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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62: Interview with dentist, practice owner, podcaster & founder of the Dental Success Institute, Dr. Mark Costes

Dr. Mark Costes HeadshotDr. Mark Costes is far from a typical dentist and dental coach. During his career, he has been able to start or acquire over a dozen successful dental practices during some of the profession’s most challenging times. He is an international keynote speaker and the founder of the Dental Success Institute. He is also the co-founder and CEO of the @Dental Success Network, an international and #1 Amazon Best Selling Author and his podcast, The Dentalpreneur Podcast, has listenership from over 150 countries.

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61: Interview with legal advisor and consultant, Kent Zimmermann

Kent-Zimmerman-2018-0130-0163-Final-web-625x670Kent Zimmermann is one of the leading strategy advisors to law firms in the U.S. A former general counsel and chief executive officer, Kent counsels and provides insights to industry leaders on the challenges and opportunities they face as a result of the globalization, consolidation, specialization, and segmentation. Originally from Connecticut, he graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis and earned his J.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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60: Interview with CPA and certified tax coach, Craig Cody

Craig-Cody-hsCraig Cody is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Tax Coach, Business Owner and Former New York City Police Officer with 17 years experience on the Force. As a Certified Tax Coach, Craig belongs to a select group of tax practitioners throughout the country who undergo extensive training and continued education on various tax planning techniques and
strategies to become, as well as remain certified. Craig has just written his 3rd book: The 12 Biggest Tax Mistakes That Cost Dentists Thousands.

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59: Interview with attorney and practice owner, Anna Yum Johnson

Anna Yum Bio PicAnna Yum is a premiere criminal defense and DUI attorney in San Diego, licensed to practice in both the Southern and Central Districts of California as well as Illinois. Many of her cases have been recognized and highlighted by the media. She is also regularly called upon by Fox News, HLN/CNN, Discovery ID, and others to provide legal commentary for the top headline cases. Prior to opening her law practice, she worked as a prosecutor at the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office, tackling a wide variety of complex criminal matters including Domestic Violence, Grand Theft Auto, Criminal Street Gangs, and Sexual Assault. She has garnered several accolades including a nomination for Misdemeanor Deputy District Attorney of the Year.

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58: Interview with dental embezzlement expert, William Hiltz

Bill-Head-Shot-1.pngWilliam Hiltz BSc MBA CET ( 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.

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57: Interview with account manager at W Promote, Kelsey Hopkins

IMG_8401Kelsey 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.

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56: Interview with practice owner & volunteer dentist abroad, Dr. Josie Dovidio

image1Dr. 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.

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55:  Interview with founder of the Medical Cannabis Community, Abraham Villegas

AbeAbraham 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.

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54: Interview with dentist, practice owner & co-host of Dental Hacks Podcast, Dr. Alan Mead

not-as-serious.jpgAlan 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 and writes and edits the group blog at 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.

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53: Interview with certified financial planner, marriage & family therapist, Ed Coambs

Ed Coambs Head Shot - Version 2 (1)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.

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52: Interview with doctor of physical therapy, Dr. Jennifer Hobson

hobsonJennifer 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.

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