Are there “Before and After” pictures on your walls or website? There’s no doubt that orthodontics is a results driven profession. Yet it’s often the journey, and not the destination, that provides us with the deep sense of satisfaction. In our final interview for A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics, we have the privilege of speaking with Dr. Stephanie Rhoads, of Rhoads Orthodontic Specialist, who has discovered just how important the time between the before and the after image can be. Continue reading Series: A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics – Dr. Stephanie Rhoads, DMD, MBE, MS
In exploring the unique attributes that women bring to the field of orthodontics, one of the recurring themes that keeps coming up is empathy. The ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. In the case of our next featured doctor, Dr. Laura Robison-Rabe of Dr. Jaw Orthodontists, this empathy isn’t just rooted in her being a woman, but as someone who has undergone, and benefitted from, extensive orthodontic treatment. Continue reading Series: A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics – Dr. Laura Robison-Rabe, D.M.D, M.S.
Welcome to our second edition of Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics’ “A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics” blog series.
One of the most interesting aspects of orthodontics is getting to know those who practice it—orthodontists. Each doctor we meet seems to have their own unique backstory on how they came to the profession. Sometimes it’s through family. Sometimes it’s through fate. Or in the case of our current “A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics” interviewee, Dr. Katie Graber, DDS, MS of Graber and Gyllenhaal Orthodontics, sometimes it’s a mix of the expected and unexpected. Continue reading Series: A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics – Dr. Katie Graber, DDS, MS
Welcome to the first edition of Dentsply Sirona Orthodontics’ “A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics” blog series.
Our first orthodontist is Dr. Manal Ibrahim, D.D.S. of Innovative Orthodontic Centers. Proving the adage that everyone has a story, hers is an international narrative that begins with a leap-of-faith by a loving father who plunges his family into the unknown for nothing more than the promise of equality for his young daughters. Fifty years and a few plot twists later, Dr. Manal Ibrahim is one of the most technologically savvy orthodontists in the profession. Here’s how she got here, what role passion plays in the profession and how she has escaped the trap of technological stagnation. Continue reading Series: A Salute to the Women in Orthodontics – Dr. Manal Ibrahim, D.D.S.