You will meet Donna White at the front desk of Dr. Tucker’s office. She has spent 44 years enjoying the many patients who come to the Practice. Donna looks to them as friends and family.
Donna and husband Mickey have three daughters; Elizabeth (Brant) Bishop, Sarah Washburn, and Savannah White. Donna is known as “Grandma Donna” or “NaNa” by her two grandsons, Liam and Batten, and granddaughter, Sloan. Her family is her “love.” Born and raised in Northwest Oklahoma, Donna has a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Business Administration and Sociology. “Ride Rangers, Ride!!”
Rita was raised NW of Alva on a family farm. Graduated from AHS then attended NW Technology Business program, followed by 2 years at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. She started working for Dr. Tucker in 1979 where she continues to enjoy working in the dental field. Rita has been married to Miles Peterson since 1982 and has three boys; Grant, Grady, and Guy. Rita has attended numerous workshops relating to dental, sleep apnea, and naturopathic health for over 40 years. She enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with family.
Ashli has worked in the dental profession for 8.5 years. Ashli is a native Kansan but moved to Alva, Ok in 2008 where she attended Northwest Technology Center for dental assisting. Ashli started working for Dr. Charles Tucker in 2009, after doing her clinicals at his office and completing her schooling. She has received her certifications for x-rays and coronal polishing as well. Ashli is married and has two beautiful children. Besides having a love for the dental field, Ashli loves going camping and riding ATV’s in the mountains with her family.
Ashley Nickel was born and raised in Northwest Oklahoma. Graduated from Woodward High School in 2006. Moved to Alva in 2008 to attend Northwestern Oklahoma State University where she graduated with a BAAS Degree in Technical Management in 2010. She is married to Matt Nickel and is a mother to 3 beautiful children. Ashley has been in the dental profession since 2010. In her spare time she loves to hunt, fish, golf, and camp with her family and friends!
Anna Orcutt has been working with Dr. Tucker since 2013 providing dental hygiene services to our wonderful patients!
She attended NWOSU and Northwest tech in Alva before Graduating From Wichita State in 2005.
She lives in the Stillwater area with her husband Luke and all their animals, she loves being able to work a few days a week in the Alva community. Over these past years she has enjoyed watching her nieces and nephew grow up and has had the chance to see old friends and make new.
“I really appreciate working in a practice that is focused on oral as well as overall health. Dr. Tucker’s commitment to staying informed on the latest in wellness and oral health has allowed me to expand my knowledge in nutrition, and sleep health as well as the latest technologies in dentistry.
It’s a pleasure to get to implement digital x/rays, cameras, illumination technology and oral cancer screening devices to help provide early detection of problems and facilitate patient education. I always look forward to new patients and the chance to help them feel comfortable, and to get motivated to achieve Total Wellness!
Madeline J Dooley
Madeline received a Dental Assisting Certificate at NWTechnology and graduated with a BS in Biology at Northwestern Oklahoma State University (2005) of Alva before attaining an AAS of Dental Hygiene at Colby Community College in KS (2008), awarded by Northcentral Technical College of Wausau, WI.
Favorite part of being a hygienist for 11+ years are forming good relationships and rapport with patients and their families, as well as, educating them on the importance and benefits of good oral hygiene to positively affect their overall health for a long-term impact.
Madeline enjoys the laid back atmosphere of the practice & camaraderie of Dr. Tucker and staff. Outside of work she loves spending quality time and traveling with family: husband Patrick, kids Raiden and Jazlyn. Her hobbies include arts, crafts, & photography.