Mommy Dentists in Business
Dr. Grace Yum has quietly become one of the highest profile pediatric dentist in Chicago and beyond. She is in a small pool of less than 5% of all dentists who become certified in pediatrics. She also founded and built Yummy Dental and Orthodontics for Kids into a leader in its category. In this Podcast, Dr. Yum shares pearls of wisdom based on her experience that are designed to help moms be successful in their medical careers and in their lives more broadly. She interviews a rotating cast of experts who give invaluable advice from a variety of perspectives: fashion stylists, lawyers, CEOs, nutritionists, skincare experts, parenting experts and more. Along the way, Dr. Yum shares the secrets to her success in balancing motherhood and her growing business interests in dental, real estate and beyond.
Dr. Judith Fisch attended Georgetown University School of Dentistry in Washington, DC and then served 5 years as a lieutenant in the United States Navy Dental Corps. Dr. Fisch is very involved with organized dentistry and is a past president of the Vermont State Dental Society and completed her term on the American Dental Association Board of Trustees representing the six New England States in September 2019. Today, she resides and practices in Rutland Town, VT, with her husband and 4 children.
Dr. Stephanie Mapp is a 1994 graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. With over 20 years of dental experience, Dr. Mapp has worked in multiple types of dental settings including corporate group practices in North Florida as well as public health. She started her first practice 16 years ago and purchased a second location a few years later. Dr. Stephanie Mapp is also the CEO and founder of Mapp Your Practice, a company specializing in dental insurance solutions.
Nina Bradley Clarke is an Emmy-award winning journalist with 15 years of television news experience. She graduated Cum Laude in 1994 majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Politics and Government at Ohio Wesleyan University. Nina is currently a lifestyle blogger, and the host of the "Nina's Got Good News" Podcast. She is also Managing Director at Beautycounter, a beauty brand committed to bringing safe products into the marketplace. Nina lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.
Dr. Stacey Van Scoyoc is a general dentist practicing in Bloomington, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois and the University of Illinois College of Dentistry at Chicago. Dr. Van Scoyoc is active in organized dentistry by serving as a past President of the McLean County Dental Society, a Past Trustee of the Illinois State Dental Society and is currently serving as the Vice-President of the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chair of the American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Practice.
Travis Hornsby founded Student Loan Planner after helping his physician wife navigate ridiculously complex student loan repayment decisions. To date, he’s consulted on over $400 million in student debt personally, more than anyone else in the country. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and brings his background as a former bond trader trading billions of dollars.
A returning guest, Dr. Levin is internationally recognized as a writer, advisor, management consultant and dental business visionary. With 30+ years experience in dental consulting, he is a highly sought afer international speaker, the author of 68 books and 4,300 articles. His revolutionary ideas and modern management practices from the business world with real-world experience in today's dental profession to create a discipline now supported by dental professional organizations all over the world.
Lisa Knowles is a visionary thinker and an energy analyzer. She looks at the whole picture as well as the whole patient. She speaks and writes broadly about dentistry-beyond the teeth. Her experience as a general practice resident, associate, practice owner, adjunct professor, and communication graduate lends valuable insight into her business, Intentional Dental Consulting. She is published in numerous dental trade journals including Dr.Bicuspid.com, Dental Economics, Dental Products Report, Dentistry Today, ADA’s Dental Practice Success, and her own blog at Beyond32teeth.com
Dr. Khalilah M. Weston is a pain management specialist, board certified in both Neurology and Interventional Pain Management. She holds an MD from Howard University Medical Center and completed her training in Neurology from the University of Chicago Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She continued on to sub-specialty training in Pain Management at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr Weston is the proud wife of Dr Patrick Weston and the proud mother to baby Harper and fur baby Marlowe.
Doctors Bao Tran Nguyen and Nate Jeal attended the University of Manitoba, where they earned their Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees. Friends from dental school, the two realized they had a similar passion for both dentistry and the business of dentistry. The now married couple focus on their successful dental practices, which span across multiple locations and Dental Authority Marketing while raising a child and continuing to provide top cosmetic dental care.
Amy Freier, LCPC, CST is an AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist, and the owner of Spark Chicago Therapy. She has years of extensive clinical experience in relationship and sex therapy, addressing common goals including enhancing the experience of sex and sexuality and reducing relational conflict. As an LGBTQ-, kink- and non-monogamy-affirming therapist, she works with individuals and couples experiencing sexual desire discrepancies and for improvement and revitalization of intimacy and sexual satisfaction.
Angie Stone, RDH, BS began her career in the Navy as a dental assistant. She has taught in dental assisting and dental hygiene programs. Her original research regarding xylitol and elders was published in a peer reviewed medical journal and her Amazon Best Seller book, Dying from Dirty Teeth, was launched in 2015. She is the founder and CEO of the HyLife Oral Health Alliance. She was awarded the Sunstar Award of Distinction in 2012 for her work with xylitol and the geriatric population.
Dr. Vincer graduated from Saint Mary's of Notre Dame before graduating from The Ohio State University with her doctorate in dental surgery. She is an adjunct professor for The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry, serves on multiple boards including the Board of Trustees for Saint Mary's College, and has also served on several advisory committees for the American Dental Association. She is the founder & CEO of Scarlet Dental, Scarlet Dental Assisting and Scarlet Insurance Management.
As CEO of DentistAdvisors.com, Reese Harper is committed to building a team of expert advisors who help dentists fulfill their wealth-building potential. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and holds a master’s degree in Financial Services. His investment in leading edge technology, with sole focus on dentists, has led to a powerful service platform where advice is given with great precision. He is host of the Dentist Money™ Show, popular speaker, and regular contributor to dental publications.
Dr. Mark Costes is far from a typical dentist and dental coach. During his career, he has been able to start or acquire over a dozen successful dental practices during some of the profession’s most challenging times. He is an international keynote speaker and the founder of the Dental Success Institute. He is also the co-founder and CEO of the Dental Success Network, an international and #1 Amazon Best Selling Author and his podcast, The Dentalpreneur Podcast, has listenership from over 150 countries.
Kent Zimmermann is one of the leading strategy advisors to law firms in the U.S. A former general counsel and chief executive officer, Kent counsels and provides insights to industry leaders on the challenges and opportunities they face as a result of the globalization, consolidation, specialization, and segmentation. Originally from Connecticut, he graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis and earned his J.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Craig Cody is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Tax Coach, Business Owner and Former New York City Police Officer with 17 years experience on the Force. As a Certified Tax Coach, Craig belongs to a select group of tax practitioners throughout the country who undergo extensive training and continued education on various tax planning techniques and strategies to become, as well as remain certified. Craig has just written his 3rd book: The 12 Biggest Tax Mistakes That Cost Dentists Thousands.