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Meet The Denton Dental Team

Katherine Griffin, RDH

Katherine graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in dental hygiene from TWU. She has been in the dentistry field for 19 years, and 11 of those have been with Dr. Dunson!

"I am so lucky to work for such a caring and professional office. We’ve all been together so long it’s like family. We have wonderful patients that we have been seeing for years, which make them feel like family too. I love my profession and really enjoy taking care of each individual patient. "
-Katherine Griffin, RDH

In her spare time, she loves to travel and spend time with her husband and three kids.


Andrea Young, RDA

Andrea has been assisting for 23 years, having graduated from North Central Texas College and Grayson County College. She says she was extremely lucky to find the office she needed to be with early in her career. Andrea has been with Dr. Dunson for 22 of those years, starting with Dr. Dunson in 1998, not long after he started practicing dentistry. They have grown together and she has learned so much from him. Andrea calls the office her home away from home.

"We have a wonderful group of young ladies that work together so well. I love making people smile and feel more confident. I love all of our patients and couldn’t have ever found a better office to work for. Dr. Dunson is an amazing dentist, he has a wonderful, gentle touch and produces top notch work. I will continue to grow with this practice and look forward to meeting new patients."
-Andrea Young, RDH


Lisa Green, RDH

Lisa has been a part of the Southridge Dental team for ten years. She and her husband, Jacob, reside in Whitesboro, Texas. Together they have two little dogs that they love and spoil continuously. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree from Texas Woman's University in 2010. Her primary concern in the dental office is making her patients feel comfortable in the chair. Lisa enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.


Jordan Cockrell, RDH, BSDH

Jordan lives in Callisburg, Texas with her husband, Chance. They have two dogs, Lil Anne and Benny, and two barn cats, Thelma and Louise. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outside, and loves 80's and 90's country music. She graduated from Texas Woman's University in 2020 with a bachelor degree on Dental Hygiene. She is exited to start her dental hygiene career and begin serving the patients of Southridge Dental.


Hailey Hammerschmidt, RDA

Hailey received her RDA certification from Kaplan College in 2014. She started working as an RDE in Cleburne, TX., and recently moved to Little Elm with her husband and daughter. She joined our team in 2019 and felt at home right from the start. Her main goals in the dental office are to help educate patients and help them feel comfortable and confident about their smile.

When Not at work, she enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and utilizing her artistic skills whether it's refinishing furniture, landscaping, or bringing antiques back to life!