Violetta has been with us for more than 35 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.
Yuveli has worked in the dental field since 2013, and joined our practice 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 her big, loud family on the weekends at their ranch. She also enjoys spending time reading or drinking coffee from Starbucks.
Brandi grew up in Deer Park, TX and joined our practice in 2018, bringing over 10 years of customer service experience with her. She has always loved dentistry and is excited to be working in the dental field. She aspires to build relationships with each patient and always enjoys seeing them on their visits. Brandi graduated from Deer Park High School, and she went on to study at San Jacinto College Central.
Brandi enjoys cooking, singing, traveling the world, and spending time with her family and friends at the river. She also loves spending time with her dachshund and two miniature schnauzers.
When you call our office or open the front door, you’ll hear a friendly voice and see a warm smile that belongs to Thao. She loves meeting patients and building relationships. In 2013, she earned her associate’s degree in business administration from Lamar State College in Port Arthur, her hometown.
When Thao is away from the office, she is a portrait photographer who excels at capturing the inner and outer beauty of those she photographs. As a first generation Vietnamese American, she is proud to speak Vietnamese as well as English.
Jennie attended the Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont and graduated with a dental hygiene degree in 2014. She is originally from Nederland, TX and moved to Houston after graduating. Her favorite part of her job is getting to build relationships and work with patients.
Jennie is from a small, loving family who are actually first-generation Americans! She is part-Vietnamese and part-European Jewish. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, doing make-up and hair, and having fun with DIY projects.
Originally from Beaumont, Kelli has been in the dental field since 2014. 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.
Jessica grew up in McAllen, TX, and she pursued two majors (Biology and Asian American Studies) at the University of Texas at Austin before completing her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene at UT School of Dentistry. What she enjoys most about her position is being able to provide important care to others and also educate patients about the lifelong importance of good oral health.
When she isn’t busy at the practice, Jessica spends plenty of quality time with her family and friends. Her other hobbies include volunteering and traveling. She is a first generation Chinese American and actually speaks three languages – English, Spanish, and Chinese (Cantonese)!
Before joining our team, Kristin had 5 years of experience in the dental industry. Every day, she enjoys seeing the impact that dental care can have in her patients’ lives. She attended school at Tulsa Community College and Western State College of Colorado, and she is also a member of TDHA, GHDHA, and ADHA.
Although her family is spread throughout the country, Kristin is very close to them—thanks to Facetime! In her spare time, she likes running, hiking, cooking, and being with her two Australian shepherds, Harlow and Porter.
Myrna has been a member of our office since 2006, with over 20 years of 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.
Originally from Monterrey, Mexico, Lalis has been a resident of Houston since 2002 and a member of our practice since 2012. 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 the Tamborello team is providing the best comfort and care and that patients are happy with the results.
Lalis and her husband Michael 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!
Felicia’s career in the dental field spans over 30 years so far! She attended Houston Community College and San Jacinto College for her education and is also certified in nitrous oxide. What she enjoys most about her job is getting to spend time with such wonderful coworkers, as well as seeing patients leave with big smiles on their faces!
A Houston native, Felicia has an awesome husband named Troy and two beautiful daughters. Her hobbies include reading, spending quality time with her loved ones, and traveling. She also enjoys simply being around other people.
Liz received her education from the Houston Dental Society, and she is also certified in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and CPR. Today, her career in oral healthcare spans over two full decades. She loves being able to touch a patient’s life in a positive way through her job.
Maria’s career in the dental field spans over five years so far. She studied at the Everest Institute and is certified in CPR. Today, what she loves most about her position is getting to work alongside such great people while also helping patients improve their smiles!
A Houston native, Maria has two children at home, along with two dogs and a cat. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, dancing along to all different types of music, taking long road trips, and swimming.