Dr. Arrington essentially grew up within the walls of her father’s dental office, who practiced in Oklahoma City for more than five decades. Her mother is also a dental hygienist who worked in private practice and helped teach at the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Because of her family’s deep involvement in the field, she was able to experience its emphasis on long-term patient relationships from a very young age. Soon enough, she realized that it was the perfect professional choice for her as well – the rest is history!
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Arrington entered into the school’s College of Dentistry to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Beyond graduation, she has stayed current with continuing education by maintaining a membership with the local Spear Study Club and attending trainings on various specialties. Today, she is certified in minimal sedation, Invisalign Clear Braces, and CEREC same day crown technology.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Arrington’s husband, Lake, is a Texas Panhandle native who manages his family’s cattle ranch, and serves as one of Gray County's County Commissioners. Together they have three children. Their oldest, Evelyn Grace, loves dance and gymnastics, while their middle son Tripp is an outdoor enthusiast. Their youngest boy J.R. is the toughest of the bunch and loves all animals! Lastly are the pets: a dog named Milly, a cat named Kitty Cat, and a bunny named Peter. As for personal hobbies, Dr. Arrington enjoys traveling, honing her green thumb, being outdoors, skiing, fishing, reading, and dancing – her favorite is the two-step.
Dr. Arrington is also a proud member of many local organizations! In addition to the Spear study club, she Is part of a 21st century forum women’s study club and serves on several boards, including CASA of the high plains, OUCOD’s J. Dean Robertson’s board, Pampa’s Economic Development Corp, and ST. Matthew’s Day School. She regularly volunteers at Mission of Mercy and is a proud member of Pampa’s First United Methodist Church.