Kay Gerety received her Certified Dental Assistant Certificate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1975. As a practicing Dental Assistant for more than 40 years, she assisted Dr. Bob Gerety in his Straight-Wire Orthodontic courses for over 35 years, while at the same time teaching her own assistant’s clinical program. Additionally, Kay has lectured extensively on orthodontic integration and profitability, practice management and marketing, and effective staff utilization. Kay has also developed and instructed an in-office program for training Dental Assistants for general dentistry practices. Kay is currently teaching the Robert G. Gerety Comprehensive Orthodontic Program in Tulsa, OK.