Tayla Cunningham


Education & Credentials

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry; Chapel Hill, NC


Biological Sciences, Concentration on Human Biology, North Carolina State University; Raleigh, NC


GPR, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center; Houston, TX


I am committed to providing quality care to all patients in a positive, supportive, and comfortable environment. I strive to provide an experience in which we focus on your unique needs while providing education as it relates to your dental health. Together, we will work to help you achieve optimal oral health and have you leaving with a smile!


Dr. Cunninghams favorite things to watch on TV are Insecure and anything on Bravo. She loves rooting for the Carolina Panthers, and for vacation, her favorite destination is St. Maarten.

Volunteer/Service Experience

Give Kids A Smile, SNDA CAARE Clinic, UNC Project-Malawi dental mission trip, North Carolina Mission of Mercy clinic, Lessons in a Lunchbox, Health Professions Recruitment and Education Program


Along with her passion for dentistry, Dr. Cunningham has a love for dance. With 19 years of dance training, she loves taking modern and hip-hop dance classes in her spare time. Additionally, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and exploring the hidden gems of Houston.

Professional Associations

American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society


International College of Dentists leadership award, Dental Trade Alliance Foundation community service award, Hinman Dental Society award, American Dental Association Dr. Thomas J. Zwemer Award, University of North Carolina minority scholarship


Graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian from NC State University, Deans List all four years