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Duane Tinker

Chief Executive Officer

Duane "The Tooth Cop" Tinker is an experienced dental compliance consultant with a background in law enforcement and emergency medical services. With over 20 years as an Emergency Medical Technician and 10 years as a Law Enforcement officer, Duane has a unique perspective and skill set that he brings to his role as Chief Executive Officer and owner of Dental Compliance Specialists.


Prior to joining Dental Compliance Specialists, Duane worked as an investigator for the Texas Dental Board, where he gained valuable experience in dental compliance and regulatory requirements. He is committed to helping our clients stay compliant with state and federal regulations and works closely with them to develop customized solutions that meet their unique needs.


In addition to his professional experience, Duane is also a licensed dental hygienist, which gives him a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and the importance of compliance. He is passionate about ongoing education and professional development and is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest industry trends and regulations.


Outside of work, Duane enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering in his community. He is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service and expertise and looks forward to helping them achieve their compliance goals.


Jacqueline Tinker

Chief Operating Officer

Jacqueline Tinker is the Chief Operating Officer and co-owner of Dental Compliance Specialists. With a background in healthcare administration, Jacqueline brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role. She is committed to helping our clients achieve their compliance goals and works closely with them to develop customized solutions that meet their unique needs.


Prior to joining Dental Compliance Specialists, Jacqueline worked as a healthcare administrator for several large organizations, where she gained valuable experience in regulatory compliance and healthcare management. She is passionate about ongoing education and professional development and is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest industry trends and regulations.


Outside of work, Jacqueline is also the owner of Working Aussie Source, LLC. 


She is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service and expertise and looks forward to helping them achieve their compliance goals.


Deanna Otts-Whitfield

RDH, BSDH, MSHQS, CDIPIC
Dental Compliance Consultant

Deanna Otts-Whitfield is a Compliance Consultant, former United States Marine, and Registered Dental Hygienist at Dental Compliance Specialists. With a wealth of experience in healthcare compliance and a dedication to excellence, Deanna is committed to helping our clients stay compliant with regulatory requirements.


As a former Marine, Deanna brings a unique perspective and skill set to her role as a Compliance Consultant. She is a natural leader and is skilled at managing complex projects and ensuring that our clients receive the highest level of service and expertise. In addition to her military experience, Deanna is also a registered dental hygienist, which gives her a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and the regulatory requirements that our clients must adhere to.


At Dental Compliance Specialists, Deanna works closely with our clients to assess their compliance needs and develop customized solutions that meet their unique requirements. She is a firm believer in ongoing education and professional development and is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest industry trends and regulations. This allows her to provide our clients with the most accurate and relevant information to help them navigate the complex world of healthcare compliance.


In her free time, Deanna enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering in her community. She is proud to be a part of the Dental Compliance Specialists team and looks forward to helping our clients achieve their compliance goals.


Dayana Leyva

Client Relationship Specialist/Record Auditor

Dayana Leyva has worked in the dental administration field for over 10 years. Her love for the industry started early on, as she knew she wanted to be a part of ensuring that patients receive quality care. Over the years, Dayana has gained extensive experience in various roles, from receptionist to office lead, claims team, and even dental assisting.


In her current position, Dayana is part of the dental compliance team as a client relationship specialist, where she is committed to ensuring our clients are being taken care of. From gathering information to customize their compliance manuals, tracking credentials, sending forms our clients may need, to a simple password reset. She will gladly help with anything you might need!


Dayana enjoys spending time with her family and dogs in her free time, having cookouts and watching the latest movie in theaters. Dayana is dedicated to providing the highest level of care to our clients and looks forward to working with you!


Daisy TInker

Marketing, Sales & Events

Daisy Tinker is a skilled and dedicated client relationship specialist at Dental Compliance Specialists. With a passion for customer service and a commitment to excellence, Daisy works closely with our clients to ensure that their needs are met and their expectations exceeded. She has a keen eye for detail and a strong understanding of our clients' compliance goals, making her an invaluable member of our team.


Prior to joining Dental Compliance Specialists, Daisy worked in customer service and relationship management for several large organizations. She has a proven track record of building strong relationships with clients and is dedicated to providing exceptional service and support. Daisy is a strong communicator and is always available to answer questions and provide guidance.


When she's not working, Daisy enjoys spending time with her family and exploring the outdoors. She is passionate about helping our clients succeed and is committed to delivering the highest level of service and support.


Pamela Bryant-Meeks

Print Shop Director

Pamela Bryant-Meeks is a highly experienced print shop director who has been an integral part of the Dental Compliance Specialists team for over five years. With a strong background in print production and management, Pamela oversees all aspects of our print shop operations, ensuring that our clients receive high-quality materials on time and within budget.


Prior to joining Dental Compliance Specialists, Pamela held various leadership roles in the print industry, honing her skills in project management, quality control, and team leadership. Her expertise in the field has been invaluable to our organization, and she is committed to delivering exceptional results for our clients.


Outside of her work with DCS, Pamela is the owner of FAST (FT Worth Agility Sports Teams). A business serving the Fort Worth area canine sports training industry since 1995. 


In addition to her professional accomplishments, Pamela is a devoted doggy-mother and active community member. She volunteers her time to various charitable organizations and is passionate about making a positive impact in the world. We are grateful to have Pamela on our team and value her dedication to our clients and our mission.