Tessa Gillis

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Tessa graduated from dental hygiene school in 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, running, reading, and going to the movies. She also enjoys being as adventurous as possible, soaking up the sun, and going to Royals games.

AAS

Dental Hygiene, North Central Missouri College; Trenton, MO

BS

Therapeutic Recreation, Northwest State Missouri State University Maryville, MO

Certifications

CPR, Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide

Quotes

“As my patient, you can expect quality care given during every appointment. I want you to feel proud of your smile, and have oral hygiene that gives you confidence and comfort. Together, we will develop care plans based on your personal needs. I want to exceed your expectations.”

Personal Favorites

Tessa’s favorite TV shows are The Walking Dead, Friends, and Once Upon A Time. She loves reading adventure and science fiction. Her favorite book is The Selection. Tessa’s favorite vacation spots are France, the Netherlands, and New York. She studied abroad in Europe for a year.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association, American Dental Association

Volunteer Experience

Smiles from the Heart, Preventative Services Program –State of Missouri

Achievements

Graduated cum laude from Northwest Missouri State University