Team Member

Nkiru Vance

Hygienist


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Education & Credentials
BS

Dental Hygiene, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry; Houston, TX

BS

Biology Education, Oakwood University; Huntsville, AL

Certificates

CPR, Nitrous Oxide

Quotes

My goal is to give you a thorough, comfortable, and efficient cleaning with a gentle touch. The key to great oral care is education. I aim to equip you with the tools necessary to achieve your oral health goals.

Personal Favorites

Some of my all-time favorite movies and TV shows include Dodgeball, The Office, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Beverly Hills Cop, and Norbit. Besides Raising Cane's, I love to eat a variety of cultural dishes, including Nigerian, Indian, and Caribbean.

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Dental Mission Trip to Guatemala, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Ronald McDonald House Charities

Personal Biography

I fell in love with dentistry during college. I began practicing as a dental hygienist in 2016. My husband Michael and I have three handsome sons, Asher, Ezra, and Micah. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family, singing karaoke, and crafting.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists' Association, Greater Houston Dental Hygienists' Association, Texas Dental Hygienists' Association

Awards

UTHealth School of Dentistry Outstanding Student Award, UTHealth School of Dentistry Community Service Award

Achievements

Albert Schweitzer Fellow, American Dental Education Association Academic Dental Careers Fellow