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.
Anna Yum is a premiere criminal defense and DUI attorney in San Diego. Many of her cases have been recognized and highlighted by the media. She is regularly called upon by Fox News, HLN/CNN, Discovery ID to provide legal commentary for headline cases. Prior to opening her law practice, she worked as a prosecutor at the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, tackling a wide variety of complex criminal matters including Domestic Violence, Grand Theft Auto, Criminal Street Gangs, and Sexual Assault.
Dr. Rabie Shanti is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon-Head and Neck Surgeon at the University of Pennsylvania where he holds a dual appointment in the Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He received his D.M.D. from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and went on to complete his medical degree and OMS residency training at Rutgers University. He completed a clinical fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic/Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at LSU.
Dr. Jennifer Hirsch Doobrow, a Board Certified Periodontist earned her DMD at the Medical University of South Carolina and her certification in Periodontics from the University of Alabama. Dr. Doobrow was selected as one of the Top 10 Young Educators in America and was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and Fellow of the American College of Dentists. She has published articles and lectures extensively throughout the US on dental implants and periodontal regenerative therapies.
Francesca Mazurkiewicz is a travel writer and blogger who, for the last two decades, has been traveling the world seeking out meaningful and authentic experiences. She has been sharing her travels with her two children, ages 10 and 6, in an attempt to provide them with an appreciation for other cultures and a positive worldview. Francesca's original blog, "The Working Mom's Travels," was launched in 2011 and has been featured by WGN Morning News. Francesca is a native and life-long resident of Chicago.
Kelly Dyer Hayes is an inductee of the Northeastern University athletics Hall of Fame and a former ice hockey goaltender. Kelly was a four-time member of the US women's national ice hockey team in 1990, 1991, 1994, and 1995, amassing three World Championship silver medals. She is also one of six women to play men's professional ice hockey. After retiring in 1996, she found a way to combine her passion for hockey and desire to help others by joining the Surgically Clean Air team.
With more than 20 years of transformation and leadership experience, Lisa Horn advises business owners on mission, vision, values, strategy, and goals to effectively execute plans for personal and organizational success. She enables them to adopt the mindsets, skills, and behaviors needed to drive results. As a certified exit planning advisor, Lisa guides privately held and closely held businesses to develop strategies that address all aspects of a transition to optimize value now and in the future.
Dr. Maxine Feinberg, a Cranford, New Jersey periodontist, was the third woman to serve as President of the American Dental Association. She was the Fourth District Trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees and the first women to serve as President of the New Jersey Dental Association. She was the 2017 recipient of the American Association of Women Dentists Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award, its highest honor. Dr. Feinberg has maintained a private periodontal practice for over 30 years in Union County, New Jersey.
Dr. Miriam Perdomo graduated with an Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. She continued her education at Boston University in Boston, MA and earned her D.M.D. After a successful number of years working in clinics owned by others, Dr. Perdomo-Watts was thrilled to open her own office in Daphne, AL in 2014. Dr. Perdomo is fluent in Spanish, and outside the dental office, enjoys attending her three children's sports events and loves family weekends at the beach.
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.