Dr. Bobbi Stanley Provides Encouragement to UNC Dental Students
Dr. Bobbi Stanley was invited by the American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) to give a presentation to female dental students at the University of North Carolina – School of Dentistry (UNC-SOD) on the joys of the dental profession. Dr. Stanley spoke on “The Good Life” to more than 50 AAWD student members assembled on the Chapel Hill North Carolina campus.
The AAWD is a dental organization established in 1921 to enhance and promote unique participation and leadership for women in organized dentistry. This group mentors and supports women dentists professionally, academically and personally through education and advocacy on a national level. The organization includes women in dentistry from student level through retirement.
Dr. Stanley spoke on the challenges that are unique to women pursuing a career in dentistry but emphasized the many advantages as well.
“There are so many positive aspects of being a dentist, especially for a woman. I really enjoy sharing them with dental students,“ said Dr. Stanley. “From the satisfaction of literally creating beautiful smiles, to the family-friendly aspects, such as flexible hours and few on-call duties, dentistry provides a wonderful career option.”
She also highlighted the variety of opportunities available for family dentists within a general dental practice. “Although most people think of general dentists offering exams and fillings, there are myriad disciplines for concentration.”, said Dr. Bobbi. “In our Cary North Carolina practice we have several dentists with a variety of focuses. Our services range from oral surgery and dental implants to sleep apnea therapy, as well as TMJ therapy, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics. You really can do it all!” she continued.
Because of her passion for dentistry and her contagious enthusiasm, Dr. Bobbi Stanley is frequently a featured speaker for many dental and community groups throughout the local area. When not practicing dentistry or giving presentations, Dr. Bobbi Stanley enjoys family life with her husband, Dr. Robert Stanley and their four children. The family enjoys traveling and attending local sporting events together. She is an exercise enthusiast and a regular competitor in area marathons and triathlons.View All News