40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

  • ANDREA M. FOLEY

ANDREA M. FOLEY

  • Maryville, Illinois
  • Foley Dental Group

Age:

31

Name of Practice:

Foley Dental Group

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DMD, Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine


Why She Was Nominated

She’s gutsy. Dr. Foley built her own practice essentially from nothing in her late twenties, adding technology at a rapid-fire pace.

Tool She Can't Live Without

Cerec.

Biggest Challenge

“I feel a responsibility to communicate to an entire community the importance of oral health.”

Advice to Aspiring Dentists

After graduation, don’t ever stop learning. Attend as many continuing-education courses as you can to make yourself a progressive in the field.