Shelly Otte, MAADOM

Dental Practice Leader

As a confident and hard-working dental industry leader and professional, with an optimistic and personable nature, I am known for my ability to collaborate, mentor, and inspire. I am also recognized for my strengths in forging positive and productive relationships with team members and others who embrace a culture of learning, growth, and change and have a collective vision for excellence.


  • Co-Founded Kansas City Chapter of America Association of Dental Office Management chapter that has grown to a robust membership base • Organized numerous events, including securing venues, speakers, sponsors, along with making other logistical arrangements for events involving up to 50 attendees • Served as president and overseeing Chapter’s consideration for Chapter of the Year recognition (among top three selected) 


  • Recipient of AADOM National Conference scholarships in 2017 and 2018 • Receive Practice Administrator of the Distinction, AADOM 2020 • Fellowship Status, AADOM 2018, Masters 2020 • Lifestyle Consultant of the Year, Massage Heights
  • Top Shop Award, AMLI Residential 


  • Presented to all new AADOM chapter presidents and vice presidents regarding logistics of setting up accounting and tax status, growing membership, and event planning
  • Served as guest panelist on topic of Key Opinion Leaders at 2017 AADOM Conference
  • Presented to local dental study club on the topic of Practice Management: Tips and Tricks for a Successful Practice 
Career Summary Highlights 
  • Qualified and prepared to leverage vast experience with front office management and administration to make an immediate impact and creatively move business forward
  • Demonstrated value to all employers having been promoted and elevated in responsibilities at multiple offices
  • Skilled in preparing and delivering organized and engaging small group presentations and activities, designed to motivate and promote growth for all
  • Created and implemented several marketing initiatives involving overall customer recruitment and retention, new product and service promotions, and client education efforts that foster loyalty
  • Experienced in oversight of efforts to streamline various accounting, HR, and operational strategies to improve workflow, drive revenue, and strengthen overall customer experiences
  • Practiced in skills of supply administration, manufacture rep relations, and vendor negotiations saving employers money and creating greater efficiency inventory management
  • Transformation Of A Lifetime- DeW Magazine
  • Being the M.V.P. Using M.V.E.: The Imago Dialogue – AADOM Insights
  • A New Way of Doing Things – AADOMCARES
  • OM Guide to Hiring an IT Company – AADOM Observer

Want to see how Smile Advantage can grow your practice?

We assure that you’ll see incredible revenue growth, all while providing a much-needed community service. The offices that are participating in the Smile Advantage program are seeing dramatic results in attracting new patients, growing a larger patient base of fee for service patients, retaining existing patients, reactivating lost patients, converting insured patients, and increasing overall patient compliance.