Coming from a long line of family members who have dedicated their lives to the medical and dental field, it was never a question for Dr. Royal what career path she would pursue. Following her father, who was a military doctor, Dr. Royal traveled around the world, experiencing different cultures and learning different languages. She received her dental education in Europe (Ukranian Dental Academy, 2006) and in the United States (UIC College of Dentistry at Chicago, 2017). She also obtained a Masters in Dentistry.Dr. Royal brings years of experience, both domestic and abroad, to Westlakes Family Dental. Now settled here, she is proud to call Texas her home and is excited to serve the diverse population of San Antonio. What Dr. Royal loves the most is that through her passion for dentistry she is able to care for and serve people of all walks of life.Dr. Royal-Priest is an active member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society and the Christian Medical and Dental Association.