Michael Huguet, D.D.S.

SPECIALTIES: Doctor and Team Coaching, Work/Life Balance, Human Resources, Team Structure, Office Organization

As a Bay Area native, he brings 30 years of experience of building his comprehensive care group practice and facility to help his clients reach their goals. He believes a “Thriving” Dental practice needs a strong culture and dedicated team that believes in shared core values. He is passionate about Invisalign, balanced occlusion and airway health to set his patients up for beautiful smiles and long-term dental health. He believes in a 3-day balanced work schedule where family comes first. He is here to share his secret sauce to help you define a game plan to ‘Thrive’.

Next Class: TBD


(925) 945-6204


Lindsey Zeboski, D.D.S.

SPECIALTIES: Doctor, Growth, Fotona Laser, Airway-Focused Orthodontics, Wellness

Dr. Lindsey Zeboski currently practices in North Platte, Nebraska and likes to think of herself as a “Mom Boss”. She is the owner of White House Dentistry, and proudly maintains a Fee For Service, Out of Network office where she sees new patients by referral only- maximizing her current patient base to aid in growing the practice each year. She can help you keep your practice thriving by using the strengths you already have in front of you.

In addition to being the mother of two beautiful daughters (ages 8 and 4), Dr. Zeboski prides herself on providing comprehensive dental care and enjoys all of the variety that being a general dentist brings. Her areas of expertise include facially and functionally driven cosmetic dentistry, airway-focused orthodontics, laser dentistry and Invisalign.

Additionally, Dr. Zeboski is a Certified Yoga instructor and practices mindfulness in her everyday life. She attributes much of her success to having an awareness of her own self and enjoys helping others work through their own sticking points.

Next Class: TBD




Michele Ranta, D.D.S.

SPECIALTIES: Doctor, Invisalign Speaker, Coach and Consultant

Dr. Michele Ranta graduated from the University of Michigan. Dr. Ranta practiced in Chicago for a few years before opening up her practice in Austin. She has been treating patients with Invisalign for 12 years in private practice. After 10 years at large group practices, Dr. Michele purchased a failing dental practice. With clear aligner therapy and iTero technology as the forefront of her practice, she has tripled the profitability and staff of her office within 3 years. She is now a Platinum provider and is on pace for Diamond in 2023.

She was rated the #1 speaker at GRC 2021. She is an innovator among the Align Faculty and her skills are frequently utilized as an AACA ClinCheck Cowgirl.



Geoffrey Skinner, D.D.S.

SPECIALTIES: Doctor, Invisalign and Sleep Dentist, Coach and Consultant

Dr. Geoffrey Skinner grew up in the Midwest and attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He has since built a reputation for excellence within the dental community by writing the app used by over 100,000 dentists world-wide as they study for their boards exams. Dr. Skinner also wrote a dental anatomy app that is used in the curriculum of 12 programs in the US and 8 more internationally.

Geoff is known for his compassionate care that he provides his patients as well as his ability to listen to his patients. He has volunteered at the Iowa Mission of Mercy and the Towncrest free clinic during his time in dental school and beyond. Dr. Skinner also volunteered for humanitarian dental trips to the Dominican Republic, Cambodia, and India before joining our team.

Geoff is passionate about traveling, backpacking, biking, and cooking gourmet meals for friends and family. His fiancé Mari is in the periodontics program at OHSU. Geoff and Mari also share their home big grey fluffy cat named Leonard Skinner.

“I love practicing dentistry because it allows me to help build relationships with patients and become friends with the people that I help. One of my greatest joys in life is seeing the look of happiness on my patients faces when they see the result of what we have done for them”


Cathy Przykucki, BA, RDH

SPECIALTIES: Align Hygiene Faculty/Speaker, Coach/Consultant

For more than 29 years, Cathy Przykucki has been a trusted advocate for healthy smiles in both clinical and consultative settings. Backed by a celebrated and respected clinical dental hygiene and assisting career, her extensive knowledge and stories motivate and inspire colleagues across the country.

Partnering with Thrive Dental Academy Founders, and Dr. Michael Huguet’s AACA study club, she provides invaluable integration coaching and consulting on Align Technology’s Invisalign/iTero product line and a particular expertise with airway advocacy. Working in tandem with Align Territory Representatives and Clinical Adoption Specialist’s, her group presentations reinforce concepts, instill confidence, and stir a passion within professional clinicians.

A graduate of California State University and Cerritos College, Cathy also earned an Academy of Laser Dentistry Standard Proficiency and World Clinical Laser Institute Association Fellowship. In 2015, Cathy was appointed to the Align Hygiene Advisory Board as a Key Opinion Leader/National Speaker, and subsequently joined the organization’s faculty a year later Over the years she is recognized as a key opinion leader and national speaker with a unique voice, authoring and presenting at some of dentistry’s most notable publications and conferences.

Next Class: TBD




Madison Afsari, RDH

SPECIALTIES: Hygiene Faculty, Coach/Consultant

Madison has her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene, but then took her education at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco and became registered in Dental Hygiene in Alternative Practices as well. This means that she has such a high level of skills that she can perform her hygiene duties outside of a traditional dental office, such as in a nursing home or to a home-bound patient. While she performs deep cleanings, she also educate’s her patients on the link between their oral health and their overall health. It is important to her to stay up to date on the latest dental education and state-of-the-art technology,

Next Class: TBD



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