Meet the staff

You’re in for a great experience at our office thanks to a quality team that takes a personal interest in you and your dental health goals. At the Grapevine Dentist, it’s all about YOU! We’re here to offer trust and transparency in dentistry! 

We hope you will always find lots of smiles and plenty of listening ears in our office every time you call or come in. We’re here to help you and make your dental experience comfortable and worthwhile. Our staff’s main goal is to make you feel more like family!


Jen – Office Manager

Jen, our dynamite Office Manager, and proud UNT graduate, hails from the lush landscapes of the Pacific Northwest but settled into the Lone Star State after high school when she joined the Army. After a 5-year stint at Fort Hood as a Military Police Officer, she became an RDA and has been immersed in the dental scene since 2016. She’s a taco aficionado, loves spending time with her two kiddos, and is currently planning to be a first-time Gigi! Jen, the maestro of multitasking and singer of radio hits isn’t just the glue that holds the office together, she’s the rhythm that keeps us all on beat! 


Henry – Dental Hygienist 

Henry attended Herzing University in Minneapolis, MN where he received his Dental Hygiene degree and has been practicing since 2012. He enjoys being able to ease nervous patients during their appointments to ensure they can have a more relaxing time while delivering outstanding results. Henry is originally from New Orleans, LA, and moved to Texas in the early 2000s. When Henry is not working, he likes to spend time with his beautiful wife, Lynda, and their dog named Loki. Henry’s hobbies include traveling, camping, and playing golf. 

Kris – Back Office Manager

Kristeeon was born in Troup, Tx, a small town in East Texas. She moved to DFW in 2007 to attend Anthem College in Irving, Tx where she obtained her certificate in Dental Assisting. She has been a Registered Dental Assistant for 17 years. Kristeeon loves what she does and enjoys making her patients smile. She enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, she also loves traveling, cooking, and reading in her spare time.

Karen – Registered Dental Assistant

Karen, our Registered Dental Assistant, has over a decade of experience! Hailing from the heart of Dallas, Texas, Karen is not just a dental assistant; she’s a true dental care enthusiast! 
Beyond her assisting expertise, Karen is a mother to four wonderful children – two girls and two boys. When she’s not busy crafting smiles, you’ll find her spending quality moments with her family.

Karla – Registered Dental Assistant

Karla, our Registered Dental Assistant, graduated with a Dental Assisting Certificate from Concorde Career College in 2019. A true Texan at heart, Karla brings a fresh perspective and passion for personalized patient care. 

Outside of work, Karla showcases her creativity through makeup artistry. When she’s not perfecting smiles, she treasures moments with her friends and family.

Rian – Patient Care/Social Media Coordinator

Texas-born, and Kansas-raised, Rian attended Wichita State University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance and also discovered her passion for the dental field while helping her roommate study through dental hygiene school.

Beyond her role, Rian finds contentment in training her Border Collie/Pit mix, Eleanor, to be a therapy dog, spending time in the sunshine, and acting. (If she looks familiar, you might recognize her from commercials around the DFW area.)

Clarissa – Hygiene/Insurance Coordinator

Clarissa, our hygiene/insurance coordinator, is originally from North Carolina but grew up in Texas. She earned her Dental Assistant Certification after graduating high school and becoming a mother at just 18 years old. She aspires to embark on the next chapter of her journey soon—hygiene school! When not on the phone with insurance, Clarissa enjoys spending her free time with her family and energetic daughter.