Dr. Teresa Smith grew up in San Diego, where she studied biology at San Diego State University. She enrolled at the University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry, and was awarded her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Since graduation, her focus has been on enhancing her skills through continuing education. Dr. Smith has studied implant dentistry, periodontics (gum therapy), endodontics (root canals), and cosmetic dental care.
Prior to moving to Austin, Dr. Smith had more than 20 years of experience providing comprehensive family dentistry at her own practice in Oceanside, California.
In 2012, Dr. Smith, her husband, and two sons relocated to Texas due to her husband’s job transfer. The family enjoys traveling, cooking, and anything related to spending time near water, whether they’re at Lake Travis, Myrtle Beach, or San Diego!