Patricia was raised on a farm in Southwest Kansas. Ten days out of high school she entered Amarillo College in Amarillo Texas where she was in the second class to graduate from the dental hygiene school. She has 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren. Patricia’s passions include music and writing. Patricia was born with a gift her singing voice, and in 2011 she auditioned for THE VOICE. Out of 6,500 contestants she made it to the last 25 and though not chosen to go on to Los Angeles, she will tell you she was validated and loves to sing and perform… any time she can. Playing piano and writing continue to be a release for her soul and bring much pleasure in her life.
Patricia is beginning her 38th year as a dental hygienist and you will be able to tell that she still loves what she does! Here is what she says about her career:
“Being a dental hygienist affords me the opportunity to help others achieve a beautiful and healthy smile. I love a challenge and almost daily I am presented with a patient who is reluctant to be in my chair due to a ‘bad dental experience.’ I achieve tremendous satisfaction knowing I have changed a person’s thoughts about going to the dentist and that my care has help them achieve a healthier body AND a beautiful smile.”