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Long before I wanted to be a dentist, I dreamt of being a mother

Looking back, my vision of motherhood was definitely tainted with the unrealistic optimism that comes when you’ve never actually had a child. I became pregnant […]

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What do your patients really want?

When you tell your patients they NEED a crown, mouth guard or wisdom tooth removed. Do they believe you? You are clinically trained to know […]

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From laying asphalt to dentistry: My road to public health

It was another exciting day in the summer of 2011 working for the City of Oregon City Public Works laying asphalt, flagging traffic, crack sealing […]

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‘You look too young to be a dentist’

When I was doing my anesthesia rotation during the intern year of oral surgery residency back in 2000, I was sitting behind the curtain in […]

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Growing a practice, starting a family: Get a good grasp on a ‘new normal’

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say the last year flew by. It was my first full year in my start-up practice with my […]

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