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Dr. Diana Tabakh

Family Dentist

Dr. Tabakh has dedicated herself to providing high-quality dental care to all patients for more than three decades. She has received D.D.S. degrees from both Moscow Medical Stomatological Institute and the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating from both at the top of her class. She also served as a Dental Associate until starting her own practice in South Kansas City in 1999.

Helping people has always been at the heart of Dr. Tabakh’s personal and professional life. In addition to her enthusiasm for dentistry, she’s also passionate about volunteering as a translator for newly adopted Russian youth and raising money for various charities along with her children. Outside of the office, she enjoys nurturing her garden, playing guitar, and crafting the intricate jewelry that you can find displayed prominently in our waiting room.

Theresa

Theresa

Hygienist

Theresa has been a hygienist since 1986, and graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene (with a minor in psychology). She previously worked for ten years in the field of periodontology, gaining valuable, specialized experience. Having spent a lot of time in a dentist’s chair as a child, Theresa understands what it’s like to be a patient, and the value in working for a team that focuses on patients’ unique needs.

Theresa is originally from California, and spent four years in Okinawa thanks to her father being in the Air Force. She has worked with Dr. Tabakh since 2004, and outside of the office, she is also an ordained minister, having studied at Charis Bible College for two years.

Teresa

Teresa

Hygienist

Teresa earned her Associate of Science degree and a degree in dental hygiene from Lake Superior College, earning the highly coveted Student of the Year merit designation in her dental hygiene program. In addition to working in the field of periodontology, Teresa has taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City’s Dental Hygiene School, and is certified in laser treatment, infiltration/block, anesthesia, and CPR.

Outside of the office, Teresa loves animals and owns two chihuahuas and a cat. She also loves fishing and keeping her yard immaculately manicured.

Abigail

Abigail

Hygienist

Abigail earned her Associate of Applied Science in dental assisting from East Central College. She also earned her Master of Science in Gerontology with over 40 graduate hours in dental hygiene from the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC), and has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Webster University. For eleven years, Abigail coordinated the Research Clinical Center at the School of Dentistry UKMC.

Abigail has taught dental hygiene classes as the dental assisting instructor at East Central College in Union, MO, and Robert Morris College in Carthage, IL. She was also the Dental Assisting Program director for Penn Valley Community College and Concorde Career College in Kansas City.

Meet with our team in person

Our entire team is dedicated to treating people, not just smiles, and we’re happy to welcome you to our family! To schedule an appointment or consultation with us, call Delightful Dental Care in Kansas City, MO, at 816-942-7669. We proudly serve patients and families who live in South Kansas City, Leawood, Overland Park, Johnson County, and all nearby communities.