University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Why They Were Nominated
At age 15, Dr. Bremnes formed a close bond with her dentist, who made her laugh and feel at home over several visits for restorative work, including multiple root canals. That dentist would later offer her a job as a dental assistant. Because of her firsthand experience, Dr. Bremnes makes sure her patients feel comfortable and safe under her care.
“Take as much continuing education as you possibly can. Find which aspects of dentistry you enjoy and fine-tune them. Take time off. And always appreciate your patients.”
“Online reviews. Dentistry can be difficult, and online reviews present an extra little layer of stress.”
Exciting New Trend
Laser dentistry. “I can now treat patients without having to give painful injections. The Solea laser allows us to remove decayed tooth structure without the high-pitched sound of the drill. I’m so excited to see where laser dentistry goes in the future.”