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.  She completed her undergraduate work at Michigan State University.   She continued her education at Marquette University School of Dentistry  in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  She graduated in 1990 with her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree.  Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Bauer started her dental career in Mason and became an integral part of this local community.  In the early 1990s after the practice outgrew 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 collaborative effort between the patient and dentist, giving the patient the opportunity to be significantly involved in the treatment process, and working to achieve the best care possible with regard to each person's dental health and overall well-being.   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.  She has also 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 

Dr. Bauer resides locally with her three children. When not in the office, she enjoys continuing education for dentistry, skiing and various sporting events.


Nicole Matteson - Registered Dental Hygienist

Nici has more than 25 years of experience and has been with our office for over 10 years.  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 a great sense of humor,  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

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 to educate her patients about dentistry. Working closely with Dr. Bauer,  she will ensure that your dental visit is comfortable and as 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!

Alyssa Warner- Certified Dental Assistant /Office Administrator

Alyssa joined the practice in 2016.  She works hard to ensure you will have the most accurate co-pay information available prior to your office visit, and will assisst you in every way possible to make your office experience pleasant and  rewarding.