Providing state-of-the-art specialty dentistry services is our highest priority at Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery. Our board-certified specialists are more than dental veterinarians; they have completed years of training not only in dentistry but also anesthesia, monitoring, and pain management. Their dedication to the field of dentistry and making general anesthesia safer for their patients gives pets in the Dallas-Forth Worth area and beyond the opportunity to receive the highest-quality dental services in the region. Learn more about our team below, and give us a call at (817) 431-8451.
Debra Nossaman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC
Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College
Dr. Debra Nossaman is a board-certified veterinary dentistTM, a veterinary dental specialist, and a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College, a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry, and co-founder of Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery, with her husband Tony. She opened her first hospital in the Phoenix, AZ area in 1987. A love for animals and a degree in Biology led Dr. Nossaman to a very fulfilling career in veterinary medicine.
"Animals give us so much and ask only for love. I thoroughly enjoy helping others keep their pets healthy! A healthy mouth is a key part of keeping the rest of the body healthy!”
Dr. Nossaman is married to Tony Nossaman. Tony is her business partner and Chief of Business Operations at Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery. Dr. Nossaman is also the proud parent of two adult children, Colin and Erin, and five grandchildren, Carson, Dayton, Fallon, Tia, and Hazel. Their home is filled with pets: two dogs, Riley and CeCe; three cats, Louie, Pounce DeLeon, and Tater; and three horses named Goya, Dino, and Red. Dressage, golf, running (having completed several marathons), and gardening are among her many hobbies.
Tiffany Menke, DVM, DAVDC
Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College
Dr. Menke is a Board Certified Veterinary DentistTM and is originally from Austin, TX. She attended Southwest Texas State University and Texas A&M University for undergraduate education. After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University she practiced emergency and critical care as well as general medicine and surgery for several years. She completed residency training in Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery at the University of Illinois. Her professional interests include anesthesia and pain management with a focus on care of the senior patient. She also has a keen interest in periodontal therapy, endodontic therapy, and maxillofacial trauma.
Dr. Menke’s favorite part of being a veterinarian is helping pet parents care for their four-legged family members. The human-animal bond is an integral part of why she loves being a veterinarian. Dr. Menke has a horse, two spoiled dogs, and a cat who get much of her time when away from work.
William Gengler, DVM, DAVDC
Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College
Dr. Bill Gengler is a board-certified veterinary dentistTM, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and his Master of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of Missouri - Columbia. He is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College and has 26 years of experience in general small animal practice, and 20+ years of experience in dental specialty practice.
Dr. Gengler founded the Animal Hospital of Verona in Verona, WI in 1978 which grew into a four-doctor, AAHA-certified hospital. After leaving general practice, he held a dual appointment as Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs/Director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, and as the Section Head of Dentistry and Oral Surgery in the Department of Surgical Sciences.
Dr. Gengler is a Past President of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC), the 2003 recipient of the Wisconsin VMA Veterinarian of the Year award, the 2006 recipient of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Outstanding Alumnus award, the 2009 recipient of the Hill's Excellence in Dental Research and Education award, and the 2015 University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine Alumnus of the Year award. Dr. Gengler has written many publications throughout his many years in veterinary dentistry. He has made enormous contributions to the current high standard of care given by today’s veterinary dental specialists, along with the general practitioners who have trained under him.
Dr. Gengler has a son, three daughters, and nine grandchildren. He shares his home with his constant companion, Lolly, an incredibly sweet little rescue dog.
Maria Glowaski, DVM, DACVAA
Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
Dr. Maria Glowaski is a board-certified veterinary anesthesiologistTM. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine then completed an internship in Emergency Medicine/Critical Care and Anesthesia followed by a residency in veterinary anesthesia at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She became board-certified in veterinary anesthesia in 2000.
She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) and has 25+ years of experience in veterinary anesthesiology. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, authored multiple book chapters, co-authored a veterinary anesthesia textbook and gives lectures both nationally and internationally.
Following her residency at Cornell, she returned to Tufts to become a faculty member and began her career in academia. After several years enduring the cold Northeast, she was offered and accepted a faculty position at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Wishing to move closer to her family in her home state of New Jersey, she accepted a faculty position at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Eventually a private practice position in anesthesia became available in New Jersey and she left academia.
Before joining Dallas Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, she owned and operated her own veterinary anesthesia consulting company. Leaving the winters of New Jersey to relocate to the great state of Texas and join the phenomenal team at DVDOS has been the best decision of her career!
In her free time, Dr. Glow is outdoors as much as possible training her black American Labrador, Zenna, for field trials. She has also trained her for service dog work and visits hospitals and senior care facilities. She enjoys many outdoor activities including long distance running, hiking and swimming. When compelled to be indoors, she can be found hosting extravagant dinner parties for friends while being serenaded by her three utterly spoiled Siamese cats; Sterling, Sherman and Simon.
Katy Levitt, DVM
Associate, Practice Limited to Dentistry
Dr. Katy Levitt is pursuing a residency in veterinary dentistry. Prior to her residency, she was an owner and veterinarian at a private practice in Dallas for several years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance and International Studies from Emory University in Atlanta before going to Louisiana State University to obtain her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Levitt completed two externships with Dr. Nossaman while she was in veterinary school, which helped her realize her passion for veterinary dentistry.
