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Own Your Role with Dino Watt

Jun 18, 2020

Michelle Shimmin is an International lecturer, trainer and consultant who has been in the field of orthodontics since 1990, working as a Registered Dental Assistant, teaching orthodontic assisting, marketing, financials, treatment coordinating and practice management.  She is an effective TC who led her office to Elite status while only seeing patients 2.5 days a week. This office is currently top 1%! Michelle travels the country and helps transform orthodontic offices on their systems to promote training, growth, and success through a comprehensive practice approach. She is now considered one of the most sought-after trainers with 60 lecture events a year, both domestic and international, including the 2014, 2016, and 2018 Align Ortho Summit, AAO, PCSO, HSO, SCAO, TIO and many others. She has also recorded Ask the Expert webinars for Align and authored articles for publications such as Bentson Copple’s reSource and Colle + McVoy’s Global Teen Edge Newsletter.

Michelle and her husband, Chris, live near Seattle, Washington with their two teenage sons. They enjoy family, friends, sun, golf, and water sports. Michelle and her family are avid snow skiers, University of Washington Husky fans and diehard Seahawks enthusiasts. She is involved in her church and volunteers on the board for the Cedar Park Christian Junior Football program.



If there is one key ingredient to a practice’ success it lies in the full team approach. Here are things that you can do to take your practice forward:

  1. Empower each team member to be a driver of the appointments.
  2. Invest in your team’s training and growth
  3. Lead by example
  4. Trust your team members and let them fly.
  5. Establish accountability



  1. The Practice Rx by Dino Watt

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Dino Watt is a dynamic, highly sought after keynote speaker, private practice business advisor, best selling author, and certified body language and communication expert.

As a business relationship expert, Dino understands that people are the heart of any business. His interactive training style will bring your audience to roaring laughter and move them to tears. Whether he is training on C.O.R.E Culture, Sales and Sales Support, or Making love and business work, your audience will rave about Dino and the energy he brings to every event.

Dino has spoken for MKS, American Association of Orthodontists, PCSO, Pitts Progressive Study Group, The Shulman Study Club, Keller Williams, Sotheby’s, DentalTown, Ortho2, OrthoVoice, and many others.

Out of all the accolades Dino has received, the one he is proudest of is title of PHD, Passionate Husband and Dad. Dino has been married to his wife Shannon for 24 years and together they have raised 3 amazing adults.