the entrepreneur in all of us, I give you...
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Trusting the process:  Is there life after dental hygiene?

I wanted out. I couldn’t do it another day and I needed out of the op so bad I couldn’t stand it. At the time, I had three herniated discs, I couldn’t lift my...

The [Dental] Happiness Experiment

Let's talk about frustration.  On a daily basis, we face situations that cause stress. We solve complicated three-dimensional problems created by challenging oral environments. Moisture, inflammation, forces, bacteria, acid.... all these things create health...
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DeW Dish LIVE #1 with Minal Sampat

Did you happen to catch our first ever DeW Dish LIVE Facebook broadcast? We plan to make this a frequent event and will be talking with guests about all things dentistry. Watch our first...

What this Dental Entrepreneur Woman (DeW) learned from a DeWd!

3 Things I Learned from Dr. Roy Shelburne “I make it my job to be under the radar”. For years this is what I said when someone asked why they hadn’t met me in the...

Making the Most of the Growing Power of Women in the Dental Industry

I believe there are many topics that are taboo in dentistry. In my 23 years as a dental hygienist, I have worked alongside mostly women. And I’ve discovered a topic that is seldom addressed--...

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