Emily is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Collin College with the degree, Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 2002. Emily was born and grew up in Longview, Texas. She and her husband, Ryan, and their son, Luke, now reside in McKinney, Texas. Upon graduation Emily began working with David Grattafiori, DDS, in Plano, Texas, working Monday through Thursday. She joined The Dentist of Allen in September of 2002 working Fridays. Emily annually attends both the Southwest Dental Conference in Dallas, Texas and the Texas Dental Association Meeting in San Antonio, Texas to further her knowledge every year by maintaining at least 12 hours of continuing education courses that are technical or scientific with significant intellectual or practical content and are designed to directly enhance knowledge and skill in providing clinical care. Emily has successfully completed the Jurisprudence Assessment for Licensure with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and has successfully completed HIPAA Training, the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. She is certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training and is also certified in Radiology, Pit & Fissure Sealants, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and Sedation Monitoring. Emily and Ryan enjoy raising their son, Luke, together. They also enjoy traveling, scuba diving, and spending time with family and friends.