Dr. Takach graduated from the Arizona School of Oral Health and Dentistry with a dual DMD and MPH degree. While in Arizona, she implemented an oral health education series and an oral health needs assessment for women inmates. She has worked in pediatric mobile clinics and nursing homes to improve patient access to dental care. Her professional interests include striving to increase interprofessional collaboration of care, helping patients overcome barriers to access to dental care, and providing dental care in alternative settings. Dr. Takach is originally from Maine and looks forward to practicing in New England.