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The History of Women in Dentistry Part I: Emeline Roberts Jones

Editor's note: Here is the first in our series "The History of Women in Dentistry," featuring Emeline Roberts Jones. Emeline Roberts Jones and Women in U.S. Dentistry Dentistry is one of the world’s oldest medical professions,...
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Diagnosing Dental Treatment Plans: Patients Aren’t There to Fill Your Quota

editor's note: Dr. Betty Orr, one of our favorite doctors and writers, talks to us about diagnosing dental treatment plans. "Never in my life have I sat down to diagnose treatment in order to...

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I cut my teeth in the dental industry with a team that literally ruined me for life. They were impeccable in the execution of systems, attention to detail and functioning as a team. The...
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The Me That No One Knows…

What people first see when they look at me is a strong, fit, confident woman with everything going for her. Well, they’re right. What they don’t know is how I became this person. What they...
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If Your New Associate is a Woman, Let it Be Known!

About 2 months into my dental associateship, I realized that not only were most of the patients shocked I was a female dentist, but they also weren’t very excited about it. When I  planned...

Discovering Me

My name is Kendra Flowers and I am currently a clinical dental hygienist. I want you to know this is not my story because a story has already ended, this is my journey. I...
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How Can You Trust Me?

You don’t even know me. I opened my dental practice in the Spring of 1996 when managed care was as far away in the distance as Mars…or so I thought. Eventually, it showed up. And so...
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A GOOD INTERVIEW

…TAKES AT LEAST 30 DAYS It’s rather easy to give a good interview. All it takes is some spit and polish, composure and confidence. Oh…and a nice suit, yes…a nice suit. You know what they...
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The Two Most Under-utilized Words in Business are Thank You

The Dental Industry is no exception. Throughout my career as a Consultant, I've spent countless hours with dental team members and one of the questions I ask is, “what aspect of your job gives...
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My Journey from Hygienist to Business Owner

My journey in the dental field began in the sixth grade during science class. While discussing the eruption stages and how teeth formed my heart leaped. I decided in that moment, at age twelve,...

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