Meet Your Southlake & Arlington Dental Team
Carmen RDA/Phlebotomy Technician/Office Manager
Originally from California, Carmen moved to Texas in 2006 and has never looked back. With over 20 years of experience, her expertise ranges from routine dental procedures to insurance claims to even doing complex surgical and orthodontic procedures. She is the driving force behind the entire team and encourages all staff members to do their best by setting the ideal example of premium work ethic. While invaluable to her office family, Carmen effortlessly manages her house of 5 boys with her husband with the same level of love and efficiency.
Amanda RDA/Phlebotomy Technician/ Marketing Director
Amanda received her RDA certification in 2013 from the National School of Dental Assisting in Frisco. Amanda has a passion for knowledge and learning new things in the field of dentistry and oral surgery. She loves to spend her free time being active playing sports such as volleyball and flag football and spending time with her family. Amanda has a taste for adventure and loves to travel and hike.
Crystal earned her Registered Dental Assistant Certification in 2005 at Tarrant County College in Hurst. She is thrilled to contribute her skills and knowledge to our practice. Crystal’s interest in dentistry was first peaked when she started working alongside her mother at her family’s dentist’s office in her hometown of Irving, TX. Her favorite part of dentistry is helping people overcome their fears by walking them through their treatment and watching their smiles transform. Crystal and her husband have been happily married for 17 years. She is a proud mother of two adorable children. She enjoys spending her free time at her son’s baseball tournaments and her daughter’s soccer games.
Melissa RDA/Phlebotomy Technician
Melissa has over 18 years of experience in the dental field. She originally completed her training in Denver, Colorado. She has been part of our dental family for 8 years. She is full of dental knowledge and is happy to educate her patients on proper home care for all procedures.
Guillermo RDA/Phlebotomy Technician
Guillermo earned his RDA in 2014 from Grayson College and went on to work in a pediatric dental office before joining our team in early 2018. Since then he has also earned credentials as a certified Phlebotomy Technician. When Guillermo isn’t lending his talents to Doc’s team, he enjoys running, swimming, soccer, brunch and playing with his puppy, Teddy.
Born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Karen worked as a dental assistant for 15 years before pursuing her dream of becoming a dental hygienist. After graduating dental hygiene school in 2013, from Pima Medical Institute, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Karen packed her bags and headed to the great state of Texas. She now resides in Fort Worth, Texas and spends her free time hiking, riding her bike, and spending time with her nieces and nephews. Karen has a warm and caring nature as well as gentle mannerism. She is very popular with all of our patients and we love calling her one of the family.