Dr. Felty was born and raised in Pennsylvania where she attended Villanova University and was a member of the varsity swim team. She attended Temple University for her dental degree and orthodontic training. During dental school she swam the English Channel as part of a 3-person relay team to raise money for MS research. She met her husband in dental school and moved to his hometown in British Columbia after finishing school.
She is a part time faculty member in the graduate orthodontic program at the University of British Columbia and is in a private practice partnership in Abbotsford, BC. She dedicates a considerable portion of her time serving on various dental and orthodontic committees and boards, on both the local and national levels. She currently holds a position on the Board of Directors for the PCSO and serves on the AAO Council for New and Younger Members, where she also acts as the liaison to the AAO Board of Trustees. She is a passionate advocate for having more female and younger members hold various positions in organized dentistry in recognition of the changing landscape of the dental profession.
She loves orthodontics and enjoys the comradery among her colleagues. When she isn’t focusing on teeth, she enjoys being with her three daughters, her husband who is a general dentist, and their huge bernese mountain dog. She also loves traveling and seeing all the world has to offer.
Tune into this episode to learn more about:
-Becoming and staying involved in organized dentistry
-Generation gaps and how we can understand each other and work better together
-Protecting our profession, how our future is up to us
-Giving more than you take
Articles/Books mentioned in introduction:
How The Financial Planning Process Differs For Young Clients: Not Simpler, But Different Complexities
Beyond the Grave: The Right Way and the Wrong Way of Leaving Money To Your Children (and Others)
Living Trusts for Everyone: Why a Will is Not the Way to Avoid Probate, Protect Heirs, and Settle Estates