Teresa is a speaker and writer with over 20 years’ experience in healthcare. Her areas of expertise include revenue protection using proven accounts receivable and insurance methods; and helping doctors and managers establish solid management systems. A recipient of the Educator of the Year Award by the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries – a component of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, she understands the importance of continuing education.
She is the author of Moving Your Patients to Yes: Easy Insurance Conversations and a contributing author to the ADA’s CDT 2017-2019 Companion Guides. Teresa is a frequent contributor to The Progressive Dentist, Dr. Bicuspid and the ADA’s Dental Practice Success quarterly newsletter. She was a founding Trustee for the auxiliary-learning focused DALE Foundation. Teresa is a member of the National Association of Dental Plans, American Dental Education Association, and the National Speakers Association.
She has been named one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry by Dental Products Report Magazine and is recognized as a Leader in Consulting by Dentistry Today. Most recently she provided consulting assistance in the development of the American Dental Association's Guidelines for Practice Success™. The ADA’s CDT Guide features a chapter authored by her. Teresa received her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management from Marymount University.