Meet The Team

Jessica

Clinic Administrator / RDH

“I love meeting people and learning what makes them unique. I equally love being a problem-solver for our doctors, team, and patient family, and enjoy constantly learning and challenging myself.”

Jessica has been in the field since 2004, and with the practice since it opened in 2008. She oversees the business and training aspects of the office and is an excellent communicator. She has long-standing relationships with many of our patients and is always happy to help them and catch up on their latest news.

Beyond the office, Jessica is usually found with her husband Greg and their three active kids: Grady, Clara, and Josie. Most weeknights and weekends are spent at the ballfield or participating in other extracurricular activities with the children. Jessica and her family enjoy going to the lake, too, and she has many national parks on her bucket list.

Sheri

Payment Processing Specialist

“I enjoy helping patients with their treatment plans and also helping in the back when I’m needed.”

Sheri has been in the dental field since 1988 and joined us in 2014. She makes sure our front office runs smoothly and is organized. In addition to reviewing treatment plans and financial arrangements with patients, she schedules appointments and handles accounts receivable.

When she’s not at the office, Sheri enjoys time with her husband, three dogs, and her three daughters and five grandsons. She loves the beach and going to her grandsons’ soccer games, along with cheering for OU and the Thunder.

Kentra

Treatment Coordinator

“I love meeting new patients and making sure everyone feels welcomed and comfortable in our practice.”

Kentra started working in the field in 2013 and joined us in 2017. She answers the phones, schedules visits, checks insurance benefits and copays, and reviews treatment plans and financial arrangements.

When she’s not at the office, Kentra’s family keeps her busy. She and her husband Colby have two sons, Easton and Kyler. The boys are active with 4-H, as well as play soccer and baseball. Kentra loves time with her friends and family, and is a major sports fan.

Kelly

Front Office Team Leader

“A beautiful day begins with a beautiful smile.”

Kelly’s job is to oversee and supervise the day-to-day operations of the front office. She is committed to making our patients experience a positive one! She started in the dental field in 2015 and has over 20 years of experience in business management. Kelly has had the opportunity to serve patients as a dental assistant, treatment coordinator, and office manager. She was born and raised in Lake City, Florida, then moved to Edmond, Oklahoma in 2015. She graduated high school in Lake City and attended college at Florida Gateway College studying business. Her goal is to incorporate the wealth of knowledge and customer service that she has acquired to equip her team in order to best serve our patients and their families.      

Outside of the office, Kelly enjoys volunteering with local organizations and spending time on the lake with her husband, Jason, and her two girls, Brittany and Payton Grace.

Gaila

Front Office Personnel

“You’re never fully dressed without a smile.”

Gaila became part of the office in January 2019, after attending Devry University, Rose State College and Mid-America Vo-Tech.

When she isn’t at work, her top priority is being with her husband, four kids and two fur-babies. They enjoy camping, soccer, football, softball and more!

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Andria

Front Office Personnel

“You can’t grow if you’re comfortable.”

Contemporary Family Dentistry has entrusted Andria with much of what you will see when you check in, as well as the experience you receive when you call our office. Andria enjoys getting to know the patients and making them feel at home. She is grateful to work in a fun and caring environment where she gets to learn something new every day. Andria was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. After marrying her husband and living the military life, she moved to Oklahoma in 2010.

Beyond the office, Andria enjoys watching her sons play sports, working out and swimming in her pool.

AnneMarie

Hygiene Team Lead, CDA

“I enjoy helping patients feel comfortable and knowledgeable about their oral health and any upcoming dental procedures. I also enjoy building relationships with patients.”

AnneMarie has been with the practice since 2014, having started in the field in 2009. She provides patient care and comfort during procedures, assists the doctors, and prepares rooms.

Outside of work, AnneMarie enjoys being with her husband Robby and their two crazy dogs, Luna and Nya. She likes watching movies, crafting, reading, running to clear her mind, and visiting Colorado for fishing and a change of scenery.

Kelsi

Registered Dental Hygienist

“I enjoy building relationships and trust, especially with initially apprehensive patients. It is rewarding to educate patients, helping them make changes in their home care, and then seeing improvement in their oral health.”

Kelsi joined the team in 2010, having started in the field in 2003. She provides oral hygiene instructions and preventive dental care, treats periodontal disease, discusses treatment plans, and answers patient questions.

