Odessa Penaflor is originally a foreign trained dentist from the Philippines and brings her previous training to use as a dental assistant and dental hygienist. She has over 17 years’ experience in the dental field. Upon arriving in the United States, she built her resume up starting as a dental assistant, then entering hygiene school full time. Odessa graduated from Springfield Technical Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014, and was the recipient of the “Golden Scaler” Award. Odessa wants her patients to feel comfortable and valued, and strives to give the highest quality of care. Her interests include traveling, spending time with her family (especially her twins), and discovering new and unfamiliar places to eat.