Meet the Team
Diane - Dental Hygienist
Diane graduated from the University of Texas School of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2011. She has 8 years of experience working with patients of all ages and in different office environments. Diane prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventative oral health care. She strives for positive patient experience and customized care plans to achieve optimal oral health. Diane comes from a large extensive family and loves spending time with them. She enjoys traveling, painting, and baking.
Cathy - Dental Hygienist
In 2014, Cathy graduated with honors from the HCC-Coleman College for Health Sciences with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Before that, she received her Bachelors of Science in Consumer Science & Merchandising from the University of Houston. Cathy prides herself on building trusting relationships with our patients. Cathy firmly believes that what we do for patients at the dental office cannot be subsitituted for what patients don’t do at home, so she considers it her first and foremost duty to educate her patients about how they can they can keep up with their oral hygiene when they’re not in her dental chair. In her spare time, Cathy enjoys traveling and cooking.
Lori - Dental Hygienist
Lori is the financial coordinator for the office. She presents and explains treatment plans to the patients and verifies and files insurance and helps to find affordable ways for patients to pay for their dental treatment.
Lori has been in the dental field since 1977, working the first 17 years as a dental assistant in both general dentistry and oral surgery. She then went on to further her career and graduated in 1994 from the University of Texas Dental Branch Houston dental hygiene programs and has worked the last 25 years as a registered dental hygienist. As a dental hygienist, she received several certificates of completion from the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy to further treat patients with tongue thrust, open bite, mouth breathers, and thumb sucking. Lori feels that her vast experience in the dental field enhances her ability to explain treatment to patients in a way that is understandable and can answer any question the patient may have.
Lori has been an avid runner since 1999 with several marathons and ultra-marathons under her belt. She is a wife, mother of 2, grandmother of 4, and has lived in the Houston/Sugar Land area for 42 years. She and her husband just purchased a camper trailer and look forward to traveling and seeing some of the “country side”!
Judy - Dental Assistant
Judy is the lead dental assistant in the office. She assists the doctor in all aspects of treatment, gathers pertinent information including vital signs and consent forms, gives post-op instructions, and keeps the clinical portion of the office running like a well-oiled machine.
Judy has been working as a dental assistant since 1985 and has a wealth of knowledge in restorative dentistry, earning a Certificate of Completion for Excellence in Dentistry. Judy’s daily goal is to make sure that she is prepared for each and every patient down to the smallest detail. This allows the doctor to concentrate on treatment, giving the patient the personal attention they need and deserve. Judy lives in the Richmond area and enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix and working crossword puzzles.