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Megan Tufteland, DMD

Pediatric Dentist

 
OVERVIEW
ABOUT ME
EDUCATION
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about me

I am a Las Vegas native and former California resident. I have authored and published four scientific articles and practiced general dentistry for seven years prior to my pediatric dental residency. I'm currently part-time faculty at the UNLV dental school overseeing students in their pediatric residency.

Favorites

Besides getting to know your family

my favorite thing is spending time with my husband (an orthodontist) and two children. I also love hockey (VGK)

good food

laughing with friends

learning new things

and vacations with sunshine and nature.

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I will create positive experiences for your child so that as they grow, they feel comfortable and confident going to the dentist to maintain care. I love working with kids and look forward to getting to know your family!

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education

DMD

University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine; Las Vegas, NV

BA

Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Berkeley; Berkeley, CA

Specialty Certificate

Pediatric Dentistry, UNLV School of Dental Medicine; Las Vegas, NV

Professional Associations

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

American Dental Association

Achievements

Dr. Patrick J. Ferrillo

Jr. Leadership Award

Dean's Award for Leadership to UNLV SDM

F. Gene Dixon Student Leadership Award

Dean's Honor List

Graduated cum laude

Chief Resident of Pediatric Residency

Volunteer/Service Experience

Give Kids A Smile

Team Smile

Smiles for Survivors

Dental Educator and School Sealant Program for Las Vegas Elementary Schools

UNLV SDM's Saturday Children's Clinic