Meet Our Oral Surgery Team – Dallas, TX
Trained, Knowledgeable, and Friendly Staff
Texas Wisdom Teeth has a highly trained and qualified staff, ready to make your experience in our Dallas oral surgery office pleasant and comfortable. The surgical assistants and professional oral surgery team are committed to providing the best care possible for our patients. Our team is handpicked and made up of a group of people who have chosen this specialized area of patient care because they love it. Going to work each day is fun, not a chore, when you love what you do. Each member of our clinical staff has been trained in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, infection control and sterilization technique as well as dental radiography. All team members hold the proper certifications from the State of Texas.
Jennifer, Surgical Assistant
Jennifer joined our oral surgery office in 2017, and she has more than two decades of dental experience. She loves working with patients to feel comfortable in our oral surgery office, and Jennifer greatly enjoys being a member of our team. Outside of work, Jennifer is happily married, and she and her husband are the proud parents of a son and daughter.
Cynthia, Surgical Assistant
As a native to Dallas, Cynthia brings over 17 years of dentistry experience to every appointment. In addition, she has advanced training in nitrous oxide, coronal polishing, and she is currently working on her business degree at Brookhaven College. Every day, she looks forward to helping patients feel welcome and respected. She also enjoys the family-like relationships that our team members have. When she’s not at work, Cynthia loves spending time with her loved ones, trying new places to eat, and learning about different cultures. Also, she participates in cycling, loves reading, and going to concerts.
Marissa, Surgical Assistant
Before switching to oral surgery over 7 years ago, Marissa worked in general dentistry for 5 years. She has earned certifications in nitrous oxide and CPR in addition to her RDA education. As a friendly surgery assistant, she has an excellent bedside manner that helps us take care of our patients. At home, Marissa is very busy with 3 sons, taking them to their various activities in soccer, drum lessons, and karate classes. As a family, they go to church on Sundays and enjoy spending time together.
Kris, Office Manager
Kris joined our team in July of 2016, but her overall career in the dental world impressively spans nearly 20 years! She studied business management and has worked with many dental consultant programs and mentors over time. Today, what she enjoys most about her role here is how much everyone loves what they do! The entire team shares the same vision and is dedicated to caring for patients while also being there for each other just like a family. Outside of work, she has a daughter named Santana and a son named Devon. Her favorite hobbies include camping, hunting, and fishing.
Andrea (Andy), Insurance/AR Specialist
Andy first started at our oral surgery office in 2017, and it’s her first time working in oral surgery! She loves the welcoming environment and positive atmosphere of the oral surgery office, and her team-oriented personality makes her a great fit for the position. Working with patients and being able to assist them is her favorite part of the job. Andy currently lives in Garland. When she has free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and curling up with a nice cup of tea and a good book.
Felicia, Business Associate
Felicia has her RDA certification and has been a part of our team since August of 2019, providing vital assisting care while also helping out with front office duties. She loves spending time around all of her funny, outgoing coworkers each day! At home, she has three children named Kai, Faith, and Jaxon, as well as a wonderful husband named Jeremy. In her spare time, you can often find her outdoors and doing something sports-related.
Isela, Insurance Specialist
If you have a question about your dental insurance benefits, Isela is the person you’ll want to talk to. Detail-oriented and organized, she has nearly two decades of experience in dentistry and has studied at Eastfield Community College for business administration classes. She particularly likes that everyone at our oral surgery office enjoys our work in helping patients. Outside the oral surgery office, Isela appreciates spending her days helping her husband with chores and playing with her young son. She also loves horses and traveling.
Areej, Social Media/Insurance Coordinator
Born and raised in San Diego, Areej starting working in oral surgery in 2017. She has her Bachelor's in Communication from San Diego State University. Today, what she enjoys most about her position is how family-oriented the oral surgery office is as well as the genuine ways the entire team cares for patients here. She does a great job of helping our patients pay the correct fees without any unnecessary stress or surprises! Outside of work, she is married to Omar, who's also an oral surgeon. They have a beautiful baby boy named Kareem who was the highlight of a crazy 2020. As for personal hobbies, she enjoys doing pretty much anything outdoors, from hiking to camping to lounging at the beach.
Cindy, Surgical Assistant
Cindy is a native Texan! She joined our team back in 2008, and her attention to detail and drive to always give her best have made her a perfect fit from the start. She earned her RDA certification and has since undergone additional training in nitrous oxide and coronal polishing. Year after year, her favorite part of her job continues to be working alongside co-workers who share the same vision, dedication, and mission. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her two boys and dog. As a family, they love going on walks around their community.