Registered Dental Hygienist
Tanya is originally from the Hampton Roads Area, VA. and in 1995, graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA. She decided in her early teenage years that she wanted to be in the dental field when in health class she became excited about studying the parts of a tooth. Soon after, while working as a Certified Dental Assistant for many years, it was confirmed that she loved the dental office environment and witnessing the excitement the patients have about a new found healthy and transformed mouth. Tanya soon transitioned into the world of dental hygiene where she enjoys building relationships and educating patients. Everyday, Tanya looks forward to hearing the patients’ stories, jokes and adventures.
Tanya is a member of the Texas and American Dental Hygienists Association and believes in paying it forward. Outside of work, she enjoys her free time being a mom of two teenage athletes as well as doing things with her church. She also loves singing, kickboxing and trying new recipes. Tanya feels fortunate to work with a caring dentist and wonderful staff.