Interview with Dr Amy B. Traore-Shumbusho
Why did you become an orthodontist?
After becoming a dentist, I chose to specialize as an orthodontist because it afforded me the opportunity to express my artistic talents and my creativity.
What fascinates you about your work?
I enjoy creating beautiful smiles, meeting expectations of my patients and helping people on their journey to self-improvement. The ability to change people’s lives with a great smile is powerful and a privilege.
What is your chair-side style?
I am very fortunate to have a wonderful support team at Smile360. All our patients benefit from the team involvement at every stage of their treatment.
What are your hobbies?
I enjoy traveling, running and spending time with my family.
Best advice you ever received?
If you really believe and dedicate yourself positively you can achieve your dreams.
One thing you would teach every patient?
Your smile is precious! Spend time and effort maintaining and protecting it.