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Meet Our Dental Team

Office manager JuliJuli, Office Manager

Juli does a little bit of everything! She joined our practice in 2007. Juli was born and raised in Michigan and attended the University of Toledo in Ohio where she earned her Bachelor's Degree. Juli loves working with our established patients and meeting new ones. She has grown to know some our patients really well over the years and looks forward to catching up with them and hearing updates on their lives and families as they come for their return appointments. Juli loves how well the entire staff functions as a team; they are like a second family and make coming to work fun! Juli and her husband moved to Texas on a whim at the end of 2006 and didn't intend on staying permanently but they quickly discovered that they love it here and feel it's a great place to raise their three children. When she's not at work, Juli can be found cheering her children on at the ball fields.

Treatment and financial coordinator KristyKristy, Treatment and Financial Coordinator

Kristy has been a part of our team for more than a decade. She has worked in dentistry since 1995 and has attended countless education programs. She has great knowledge and experience in both General and Pediatric fields and is also CPR certified. Her experience makes patients feel comfortable about their dental needs. She enjoys spending time with Sandy Lake Dental's great patients. Best of all, she enjoys her work family!

Kristy is originally from Huntington Beach, California. She is married with two children and loves spending time with her three little grandbabies. Family and friends are a big part of her life. When she has free time, she loves traveling, shopping, cooking, and movies. She's also a big fan of interior decorating.

Insurance coordinator MarkMark, Insurance Coordinator

Mark has been working in dentistry for over 20 years now, first joining our team almost 15 years ago. Originally from Burleson, he achieved his BA from the University of North Texas at Denton. The best thing about his job is all the wonderful people he works with.

Mark has a big, loving family that shares lots of laughter. Outside of the office, he enjoys doing anything outside, gardening, and watching movies. He actually grew up as a missionary’s kid and lived in both Mexico and Puerto Rico as a kid. In fact, he went to high school in Venezuela as an exchange student for his senior year!

Treatment coordinator KimKim, Treatment Coordinator

Kim is a 2004 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University and has been with us since Spring 2011. Her calming personality helps put our patients at ease in the office and on the phone. She truly enjoys helping patients achieve their best smiles. Kim has three little boys who keep her and her husband very busy. In her free time she enjoys attending her kids sporting events, hanging out on the back porch and traveling. The three great loves in her life are God, friends, and family. 

Patient Care coordinator ShawynShawyn, Patient Care Coordinator

Shawyn is one of our front desk coordinators and has been in the dental field since 2007. She loves making our patients feel like family while helping them achieve a healthy smile. She is the mother of 2 daughters, Alex and Peyton. She also has 2 grandsons, Henley & Luca and let’s not forget her beloved French bulldog, Munchie. When she isn't working, she enjoys outdoor activities, yoga, live music and good food shared with good friends and family.

Hygiene & Social Media Coordinator HannahHannah, Hygiene and Social Media Coordinator

Hannah is a new face to most but is actually a returning team member. She is in her final semester at University of North Texas where she is pursuing a degree in Marketing. If you have seen an increase in our presence on social media, that is the work of Hannah! Hannah has lived in Coppell, Texas for most of her life and even graduated from Coppell High School in 2014. Hannah's energetic personality has been a great addition to our team. Hannah enjoys getting to know our patients, scheduling appointments and assisting in other patient needs any way she can. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, traveling and trying out new recipes.

Dental hygienist LaciLaci, Dental Hygienist

Laci has been a hygienist with our practice since 2006. She provides preventive treatments, patient education, dental cleanings, and she helps build patient relationships. Laci has a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene from Texas Women's University. She enjoys interacting with patients and values our close-knit staff. She is the proud mother of 4 amazing little boys. Outside of dentistry, Laci's interests include spending time with her family, visiting with friends and extended family, attending church, staying active and traveling. She can also be found on the sidelines cheering for her boys in their sports activities. 

Dental hygienist NicoleNicole, Dental Hygienist

Nicole has been working in dentistry for 12 years and counting, and joined our team almost nine years ago. Originally from Richland, WA, she received her education from Eastern Washington University and is certified in CPR as well. She loves building personal relationships with her patients!

Nicole has two daughters and two sons. Outside of the office, she enjoys watching her kids play sports, going on bike rides with family, and reading. She’s also a college basketball and Seahawks fanatic.

Dani, Dental HygienistD'Ani, Dental Hygienist

D'Ani grew up in Houston and is a 2000 graduate of Texas Woman's University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  D'Ani joined the Sandy Lake Dental team in the Summer of 2017. There is a love and appreciation for helping improve the physical health of her patients and encouraging them to be a willing participant to ensure they keep their teeth. She loves educating and seeing the rewards of the patient’s labor at their follow up appointments.  D'Ani is an active member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church where her husband currently serves as the Senior Pastor. She oversees the Women In Action mission group and Women’s Empowerment Weekend. D'Ani and her husband are the proud parents of three boys.  In her “spare time” she loves reading, being a supportive Basketball/Soccer Mom and enjoys Thursday night TV shows.

Danielle, Dental HygienistDanielle, Dental Hygienist

Danielle is from Mount Airy, MD and is loving becoming a Texan. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene, from West Virginia University, in 2008. She has over 20 years of dedicated career progression in the dental field, including time spent as a registered dental assistant prior to becoming a registered dental hygienist. She loves making a positive impact on our patients by improving their oral health while maintaining a comfortable environment.

Danielle has a beautiful daughter, Adalyn who keeps her very busy at home. Outside of work Danielle loves to spend time with her family, traveling and attending concerts.

Jennifer, Dental HygienistJennifer, Dental Hygienist

Jennifer graduated dental hygiene school in 2004 in Tyler, Texas. She was born and raised in Sherman, Texas. She is married and has a son. She treats her patients as though they were members of her own family. She enjoys talking with her patients about their dental goals and how to achieve them. She is very knowledgeable about all aspects of dentistry. She enjoys cooking in her time for her family and friends. She also is a collector of action figures and comic books for her son.

Lead dental hygienist GiorgiaGiorgia, Lead Dental Assistant

Giorgia hails from Gainesville, and she joined the practice seven years ago. Today, she has well over a decade of overall dental world experience and counting! She received her education in the field from the Dental Replacement Training Academy, and she is well-trained in CPR, radiology, and jurisprudence. What she enjoys most about her position is meeting new patients and performing a wide variety of procedures. She loves experiencing something new every day!

Giorgia and her husband David have three kids named Rylea, Layla and Dash. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, playing games, and swimming.

Dental Assistant MichelleMichelle, Dental Assistant

Michelle joined our team in 2021 and has been a registered dental assistant since 2019. She was born and raised in Laredo, Texas and moved to the Dallas area 7 years ago. Taking care of our patients and their smiles is something Michelle looks forward to when she comes to work each day. She is always ready and willing to help her patients as well as her coworkers. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending time with family and her mini yorkie puppy, Toby. She also enjoys working out, shopping, traveling & exploring any chance she gets.

Dental Assistant TatianaTatiana, Dental Assistant

Tatiana joined our team at the beginning of 2022 and has been a dental assistant since 2019. She enjoys working with our patients and getting to know them. Tatiana moved to the U.S from her hometown in a small country named Moldova. She speaks Romanian, Russian and English. In her free time, Tatiana lovess to read, although she admits that she often finds herself falling asleep when she sits down with a book. Spending time at the lake and bowling are her favorite ways to spend time with friends.

Dental Assistant ArlexArlex, Dental Assistant

Arlex is a new face in our office, but he is not new to dentistry. He joined our team with about 5 years of dental experience and a wealth of knowledge. He decided to pursue a dental assisting career with hopes to help anyone he could. Arlex has a kind and professional demeanor that puts his patients as ease. Arlex graduated from Coppell High school after moving to the Dallas area about 16 years ago. When he isn't working, Arlex and his Fiance enjoy taking their dog, Cujo out and about, trying new restaurants, working out and doing some shopping from time to time.

Patient Care Coordinator, CristalCristal, Patient Care Coordinator

Cristal was born and raised in Laredo, Texas before moving to Dallas where she is now proud to call home. Cristal graduated from Texas A&M International University in 2018 with a bachelors degree in Kinesiology. She has been working in the dental field since 2018, is a Registered Dental Assistant and is also currently attending college to become a Dental Hygienist. Cristal has a fur baby she adores, her pug named Bingo. When she is not working, Cristal loves to travel, go to movies, conquering escape rooms and tries her best to keep up with exercising. Shopping is her favorite guilty pleasure!

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