Dr. Jean Tuggey
Dr. Jean Tuggey received her dental hygiene degree from the University of Pennsylvania School Of Dentistry and worked in the Highland Park area as a dental hygienist. After three years as a hygienist, Dr. Tuggey returned to dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, completing her Doctorate in Dental Surgery in 1985. Soon after, she returned to the Dallas/Fort Worth area to begin her career as one of the first female dentists in Northeast Tarrant County.
Dr. Tuggey has successfully managed and maintained one of the premier dental practices in the area with a strong philosophy of building relationships with her patients. Trust and integrity best describe the building blocks of her practice – a concept shared by the entire support team of dental professionals at Cosmetic and Family Dentistry of North Texas.
She was awarded the Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry – a much-respected distinction that few dentists earn. Additionally, the Consumers’ Research Council of America chose Dr. Tuggey as one of ‘America’s Top Dentists’. She was also recognized in the Texas Monthly magazine as a ‘Super Dentist’ and was most recently voted a “Top Dentist” by other dentists, as stated in the Fort Worth, Texas magazine.
With over 38 years in the dental field, Dr. Tuggey recognizes the importance of her obligation to stay informed and up-to- date with the latest in the field of dentistry. The entire staff regularly attends continuing education opportunities to keep up with new trends and technology in the profession.
Community service is a major focus of Dr. Tuggey and her team. Regular volunteer work at dental clinics, Mission911 and Timon’s Ministries, in South Texas, benefit the underserved. In 2015, she introduced the Smile for Vets program designed to assist veterans who cannot afford dental care. Partnerships with the Miracle League Southlake, Amy’s Wish for Wings and CASA for Children are some of the outreach efforts important to Dr. Tuggey and her team at Cosmetic and Family Dentistry of North Texas.
Dr. Amanda Taylor
Dr. Amanda Taylor is originally from North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She received both her undergraduate degree and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. After graduating from dental school, she was accepted into the Dallas Veteran’s Administration Medical Center’s General Practice Residency Program. Acceptance into the VA Residency program is very competitive and selective where dentists receive additional, valuable training while also serving our military veterans. Dr. Taylor is a member of the American Dental Association and Texas Dental Association.
Dr. Taylor has established a reputation of trust and integrity while delivering an exceptionally high standard of care to our patients. With an always positive outlook and a smile, she is a staff and patient favorite! Dr. Tuggey and team consider her a friend, a leader, and a mentor, and we are all thankful for her dedication and commitment to our patients!
Dr. Taylor and her husband Jamel, live in North Arlington. During her spare time, Dr. Taylor enjoys working out, reading, decorating her house, and spending time with family and friends. She is very happy to be a part of the team and feels very blessed to be able to do what she loves and providing quality, compassionate care to all her patients.
Dr. Jennette Olson
Dr. Jennette Olson is a 1995 graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, one of the top ranked dental schools in the country. She successfully managed her own practice in Austin until 2001, when she sold the practice to devote more time to her growing family. She and her husband Scott live in Westlake and while keeping up with their four children,… she still finds time to volunteer at Dental Health Arlington and on mission trips to Central America.
Upon graduation from dental school, Dr. Olson was the recipient of the Excellence in Clinical Dentistry Award and currently holds the distinguished ‘America’s Top Dentists’ Award from the Consumers’ Research Council of America. She was also recently named ‘Top Dentist’ in the Southlake Style and Fort Worth magazines.
Dr. Olson’s gentle and conservative approach is well suited to our patient’s need and desires. Always ready to spend the extra time needed to answer questions or concerns, Dr. Olson is a valuable asset to the practice where she continues to deliver high quality results.
Dr. Camelia Cooper
Dr. Camelia Cooper was born and raised in the beautiful state of Arkansas. Dr. Cooper graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Norfolk State University in Virginia. From there, she obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. While in Chapel Hill, Dr. Cooper held several leadership positions in organizations at the school of dentistry, provided dental care to residents in underserved areas, and was an active participant in dental research for which she won several awards and presented at national conferences.
Upon graduation Dr. Cooper moved to the great state of Texas and began practicing in the DFW metro. Dr. Cooper has served as a member of Denton County Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Texas Association of Women Dentists. Outside of dentistry Dr. Cooper enjoys reading, traveling, volunteering, and running. Dr. Cooper is a member of Team in Training, for which she’s run several half-marathons and helped raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Dr. Cooper is also currently featured as a dental expert in a national commercial for GUM Brand dental products.