Ute Zolkowski has been working in dentistry for nearly twenty-five years. She started working as a dental hygienist in 1992 in Germany, prior to that she worked as a dental assistant for several years. She attended the dental hygiene program at Roane State Community College and graduated suma cum laude and with honors in 2001. She also received the HuFriedy "Golden Scaler Award" in 2001 for best clinical skills. She has been working with Dr. Massengale since 1997 and enjoys working with both dentists, because they truly care about their patients.