Meet Our Houston Dental Team
Violetta – Office Manager
Violetta has been with us for more than 30 years which encompasses her entire career. Violetta has had many patients become friends and she’s watched children grow into adulthood. She enjoys working with our patients and our team. She has an affinity for customer service.
Violetta was born and raised in Gdansk, Poland. She moved to Houston in 1983 and married her husband, Waldemar. Together, they have two children, Olivia and Patrick. Violetta enjoys traveling, attending the ballet, opera, and baseball games with her family.
Ana – Front Desk Receptionist
Ana is originally from Houston and has seven years of dentistry experience so far. She received her education from the Texas School of Business. She loves working with people who genuinely care about others and who will go above and beyond to make sure the patients are happy!
Ana is married and has two beautiful kids named Damian and Julissa. In her free time, she enjoys photography and doing make-up.
Yuveli - Front Desk Receptionist
Yuveli has worked in the dental field since 2013, and she is brand new to our office in 2016. She is passionate about getting to know each of her patients on a personal level. A true people person, Yuveli is always interested in finding out more about our patients’ hobbies, families, and travels. Yuveli studied at Lonestar Community College in Kingwood where she earned her associate’s degree. She is currently studying to receive a BSN in nursing. A native of Mexico, Yuveli has lived in Houston since 2000. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is the proud mother of one daughter, and she loves spending time with big, loud family on the weekends at their ranch. She also enjoys spending time reading, or drinking coffee from Starbucks.
Denise – Registered Dental Hygienist
Denise is a relatively new addition to our team, first coming onboard around six months ago. She is originally from the Philippines and attended Houston Community College – Coleman for Health Sciences. She also has her certification in CPR and radiology. Her favorite part of her job is hearing her patients say “that feels so much better!” after she’s cleaned their teeth.
Denise is expecting her first child in March of 2016! Outside of work, she loves throwing parties for family and friends, traveling, trying different types of cuisines, playing badminton, and golfing with her husband. She’s also watched over a dozen Korean soap operas on Hulu.
Jennie – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jennie is originally from Nederland and has been working in dentistry for two years and counting. She attended the Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont. Her favorite part of her job is getting to work with patients.
Jennie has a small, loving family who are actually first-generation Americans! She is part-Vietnamese. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, doing make-up and hair, and having fun with DIY projects.
Kelli – Registered Dental Hygienist/Team Leader
Originally from Beaumont, Kelli has been in the dental field for two years now. She attended the Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont and is certified in laser treatment. She really enjoys being able to help people with their smiles!
Kelli and her family are close-knit country folks, and she gets her cooking skills from her mom. Outside of work, she enjoys exercising, traveling, and anything beauty related.
Myrna – Dental Assistant/Team Leader
Myrna has been a member of our practice for 10 years now, with over 19 years of general experience in the dental field. She attended Austin Community College and has undergone additional training at the Scheduling Institute. She also has her certification in CEREC, nitrous oxide, CPR, and radiology. She loves being able to make people smile!
Myrna and her husband have two daughters and one son. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family and making jewelry.
Arelys (“Lalis”) – Dental Assistant
Originally from Monterrey, Mexico, Lalis has been a resident of Houston for the past 15 years and a member of our practice for the past five. She attended Houston Community College and received her dental education from Pinnacle Career Center. She is also certified in CPR, radiology, and nitrous oxide. Her favorite part of her job is knowing that their team provides the best comfort and care and that patients are happy with the results.
Lalis has been married to Michael for six years, and they currently have two pets named Bella and Pepper. Outside of work, she loves to spend her time helping others. Right now, she is involved with an organization known as Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America that helps benefit Shriners Hospital to keep it free for children from 0 to 18 years of age. She is currently working towards becoming a dentist!
Elizabeth – Dental Assistant
A Houston native, Elizabeth has 17 years of experience and counting in the dental field. She received her education from the Greater Houston Dental Society and is certified in nitrous oxide, CPR, radiology, and CT scans. Her favorite part of her job is working with people – she loves making patients smile, which can change so much about how their day is going!
Elizabeth is married to Jesus and has two boys named Marcus and Ivan. In her free time, she is a part-time cycling instructor and enjoys working out, participating in Mud Runs, and singing karaoke. She is very neat and organized.