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 as a kid because I loved receiving the goodie bags at the end of each appointment.
What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so? The stereotypes surrounding dental offices.
What’s the most rewarding part of your job? Educating my patients on the importance of their oral health and seeing how their oral health improves.
What’s your dream toothpaste flavor? (Be as SPECIFIC as possible. For example: “Banana split, hold the cherries, add sprinkles.”) Cinnamon rolls with extra buttercream icing.
__What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you? (For example: “I was a cheerleader for four years in high school!” or “I have 17 cats!” or “My hidden talent is: ____”) Chocolate is my arch nemesis.
How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button? Walking along the Hudson River with my mini golden doodle, Dallas.
What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing? All dental offices are scary.