Mommy Dentists in Business Podcast

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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74: Interview with CFA and founder of Student Loan Planner, Travis Hornsby

headshot travis hornsbyTravis Hornsby founded Student Loan Planner after helping his physician wife navigate ridiculously complex student loan repayment decisions. To date, he’s consulted on over $400 million in student debt personally, more than anyone else in the country. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and brings his background as a former bond trader trading billions of dollars.


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73: Interview with Forensic Odontologist, Dr. Grace Chung

FullSizeRender.jpgGrace Chung is a general dentist and owner of Smile Shop Dental and Facial Aesthetics in Henderson, NV. Grace graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point with a BS in Geospatial Informations Science and served 6 years as an Army Medical Service Corps Officer both in Germany and Iraq. She attended the University of Maryland Dental School and completed a residency as a forensic odontologist. She serves as Chief Forensic Odontologist for Clark County Office of the Coroner/Medical Examiner.

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72: Interview with return guest, dentist and found of the Levin Group, Dr. Roger Levin

Roger-Levin_062016.lower-res.cropped.jpgA returning guest, Dr. Levin is internationally recognized as a writer, advisor, management consultant and dental business visionary. With 30+ years experience in dental consulting, he is a highly sought after international speaker, the author of 68 books and 4,300 articles. His revolutionary ideas meld modern management practices from the business world with real-world experience in today’s dental profession to create a discipline now supported by dental professional organizations all over the world.

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71: Interview with Certified Financial Planner and Fractional CFO, Justin Krane

jk_headshotJustin Krane is a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional and Fractional CFO for business owners, with an emphasis in the dental industry. His mission is to help business owners understand and get clear on the money side of their business. He teaches entrepreneurs how to be strategic with their business money so that they can grow their businesses – and build a plan to fund their personal goals. He has been featured in CBS, Fox Business News, and MSNBC.

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70: Interview with dentist, practice owner, dental writer & speaker, Dr. Lisa

MDA-Photo-Lisa-copy.jpgKnowlesLisa Knowles is a visionary thinker and an energy analyzer. She looks at the whole picture as well as the whole patient. She speaks and writes broadly about dentistry-beyond the teeth. Her experience as a general practice resident, associate, practice owner, adjunct professor, and communication graduate lends valuable insight into her business, Intentional Dental Consulting. She is published in numerous dental trade journals including, Dental Economics, Dental Products Report, Dentistry Today, ADA’s Dental Practice Success, and her own blog at

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69: Interview with pain management specialist & neurologist, Dr. Khalilah Weston

Kalilah ProfileDr. Khalilah M. Weston is a pain management specialist, board certified in both Neurology and Interventional Pain Management. She holds an MD from Howard University Medical Center and completed her training in Neurology from the University of Chicago Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She continued on to sub-specialty training in Pain Management at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr Weston is the proud wife of Dr Patrick Weston and the proud mother to baby Harper and fur baby Marlowe.

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68: Interview with practice owners, dentists & married couple, Drs. Bao-Tran Nguyen & Nate Jeal

unnamedDoctors Bao Tran Nguyen and Nate Jeal attended the University of Manitoba, where they earned their Doctor of Dental Medicine degrees. Friends from dental school, the two realized they had a similar passion for both dentistry and the business of dentistry. The now married couple focus on their successful dental practices, which span across multiple locations and Dental Authority Marketing while raising a child and continuing to provide top cosmetic dental care.

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67: Interview with relationship and sex therapist, LCPC, Amy Freier

DC10F602-7083-4167-AF28-C6DB724D7D49 (2)Amy Freier, LCPC, CST is an AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist, and the owner of Spark Chicago Therapy. She has years of extensive clinical experience in relationship and sex therapy, addressing common goals including enhancing the experience of sex and sexuality and reducing relational conflict. As an LGBTQ-, kink- and non-monogamy-affirming therapist, she works with individuals and couples experiencing sexual desire discrepancies and for improvement and revitalization of intimacy and sexual satisfaction.

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66: Interview with author, teacher & CEO of HyLife Oral Alliance, Angie Stone, RDH

HI-RES-IMG_0190aaa-4248066391-1565190610684.jpgAngie Stone, RDH, BS began her career in the Navy as a dental assistant. She has taught in dental assisting and dental hygiene programs. Her original research regarding xylitol and elders was published in a peer reviewed medical journal and her Amazon Best Seller book, Dying from Dirty Teeth, was launched in 2015. She is the founder and CEO of the HyLife Oral Health Alliance. She was awarded the Sunstar Award of Distinction in 2012 for her work with xylitol and the geriatric population.

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65: Interview with CEO & founder of the Scarlet Dental businesses, Dr. Katie Vincer Sears

Dr. Vincer graduated from Saint Mary’s of Notre Dame before graduating from The Ohio State University with her doctorate in dental surgery. She is an adjunct professor for The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry, serves on multiple boards including the Board of Trustees for Saint Mary’s College, and has also served on several advisory committees for the American Dental Association. She is the founder & CEO of Scarlett Dental, Scarlett Dental Assisting and Scarlet Insurance Management.

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