Alyssa Dawson, DDS
Your Passionate, Sometimes Silly Austin Family Dentist
Dr. Alyssa Dawson will tell you that she always knew she wanted to be a dentist. It stemmed from having a lack of accessible, effective dental care as a child like many other children in her Hispanic community. She vowed to become a dentist and do her best to help people while also empowering young minority girls and women in general, to pursue their dreams, especially of becoming a doctor or dentist.
Course of Study
Dr. Alyssa graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with her high school sweetheart-turned-husband Dr. Trenton Dawson, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. She went on to earn her DDS from Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in Dallas. She is passionate about how to fix more complex dental problems, oral surgery, and both cosmetic and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Alyssa has an extreme love and natural gift for working with children, (maybe it’s the silliness) but she also treats teens and adults too! She’s also certified in Invisalign® and the safe administration of nitrous oxide. Dr. Alyssa is also a member of the:
Her favorite part about being a dentist is that she gets to make an immediate impact on her patients. She truly loves working with her patients, providing dental education, and making them love their smiles!
Outside of Dentistry
Dr. Dawson is an active member of her community and volunteers in her spare time to provide free dental care to those in need. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband Dr. Trenton, their son Mello, and two English bulldogs Cardi and Slim. They enjoy staying active, hiking, spending time outdoors, and finding new adventures in Austin.