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You’ve spent your whole life and career taking care of everyone else, now it’s time to take care of yourself.

The Metro Denver Dental Society (MDDS) and Dr. Laura Brenner of Lolabees Career Coaching are teaming up to start a dialogue and create a support system to help you re-discover the purpose and passion that drew you to dentistry. The Empowered Dentist is a 6-month professional development group for self-care and career longevity carefully designed for mid-career dentists (+6 years out of dental school). This is a benefit for MDDS members and will be limited to 15 participants to ensure an intimate and productive atmosphere. Lean-in and explore topics like: 

  • Reconnecting with your dreams and goals for your life
  • Rediscovering what drew you to dentistry in the first place
  • Finding more balance and joy in your life
  • Finding the purpose and meaning that seems to be missing from your life
  • Understanding burnout and how to beat it
  • Recognizing where and how you are neglecting your own needs and wants and learning to prioritize yourself
  • And more!

Take control of your career and make sustainable changes with long-lasting impacts to your life! The next course kicks off in Winter 2022.

  • Wednesday, March 16, 2022
  • Wednesday, April 20, 2022
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2022
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2022
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Meet-ups are hosted at the Mountain West Dental Institute (MWDI) in downtown Denver (with a virtual option) with dinner available at 6:00pm and discussions beginning at 6:30pm.

Sign-up or learn more by completing the form below.

Laura Brenner Dr. Laura Brenner worked in private practice in Denver for 10 years until she left clinical dentistry behind for good. As the author of the Lolabees blog and 10 Reasons Your Dentist Probably Hates You Too, she began connecting with other dentists from around the world who wanted more from their careers. This work inspired her to become a Certified Professional Coach who is passionate about helping dentists find joy in their careers again.


The Metro Denver Dental Society is a not-for-profit component society of the American Dental Association and the Colorado Dental Association.

The MDDS is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. MDDS designates courses for the number of CE hours listed with each course. MDDS credits are approved by the AGD for Fellowship and Mastership credits.

Course Disclaimer: MDDS makes every effort to present high caliber speakers in their respective areas of expertise. MDDS courses are offered as information only and not as financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Attendees must consult with their own professional advisers. In addition, each participant must decide the merit and practicality of the material presented. The ideas and comments expressed during the courses are not necessarily endorsed by or are those of MDDS. MDDS warns attendees about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practices.