Dr. Karen Shovak was raised in McAllen, Texas. She moved to Waco to attend Baylor University and graduated with a bachelor degree in Biochemistry. Dr. Shovak then attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas and obtained her degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. In dental school, Shovak was a member of Texas Dental Association, American Student Dental Association, and Student National Dental Association. She has always aspired to be a dentist and is excited to have fulfilled her dream. Dr. Shovak believes dentistry has an important impact on the overall health of the body and strives to deliver superior quality general dentistry.
Dr. Shovak is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. In her free time she enjoys traveling, running, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Shovak believes in giving back and educating the community on dental/oral healthcare and enjoys volunteering her time at charitable dental events.