Meet Your Dallas Dental Team
Front Office Staff
Vicki - Office Manager
Vicki is our office manager, and has been with the practice since 2004. She began dental assisting in 1975 while attending Eastfield Community College, where she earned an associate degree. Her knowledge of dental procedures provided a unique and valuable perspective when she began working in the front office. Vicki's knowledge of both sides of our office allows her to serve our patients better. As treatment and appointment coordinator, her job is to work with our patient’s schedules and explain their dental insurance benefits.
Deena - Oral Hygiene Coordinator
Deena is our hygiene coordinator. We gladly welcomed Deena to the team July 2012. Deena has been working in the dental field since 1996. Her experience in the front office has taught her how to help patients with scheduling their appointments, treatment planning, filing their insurance, and coordinating with specialists to ensure that patients get the best treatment possible all with the personal touch. She is looking forward to establishing long lasting relationships with not only our staff but also our wonderful patients.
Lisa - Dental Hygienist
Lisa is one of our dental hygienists. She graduated from East Texas State University in 1980 with a bachelor of science degree, and earned a bachelor of science degree in dental hygiene from Texas Women’s University in 1986. A dedicated practitioner in her field, Lisa is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and the Dallas Dental Hygiene Associations.
Lisa has been at our office since 1992. During that time, she has spent countless hours pursuing continuing education, including oral pathology, new and ongoing research linking oral health to systemic health, and the development of new oral care technologies. Lisa’s goal is to provide the best preventive and therapeutic treatment dentistry has to offer. She is passionate about empowering patients to continue good oral health habits at home.
Ashley - Dental Hygienist
Ashley is one of our dental hygienists. She received her dental hygiene degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2008. Ashley joined the practice in 2004, when she assisted the hygienists, the doctor, and the office manager with their duties. After earning a degree in hygiene, she returned to the practice as a hygienist.
Ashley is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and has completed numerous continuing education seminars, staying current in the latest dental treatments and patient care. Such seminars include: Opalescence Boost chairside bleaching, Invisalign clear braces, and advancements in periodontal treatment. Ashley works hard to ensure that patients have the best tools to make educated decisions concerning their oral and overall health.
Karen - Dental Assistant
Karen is one of our two registered dental assistants. She is a graduate of Eastfield Community College, where she earned an associate degree. Not only does Karen assist Dr. Vanderbrook with our patients, she is a great support for the dental hygienists. Karen was new to the dental field when she joined the team, but has quickly become a valuable asset to the office. Karen and her husband have two children and recently welcomed a granddaughter. Karen’s interests include camping, bicycling, walking and being with family and friends.