Lupita Perez, RDH, enjoys the distinction of being the first Laredoan to have graduated from dental hygiene school located in the Houston Science Center in 1975. Currently, Lupita, who is someone with many interests, is a full-time employee with United Independent High School where she serves as a Public School Administrator. She graciously serves as a part-time dental hygienist with Gentle Family Dentistry of Laredo working for three days, late in the afternoon.
Lupita’s vast dental hygiene experience includes working full-time for the Dental Department of Laredo-Webb County Public Health Department where she treated adults, children with emphasis on oral hygiene instruction, and the implementation of a patient recall system. She also was involved with elementary school children in the Laredo Independent School District through the L.I.S.D. Nursing Department.
Lupita has also provided dental hygiene services in various private dental offices in Laredo during Spring Breaks, Thanksgiving Holidays, Christmas Holidays and Summer vacations.
She has also kept her dental hygiene credentials current by dental hygiene duties and working with U.I.S.D. elementary schools during career day with dental hygiene presentations. Lupita is, in addition to all she does, completing her Ph.D with Texas A&M University at College Station. Lupita enjoys spending time with her husband, Juan Luis and her sons, when she finds the time.