#LucyHobbsProject honoree offers insight on restoration of trauma patients in Dentistry Today #womenindentistry

The present is as important as the future. Amanda Seay, DDS (shown above, with her family attending a Lucy Hobbs Project Celebration in Charleston, South Carolina) believes that when patients are overcoming facial trauma, a resolution of their immediate needs must be balanced with their emotional abilities to make permanent treatment decisions quickly. The recipient […]

A clear path to the future, and a day in the sun. #LHP17 #Lucy Hobbs Project

Standing ovations. Inspirational messages. Crayons and bubble gum. In the city of Philadelphia last week, crowds gathered to witness outstanding talents celebrate their day sun. Two miles from another stage, where The National Football League hosted its annual draft — teams selecting their future from among collegiate contenders — another community celebrated its emerging leaders and industry icons. On April 27 […]

What’s in your backpack?

Thinking spring? The Lucy Hobbs Project and Cradles to Crayons have fall on the brain. More than 230 attendees gathering in Philadelphia to celebrate five years of exemplary women in dentistry arrived with backpacks and school supplies in tow April 27. At its upcoming annual celebration, Thursday and Friday in Philadelphia, the organization invited attendees to donate back-to-school […]

Double bubble = double the impact.

Benco Dental Managing Directors Rick and Chuck Cohen (shown), join the team at the nation’s largest privately owned dental distribution company in their support of the Second Annual Bubble Gum Challenge. During the Lucy Hobbs Project 5th annual celebration of women in dentistry, hosted by Benco Dental April 27 and 28 at Loew’s, Philadelphia, more than 250 attendees will be invited […]

Can holistic dentistry help kids avoid extensive treatment?

Healthy habits, fewer sugary snacks and initial dental visits by a child’s  first birthday – all are preventive methods proven successful in helping reduce extensive dental work in preschoolers. A report by Natural Awakenings magazine suggests other options to “reduce the too-common incidence of six to 10 childhood cavities” include: breastfeeding only until baby teeth erupt; avoiding […]

Do you want to discover the hidden leader within you (this Saturday)?

If you’re a woman in dentistry, Mina Paul DMD can offer the pathways and options open to pursue leadership positions. On January 28, Dr. Paul will address attendees at the Yankee Dental Congress Women’s Summit, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, regarding: unique challenges that women face while balancing all aspects of their lives ƒƒthe importance of mentoring […]

Weren’t at the Francis Marion Hotel last night? You can still be inspired.

  A maximum capacity crowd in the Carolina Room of the Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, included the first female graduate of the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), the first female President of the Texas Dental Association (TDA) and seemingly more dental trailblazers than Palmetto trees in “America’s Friendliest City”. That doesn’t even […]

What do dentistry and Mount Olympus have in common?

Strong female leadership, for one. In Greek mythology, 12 deities (five female!) guided the universe from Greece’s Mount Olympus. Artemis (shown), the goddess of the hunt, wilderness, moon and archery, illustrated strength of will and self-confidence. Next week in Charleston, Patricia Blanton, DDS, PhD, will reference the archetype in her discussion of women in dental leadership roles during an event that spotlights just […]

Total recall: First Impressions shares Benco’s ‘bolder, brighter’ vision

In its June edition, a publication with the sole focus of making dental distribution sales reps better, offers an insider’s view of one company’s efforts to do the same. First Impressions Magazine takes a guided tour through the four-day experience that was the Benco Sales Forum. Hosted in early March by the nation’s largest privately owned dental distributor – […]