Caring Mansfield, TX Dentist
Get to Know
Shanna Rafford, DDS
As one of our dedicated doctors at Broad Park Family Dentistry, Dr. Rafford loves being able to show people the love of Christ through oral healthcare. Interacting with her patients on a personal level and developing close relationships over time is a daily source of joy for her! Keep reading below to learn more about her.
Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?
It didn’t take long for Dr. Rafford to realize that dentistry was the ideal profession for her talents and passions. Through this job, she’s able to satisfy her desire to serve others and Christ while also giving back to the Mansfield community in meaningful, tangible ways. Today, she couldn’t imagine doing anything else!
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After completing her undergraduate degree at Texas State University, Dr. Rafford pursued her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Health School of Dentistry at San Antonio, where she graduated at the top of her class. She is also certified in the delivery of nitrous oxide.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Rafford is newly engaged to a wonderful man named Garrett Howze. In fact, they met in dental school while buying food from a sandwich shop on campus! Together, they have a cat fur baby named Winston. Outside of the dental office, you can usually find her enjoying an early morning cup of coffee on the porch, doing Pilates, running, listening to live Texas country music, and showing off her dance moves. Her fiancé is an outdoorsman, so she is also slowly learning the ropes of fishing and hunting.