Outside the office, Kelsi spends much of her time with her husband Derrick, their three sons, and their daughter. The family keeps busy supporting the children’s many activities but Kelsi always finds time to bake cookies. She loves being a wife and mother.

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Hanna

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hanna was born and raised in Lufkin, Texas. She graduated from Rose State College with an associate’s degree in applied science and dental hygiene. Hanna loves being able to meet so many different people and work with an awesome team while she does it.

When Hanna is not at work, she likes to hang out with her husband and her two dogs, Fred and Daphne. She also enjoys going to the lake, fishing, running and shopping online. 

Melissa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa was born in Oklahoma City and raised in South OKC. She graduated with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Rose State College. She joined the practice in 2010. After a brief time away, she rejoined CFD In 2019. Her favorite thing about working in the industry is developing friendships with patients and helping them improve their dental health.

When Melissa is not working, she loves to spend time with her husband and two daughters. She is also a volunteer coach for Newcastle little league cheer.

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Carly

Registered Dental Hygienist

“Take time to laugh, it’s the music of the soul.”

Carly works as a dental hygienist and enjoys caring for her patients’ oral health needs alongside her coworkers. She grew up in Grandfield, Oklahoma on a wheat and cotton farm. Carly attended Cameron University, where she received an associate degree in business, and The University of Oklahoma, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene.

When Carly is not working, she is spending time with her husband and her daughter, Londyn. She also enjoys relaxing, gardening and cooking.

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August

Registered Dental Hygienist

August was raised in Bridge Creek, Oklahoma. She attended Rose State College, where she became a registered dental hygienist, as well as a certified dental assistant. She loves getting to know her patients and the people in her community.  

Beyond the office, August likes to spend her time volunteering at Bridge Creek schools, spending time with her family and friends, and biking.

Desiree

Dental Assistant Team Lead

“Don’t say something permanently stupid because you are temporarily mad.”

Desiree came on board in May of 2019 and enjoys making people feel better about their smile.

When not at work, you can catch Desiree watching Ella play softball, working at the India Shrine Center, working in the yard, shopping and going to the lake.

Brooklyn

Certified Dental Assistant

Brooklyn was raised in Bridge Creek, Oklahoma. She graduated from Northern Oklahoma College with an associate degree in science. Brooklyn received her certified dental assistant permit from Metro Tech. She joined the practice in May of 2016. Brooklyn is currently attending dental hygiene school at Rose State College and will graduate in 2022. She loves having a job where she can build relationships with patients. 

When Brooklyn is not busy with school and work, she likes to watch OSU football, spend time with family and friends, and take naps.

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Reilly

Certified Dental Assistant

Reilly was raised in Altus, Oklahoma. She was valedictorian of her class, attained a degree in biomedical science, and attended Oklahoma City Dental Assisting School. She is currently taking prerequisite courses to work toward her goal of going to dental school. From there, she hopes to pursue a specialty in oral surgery. Reilly loves being able to serve patients with an outgoing team of coworkers.

When she’s not at work or attending school, she enjoys singing and spending time with her family. 

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Kelsey

Certified Dental Assistant

Kelsey grew up in Tuttle, Oklahoma. She holds an associate degree from Rose State College and received her certification as a dental assistant at the Moore Norman Dental Assisting Program. Kelsey’s favorite thing to do as a dental assistant is design same-day crowns. She also loves being able to give patients a positive dental experience. 

When she’s not working, Kelsey loves to hunt, fish, and spend time with her husband and two dogs.

Ashley

Certified Dental Assistant

Ashley attended the Oklahoma Health Academy, where she became a dental assistant. She was a part of our practice from 2010-2013, and then rejoined our team in 2019. Ashley’s favorite part of her job is being able to make patients smile. She also loves working with her co-workers.

Beyond the office, she enjoys spending time with her two sons, Isaac and Kastin, her spouse, Brandon, and her dog, Allie. Ashley loves to be outdoors and go to the lake.

Annie

Annie

Certified Dental Assistant

Annie was raised in both Oklahoma and Wyoming. She graduated from Norman North High School and attended Francis Tuttle’s Dental Assisting Program for her dental assistant certification. Annie’s favorite thing about working in the dental industry is making her patients smile and laugh. 

Beyond the office, Annie enjoys working out, being outdoors with her family, and watching The Office