The DATS Graduating Class of Fall 2019 celebrated with their friends and families this past Tuesday, November 19, 2019, as they received their certificates as Certified Dental Assistants in the state of Texas. The event was held at Harlingen Family Dentistry.
Cheryl Dosal, program director, welcomed the graduates and guests and introduced Dr. Juan D. Villarreal, CEO and Founder of Harlingen Family Dentistry. Dr. Villarreal stated that dentistry is constantly evolving with new technology and dental providers are constantly learning in order to provide the most-up-to date dental care for their patients. He emphasized to never stop learning and to keep challenging yourself as you might surprise yourself.
Dr. Vivian Teegardin, program instructor, commended the group and encouraged them to become familiar with the various specialties within dentistry and to move forward with their dental assisting careers. Dr. Teegardin stated how wonderful of a class they were and encouraged the students to chase their dreams as they will always have her as a mentor.