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Teresa - Business administrator for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Teresa - Business Administrator

Teresa has been with Children’s Dental Specialists for 14 years. Her favorite thing about working with children is seeing the excitement in their faces when they come to their dental visits. Teresa is originally from Missouri, but now resides in Richardson with her husband of 35 years. She has 3 sons and two granddaughters. When Teresa isn’t working, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her beautiful granddaughters.


Cassie - Business administrator for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Cassie - Business Administrator

Cassie joined Children's Dental Specialists in 2012 and has loved every moment. She has been in dentistry for over 10 years, but has found her place in pediatrics. She enjoys building relationships with all the children, and their families. When she isn't at work she is spending time with her awesome daughter, continuing her education in Human Resources, watching her daughter play volleyball, and spending time with friends and family.


Denise - Business Administrator for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Denise - Business Administrator

Denise has been with Children’s Dental Specialists for 9 years. Prior to that, she worked in education. She has lived in the Dallas area for over 30 years. Denise and her husband raised two sons who both now live on the East coast. In her spare time, she likes to read, play golf, and travel.


April - Business administrator for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.April - Business Administrator

April joined Children's Dental Specialist May 2017, however has been in the dental field since 2005 with pediatric experience since 2008. April graduated in February of 2010 from the RDA program at Everest College. She claims East Texas as home, but currently resides in Frisco. April and her husband, Jory, have four children: Jaxson, Neva, Dillon and Bailey, plus a French Bulldog named Dixie Halo. She loves the Rangers, Longhorns and Cowboys, being outdoors, playing softball and spending time with friends and family. Florida beaches are her favorite, but she would love to travel to Belize.


Dental Hygienists

Janie - Hygienist for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Janie - Hygienist

Janie has been with Children's Dental Specialists since 1986. She feels that the most rewarding aspect of working in pediatric dentistry is the influence she has on children to develop excellent dental hygiene habits that will carry over to adulthood. She is originally from Indiana. Janie moved to Coppell Texas upon meeting her husband of 34 years. She has two daughters residing in New York City. In her spare time she loves traveling, running, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.


Ashley - Hygienist for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Ashley - Hygienist

Ashley has been with Children’s Dental Specialists since 2007 and practicing pediatric dental hygiene for 15 years. Ashley is originally from Dallas and went to college at Midwestern State University where she received her BS in dental hygiene. She loves working with children, and making their experience at our office positive! She and her husband have a daughter and a son. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and watching her kiddos in sports activities!


Hannah - Hygienist for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Hannah - Hygienist

Hannah became a member of our team in December of 2016. She has always had a passion for working with children, and discovered her love for dentistry in high school. She earned a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from Baylor College of Dentistry and has since found a career in pediatric dentistry to be extremely rewarding. Hannah truly believes that promoting good oral hygiene can have a positive effect on the overall health of your child. She can't wait to meet you at CDS!


Rachel - Hygienist for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Rachel - Hygienist

Rachel has been practicing dental hygiene since 2013 and has been with Children’s Dental Specialists since 2017. Rachel is originally from the Dallas area and believes this is a wonderful place to grow up and to raise a family. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Texas and attended dental hygiene school in College Station where she met her husband Rick. In August of 2016, Rachel and Rick had their first child, Trevor. Rachel’s favorite thing about working with kids is seeing their smiling faces at the end of their appointment. She feels that the greatest reward in her profession is being able to help her patients have positive dental experiences that lead to a lifetime of great oral health!


Dental Assistants

Nancy - Dental Assistant for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Nancy - Dental Assistant

Nancy has been with Children's Dental Specialists since 2011, and has been in the dental field for 18 years. Nancy is originally from Dallas. She loves working with children on a daily basis and making each child's visit a happy one. Outside of the office, Nancy has a son who is 20. He is attending college in Virginia, and working hard to become a dentist! In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and her 2 nieces, 2 nephews, and foster brother.


Angie - Dental Assistant for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Angie - Dental Assistant

Angie has been with Children's Dental Specialists since 1999. She loves being able to give all the children a wonderful experience when they come to the dentist. Angie was raised in Ada, Oklahoma and attended East Central University. She and her husband have four children, two sons, and two daughters. Angie is active in her church and loves spending time with her family and two dogs.


Kathy - Dental Assistant for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Kathy - Dental Assistant

Kathy has been with Children’s Dental Specialists since 2013, but has been in the dental field for 39 years. She started her career in Seattle where she is originally from. She has been married to her husband, Rod, for 38 years and they have 2 grown daughters, 1 son-in law and 3 amazing grandkids. She has a great love for children and has worked with them in many aspects of her life including teaching pre-school, teaching children's choir, and teaching Sunday school. Kathy works for North Central Texas College teaching dental assisting on Saturdays. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys being with her grandkids, hanging out with friends, church activities and music.


Laura - Dental Assistant for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Laura - Dental Assistant

Laura joined CDS in 2015 and loves providing a fun, positive experience for each of our patients. Her dental career began in general dentistry when she was in high school at JJ Pearce, and later she became a surgical assistant in periodontics. In 2007, Laura graduated Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Dallas where she was awarded a bachelor’s degree in Arts and Humanities. Laura’s son was born in 2008 and her daughter in 2010. Aside from spending time with her two kiddos and her cat Luna, she enjoys photography and church activities.


Letty -  for pediatric dentist in Carrollton and Richardson, Tx.Letty - Dental Assistant

Letty joined Children's Dental Specialists June of 2016 and enjoys working with the children, providing a comfortable and fun all around experience during their dental visit. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years. Her dental career began in general dentistry and because of her passion for working with children, soon after she transitioned into pediatric dentistry and has been loving it ever since. Letty and her husband have two children. In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends as well as date nights country dancing and occasionally attending music concerts with her husband.




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