Getting to Know Candid From an Orthodontist's Perspective - Dr. Lynn Hurst, Co-Founder, Candid
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Dr. Lynn Hurst is the Co-Founder and Chief Dental Officer for Candid. Since graduating from dental school at the University of Texas and completing his orthodontic residency at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Hurst has become one of the national leaders in clear aligner therapy and cutting edge orthodontic innovation. He has an extensive background in academia as the Founding Dean of Roseman University's College of Dental Medicine and the Associate Dean for Advanced Dental Education at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine. For over 20 years, Dr. Hurst has successfully treated 20,000 patients with clear aligners. In 2017, Dr. Hurst joined a group of tech industry leaders to co-found Candid and bring affordable, convenient, and results-oriented orthodontic care to people everywhere. Since launching, Candid has continued to stand on the leading edge of technology and clinical innovation with Dr. Hurst at the helm by creating a patent-pending clear aligner prescription, building a state-of-the-art manufacturing dental lab, and incorporating remote monitoring to provide a best in class patient experience. In this episode… Technological advancements in recent years have led to the growth of teledentistry and DIY treatment plans. For people seeking orthodontic care regularly, having a convenient option available can come in handy because they can schedule remote appointments with their orthodontists and receive the same quality care they've always had. Candid works with orthodontists to help them provide better orthodontic care to patients through aligner therapy and remote monitoring. Candid also helps orthodontists get proper diagnostic records so they can provide better treatment plans for their patients. It’s a win-win. Craig Weiss and Blair Feldman, Co-Hosts of the In Your Face Podcast, are joined by Dr. Lynn Hurst, Co-Founder of Candid, to talk about how Candid works with orthodontists to help provide better services to patients. They also talk about how orthodontists have been impacted by COVID-19 and how they can integrate Candid Pro into their practices.
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Dr. Lynn Hurst was born in Corpus Christi, Texas (1957), the middle of 3 children, to Reverend Chester Clive Hurst, Jr. and Dorothy Mae Owens Hurst. Dr. Hurst graduated from A.C. Jones High School (Beeville, Texas), in 1975 and Southwestern University (Georgetown, Texas), in 1979, with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) major degree in Biology and minor degree in Chemistry and was a research assistant for 1 year at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In 1984, Dr. Hurst received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) with Honors (Omicron Kappa Upsilon) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dental School. In 1986, Dr. Hurst simultaneously earned his Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Dentistry and Master of Science (MS) degree in Orthodontics from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Graduate College. In 2017, Dr. Hurst co-founded Candid, as Chief Dental Officer, to help usher in the first orthodontist directed teledentistry/teleorthodontics healthcare dental service organization, with a mission to provide accessible, affordable, quality and safe oral healthcare to everyone who desires a beautiful and healthy smile.