Jennifer Smith, RDA
Jennifer has over twenty years of dental experience. She has been a faithful team member of our office since 1996. She is a Registered Dental Assistant with additional certifications in Radiology, Nitrous Oxide, and CPR. Over the years Jennifer has obtained additional training in dental implants, Invisalign (clear braces), NTI appliances (Niteguard), and has obtained an Associate Degree in Dental Laboratory Technology. With all the education she has received, Jennifer is giving back by teaching students to become dental assistants. Jennifer and her husband Robert of 25 years have one son, Brandon. They love to spend their time riding their motorcycle, traveling and listening to all kinds of music. She also loves to read and does craft projects in her spare time.
Glorena Nicholson, RDH
Glorena Nicholson, “Glo”, is a native Texan who graduated from Tyler Jr. College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1979. As a dental hygienist, she performs cleanings, which include probing, charting, x-rays, fluoride treatments, placing sealants, and educating patients in-home care and nutrition. Glo has extensive knowledge in dental hygiene from her years of experience and dedication to continuing education classes that she attends regularly. Glo has received the title “Queen of Hygiene” around the office from her impressive twenty-eight years of service. Outside the office, she spends time with her husband and two sons.
Merriann Manzinelli, Dental Hygienist
Merriann was born and raised in Dallas. She attended Baylor College of Dentistry and received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2005. She realized at a young age she always remembered people by their smile and she knew she would have a career in dentistry when she was in high school. She loves caring for her patients and always strives to do her best work on every patient.
When she is not practicing dental hygiene you can find her at a sporting event for her children or for herself. Her and her Pittsburgh, PA native husband like to travel and take a yearly summer beach trip with their 2 sons and a daughter. She is always training for her next triathlon, marathon or century bike ride. Next time you’re in the office ask her what she is training for now.
Susan Wright, Treatment Coordinator
Susan has been a member of our team since 2018 but in the dental field since 1989. Susan graduated from Grayson County College with a dental assisting certificate and worked as a dental assistant for several years before transitioning over to the front desk. Her dental assisting skills help her explain dental procedures to the patients which are a bonus! Susan can help you to schedule your appointments and assist you with any of your questions regarding insurance and billing. She is the voice you will hear on the phone and the first face you see when you walk through the door. Dentistry is a true passion for Susan.
Susan & her husband Kevin of 31 years have one son and live in Celina. Susan enjoys cooking & baking in her spare time when she is not traveling or spending time with her family and friends.
Rachel Mueller, Patient Services Coordinator
Rachel is a new addition to our team. Rachel was born and raised in Wylie, Texas. After graduating from Wylie High School in 2010, she attended ATI Career Training Center where she graduated with a dental assisting certificate. Rachel has been in the dental field for 9 years. She worked as a dental assistant for about a year before receiving the opportunity to work in the front office. Whether it’s over the phone or in the office, Rachel is here to help you. She loves interacting with people and building long lasting relationships with patients and their families.
Outside of work, Rachel loves spending time with her family. Rachel and her husband, Colby, have been married for 6 years. They have 2 children together and just built their first home in Josephine.
Stormy Wicks, Dental Assistant
Stormy is an RDA and the newest assistant to join the team but definitely not new to dentistry. Stormy has been helping patients achieve a more beautiful smile since 2007. Stormy was born and raised in Louisiana and made the move to Texas in 2019.
When Stormy is not In the dental office she enjoys spending time with her husband Jeremy and their 4 children…Skylar, Baili, Alex, and Tristan along with their 3 dogs…Bella, Beaux, and Luna. Together they enjoy cheering on the LSU Tigers and Dallas Cowboys, watching their kids play sports, hanging out at the pool, and traveling to the beach!