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.
98: Interview with Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Kimberly Williams
Dr. Kimberly Williams is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist with offices in Long Island and Brooklyn, New York. She has exceptional expertise in the evaluation of children with giftedness, academic and learning problems as well as psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression, difficult or oppositional behaviors and those with developmental delays and social deficits. She regularly consults and provides workshops and training in issues related to COVID-19 crisis and aftermath.
99: Interview with Executive Director of the American Dental Association, Dr. Kathy O'Loughlin
Dr. Kathy O’Loughlin is the executive director of the American Dental Association. She joined the ADA in 2009 after serving as the chief dental officer for United Health Group and as the chief executive officer for Delta Dental of Massachusetts. She speaks around the country about the profession of dentistry, oral health care delivery, and public health policy. Dr. O’Loughlin was the first female dental school class president and valedictorian of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
100: Interview with podcast host & Founder of Mommy Dentists in Business, Dr. Grace Yum
For the last 2 and a half years, Dr. Grace Yum has been interviewing a rotating cast of specialists who give invaluable advice from a variety of perspectives. Along the way, she has created a network of friends and experts who help busy professional mothers find balance in their lives. In celebration of 100 episodes, Dr. Yum becomes the guest and reflects on the growth and popularity of the podcast. Bonus: Dr. Yum's team joins the show for a very special 100th episode lightening round segment!
101: Interview with practice owner & dentist, Dr. Jessica Bertoglio
Dr. Jessica Bertoglio graduated in 2002 from the University of Illinois at Chicago college of dentistry. She started her own practice in Hoffman Estates, IL and understands dental anxiety runs deep. Her desire is to provide a fun and pleasant experience. She is able to achieve this with in office therapy dogs, a fantastic staff and many personalized touches. She and her husband spend their free time with 3 daughters traveling, riding and competing with their horses, and relaxing at home with their dogs.
102: Interview with founder & CEO of Crimson Media Group, Shane Simmons
Shane Simmons is the founder and CEO of Crimson Media, located in Indianapolis, IN, who says he wants to transform the way dental practices build relationships in their communities through online marketing. The slogan, "Helping dentists build freedom in their practice," sums up the company mission. Fun Fact: Shane is a two time Emmy Award winner who embeds storytelling into his clients marketing. If you'd like to learn how Crimson Media can help grow your practice, visit www.crimsonmediagroup.com.
103: Interview with Clifton Larson Allen Principal, Dawn Johanknecht, CPA
Dawn Johanknecht, CPA is a Principal with the Health Care Group of CliftonLarsonAllen specializing in providing accounting and consulting services for medical clinics, physician and dental groups, and other healthcare organizations. These services include financial statement services, income tax preparation and planning, business operations advisory consulting, revenue cycle management, merger and acquisitions of independent practices, financial analysis, and practice management.
Good support for families
I’m not a dentist but as a dedicated mother, professional, and podcast host a truly got a lot out of this podcast.Thank you for providing real life knowledge to working professionals!
Cher Kretz host of Parenting with The Focused Mindset
Dr. Grace Yum shows you can do it all but also how to have balance. I admire her strength and vulnerability in both her interview and her guests. All of us women in dentistry need to be reminded we can’t be perfect 24/7. She is truly A breath of fresh air for our profession.
It Takes A Village
As any busy working mom will tell you, “It takes a village” to help us do all we have to do from being a dentist, business owner, mother, wife, daughter and friend! This podcast gathers experts and people just like us to provide resources & advice to gain help where we need it most! As Dr. Yum has said, we need our village but also our champions! Keep up the great work!