by Shakalpi Pendurkar, DDS, MPH, chair, Collaborative for Advancing Oral Health in Santa Clara County and member, Santa Clara County Dental Society Board of Directors
Sometimes, it is important that we step out of our comfort zones and move forward to achieve what we may perceive as unreachable. My reasons were few, but compelling enough to take on something that I felt would be difficult to attain. In retrospect, I am very happy I did.
Mrs. Jones hadn’t come to see me for a while, so when I saw her in the office I was pleasantly surprised. I inquired as to why she hadn’t kept her previous appointments. The answer shocked me!