Ep 121 Shabnam Zai
Featured on “DENTOLOGY – The Business of Dentistry” with Andy Acton and Chris Stevens
We are thrilled to share Dr. Shabnam Zai’s recent feature on the Dentology Podcast with hosts Andy Acton and Chris Stevens. This episode offers a deep dive into the personal and professional journey of Dr. Shabnam, co-founder of West House Dental, and provides valuable insights for anyone aspiring ot carve their own path in the dental industry.
From Associate to Owner: The Transformation
Listeners are taken on a journey through Dr. Shabnam’s early career as an associate, where she honed her skills and gained valuable experience. The podcast delves into the pivotal moments and key learnings that paved the way for her decision to establish her own practice. Dr. Shabnam’s narrative is a testament to the dedication and resilience required to transition from an associate to a practice owner.
Topics Explored in the Podcast
Dr. Shabnam and the hosts cover an array of topics, providing a 360-degree view of the journey to practice ownership:
- The influence of Shabnam’s childhood on her career path
- The decision to embrace dentistry over other professions
- Transitioning from an associate to a practice owner
- Valuable experiences and lessons learned throughout her career
- The strategic and emotional aspects of setting up West House Dental
- The significance of location in establishing a successful practice
- The multifaceted role of a dental practice owner