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Our Dental Team

We have an amazing staff with years of experience in caring for people just like you.

Dr. Teresa H. Knott DDS
Dr. Knott is a general dentist who enjoys providing care in a variety of areas to people of all ages. Her philosophy is to listen to what a patient wants and to use the newest technologies available delivering the highest quality care possible. She strives to be as gentle as possible. The entire staff provides a caring and friendly atmosphere.

Dr. Knott grew up in Borger, TX, a small town in the Panhandle where she graduated in the top 3% of her class. After graduation and a year at a local junior college, she attended Texas A&M University. She graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor in Science in Civil Engineering, but decided that her true passion was dentistry. She was accepted at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, where she graduated in 2003. After working as an associate throughout the Dallas metropolis, she opened Town Center Dental in March 2006.

Dr. Knott is a member of the American Dental Association. She participates in continuing education classes through the year to stay current with new techniques and technology.

Dr. Knott and her husband Casey have three beautiful, energetic little boys. When Dr. Knott is not busy with her family, she enjoys reading, swimming, and working out.

Lana - Dental Hygienist
Lana is our dental hygienist. She has enjoyed working in the dental field, first as a dental assistant, then in 2002 as a hygienist. She has a gentle touch and is great at educating our patients about their dental needs. She has two beautiful daughters and a new grandson!

Carrie - Dental hygienist
Carrie Buck grew up in southern California and graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. Practicing since 1993, she brings a many years of experience and caring for patients. A recent transplant from southern California to Texas, she is enjoying exploring the Dallas area with her family. Hiking, outdoors activities, sewing and crafts are just a few of her hobbies.

Tina - Registered Dental Assistant
Tina is our registered dental assistant, and has been in the dental field over 10 years. She is dedicated to giving exceptional care to our patients. In her free time she loves spending time with her daughter and husband, shopping and making jewelry.

Angela H. ElShekh - Dental hygienist
Angela has been a resident in the City of Garland since 2002 when she moved along with her family from Brooklyn, New York to the Texas area. She graduated from Texas A&M – Baylor College of Dentistry in 2011 obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in the applied Science of Dental Hygiene. Currently she is completing a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration at Baylor University; hoping to expand her capacity and knowledge to better serve the members of the oral health care field as well as the patients benefiting from the services provided within the field of dentistry. She demonstrates her passion for serving her community by partaking in activities which promote oral health for all. She is a former president of the North Texas Hispanic Dental Association and member of the Lucy Hobbs Project for Women in Dentistry.

As a professional Angela offers detail oriented dental hygiene services; always focused in providing state of the art, the best care available to her patients as well as to educate them on ways in which they can achieve improvement on their oral health. She is a family oriented individual who enjoys spending time with her 11 year old daughter, husband, friends and family. During her spare time Angela enjoys to dedicate time to her physical fitness, traveling and dancing Salsa music since she is a Latina.

Tabatha - Account Resolution Specialist
Tabatha is a native Texan who graduated from Richland College earning an AAS degree in 2012. She has 10 years’ experience in the dental field. Tabatha prides herself on ensuring our patients receive the highest quality patient care. She is Town Center Dental’s account resolution specialist; she manages all financial and insurance inquires for the practice. Her goal is to ensure that all patients are treated as part of our dental family. Outside the office, Tabatha enjoys spending time with her family and runs a successful Scentsy business.

Town Center Dental
4430 Lavon Dr. #370
Garland, Texas 75040
(972) 530-5200
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Town Center Dental is conveniently located on Lavon Drive in Garland, Texas. CLICK HERE for a map and directions.
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