Meena Chaharlang

Hygienist


Personal Biography

Meena has been practicing dental hygiene since May of 2011. She was born and raised in New Mexico and moved to California three years ago, drawn by the sunshine and the ocean. She is an animal lover and has a 180-lb. Great Dane named Ava. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new things, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the beach with her boyfriend, Eric.

AA

San Juan College; Farmington, NM

Certifications

CPR, laser, local anesthesia

Quotes

“As my patient, you can expect a comfortable and thorough hygiene visit. I like to treat you as a whole, not just a mouth. Together, we can achieve that beautiful smile you’ve dreamed of. I want you to look forward to coming to your dental hygiene appointments. Improving your oral health is my ultimate goal. Every healthy smile is beautiful!”

Personal Favorites

Meena’s favorite things to read are Lisa Jackson thrillers and Nicholas Sparks novels, her favorite TV shows are Reign, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones, and her favorite movies are The Goonies and Shakespeare in Love. She also loves traveling to tropical places.

Professional Association

American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Mission of Mercy

Awards

Student excellence award, Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award

Achievements

President’s honor roll, president of the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (2011)