Tonya grew up in the pleasant gap area with her parents and 3 older sisters. She is a 2015 graduate of Bellefonte area high school. She also attended the Central Pennsylvania institute of science and technology where she received her Dental assistant, radiology and infectious control certification.   She has worked with Dr. Detar for the past 2 years and has excelled at patient care, orthodontics, and surgery.  She is a pleasure to spend time with and Dr. Detar  could not get through the day without her.  In her free time she likes to spend time with her family and boyfriend Seth of 6 years. She enjoys tubing, kayaking, fishing, walking her dogs and of course shopping.