Dr. Rebecca Hughes graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. Hughes selected to perform her General Practice Residency with the Veterans Administration Dental Clinic in Oklahoma City, where she served our Oklahoma Veterans.
This residency provided her with advanced training in all the specialties of dentistry including oral surgery, anesthesia, and treatment of medically compromised patients. Dr. Hughes then chose to further continue to serve her community by accepting a teaching position as Clinical Assistant Professor with her alma mater, the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.
Dr. Shaun Mirabal received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Oklahoma and graduated with Distinction from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry.
While in dental school, Dr. Mirabal received the Michael Bakowski Anatomical Sciences Award which was awarded to the dental student with the highest GPA in anatomical sciences and the Dental Laboratory Excellence Award which was awarded to one senior student for achievements in dentistry and laboratory work.
He attended an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Wichita State University where he continued his studies in implant placement, endodontics, surgical procedures, and more complex restorative treatment. He takes great pride in his work and knows that it’s the details make the difference.
Following his residency program, Dr. Mirabal spent a few years as an associate and began focusing on his passion of caring for his patients before taking over Dr. Tiernan’s practice with his wife, partner, and best friend Dr. Rebecca Hughes.
Melissa loves to try new things each and every day, especially if it can be challenging; which is why her passion is dentistry. She graduated from Community Care College for Dental Assisting. Melissa and her husband Shane have four beautiful children, Jayden, Cooper, Journey, and Jordynn Grace. When Melissa is away from the office she enjoys being outside, camping, and fishing with her husband and children.
Whitney graduated from Tulsa Community College with her Dental Hygiene license. She was very excited to start work right after graduating! Whitney is very passionate about interacting with patients and making them as comfortable as possible during their appointments. When Whitney is away from work, she and her husband Cody enjoy spending their time with friends and family, going to the lake, and gardening. Whether it’s hot or cold, you will most likely find Whitney and her husband enjoying the great outdoors.
Shelby graduated from Charles Page High School in 2013 and attended Community Care college to further her education in Dental Assisting. Shelby joined Dr. Tiernan’s team in 2016. She is a proud mother of two boys. When Shelby isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, fishing, and being outside. Shelby’s certifications include: