Meet Your Killeen Dental Team
Our team is proud to assist the pediatric dentists and orthodontists here at Killeen Children’s Dental Center, working hard to keep the office running smoothly and helping all of our patients feel at ease. We want your child’s appointment to be truly extraordinary! Please keep reading to learn more about each individual staff member.
Tracy, Office Manager
Tracy has been working in dentistry for an impressive 25 years now, and she spent the last seven of them as a member of our staff. She is a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) and also has certifications in coronal polishing and pit and fissure. She greatly enjoys being able to interact with children and change their smiles for the better!
Originally from Copperas Cove, Tracy now lives in Harker Heights. She has been married to her high school sweetheart (they started dating at 15 years old) for 29 years now, and they have four dogs. In her free time, she enjoys dog racing (Dachshunds) and spending time with her 14 nieces and nephews.
Alissa, Patient Coordinator
Alissa has been working in the dental field for two years now, spending most of that time as a member of our team. Originally from Belton, she attended Temple College and then trained as a medical assistant at the Everest Institution. She loves being able to interact with all the kids!
Alissa comes from a dysfunctional family that still has lots of love for one another. When she isn’t busy at work, she enjoys sleeping and going to the gym.
Barclay, Insurance Coordinator
Barclay has been working in dentistry for nine years so far, first joining our practice a little over a year ago. She attended Central Texas College and has undergone additional training in HIPAA. She enjoys helping patients through her work and also spending time alongside her excellent coworkers.
Originally from Greenville, SC, Barclay is proud to come from a loving and funny family. In her free time, she goes to church, reads, spends time with his loved ones, and shops. She is crazy, funny, and a hard worker.
Carrie, Dental Assistant
Carrie has been a part of Killeen Children’s Dental Center for three years and counting. She attended Everest Dental Assisting School for her training and also has certifications in coronal polishing, nitrous oxide, and dental sealants. She loves helping the doctors make a difference by treating children who have tooth decay or who are in pain. As a mother, she trusts the work the practice does and is also proud to work alongside such great people!
Originally from Belton, Carrie now lives in Harker Heights. She and her husband have been together for nine years now and have two sons and two daughters. Outside of the office, she enjoys doing fun activities with her family like bowling, watching movies, going to comedy shows, hosting family parties, and playing soccer.
Christi, Dental Assistant
Christi has been a member of our team for less than a year so far, but her overall experience in the dental world spans over 15 years! She is certified in coronal polishing and dental sealants. She loves that her job gives her the ability to work with kiddos and help them feel comfortable at the dentist’s office.
Christi is from Harker Heights, TX and she is married with two children. Her hobbies include playing family games, having family movie nights, playing bingo, and making candles. She is truly one of a kind!
Shawna, Registered Dental Assistant
Shawna studied at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She is also certified in nitrous oxide. Today, she has been working in dentistry for almost two years now. She loves helping kids take care of their teeth!
Originally from Decatur, AL, Shawna is married with three children. When she isn’t busy at the office, she enjoys traveling, reading, and crafting. She is proud to be a cancer survivor.
Keri, Registered Dental Assistant & Orthodontic Assistant
Keri has been working in dentistry for 13 years now. She attended the Institute of Medical & Dental Technology in Springsdale, OH and has certifications in CPR, dental sealants, coronal polishing, and nitrous oxide. She loves making patients happy!
Keri is originally from Durango, TX. She has a five year old son who is absolutely amazing. Outside of the practice, she enjoys spending time with him and the rest of her family and watching him play T-ball. She has a true passion for being a mother, helping her loved ones in any way she can, and giving people reasons to smile and laugh!
Jessica, Dental Hygienist
Jessica first joined our team three years ago, and she has a decade of overall experience in the dental world. She studied dental assisting at TSTC in 2006 before completing the dental hygiene program at Coastal Bend College in 2009. She is also certified in nitrous oxide. She loves getting to see the before and after results for each patient!
Originally from Moody, Jessica currently lives in Temple. She and her husband of eight years have two sons. Her hobbies outside of work include taking photos of nature in Macro and zooming in on details that most people overlook each day. Appreciating the true beauty of nature is important to her! She also regularly goes on walks with her family. She owns a 43 acre farm and has cows, chickens, and an amazing dog. Cleaning and projects around the house keep her very busy.