About Your Dentist

Samantha Cottingham, DMD

Warm, gentle, and compassionate, Dr. Sam takes the time to provide each patient with individualized, comprehensive dental care. As a strong proponent of conservative, preventive dentistry, her mission is to increase the health and longevity of patients’ teeth and oral tissues.

Dr. Sam received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Florida and went on to receive her Doctor of Dental Medicine from LECOM School of Dental Medicine. After 15 years in Florida, she moved to the Central Texas area and fell in love with the rolling hills, sunny skies, and friendly people.

Dr. Sam firmly believes in the value of continuing education and has taken post-doctoral courses in oral sedation, endodontics, laser dentistry, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, and Invisalign. In all aspects of patient care, Dr. Sam’s attention to detail and commitment to education ensures that her patients receive the highest level of care.

When not in the office, Dr. Sam enjoys hiking, yoga, and spending time with her family (both human and canine).

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Rebecca Yang, DDS

"Be nice to your dentist, she has fillings too."

My Mission

"I believe that integrity, compassion, and attention to detail are the most important qualities of my work. I strive to provide evidence-based, comprehensive dental care while creating lasting relationships within the community and serve as a source of dental health education for my patients."

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry - Loma Linda, California

Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of Maryland, College Park - College Park, Maryland

Dr. Yang has completed many hours of continuing education including the Intro to Implantology course with the Neodent/Straumann Group.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Rebecca Yang's mission is to provide personalized, evidence-based comprehensive dental care while creating lasting relationships within the community. Her goal is always to do what is best for her patients to the best of her ability. Her most outstanding qualities are her gentleness, empathy, and integrity. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She then earned her doctorate at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Loma Linda, California. She loves how rewarding dentistry can be, and the personal connections made with patients along the way are what keep her going. On her time off she loves gardening, art projects, traveling, and relaxing at home with her husband and two cats.