Our Team

Serving areas of Okemos, Lansing, and East Lansing, MI

Meet Our Team at Christine Tenaglia, DDS

Providing Proficient Dental Services in Okemos

At Dr. Christine Tenaglia’s office, our team of dental experts is highly trained, extensively experienced, and ready to help you get the smile you’ve always wanted. Backed by years of in-depth experience, we are dedicated to providing you with an effective and pleasant visit to our office. If you need anything at all, we are there for you. Our office is specially designed to maximize comfort. We offer blankets, neck pillows, movies, TV, NuCalm and plenty more. We want you to feel safe and secure in knowing that you have an entire team of specialized experts working for you.

Contact us online or feel free to call us today at (517) 347-6733 to schedule an appointment with a caring and capable dentist in Okemos.


Shawn hails from Grand Ledge where she and her 4 boys (one of which is her loving husband) enjoy the outdoors, hanging out with their two dogs and creating family traditions. Most weekends she can be found on the sidelines cheering on her boys at baseball, football, wrestling, and Destination Imagination.

Shawn has enjoyed a full career in the dental field with over 20 years under her belt. She enjoys every aspect that the dental industry provides, especially the fast pace and focus on growth and personal development. Her passion is making our guests feel comfortable and well educated about their dental appointments.


Haslett/Lansing resident for over 50 years, attended MSU as well as LCC. She enjoys being a Rotary member well as volunteering and participating in other business organizations in the area. She and her husband love a good “car ride” and often take the long way to get to their destinations. The BARR team also own a Beeswax candle company that frequently sell their wares at local farmers markets and online. When free time occurs, Malinda is an avid colorer, crafter, and jewelry maker.

Malinda brings to the dental team over 30 years of customer service experience!  She is enthusiastic and energetic about helping our patients achieve optimal dental health with magnificent smiles.  She will be coordinating our new patient experience as well as follow up with increased service to our loyal patients.


We’re excited to meet you and can’t wait to help you with all your dental needs! You can reach us at (517) 347-6733 to speak with an experienced dentist in Okemos.

Michigan Puts Its Trust in Christine Tenaglia, DDS

Here’s Why You Can Too:

  • Over 25 Years of Experience – Dr. Tenaglia’s practice was founded in 1993 and built a reputation for amazing results, luxury service, and world-class skill.
  • Customized, Comfortable Treatment – Our treatment is more like a spa day than a dentist’s appointment. By providing neck pillows, NuCalm neurophysiology, and nitrous oxide, we keep you comfortable and relaxed during treatment.
  • Award-Winning Dental Care – Since our practice was founded, Dr. Tenaglia has won multiple community awards throughout Michigan. She has also been featured on national news shows.
  • Financing Options Available – Dr. Christine Tenaglia offers competitive prices and financing for some of the most advanced and cutting-edge dental procedures in the field.
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