Tuko McKernan RDH

Dental Hygienist

Tuko has worked for Dr. Frugoli as a dental hygienist, part-time, for the past 28 years. He grew up in Reno and graduated from Bishop Manogue Catholic High School. After graduation, he attended the University of Nevada, Reno for 3 years, majoring in biology. He later attended Clark County Community College in Las Vegas, Nevada where he graduated with a degree in dental hygiene and received The Clinical Excellence Award. Tuko has been practicing dental hygiene since 1980 in both general and periodontal practices. He served as a member for The Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners for 9 years, was appointed to The Commission on Dental Accreditation (hygiene review commitee), and sat on The Board of Directors for ADEX (a national dental /dental hygiene examination board). Tuko married his high school sweetheart, Janet. They have 2 children and will be blessed with their 6th grandchild in early 2015. Tuko's hobbies include golf, scuba diving, snow skiing, and construction projects.