We had the good fortune of connecting with Laura Loftin and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Laura, how has your work-life balance changed over time?
At the outset of my career, my primary focus revolved around perpetuating my family’s legacy, a tradition deeply entrenched in dentistry spanning three generations. Despite my life being rooted in Fort Worth, Texas, I found myself commuting to Wisconsin to sustain our familial practice. I maintained an unwavering passion for both my profession and family, however, the birth of my children heralded a significant shift. The delicate equilibrium between work and personal life morphed into a newfound emphasis on motherhood. Balancing the demands of professional aspirations with the responsibilities of nurturing a family became my paramount concern.

Viewing balance as a delicate equilibrium of give and take, I’ve come to appreciate the significance of intertwining my life with those around me. This perspective has enabled me to assimilate the importance of others’ lives into the fabric of my own professional practice.

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Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Our practice prides itself on its commitment to fostering a serene environment, particularly tailored to alleviate the anxieties often associated with dental visits. We specialize in catering to individuals who may find dental procedures daunting, ensuring that each patient feels calm and comfortable throughout their time with us. What truly sets us apart is our dedication to going the extra mile for our patients. In addition to offering personalized care and attention, I extend the accessibility of my personal cell phone number, reinforcing our commitment to patient well-being beyond the confines of traditional office hours. Moreover, we have meticulously curated a comfort menu, aimed at providing a distinctive and tailored experience for every individual who walks through our doors. By prioritizing patient comfort and satisfaction at every turn, we strive to redefine the dental experience, setting a new standard of excellence in patient care.

We are immensely proud of our expertise in guiding traumatized patients through a remarkable transformation, where apprehension and fear evolve into genuine enjoyment of their dental visits. Through our nurturing and compassionate approach, we empower individuals to conquer their anxieties, paving the way for a renewed sense of confidence and comfort in dental care. Witnessing this profound transformation in our patients is not only deeply rewarding but also serves as a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing compassionate and comprehensive dental care.

My journey in dentistry is deeply rooted in the invaluable teachings passed down from my father. Balancing the roles of dentist and business owner presents a unique challenge, each demanding distinct skills and responsibilities. Overcoming this struggle required finding strength in community, I learned the importance of humility in seeking assistance and guidance when faced with obstacles. Embracing a philosophy of lifelong learning, I continually strive to expand my knowledge and skills, aspiring to reach new heights of excellence. Along this transformative path, I came to realize that asking for help is not a sign of weakness, but rather a testament to resilience and a commitment to continuous improvement. Today, as I navigate the intricate landscape of dentistry, I do so with a profound appreciation for the lessons learned and the support received along the way.

At the heart of our brand lies a deeply ingrained commitment to fostering a family-oriented practice. We prioritize forging genuine connections with our patients, viewing each individual not as a mere number, but as a valued member of our extended family. Our paramount goal is to cultivate an atmosphere where every patient feels embraced, supported, and genuinely cared for, as if they were our own family. We are deeply invested in the well-being and lives of those we serve, striving to nurture lasting relationships built on trust, compassion, and mutual respect.

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If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Some of my favorite spots in Fort Worth:

Brunch – Press Cafe

Lunch – Quince

Dinner – Rise

Drinks – Atico

Place to Visit – Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Place to Hang Out – Wine Haus

Place to Shop/Fun Activity – The Worthy Co.

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Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
A heartfelt shoutout to my incredible support system – my husband and children, whose unwavering love and understanding provide me the space to pursue my passion each day. I am forever grateful to my father for imparting upon me the invaluable lesson of being not just a skilled clinician, but an empathetic dentist who prioritizes the comfort and well-being of every patient. A special mention goes to my right hand, Kayla, whose unwavering support and dedication have been instrumental in building our practice from the ground up in Fort Worth. And to the remarkable women I have the privilege of working alongside, your commitment in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for our patients are truly commendable. Together, you all play an integral role in making our dental practice a place where patients feel valued, respected, and cared for.

Website: https://lauraloftindentistry.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lauraloftindentistry?igsh=czZrNTZ4eTRra2J5&utm_source=qr

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Image Credits
Honey Haus + Co. Photography

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