Dr. Grace Yum is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area, where she grew up in Glenview. She is a mother and a certified pediatric dentist, a certification achieved by only 5% of all dentists in the U.S. The founder and practice owner of Yummy Dental & Orthodontics for Kids, with two locations, she is also the founder and CEO of Mommy Dentists in Business
Mommy Dentists in Business was started June of 2017 by Dr. Grace Yum, while on a business trip with her husband. She noticed how lawyers connected and networked with one another and felt that dentistry was missing that component of comradery. The Facebook group was a way to connect dentists from all over the world, especially dentists like herself, moms that are business owners.
In addition to managing the MDIB community, Dr. Yum hosts her own podcast, Mommy Dentists in Business Podcast. With 5 complete seasons, Dr. Yum’s podcast has been in the iTunes top 100, was ranked #3 of 15 of the top dental podcasts by Patterson Dental’s “Off the Cusp” publication and has been downloaded nearly 30,000 times in it’s first year of production.
She has quietly become nationally recognized in her field. Dr. Yum has appeared and was featured on TODAY Show on NBC nationally, NBC Chicago as a repeat guest, Parents Magazine, Parenting Magazine, Chicago Parent Magazine. She has also appeared on many podcasts, with topics covering dentistry, work/life balance and business tips for the working mom.
During her spare time, Dr. Yum enjoys spending time with her two kids and husband in Chicago.