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Woods Woolwine, DDS

Dr. Woolwine received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California San Francisco before completing a residency at the well-known WhiteCap Institute for dental implant training. He was then invited to extend his time at WhiteCap Institute, where he taught courses in dental implants, tissue grafting, bone grafting and occlusion, and became certified in IV sedation. During these years, he also traveled throughout the country providing training and mentorship to other dentists for implant surgeries.

He is passionate and very dedicated to providing the highest level of care to his patients, and he is constantly training around the country to become the best he can be. The part he most enjoys is building lifelong relationships with patients and helping them gain the confidence that comes from a healthy and beautiful smile!

He and his wife, Kristy, have been married for over seven years and enjoy raising their two children. They are excited to be returning to Texas and are looking forward to serving and being a part of the San Antonio community. In their free time, they enjoy spending free time outdoors and traveling.

Kara Tapangan, DDS

A Texas native, Dr. Tapangan grew up in the Rio Grande Valley and graduated from St. Mary’s University with a B.S. in biology, minor in chemistry. She continued her education and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Tapangan was awarded the prestigious Ultradent, Inc., Esthetic Dentistry Award, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Dental Implant Student Award, and the UT Health Award for Clinical Excellence, as well as serving as vice president of her class.

Dr. Tapangan’s passion for dentistry is rooted in her love for creating beautiful smiles and fostering meaningful relationships with her patients. She strives to provide excellent dentistry and educate each of her patients so they feel knowledgeable about oral health and the care they receive.

As a member of the American Dental Association®, Texas Dental Association, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, San Antonio District Dental Society and Greater San Antonio Hispanic Dental Association, Dr. Tapangan prioritizes continuing education and providing the best, state-of-the-art treatment options for her patients.

Dr. Tapangan met the love of her life, Aaron, at St. Mary’s University, where they both attended college. They have two Maltipoos, Rooney and Rupert. In her free time, you can find Dr. Tapangan eating her way through all of San Antonio’s best restaurants!

Nancy S. Duque, DDS

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Meet Our Team

Dr. Woods Woolwine and Dr. Kara Tapangan are proud to present our fantastic dental team! Friendly and professional, our team uses their knowledge and experience to provide our patients with a dental experience worth smiling about. Our team speaks English, Spanish and Urdu, and we are happy to help you receive the dental care you need in San Antonio, Texas. Call Sonterra Dental at 210-341-3222 to learn more and schedule a visit with our dentists.

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