Dr. Renee Calkins was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2000 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California San Francisco in 2013.
Dr. Calkins is a member of the California Dental Association, the Nevada Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Northern Nevada Dental Society.
Dr. Calkins worked as a physical therapy aide—which is where she fell in love with the health field. She loves patient interactions and working with patients to give them a healthy mouth. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her husband of 12 years, ride her horse, snowboard, wakeboard, waterski, and camp. She also loves to read, write, and race through the desert on her husband’s Ultra4 Buggy.