Tanya Sue Maestas, DDS

Tanya Sue Maestas, DDS

Dr. Tanya Sue Maestas graduated from The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston in 2018.

During her dental school career, she served as the national American Student Dental Association President and became involved in organized dentistry.

After graduating, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in 2019. Upon completion of her residency, she returned to the El Paso Borderland community where she serves as a Dental Director at La Clinica de Familia in Chaparral, New Mexico.

She also serves as a faculty member at the Woody L Hunt School of Dental Medicine in El Paso, Texas.

She remains involved in organized dentistry and holds various leadership roles in organizations including the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, Hispanic Dental Association, and others.

She currently serves on the ADA Council on Communications and previously completed the ADA Institute for Diversity in Leadership Program.

She was recognized as an ADA 10 under 10 winner, Incisal Edge 40 under 40, and previously nominated as one of Texas New Dentists of the Year.

She currently hosts New Dentists on the Block where she helps showcase the New Dentist story and build connections with new dentists around her and Dental Fuel a podcast dedicated to sharing and learning from industry leaders’ mistakes.

She has a commitment to providing dental care to the Borderland community and hopes to encourage the next generation of dentists to give back to the community.

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Navigating Dental Excellence with Jonathan Miller

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Mastering Dental Practice Financing with Jonathan Miller

Mastering Dental Practice Financing with Jonathan Miller

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Dental Practice Ownership: Critical Mistakes New Dentists Make with Jonathan Miller

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Dental Startups vs. Practice Acquisition: Making the Right Decision

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Dental Fuel Episode 11: Team Mistake with Dr. Shannon Johnson

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Dental Fuel Episode 10: Financial Mistake with Dr. Shannon Johnson

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Dental Fuel Episode 9: Clinical Mistake with Dr. Shannon Johnson

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Dental Fuel Episode 8: Expert Advice with Dr. Emma Guzman-Vizcarrondo

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Dental Fuel Episode 7: Team Mistake with Dr. Emma Guzman-Vizcarrondo

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Using Science, Common Sense, and Communication to Bust Those Dental Myths

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