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Dr. Elizabeth A. Hunsaker, a lifetime Houstonian, received her dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. Upon graduating in 1985, she joined her father, Dr. Jerry D. Hunsaker in his family practice in the Medical Center area. She is currently very active with the University of Texas School of Dentistry Alumni Association and presently serves on the UT Alumni Association Board and the UT Dental Advisory Board. Dr. Hunsaker is currently a member of the University Dental Study Club and the Seattle Dental Study Club. She practices full time and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.
Dr. Hunsaker is a graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. A native of Houston, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1989. Prior to attending dental schoolhe graduated from Texas A&M University with both a Bachelors and a Masters degree.
Dr. Hunsaker is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Dental Society. Before relocating to Houstonhe was in Private practice in Corpus Christi, Texas for 18 years. While there he served on the executive board of the Nueces Valley District Dental Society, as an advisor to the Del Mar College Dental Hygiene program, and as a volunteer for the underserved at the William Allen Dental Clinic.
When not in the office, Dr Hunsaker enjoys fishing, hunting, reading and spending time with his wife, Carol, and their four children
Laura Santo Salvo, DDS, is a general and cosmetic dentist at Hunsaker Dental. Dr. Santo Salvo provides friendly, compassionate dental care to patients of all ages living in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Santo Salvo is a native of Katy, Texas. She completed her bachelor’s degree in health science studies and business administration at Baylor University. After graduating, she went on to complete her doctorate in dental surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry.
During her time at the university, she was actively involved in the American Student Dental Association, Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, and the Texas Association of Women Dentists. Dr. Santo Salvo is an avid Baylor fan and enjoys cheering on the Baylor Bears at any given opportunity.
At Hunsaker Dental, Dr. Santo Salvo is passionate about creating a caring and gentle dental experience for her patients. She enjoys helping them attain a beautiful smile that they can be proud to show off.
Dr. Santo Salvo is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society, and the Texas Dental Association.
When she’s not attending to patients, Dr. Santo Salvo loves to exercise, cook, and spend her free time sitting out by the pool or traveling to beaches.
The dental providers & staff at Hunsaker Dental.
Office Manager & Personal Assistant
Linda has been Dr. Hunsaker’s Administrative Assistant for the past 18 years, prior to that she was the office manager for 5 years. She has three grown children, grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Linda enjoys baking, crocheting and cross stitching.
Patient Care & Scheduling Coordinator
Vanessa has been in dentistry since 1985. She enjoys fishing, spending time with her family and the rapport she as built with the patients at Hunsaker Dental.
Kathy has been in the dental industry for over 30 years. She started as an assistant and then in 2003 entered the Hygiene
Program at The University of Texas Dental Branch, here in Houston. She has been with the office for over 15
years. She enjoys gardening and listening to music.
Pamela started in dentistry in 1996, worked the first 10 year as a dental assistant. 17 years as an OM. She developed a passion for dentistry when she saw how transforming it can be, the impact on a patients oral health as well as overall systemic health. The correlation between oral and systemic health has made it a challeng
Pamela started in dentistry in 1996, worked the first 10 year as a dental assistant. 17 years as an OM. She developed a passion for dentistry when she saw how transforming it can be, the impact on a patients oral health as well as overall systemic health. The correlation between oral and systemic health has made it a challenging and rewarding career. Her hobbies include reading, fishing, sewing, and crafts.
Marilyn has been in the dental industry for over 20 years and with Hunsaker Dental for seven years. She loves to travel and spend time with her family including her two daughters.