Heather Stone Hopkins, DMD, MS, has dedicated the majority of her dozen years in orthodontics to improving treatment outcomes while introducing new efficiencies. As an owner doctor of Palmetto Smiles, a multi-specialty practice in Lexington, SC, Hopkins avidly applies her analytical mind to the advancement of orthodontic care and improved patient experience.

Juggling a thriving practice and a growing young family, the focus on efficiency while maintaining outcomes is no mere academic exercise. For those who have only heard the buzz around “digital workflow,” but have yet to experience any true benefits, look no further. Hopkins is living proof that time spent on the front-end of technology can lead to a highly organized practice and a satisfying life.