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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...
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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...

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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Coffee Cup Coaching: Mind Your [Dental] Message

Grab a cup of joe because today is going to be fast and furious. I get so fired up when dental practices outsource their messaging to third party advertisers. If you know me or...

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...

Thank You, For the Lesson in Manners

“I don’t think there is a market for that,” Mike said to me. Chad was silent. “You’d have to check and see. What competitive research have you done?” he continued.  “Well, I haven’t found...

Showing Dental Patients Your Human Side Is The Key

Since being included in the #1 NY Times Bestseller, Crushing It by Gary Vaynerchuk, many people have been contacting me wanting to know my secrets to engagement on social media. Interestingly, I always reveal...

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--...

Connect With A Woman in Dentistry- You’ll Be Glad You Did.

I woke up early this morning to write this blog. That is the best time for me to get my thoughts on paper or Word Doc ☺. Before I started to write, Dr. Laura...
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FEATURE ARTICLE: Dental Careers Are Not a Straight Line

I was in the third row sitting in a room full of friends and close colleagues. I was excited to be there, to be with these people. And at the same time, I was...

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