Meet Our Dental Team – Denton, TX

Compassionate Professionals Dedicated to Dental Patient Satisfaction

Many dental offices have what are known as revolving doors when it comes to staffing. However, that is not the case here at Southridge Dental Family & Cosmetic Dentistry! Many of our dental team members have been with us for decades, and we couldn’t be happier with the quality of care provided. Serving dentistry patients of all ages, we can help the youngest smiles prepare for brighter futures while also delivering support to mature smiles that need extra care. If you want to learn more about who you can expect to meet when you arrive, read our bios below.

Katherine, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Katherine

Katherine graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in dental hygiene from TWU. She has been in the dentistry field for 20+ years now, and well over a decade of that has been with Dr. Dunson! When asked about her favorite part of her job, she shared that it’s working in such a caring and professional dental office and taking care of each patient’s needs.

In her free time, Katherine enjoys spending time with her husband of 23+ years and their three children. She also loves to travel when she can!

Lisa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Lisa

Lisa has been a part of the Southridge Dental Family & Cosmetic Dentistry team for well over a decade now. Before joining our team, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree from Texas Woman's University. Today, her favorite part of her job is working with talented dental professionals and getting to know each patient.

A Texas native, Lisa resides in Whitesboro with her husband, Jacob. When she isn’t at the dental office, she enjoys shopping, going to the movies, traveling, and attending concerts. Here’s a fun fact about her: her favorite holiday is Halloween! She loves the funny costumes and spooky season.

Tricia, Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Tricia

A Texas native, Tricia chose to pursue her studies at Texas Woman’s University. Today, she is certified in nitrous oxide and has more than two decades of experience. Working with a kind doctor, amazing staff, and incredible patients is something she really appreciates – those are her favorite parts of her job!

Tricia and her husband have been married for 20+ years now, and they have two wonderful children together. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she loves chocolate!

Michelle, Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Michelle

Bio Coming Soon!

Andrea, Registered Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Andrea

Andrea has been assisting for more than 25 years now, having graduated from North Central Texas College and Grayson County College. She has been with Dr. Dunson for nearly her entire career, starting in 1998. They have grown together, and she has learned so much from him. That’s why she calls the dental office her home away from home.

Outside the dental office, Andrea has a husband, two children, a dog, and a fish. While her family keeps her busy, they still manage to go to the pool or lake each summer. Some of her other hobbies include volunteering at her daughter’s school, shopping with friends, and going on weekend getaways.

Hailey, Registered Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Hailey

Hailey received her RDA certification from Kaplan College in 2014 and currently is certified in nitrous oxide. She started working 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 smiles.

When she isn’t 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! Here’s something you might not know about her: she loves all kinds of music. That’s why her husband calls her a human jukebox!