Away from the office, Dr. Levitt loves playing the piano, running, and traveling. At home, Dr. Levitt and her husband live with their two young daughters, two dogs (Kaiser and Bonaparte), and a citron-crested Cockatoo named Tumbleweed.
Carly Czuba, DVM
Associate, Practice Limited to Dentistry
Dr. Carly Czuba will be starting a residency with Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery in veterinary dentistry in the fall of 2022. Dr. Czuba spent 3 years in the Caribbean and 1 year at Cornell prior to graduating from St. George’s University in 2010. She then completed a 1-year rotating small animal internship in New York City at the ASPCA Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital. After several years of general practice and emergency hospital experience, she realized her passion for healing pet’s mouths. After attending her first Veterinary Dental Forum in 2016, Dr. Czuba knew she wanted to pursue a residency in veterinary dentistry. She has recently moved to the DFW area from Oklahoma City with her husband, their two young children (Asher & Sloan), and two cats (Garfield & Potato).
Our Support Team
Lead Dentistry Technician
Shennae comes to us from Atlanta Georgia. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, she has always had a passion for helping animals. She started her veterinary career at 14 years old and has been a veterinary technician for 26 years. She has excelled as a technician in general practice, emergency medicine, and orthopedics. She always aspires to learn as much as she can every day and give the best of herself to all patients in her care. She is currently enrolled at Penn Foster College to obtain her LVT and further her career in veterinary dentistry. When Shennae isn't working, she enjoys biking, hiking, fishing, and traveling as much as her schedule will allow. She is the proud mom of a beta fish named "Puppy".
Tracie Henchy, LVT
Tracie has spent 20+ years working as an LVT, with the majority of her experience coming from Tufts University and Texas A&M, as well as emergency medicine. Her training, experience, and passion for anesthesia make her a welcome and vital member of the DVDOS team! When she is not working, Tracie enjoys many outdoor activities with her four-legged kids, Abby and Cooper, and watching a good college football game together with them on her sofa.
Fallon has worked in the veterinary field for 10+ years in general practice but has always had a deep passion for canine and feline Dentistry. Fallon knew at a young age that caring for animals would be her life's work. She is thrilled to work with our team to make your pets feel better, so they can smile their best smile!
During her downtime, you can find her cooking up a big pot of something Cajun or Italian, tending to her plants, or most likely cuddling up with her bashful Australian shepherd Oxlee and her radical short-haired tabby Roux.
Leann has been in the veterinary field for 7 years mainly working in emergency medicine and working her way up from kennel assistant to veterinary technician over the years. She has developed a passion for veterinary anesthesia and always looking for ways to improve her skills, and the lives of patients. Leann is very excited to continue her training by enrolling in a veterinary technician program at Penn Foster College that will lead to achieving veterinary technician certification for Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT).
On her off days, Leann likes to hike, go camping, watch some hockey games with friends, and be with her pets. She has a dog named Riker, a cat named Crusher, and two rats, Erwin and Levi.
Michelle Whitt, LVT
Chief of Business Operations
Tony has been involved in the veterinary industry for 20+ years, including general practice and specialty veterinary dentistry, and is one of the founding partners in Dallas Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery with his wife, Dr. Debra Nossaman. He attended Arizona State University and his studies included Business, Quality Assurance, and Information Technology. He comes to the field of veterinary practice management after working for many years in the government and at General Dynamics as a Field Engineer in the Decision Systems Division.
In order to support our team, Tony attends many hours of continuing education each year in practice management, as well as IT. He is committed to applying the necessary tools that allow the doctors and staff to utilize cutting-edge technology while providing state-of-the-art health care for your furry friends.
Tony enjoys anything that has to do with flying airplanes or gliders; he also enjoys golf, bowling, the outdoors, and visiting museums with his wife, Dr. Nossaman. They share a home with two dogs, CeCe and Riley; three cats, Louie, Pounce DeLeon, and Tater, and three horses, Goya, Dino, and Red.
Jennifer has been in the veterinary industry for 23 years. Her love of animals started young and is what led her into veterinary medicine. She has been fortunate to work with some wonderful veterinary professionals through the years and has gained invaluable experience and knowledge in the workings of a veterinary office. It is her goal to ensure our clients are informed and educated while receiving the utmost customer service.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, entertaining, horseback riding, and traveling with her husband Nathan and their friends. Always looking for the next adventure, she loves to hear about her client’s favorite places. Along with Nathan, she shares her home with two spoiled kitties, Cruiser and Tess.
Customer Care Specialist
Michelle has worked in the veterinary industry for about eleven years. Her quiet confidence helps make clients feel at ease when entrusting us with their precious pets. She lives with her husband Robert and their two children, Madison and Matthew. Her furry kids are Sully, a Goldendoodle, and Simon the cat. In her free time, Michelle enjoys being with her family, enjoying their pool, watching movies, and taking walks with Sully.
Customer Care Specialist
Melanie has been in the veterinary industry for 3 years, and has a passion for preventive care and taking a caring and compassionate approach to helping our clients provide the best care for their pets. She said, “I’ve loved learning more about dentistry and how important it is to the pet’s overall health.” Melanie is a dog mom to a pug mix Bear and has a hunter/jumper horse named Val. In her spare time, she enjoys drinking iced coffee, reading a good book, and traveling to new places.