Most people either loved going to the dentist as a kid—or absolutely hated it. Where did you fall? How come?
I loved going to the dentist because that is where I had the most fun. From the cool toys they had in the office as a child all the way up to the informative things they had around the office as an adult.
What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?
My pediatric dentist and my current hygienist.
What’s the most rewarding part of your job?
Being able to connect with a patient regarding their oral care. Also being able to educate them and help them out in anyway possible.
What’s your dream toothpaste flavor?
What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you?
I am a twin and I have always been the bookworm out of the two of us.
How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?
Relaxing inside, yoga and/or mediation, trying new foods
In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?
Somewhere in a biochemistry working on a new toothpaste or something dental related.
What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?
When someone really takes an interest in their oral health.