Meet the Dental Team at Dentistry By Design
Our staff welcomes you to come see for yourself what makes Dentistry by Design so special. To our team, Dentistry is more than just caring for your teeth. We pride ourselves on education, your overall health, and the family care we provide to our patients. We are happy to help you with all of your dental needs!
Dr. Shawn Blagowsky
Dr. Blagowsky’s interest in dentistry started early—during her middle school orthodontic appointments! She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1986 with a B.S. in Medical Technology and went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Michigan in 1990. After graduating, she completed her General Practice Residency (GPR) at Dallas VA Medical Center. She received her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1997 after completing 500 hours of continuing education in all phases of dentistry and is working on obtaining her Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Blagowsky belongs to the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She is certified to provide Invisalign and MTM clear aligner orthodontics. She takes a minimum of 15 hours of continuing education each year in all areas of general dentistry. Dentistry is Dr. Blagowsky’s passion, and she is determined to provide her patients with the most advanced, highest quality dental care.
Dr. Blagowsky values patient affinity, and having ongoing relationships with families through Dentistry by Design. She enjoys the technical aspects of dentistry, but especially the relationships with patients. She is delighted to treat the children of patients who she first treated when they were young!
Outside of the office, Dr. Blagowsky is active in her church, First Baptist Church of Richardson, and in helping at Plano schools, where her children attend(ed). She is also active in Dallas Tri Delta Alumnae group, and served on the board for their annual philanthropy event, Cookies and Castles.
Dr. Blagowsky is married and has two children. Her daughter attends college for special education, and her son plays high school football. She loves taking vacations and going to OU football games with her family. In her free time, Dr. Blagowsky enjoys running, pilates and antique shopping.
Lisa – Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Lisa has been with Dentistry by Design for 16 of her 19 years in dentistry. She earned her BS in Dental Hygiene from Texas Woman’s University. She is also an Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene at Collin College, where she helps to shape future dental hygienists.
Lisa loves her work, and is passionate about the relationships she has with her patients. In addition, she strives to provide individualized care based upon each patient’s unique situation. She enjoys educating patients about their dental health, and helping them achieve better results each and every appointment.
Susan – Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Susan has been with Dentistry by Design for 6 of her 38 years in dentistry. She obtained her credentials from Tyler Jr. College.
Susan’s favorite part of her job is getting to know our patients and providing great dental care and education. She also enjoys working as a team member of our staff.
Outside of work, Susan likes to read, and teaches Bible studies for women through Bible Discussion Groups. In fact, she loves working with children and youth at her church. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting.
Susan is married to Gregg, and has 2 adult children and 2 grandkids.