5 Questions With ... Ms. Sarah Lynn

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Sarah Lynn
Fourth-year Dental Student
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

1. What drew you to dentistry?

I feel that it’s a uniquely structured health care profession that offers a desirable mix of service to others, autonomy of practice, choice of specialization; is procedurally based; and requires critical thinking.

2. What makes you excited to go to school each day?

My classmates and instructors who inspire me with their dedication to evidence-based, patient-centered care.

3. If you could change one thing about dental education (or dentistry) with a snap of your fingers, what would that be?

I would make attending dental school free.

4. Dogs or cats—and why?

Dogs—I have a 5-year-old rescue named Olive who lights up my life!

5. What do you look forward to outside of school?

I like to play pickleball, ski, hike and spend time with my friends.