Deb earned her Dental Assisting degree before graduating from the University of Minnesota with her DDS degree. In 1992, she started five private practices in northwestern MN and began incorporating Straight-Wire Orthodontics into her practices in 1994. Deb is a current member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. In 2004, she was awarded her Diplomat status by the AOS, and she has served on their Board of Examiners. She is a multiple recipient of the Robert G. Gerety Case of the Year Award, which is presented as a recognition for the highest level of clinical achievement in orthodontics. Deb is currently a senior instructor on our Dallas classroom team.