Stacey L. Gividen, DDS, grew up in Hamilton, Montana. She did part of her undergraduate work at Purdue University and then received her bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Utah. After applying to both medical and dental school, she decided that dentistry was her career of choice. In 2004, she received her DDS degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is in private practice in Hamilton, Montana, where she focuses her care on prosthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. She is a guest lecturer at the University of Montana in the anatomy and physiology department. Dr. Gividen is the co-editorial director of Endeavor Business Media’s clinical and product newsletter, Through the Loupes, and a contributing author for DentistryIQ, Perio-Implant Advisory, and Dental Economics. She also serves on the Dental Economics editorial advisory board. Outside the office, Dr. Gividen trains for triathlons and spends time with her family. You may contact her at [email protected].