Meet Our Doctors & Staff

Terrance Swonke, D.D.S.

  • I am a native Texan.
  • I received my Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas, in the medical center of Houston.
  • Extensive training in restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and orthodontics. With a strong emphasis on comprehensive care and attention to details to provide for a pleasant experience.
  • Happily married to my wife since 1981.
  • I have a twin brother and a younger brother that are also dentists.
  • My hobbies are sailing, racing, traveling, crossfit and scuba diving.

Dr. Dong

Thalida T. Dong, DMD, MSD


Jackie, Business Administrator

Duties: I am the voice you hear when you call our office. It is my goal to explain the dynamic of the personal, private care that is extended to each patient. I am happy to assist you in scheduling appointments, understanding any treatment recommended and your insurance benefits.

With Dr. Swonke since: August 2006

FAVORITE thing about my job: Love to facilitate patient care

Leisure activities: Spending time with family and shopping antique sales.

Bet you didn’t know: I am a wanna be grandma and have been involved in dentistry since 1973.


Shannon, Registered Dental Hygienist

Denise, Registered Dental Assistant

Duties: I am one of the assistants that will assist you in more advanced treatments such as, cosmetics procedures and implants. I help coordinate your treatment and help you make sense of what needs to be done.

With Dr. Swonke since: May 2000

FAVORITE thing about my job: Helping people with their treatment and creating beautiful smiles to be proud of. I enjoy the close relationships we are able to build with patients.

Leisure Activities: Spending time with my husband and kids. I love traveling, beach combing and alfresco dining.

Bet you didn’t know: I’m from Florida


Andrea, Registered Dental Assistant