Teresa is a California native who moved to NC in 2007. She quickly found a passion for dentistry after going to the dentist for the first time when she was 18 years old. After that she knew that she would be involved in educating people on the importance of regular dental care. She graduated in 2015 from Wake Technical community college and has been working in private practice ever since. She worked full time while in school and graduated second in her class. Teresa values her patients and loves to ease their minds when it comes to preventative care. She joined the ADHA in 2013 and has a passion for the progression of NC dental hygiene.