Debbie Z as she is respectfully known in the industry, has a go-big or go-home attitude; she is personable, authentic and her passion is contagious. When you meet her, you will want to spend more time in her presence, her energy just radiates! Debbie is the CEO of the OralED Institute, a partner with Delta Force Group Consulting; a collaborative firm that leads you from current state to desired state and serves as the Partner in Education for the Wellness Dentistry Network.
Debbie is a well-respected and sought-after Key Opinion Leader and is constantly delivering the message of forward motion in education and implementation. In 2016, Debbie was selected as the SUNSTAR Award of Distinction recipient for her relentless activities to better our profession. In 2017 Debbie was also recognized as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for her advances in prevention and implementation in systemic diseases and HPV related oral cancer.
Debbie is also a curriculum developer and instructor at the Morado Dental Academy in Gilbert, Arizona and one of the founding consultants for MoradoASC: Allied Speakers & Consultants. Debbie is a guest presenter at the Dental Future Center in Pennsylvania and founding member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health organization, AAOSH. Debbie is also a published author of several industry magazines and wrote a chapter for Michelle Prince’s book “How To Be a Difference Maker” for the Zig Ziglar group. As a tireless Pioneer Health Crusader, Educator & Author dedicated to Total Health Initiatives and Making Cancer History, Debbie continues to develop and present very popular and sought out cutting edge programs. Her live and often sold-out educational programs are a meeting planner’s dream and Debbie continues to deliver the message all over the world.
In 2015 after losing a friend to late-stage oral cancer diagnosis after defeating triple negative breast cancer; Debbie was determined to never let another friend, family member, patient or stranger, be placed at risk of an under diagnosed oral abnormality converting into cancer. She quickly drew on her experience, perspective and determination and put a plan into action. This passion drove her to form the NationalCancerNetwork.org a 501(C) (3), whose vision is to raise awareness of prevention, progress, screening and referrals for a vision of a world free of cancer. Within a short 16 months the NationalCancerNetwork.org is growing into a highly effective and charitable organization.
Debbie often says: “Delay is the enemy of action, Fear stagnates action and neither exist in a hero’s heart. Eliminate both and your heart is open to be your own superhero!”