Dr. Grace Yum has quietly become one of the highest
profile pediatric dentists 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.
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58: Interview with dental embezzlement expert, William Hiltz
William Hiltz BSc MBA CET (www.hiltzandassociates.com) has been a trusted advisor to dentists for over 20 years. Bill’s first encounter with employee dishonesty was in 2004, when his own dentist was embezzled for over $60,000. Bill investigated that case (yes, she was convicted) and since then has conducted hundreds more investigations, uncovering millions of dollars in embezzlement and saving dentists hundreds of thousands more. As a trusted one-on-one adviser, Bill has personally helped countless dentists successfully navigate through their most pressing and complex problems.
57: Interview with account manager at W Promote, Kelsey Hopkins
Kelsey Hopkins is a digital marketing professional with experience providing a variety of personalized digital marketing services, including SEO, paid search (PPC), Facebook advertising and social media management for small and medium-sized businesses in varying industries. She has an emphasis in direct response campaigns to ensure overall performance improves YoY and a deep understanding of making data-driven decisions to drive results for SMB’s.
56: Interview with practice owner & volunteer dentist abroad, Dr. Josie Dovidio
Dr. Josie Dovidio graduated in 1997 from Northwestern University Dental School with honors from the Academy of General Dentistry. She completed advanced training at the VA Medical Center in North Hills, California where she served as chief dental resident. Dr. Dovidio lives in Southern California with her husband and two sons and runs a busy private practice in Simi Valley, CA. A gluten-free, keto enthusiast, she is an Amazon social media influencer and has an extreme fondness for memes and gifs.
55: Interview with founder of the Medical Cannabis Community, Abraham Villegas
Abraham is the founder of AV Social Strategies, a digital marketing agency that helps businesses connect with their customers online through web development, SEO, content marketing and social media. He also operates the Medical Cannabis Community, a media company focused on expanding legal access to cannabis through education, community development and market research. Abraham holds a Bachelor’s degree in Justice Administration, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He combines over two decades of experience to identify effective ways to help bring people together, and build relationships in meaningful ways. Outside of work, Abraham enjoys traveling with his wife and two boys.
54: Interview with dentist, practice owner & co-host of Dental Hacks Podcast, Dr. Alan Mead
Alan Mead is a dentist and practice owner in Saginaw, MI. He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1997. He’s been blogging since 2008 at meadfamilydental.com and writes and edits the group blog at dentalhacks.com. He is one of the creators of the Dental Hacks podcast, which has been downloaded over 1.6 million times, and the creator of “the Alan Mead Experience,” a more personal podcast about dentists. He is also one of the co-creators of the Voices of Dentistry podcast summit.
53: Interview with certified financial planner, marriage & family therapist, Ed Coambs
Ed Coambs is passionate about helping couples develop a healthy relationship with money. He combines his training in financial planning and marriage and family therapy to help couples identify root causes to their distress relating to money. Ed uses the leading research on adverse childhood experiences(trauma), interpersonal neurobiology and family systems to ensure that his clients receive research based counseling. In addition, Ed is working on his Ph.D. at Kansas State University.
52: Interview with doctor of physical therapy, Dr. Jennifer Hobson
Jennifer Flage Hobson earned her degree in physical therapy with an emphasis on manual therapy at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She completed Hogeschool internships in Holland and Madrid, Spain, and then concluded with a clinical residency in Advanced Orthopedics in Chicago. Dr. Hobson earned a Manual Therapy Certification, Cranio-Facial (Rocabado) Certification, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy at the University of St. Augustine, Florida. She continues to train and teach in Santiago, Chile, with Dr. Mariano Rocabado, a leading Cranio-Facial, TMJ, Neck and Spine rehabilitation expert. She also teaches the Cranio-Facial Rocabado courses through the U of St. Augustine.
51: Interview with periodontist, founder & president of Supply Clinic
Dr. Scott Drucker attended the University of Pennsylvania for both his Bachelors degree in Biology and his DMD. He then completed his residency in Periodontics with a Master of Science in Oral Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016. In the summer of 2014 (in the middle of residency!) he founded Supply Clinic, the online marketplace for dental supplies. As an entrepreneurial clinician, Dr. Drucker has a unique perspective to improve the dental supply market with dentists in mind. His goal is to improve the transparency and efficiency of the healthcare supply market, and optimize operational workflow in the clinical realm.
50: Interviews recorded live with guests at the Voices of Dentistry Podcast Summit 2019
The Voices of Dentistry Podcast Summit was established in January of 2017 in Nashville, TN. The purpose was to bring dentistry’s favorite podcasts to one central location and have a fun filled weekend of podcasting, networking and continued education. The 3rd annual VOD Podcast Summit was held in Scottsdale, AZ in January 2019, hosting over 40 podcasts. Dr. Yum and her podcast squad recorded live at the event and have created a special episode, featuring all the fun of VOD!
49: Interview with return guest, labor and employment attorney, David Ritter
A returning guest, David Ritter is a partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Department and a co-chair of the Logistics and Transportation Practice Group. Earning his J.D. cum laude from Case Western Reserve University Law School, Mr. Ritter has 30 years of experience representing public and private companies. He routinely represents high-level executives on issues related to employment, separation agreements, and restrictive covenants. He has also been recognized as a labor and employment leader in the 2008-2017 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers.
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