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Your Real Job

I recently returned from a trip to India where I had the opportunity to speak to 150 Orthodontists over 3 separate days about Invisalign. My job was to present finished cases and teach them how to use the Invisalign software, to provide predictable and efficient results for their patients. Having had the opportunity to treat our own patients in our offices, plus the 1000’s of cases I consult on for my coaching clients, I am confident in my ability to make the process of working on a “clincheck” seem less daunting for doctors who are learning to navigate the “art and science” of Invisalign. I can give them …

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Your Patients Are Changing…Are You?

Having been in practice for over 31 years I can say without a doubt, patients and parents have changed the way they search and decide on Orthodontic treatment for themselves and their families. For those of you reading this that are General Dentists, the same is true for your patients too. Back in 1986 when I finished my Orthodontic residency, it was rare for a patient to come in and either tell me they were going to another 3 or 4 consultations or that they had already had 4 consultations and we were number 5. Another rarity was the patient who came in and wanted to negotiate your …

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Live Like There’s No Tomorrow

Starting back in High School, when I joined the track team, I have loved to run. While in college, there was no opportunity to join a women’s track team, I became friends with the men’s cross country team and started to practice with them every day. I grew to love the long distance runs and continued to run miles and miles and even ran the California International Marathon in Sacramento in 2007. Since that time I have gradually to shifted to other forms of exercise such as Yoga, Circuit Training and Walking and most recently got back on my road bike. My husband has been wanting me to …