ADTEP DHAT Instructor & Practitioner Sharon Nanalook, DHAT

Sharon Nanalook is originally from Togiak, AK in Bristol Bay. She spent her childhood between Togiak and Anchorage and graduated from Togiak School in 2006. From 2008-2013, Sharon worked as a dental assistant for Bristol Bay Area Health Corp (BBAHC). Fascinated with the care and dedication former BBAHC DHATs provided, she decided she would pursue Dental Therapy education and graduated from ADTEP in 2015. She practiced Dental Therapy with BBAHC from 2015 until relocating her family to Anchorage in 2020, while and continued to provide temporary DHA services for BBAHC. In 2022 she accepted the DHAT Instructor & Practitioner position with ADTEP and is excited to start her journey working with future providers in our State. Sharon has four children: Camden, Liam, Selene, and Julian, age 2. As a family they enjoy being outside and going for drives, berry-picking, fishing and processing fish.