Teresa Compton

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Teresa was raised in Grants Pass, OR, and moved to Nevada in 2004. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding, playing with her dog, Gunner, and generally all outdoor activities. She enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones, and watching football.

AA

Truckee Meadows Community College; Reno, NV

Certifications

CPR, local anesthesia, radiology, nitrous oxide, laser

Quotes

“As your dental hygienist, I want you to feel comfortable in my care. I am here not only to clean your teeth, but to educate you on how your oral health affects your overall health. You can expect trust and compassion from me. I can honestly say I love my job—improving lives, one smile at a time!”

Personal Favorites

Teresa’s favorite sport is football, her favorite movie is Bridesmaids, and her favorite vacation spot is Kauai.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, free dentistry day, VA hospital

Awards

Western Society of Periodontology award for proficiency in periodontics