Inside the World of Women in Orthodontics w/ Dr. Courtney Dunn

Inside the World of Women in Orthodontics w Dr. Courtney Dunn

Dr. Courtney Dunn is a trailblazer in the world of orthodontics. As a practicing orthodontist, wife, mother, and founder of Women in Orthodontics (WIO) and Dunn Orthodontics, she’s known for her unwavering support for other female orthodontists.

Dr. Dunn has seamlessly blended her professional success with a passion for supporting and empowering her female colleagues.

As the Co-Founder of Dunn Orthodontics, a multi-location orthodontic practice in Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Dunn has navigated the challenges of growing her practice to where it is today. She started 2 locations from scratch and bought 2 practices.

Recognizing the unique personal and professional challenges female orthodontists face, Dr. Dunn founded Women in Orthodontics. This initiative is more than just a Facebook group; it’s a vibrant community that provides tactical training and unwavering support for women in the orthodontic field.

WIO provides a supportive space where women orthodontists can receive peer support tailored to their specific needs.

In this episode, she shares some of the unique challenges women face in the profession, what happens inside the WIO Facebook group, and many other interesting topics.

Tune in!


Key Takeaways

– Intro (00:00)

-Dr. Courtney Dunn’s background (01:41)

– Buying a practice vs starting a new practice (10:02)

– Work-life balance (18:37)

– Women in Orthodontics (23:38)

– Gender dynamics and sexual harassment (29:29)

– Women orthodontists’ experiences (33:28)


Additional Resources

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