Michelle Shimmin has been in the field of orthodontics for the past 26 years, working as a Registered Dental Assistant, teaching orthodontic assisting, marketing, financials, treatment coordinating and practice management. Michelle started Shimmin Consulting out of a passion for teaching and training others in practice processes and influential communication techniques. She consults with practices on their systems to promote training, growth and success in all areas, specializing in efficient streamlined management systems, case acceptance and increased conversion rates. Michelle works with practices privately and lectures across the US and Canada on a weekly basis. In addition, Michelle works as a Practice Development Consultant for OrthoAccel, is an Industry Expert and Key Opinion Leader for Invisalign and is on the Treatment Coordinator Board of Advisors for Align Technology.