MEET THE DENTISTS Schedule an Appointment Meet The Dentists Dr. Tricia Staunton, D.D.S.General Dentist Dr. Tricia Staunton has been practicing dentistry since 1998 in pediatric focused practices in Arizona and Texas. She attended UCLA where she received a BS in Biology. She then attended Creighton School of Dentistry. She has certifications in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. She is certified to administer Level II sedation. She has lived in San Antonio for six years with her husband and four young boys. Dr. Nicole Lane, D.D.S.General Dentist Dr. Nicole Lane is originally from El Paso, Texas and received a bachelor’s degree in biology at University of Texas at El Paso and moved to San Antonio to attend The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Dental School. She graduated in 2013 with additional training in pediatric dentistry, pediatric advanced life support, nitrous oxide, and level II conscious sedation certifications. She has fallen in love with San Antonio’s people and culture, and has lived here for over 7 years with her husband and young daughter. Dr Lane speaks Spanish and is a member of San Antonio Dental Society. She also enjoys swimming, traveling, Spurs, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Lanissa Haltom, D.D.S.General Dentist Dr. Haltom attended Southwest Texas State University, now Texas State University, for her undergraduate work. She then went to The University of Texas at San Antonio where she earned her Master’s Degree in Biology. While in graduate school, she was a Senior Research Assistant at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The Neuropharmacology Research Group was part of the Endodontics Department in the Dental school and the research was related to understanding pain. She presented her research at the International Association of Dental Research Meeting in 2000. Interest in pain management led to enrollment in the Dental school Doctorate program at the University, where Dr. Haltom graduated in 2005. Providing quality dental care in a pain free and comfortable environment is of great importance to Dr. Haltom. She has previously practiced general dentistry in Devine, San Antonio and New Braunfels and is a National Health Service Corp alumnus. Dr. Haltom is a native of Lytle, Texas, where she resides with her family. She has two children, Cort, 17 years and Gillian 9 years old, who are the loves of her life. She can usually be found hanging outside with her family, friends and dogs.