Meet Dr. Tunison


Dr. Tunison is a board certified pediatric dentist, recognized by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  Before entering dental school, Dr. Tunison graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and a concentration of pre-medical study.  Then she graduated with Cum Laude Honors from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and immediately committed her training to caring for children and patients with special needs.  She worked as a hospital pediatric dental resident at the Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo from 2008-2010.  There, she practiced dentistry and took care of trauma patients while continuing to study child behavior and development.

Dr. Tunison enjoys attending multiple continuing education classes every year, to always keep up with the latest science and techniques. Dr. Tunison loves caring for children by helping them develop healthy and beautiful smiles.  She believes that every appointment is an opportunity for her patients to build confidence, self esteem, and have fun!  Dr. Tunison joined Valley Dental Pediatrics to become a part of the most child-friendly team of dental professionals who have a long standing tradition of giving excellent dental care.  She is a native of Elmira, New York and is very happy to be practicing in the beautiful tri-cities area which allows her to still be near her family.  Dr. Tunison enjoys hiking, camping, yoga and dancing. Her passions are pediatric dentistry and cooking.  She hopes to publish a family cookbook with recipes that will help prevent tooth decay!

Dr. Tunison and her husband Drew are the proud new parents of a beautiful baby boy named Crosby!  




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