A “Sports-Center” life Dr. Betsy Carmack has been recognized as one of America’s Best Young Dentists, the 2019 Incisal Edge 40 Under 40 honorees. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to her accomplishments. She and her husband Dr. Tyler Carmack run four dental offices in Bennington, Rutland and Shaftsbury, Vermont and carve out time for humanitarian outreach, family and other passions in life. One that has always been central to Dr. Betsy Carmack’s life:…
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From my personal experience, it’s around my age, 16, where everyone is scrambling to find a path to take in life. Luckily, for me dentistry stuck out. My parents both took the dental path and I have been able to see what it is really like. My mother is a dental assistant and my stepfather is a sales representative for Benco Dental, which has allowed me to be able to see the interaction between the dentist and the patients in all different settings.
However, what fascinates me the most are the “before and after” pictures. For me, as I went through the period of having every piece of metal in my mouth growing up, to getting the smile I wanted, was a long time coming. But, I loved the outcome and all I could do was smile. I couldn’t help but share the excitement with the people who created it. Creating a bigger and better smile for someone only reminds me of how happy I was when I received mine. I would love to be able to be the person they thank for their beautiful new smile.