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Meet the TRU Dentistry Team:

Modern Dentistry – the TRU Way.
TRU means what it says. Count on us to be TRU to you. TRU service, TRU people, TRU prices, and always… TRU smiles. Meet the team committed to giving you the best dental experience possible on South Lamar.

Dr. Samantha Hollinger DMD of TRU Dentistry Austin 2708 South Lamar Boulevard, Suite 100A, Austin, TX 78704

MEET Dr. Samantha Hollinger, DMD

For a TRU Dentist and captain of our expert dental team, look no further than Dr. Samantha Hollinger. Growing up she loved the dentist and strives to ensure her patients do too.

Professional:

  • Dr. Hollinger graduated from The University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology-Physiology.
  • She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Western University Of Health Sciences.
  • She joined TRU because she wanted to support an authentic culture and be part of an authentic team.
  • She enjoys working with patients that have dental anxiety, and strives to reduce their stress.

Personal:

  • Dr. Hollinger is passionate about the Austin music scene.
  • Her passions include hiking, swimming, and camping.

Fun Fact:

She takes cooking classes regularly and aspires to host a “virtual favorite food cook-off” in the TRU offices.

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MEET Jessica Penna, Lead RDA

Jessica is an experienced dental assistant. She loves bringing joy to patients by giving them a healthy and happy smile.

Professional:

  • Jessica has been an RDA for 4 years.
  • She joined TRU because she wanted a career and a culture where the entire team shared the same passion – their patients’ smiles and health.

Personal:

  • Jessica is an artist and car enthusiast.
  • Her fur family keeps her on her toes at home.

Fun Fact:

She is a car detailer!

Alex Combatti of TRU Dentistry Austin 2708 South Lamar Boulevard, Suite 100A, Austin, TX 78704

MEET Alex Combatti

Alex is the Director of Operations and happiness champion. He leads the team with a passion for service and sets the standard of excellence.

Professional:

  • During Alex’s more than five years in the dental industry, he realized his values were more aligned with a smaller, more authentic business model, leading him to start TRU Dentistry.
  • Alex ensures that every TRU customer receives the highest level of care, compassion and service.

Personal:

  • Alex was born in Hutto, TX
  • Alex and Chase hang out at Zilker Park with their puppy, Kai.

Fun Fact:

Alex is a world-class Austin foodie.

Chase Pilat of TRU Dentistry Austin 2708 South Lamar Boulevard, Suite 100A, Austin, TX 78704

MEET Chase Pilat

Chase is the Brand Experience Officer, and smile champion. He leads the team with true authenticity and sets the standard of excellence.

Professional:

  • Chase learned the values of corporate America didn’t blend with him and decided to start TRU Dentistry to set a new standard of authentic leadership.
  • For Chase, the dental experience is about core values and integrity.

Personal:

  • Chase grew up in the small town of Hallettsville, TX and whisked himself to Austin as quickly as possible.
  • Chase and Alex hang out at Zilker Park with their puppy, Kai.

Fun Fact:

Chase is an avid runner and music aficionado.

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MEET Amanda Maranda

Amanda is our Director of Patient Relations.

Professional:

  • Amanda has been in the dental industry for 8 years.
  • She is thrilled to have found a home at TRU Dentistry Austin where the entire team is as focus on quality patient care as she is.

Personal:

  • Amanda moved to Austin from east Dallas in 2011 and has fallen in love with the city and culture.
  • Amanda loves being outdoors, whether it’s hiking or enjoying the lake with her puppy, Bean.

Fun Fact:

  • Amanda is a fantastic home-cook!
  • Amanda loves to golf, and is always attending local golf tournaments.

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TRU means what it says. Count on us to be TRU to you… TRU service, prices, and smiles.

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