Meet Our Friendly Dental Team – Broken Arrow, OK
Get to Know Our Motivated, Caring Dental Team
Our dental team is unique in the fact that they aren’t motivated by making money, but by taking care of the patients that they’ve grown to care for over years of treating them. Many of our team members have been seeing patients for decades and take the time to get to know and be on a first-name basis with them. One thing that our patients love about our team is that they’re great to be around!
Jessica, Practice Manager of Operations
With nearly 15 years of experience in the world of dentistry, Jessica joined our team over four years ago now. In addition to studying at TU and Community Care College, she is certified in X-rays, nitrous, coronal polishing, and sealant application. Plus, she has her associate degree in dental assisting! When asked about her favorite part of her job, she shared that it’s making patients happy, comfortable, and confident in their smiles while finding budget-friendly options for them.
Jessica and her husband have one fur baby. When she isn’t at the office, she enjoys going to concerts, traveling, and cheering on the Tulsa Oilers! Here’s something you may not know about her: she separates her M&M’s by color and then eats them smallest to biggest.
Tanya, Clinical Coordinator
Tanya has been working in the dental field for almost two decades, starting out as a dental assistant before moving into her current position. She’s also had the opportunity to work with Invisalign, traveling throughout the United States to train other dental staff on this clear aligner technology! She loves helping people in her community and building trusting, caring relationships with patients.
Tanya and her husband Roney share five children between them who are (almost) all grown up. They don’t have any grandchildren yet, but they definitely spoil their fur babies: Sam (a Dachshund), Gracie (a Min Pin-Chihuahua mix), and multiple Koi fish. When she isn’t working on teeth, her favorite hobbies include biking, kayaking, gardening, doing crafts, and traveling as much as possible.
Althea, Business Assistant
Althea’s career in the dental world spans an impressive 30+ years! A Tulsa native, she is trained in coronal polishing, dental sealants, X-rays, and nitrous oxide. What she enjoys most about this line of work is being able to help people in need.
Away from the dental office, Althea has two grown sons, three granddaughters, and another grandchild on the way. She actually has a company with her sister-in-law called A Team Healthcare Services, LLC, which provides senior care for veterans, pediatric cases, the disabled, and more.
Melora, Business Assistant
Melora has been working in the dental world for 25+ years, and she’s always excited to form new relationships with patients who are looking to restore their smiles. Making them feel comfortable, cared for, and valued is her #1 priority! She also has training as a dental assistant and an anesthesia assistant for oral surgeons.
Melora has two grown daughters and four siblings. Funny enough, one of her daughters AND her brother are both married to identical twins; plus, her nieces and nephews include a set of twins and another set of triplets! In her free time, she likes to dance, bake, garden throughout the changing seasons, and travel to different beaches.
Cindy, Business Assistant
Originally from Bixby, Cindy’s dental expertise spans well over two decades. She does an amazing job of helping our patients feel welcomed and comfortable! Plus, the other amazing team members aren’t just coworkers, but close friends too.
Cindy is happily married to Eddie. They have two daughters, four grandkids, and a dog named Thunder. In her spare time, some favorite hobbies include reading on the patio, walking Thunder, and enjoying relaxing vacations at the beach.
Kay, Business Assistant
Kay’s career in the dental world spans an impressive 40+ years, with much of that time spent right here in our dental office. She loves spending time with such amazing coworkers!
Away from work, Kay enjoys spending quality time with her kids and grandchildren, swimming, bicycling, and working on landscaping projects.
Amber, Dental Hygienist
Amber has been a dedicated member of our team for almost 20 years. As a hygienist, she loves connecting with patients and helping them achieve their best dental health! She studied at Rose State College and also has advanced training in digital scanner technology and lasers.
Amber and her husband Tim have two children named Brycen and Adelyn, as well as a lovable English Bulldog named Wrigley. Outside of working hours, you can typically find her hanging out with family, traveling, shopping, watching movies, decorating her home, baking, playing pickleball, and going for long walks/jogs/hikes.
Brandy, Dental Hygienist
Brandy has been a part of our dental team for over 25 years now, and she loves helping her patients not only become healthier, but feel more confident as well. She’s been seeing some patients for so long now that they feel just like family! She is a regional hygiene mentor for Heartland Dental, has her dental laser certification, and is a proud member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and Oklahoma Dental Hygiene Association.
Brandy currently lives on a ranch in Oologah. She is married with a college-aged daughter and a son who is about to finish high school. In her spare time, she loves being around family and friends, working in her yard, watching football (especially OU) and soccer (she played for many years), traveling, and relaxing on the beach.
Gina, Dental Hygienist
Gina has been working in dentistry for almost 25 years. One of her favorite parts of being a dental hygienist is getting to form relationships with patients over time. She loves teaching them about oral health and seeing their wonderful transformations from appointment to appointment.
Away from the dental office, Gina has three daughters, one son, two cats, two rescue kittens, and three grand-kittens. Some of her favorite hobbies include watching her daughters play volleyball, hosting family get-togethers, taking trips to national parks and the beach, tackling DIY projects, playing the piano, and reading. She also runs a food trailer with shaved ice and waffles and writes young adult fantasy novels!
Kari, Dental Hygienist
Kari has been working in the dental world for almost a full decade. Originally from Haskell, she is certified in laser dentistry. She is proud to provide quality care for patients in need while also partnering with professionals who share the same level of compassion!
Away from work, Kari lives in a quiet life in the country with her husband, her young daughter, and their horses. One of her biggest hobbies is equestrian sports – she competes in barrel racing while her husband does team roping!
Allison, Dental Assistant
Allison is new to our team, but she already loves having a job where she can connect with patients on such a personal level! Seeing where they started and how big of an impact good dental work has on their life is such a rewarding experience. A Bixby native, she studied dental assisting at Community Care College.
Outside of the dental office, Allison is part of a crazy household that includes her parents and four siblings. Her biggest interests include sports (especially volleyball) and traveling. She’s currently at 46 states visited and hopes to hit all 50 soon! In particular, she enjoys traveling out of the country with Christian organizations to places like Guatemala, Latvia, and Honduras. Last but not least, she is a singer in a worship band for a young adults organization.
Theresa, Dental Assistant
Theresa has been a part of the dental field for an amazing 40+ years. As one of our assistants, she loves building relationships with patients while helping them feel cared for. Plus, the dental office has great leadership – everyone feels like a family here!
Theresa and her husband Scotty have two daughters and four grandchildren. Outside of working hours, she loves spending time at their cabin on the lake with the whole family, as well as fishing, riding Sea-Doos, swimming, and boating. Some of other favorite hobbies include playing games with the grandkids and cooking. Her grandkids say that she makes the best noodles in the whole world.
Angela, Dental Assistant
Angela studied dental assisting at Tulsa Tech and has been a part of the dental world for almost a full decade! She really loves being able to help people every day here at Berkshire Dental Group.
At home, Angela has three wonderful dogs. She spends her free time knitting and sewing.
Kaycee, Dental Assistant
Kaycee has been a member of our team for over 10 years now, and she couldn’t ask for a better group of people to work alongside. Plus, helping patients overcome their fears and smile brightly is so rewarding!
At home, Kaycee is married with two young boys and two dogs. Outside of working hours, she enjoys spending time with loved ones and doing various outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, sledding, fishing, camping, swimming, and more. Their family is definitely always up for an adventure.