Lisa Knowles, D.D.S., lives in East Lansing with her two children and husband. She also owns her own practice there, and works one day per week at the Volunteers of America Dental Clinic for the Homeless. Lisa graduated from Alma College in 1998 with a major in communication and a minor in biochemistry. She is an adjunct professor and a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Lisa also is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Michigan Dental Association and is the editor for the Central District Dental Society.
Dr. Knowles is a visionary thinker and an energy analyzer. She looks at the whole picture as well as the whole patient. She speaks and writes broadly about dentistry–beyond the teeth–and works to help others understand the oral and systemic connections between dentistry and medicine. Her experience as a general practice resident, associate, practice owner, adjunct professor, and communication graduate lends valuable insight into her business, Intentional Dental Consulting—a business that helps professionals recognize and resolve foundational communication and leadership conflicts in their work environments. She is published in numerous dental trade journals including Dr. Bicuspid.com, Dental Economics, Dental Products Report, Dentistry Today, ADA’s Dental Practice Success, and her own blog at Beyond32Teeth.com.
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