#RUASDA Spotlight: Carol Chavez

Carol Chavez

Roseman '20

Hometown: Santa Clarita, California

What made you decide you wanted to be a dentist? Growing up, I saw the effects of poor oral health and was motivated treat and educate my community on good dental health by becoming a dentist. I took an ROP course in Dental Assisting during high school and just fell in love with Dentistry. I enjoyed connecting with different people and helping them with their health, confidence and well-being.

Hobbies: Cooking, Painting, Shopping and Floristry

Favorite place to eat in SLC: Chile-Tepin in SLC is great Mexican food! You need to try their molcajete it is life changing.

What is our favorite ASDA event? That is a hard one there are so many. If I had to choose it would be the Porcelain Ball, it was great to see everyone dressed up, dancing and having a good time.

Where can you find me outside of school? Usually at home if not T.J. Maxx, Michaels, or Sprouts.

Interesting fact about me: I had the honor of participating in a Hopi cleansing ritual inside a Temescal (sweat lodge) .

Favorite dental procedure: We have not been exposed to root canals in sim lab but I enjoyed watching them be done. I think that the procedure is very delicate and elegant.

What Pandora station do you listen to? Today’s Hits

Favorite show? Married to Medicine