The Alchemy of Dentistry

Series: Self-Doubt and Fear of Failure

Open and honest conversations with 16 different guests and the same 5 questions.

1. What is a most recent fear and how did you overcome it?

2. How did you deal with self-doubt in a competitive environment like dental school?

3. What are your thoughts on fear as a human emotion?

4. Is there a difference between self-doubt vs. self-sabotage?

5. What is one thing you do so fear and doubt aren't paralyzing?


Meet Dr. Aida Owlia, MSc, MD, CCFP-EM

An Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit Physician. 



Meet Dr. Diana Liu, DDS

A General Dentist, Yogi, Co-host of Journey into your Wild - Women in Healthcare Retreats.



Meet Dr. J. Cho, DDS

A General Dentist practicing in Diamond Bar, CA.



Meet Dr. Sonia Chopra, DDS

A Board Certified Endodontist, Clinical Faculty Instructor, and E-School Founder.



Meet Dr. Bruce Freeman, DDS, Dortho, MSC

An Orthodontist, Co-Director Facial Pain Unit Mount Sinai Hospital, Yoga Instructor Director and Patient Experience DentalCorp



Meet Dr. Shivani Barto, DDS

A General Dentist, Yoga Teacher, Co-host of Journey into the Wild: Retreats for Women in Healthcare, Co-host podcast My Loupes Are Up Here



Meet Dr. Omid Azami, DDS

A General Dentist, Host and Founder of Podcast Noobie Dentist



Meet Dr. Goth Siu, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho, FRCD(C), FACP

A Prosthodontist for Aesthetic, Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry. Owner of Smile Aesthetic Yorkville.



Meet Dr. Asha Gulati, DDS

A Periodontist and Faculty Instructor at NYU Dental School.



Meet Dr. Jason Auerbach, DDS

A Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Owner of Riverside Oral Surgery.



Meet Dr. Kristin Yates, DO, FACOG

An Obstetrician-Gynecolgist and Imposter Syndrome Expert & Coach.



Meet Dr. Kris Mendoza, DDS

A Dental Anesthesiologist and Iron Man Top 5.



Meet Dr. Laura Brenner, DDS

A recovering General Dentist turned Career Coach.



Meet Dr. Paresh Shah, DMD

A General Dentist, International Lecturer on Comprehensive Dentistry, and Clinical Instructor.



Meet Alison Shamir

A Confidence and Impostor Syndrome Coach, Career Coach, International Lecturer and Media Contributor.



Meet Anet Khechoumian, LMFT, MS, MBA

A Psychotherapist.


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