Meet Dr. Netsanet Temesgen
Dr. Netsanet Temesgen is a native Austinite. Born to an Ethiopian father and an American mother, Dr. Temesgen has a true appreciation for cultural diversity and travel. Her love for travel led her to the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, where she achieved her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS degree) in 2003.
While attending dental school in Michigan, Dr. Temesgen was one of only 33 students in the U.S. to be recognized as a National Health Service Corp Scholar. This scholarship was an honor not only because of the organization’s elite status, but also because it recognizes kind and caring providers with a passion for treating the underserved. From the first time you speak with Dr. Temesgen, you will probably notice her compassionate nature and cheerful personality.
Dr. Temesgen’s commitment as a scholar took her to Oklahoma after graduating from dental school, where she spent the next two years serving the underprivileged communities of Tulsa and Nowata. After learning and growing a lot from her experiences there, Dr. Temesgen returned to Austin to get married and start a family.
Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Temesgen holds her greatest as that of a wife and mother. Her family is top priority and she understands the important roles trust, honesty, communication, education, and support play in the foundation of secure relationships. Her dedication to these values and the relationships she develops with her patients help to set her apart. She takes pride in being a doctor you can count on and trust.
Dr. Temesgen’s professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Co-Founder of the Greater Austin Area Chapter for the Christian Medical and Dental Association, Fellow with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, 2012/2014 nomination and entry into America’s Guide of Top Dentists, currently training with the Las Vegas Institute of Neuromuscular Dentistry, and she is listed in the Cambridge Who’s Who Registry.
Dr. Temesgen looks forward to caring for your family’s smiles for a lifetime, so call today to schedule your appointment.
The Premier Family Dental Team
Back of Office
Chelsey – Registered Dental Hygienist
Chelsey was awarded her Bachelor of Sciernce degree in Business Marketing. After working in marketing for a few years, she returned to school to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She attended El Paso Community College where she received her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Chelsey loves the preventative aspect of dental hygiene and working with patients to help get them excited about their oral health.
Idalisha – Registered Dental Assistant
Idalisha graduated from Allied Health Careers in Austin, Tx and has been a dental assistant for 9 years. She loves what she does! This includes working with the patients and working in a great team environment. When away from work, Idalisha likes to shop, eat, travel, read and spend quality time with friends and family.
Idalisha was recently accepted to hygiene school. We pray for her success and maybe she will return as a future hygienist at PFD!
Front of Office
Andrea – Front Office Coordinator
Andrea has over 15 years of customer service experience in a variety of settings, from retail management to dental offices. She has spent the last four years working specifically in the healthcare and dental industries, becoming knowledgeable about insurance and dental claims processing. Andrea spends her free time exploring the world with her young daughter, husband, and two dogs.
Teana – Financial and Treatment Coordinator
Teana is very experienced in finance and insurance. She comes to us from California. She once owned and managed her own business followed by working in the corporate world until eventually she fell in love with a Texan musician and followed her heart to this great state. Teana enjoys sewing, cooking, hanging out at the studio with her husband, Kerry, and loving on their two fur babies, Spyke and Ziggy.
The Premier Family Dental team is here to serve your dental needs. We look forward to getting to know you and your family!