Implementing new technology into an older practice as a new associate

It was October of 2017, I was graduating in May of the next year, and I happened to score a job from the first and […]

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Will the perfect doctor please stand up?

I’ll never forget the night that the most popular guy at my high school broke down and cried on my shoulder minutes after a varsity […]

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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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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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