Eddy Mesa

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Eddy graduated from UTSD in May 2012 and has been practicing as a dental hygienist ever since. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, working out and spending as much time outdoors as possible. Besides English, he is fluent in Spanish and currently teaching himself Portuguese. He wants to learn as many languages as possible to help breach communication barriers with his patients, as he believes communication is the foundation of all great relationships.

BS

Dental Hygiene, University of Texas School of Dentistry; Houston, TX

AA

Houston Community College; Houston, TX

Certifications

CPR, nitrous oxide, jurisprudence, infection control, digital radiographs, laser

Quotes

“As your hygienist, I will always put your best interest first. You can expect your cleanings to be very thorough, pain free and up to the highest standards. I will strive to make your appointment a very comfortable experience that will leave you convinced you have chosen the right place and team to entrust your oral health to for many years to come.”

Personal Favorites

Eddy’s favorite book is Life of Pi, his favorite TV show is Game of Thrones, and his favorite movie is The Return of the King. For vacation, his favorite destination is Varadero Beach, Cuba.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygiene Association, Greater Houston Dental Hygienists’ Association, Hispanic Dental Association

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, sealant day, Rodeo at the Park, El Centro de Corazón Hispano, oral cancer screening at Catholic charities, San Jose clinic, oral hygiene education at Rusk Elementary School

Achievements

Graduated with honors from UTSD