Tina Brandon Abbatangelo
Dr. Tina M. Brandon Abbatangelo is a clinical sciences professor and director of the UNLV School of Dental Medicine's clinic on main campus. She specializes in general dentistry and oral health. Since 2006, she has volunteered with the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation, through which she travels the country to perform dental procedures on exotic animals at underfunded and understaffed rescues and sanctuaries.
Born and raised in Las Vegas, Brandon Abbatangelo is a children's book author and two-time Ms. Nevada pageant winner who uses both platforms to raise awareness about animal dentistry and the exotic animal trade.
Brandon Abbatangelo is one of sixteen members of the American Dental Association's Institute for Diversity in Leadership. She is also an active member and past president of the Southern Nevada Dental Society and a disciplinary screening officer for the Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners.
- D.D.S., University of Iowa College of Dentistry
- B.S., Biology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas