In this episode, Dr. Block has the pleasure of hosting Dr. Sima Yakoby Epstein, CEO of OrthoNu, who shares her journey of being “Wired and Inspired.” Join us as we dive into her experiences as a cosmetic dentist, the transition to orthodontics, and the birth of OrthoNu – a testament to innovation and determination.

Dr. Epstein shares the vision and purpose behind her company- OrthoNu, explaining the driving forces that led to its creation and the transformative impact it aims to have in the dental industry. She narrates the process of turning an idea into a prototype product, providing a glimpse into the challenges of bringing forth a pioneering solution in orthodontics.

The episode concludes with a unique perspective on the frequency of emergency visits in the dental profession, offering insights into the challenges dentists face and the importance of being prepared for unexpected situations in the dental practice. Whether you’re a dental professional, an entrepreneur, or simply captivated by inspiring stories, this episode promises to be a captivating journey through innovation and passion within the dental industry.

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00:13 – Introduction to the Stress-Free Dentist Podcast
  • 00:00:30 – Resources for dentists
  • 00:00:56 – Book your complimentary marketing strategy meeting
  • 00:01:23 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:03:00 – How did Dr. Epstein first get involved in dentistry
  • 00:06:10 – What it’s like being a cosmetic dentist
  • 00:06:45 – Why Dr. Epstein switched from cosmetic dentistry to orthodontics
  • 00:07:45 – Genesis of OrthoNu
  • 00:11:45 – How Dr. Epstein turned an idea into a prototype product
  • 00:14:08 – How many emergency visits do dentists get
  • 00:19:34 – How to get a hold of Dr. Epstein
  • 00:20:00 – Advice for young dentists
  • 00:21:05 – Advice for young entrepreneurs
  • 00:22:50 – Outro


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