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255: Interview with a clinical dentist and an educator, Dr. Lauren Yasuda Rainey

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In this week’s podcast episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with clinical dentist and educator, Dr. Lauren Yasuda Rainey, who shares insights into her transition from full-time clinical practice to pursuing her passion for teaching. Episode 255 is available for download now on all of the top podcast platforms or listen now by clicking the player above!

Episode highlights:

-Gain insights and inspiration from Dr. Rainey’s experiences and perspectives on career pivoting

-Conversation about letting go of past traditions/expectations and embracing new opportunities/possibilities

-Discover opportunities for dentists in the education sector

-How to seek support and collaboration from other professionals in the industry

Meet this week’s guest:

Dr. Lauren Yasuda Rainey is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Over the last decade, she has worked in clinical practice as both an owner and an associate, and Dr. Rainey has been on the faculty at her alma mater in the Department of Reconstructive Dental Sciences and the Department of Dental Practice at the Dugoni School. She is currently on the education team at Bioclear Matrix Systems teaching injection molded composite techniques to dentists in the US & Canada and is a speakers bureau member of Catapult Education, an innovative continuing education group for dental professionals.

In her free time, you can find her outdoors with her family or whipping up a cake. Dr. Rainey is a proud alumna of the Guiding Leaders program at Glidewell Laboratories, sits on the Alumni Association Board at Pacific and has completed her MasterTrack certification with Bioclear Matrix.

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