782 E. Columbia St.
Mason, MI 48854
Phone: (517) 676-1091
Fax: (517) 676-4954

Email:  [email protected]


"The best compliment we can receive is the referral of your family and friends."


All our professional team members at Tamara L Bauer, D.D.S. P.C. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and continually pursue ongoing education to offer the best patient care available.

Dr. Tamara L. Bauer

Dr. Tamara L. Bauer knew early on that she loved working hands on with people and having a strong interest in science and bio mechanics, she developed her career in dentistry.  With her undergraduate work completed at Michigan State University and being a farm girl from northern Michigan the natural choice for dental school was the  Marquette University School of Dentistry  in Wisconsin where she graduated in 1990 with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.  Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Bauer purchased a Mason practice from a retiring dentist and became an integral part of this local community.  In the early 1990s after the practice out grew the downtown location, they relocated to 782 E. Columbia Street.          

Dr. Bauer continues to strive to give her patients the best dentistry available.  She believes in a team effort between the patient and dentist, giving the patient the opportunity to be involved in the treatment process, and together working to achieve optimal dental health and well-being for the patient.  Dr. Bauer enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and continues to be involved in several professional organizations such as the American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association,  and the Central District Dental Society where she has served as a board member and past President.  Also she has been involved  with the dental education committee for the Peer Review board.  Currently Dr. Bauer is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is moving forward to complete her accredidation.a member of the Academy 

Currently Dr. Bauer resides locally with her husband Dr. Robert J. Mondragon and their three beautiful athletically active young children which keeps her busy.  When not in the office she enjoys continuing education for dentistry, skiing and various hockey, lacrosse, football and basketball events.


Nicole Matteson - Registered Dental Hygienist

Nici has more than 25 years of experience and has been with our office for over 10 years now.  She started her dental career as a dental assistant and in 1992 graduated from Lansing Community College's Dental Assisting program. She returned to LCC in 1997 to complete her dental hygiene degree.  Nici has made Mason her home and we are proud to have her here to educate and provide the best dental hygiene therapy for our family of patients. With her smile and great sense of humor and she can put your nerves at ease!   When not in the office she enjoys sporting events and time at the lake  with her husband, two children and their dog. 

Nicole Fairbotham - Registered Dental Hygienist

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Tami Allen - Registered Dental Assistant/ Business Office Manager

Tami  joined our practice in 2014 and brought with her more than 15 years of experience as a Registered  Dental Assistant.  She  has an extensive knowledge of dentistry and procedures and can answer any questions you may have.  She graduated from Lansing Community College in 1999  and is committed to helping and educating her patients about dentistry. Working closely with the doctors, she will ensure that your dental visit is  as comfortable and relaxing as possible.  Tami grew up locally in nearby Dansville and now resides in Mason where she is raising her family.  Outside of the office she enjoys time with her family and various pets!