Meet the Team

Our Warm and Friendly Dental Team


In order to provide the highest level of service, we have selected a team that is not only competent, but unusually warm and friendly. People like this are not easy to find. We are very fortunate to have built such a quality team. You’ll notice the difference on your first visit!

We Treat You Like Family


Perla Gutierrez

Treatment Coordinator

Perla received her dental assistant certification from UT Science Center and also has training in billing and coding, dental software, finance, sealants, and nitrous oxide monitoring. She enjoys being able to help give patients the many options to achieve their dental dreams. Perla is proud to be of Mexican descent and loves being a Texan. In her free time, she likes spending time in the outdoors camping, swimming, and traveling with her family.


Keyry Castillo

Insurance Coordinator

Keyry, aka Katie, is a graduate of the Houston Dental Assistant School – the Woodlands. Her dental assistant training is ongoing, and she has certification in CPR and first aid. The mom of two beautiful boys and married to her high-school sweetheart, Katie loves family time, going to the river, and taking the boys out to play some ball.


Minty Duhon

Accounts Receivable Manager

Minty is a graduate of Rose State Junior College, where she received her certification in Insurance Coding. She is also certified in Project Management and has been in the medical and dental insurance industry for 22 years. She has a daughter and two stepsons with her husband, Scott. She loves traveling and exploring new places. A little-known fact about Minty is that she enjoys woodworking and loves making things for family and friends. She also loves sports, (Go Sooners!), reading, and entertaining family and friends.


Jerrica Miller

Dental Assistant

Jerrica is a 2013 graduate of Houston Dental Assisting School and has been a member of our team since 2016. She is passionate about dentistry and loves the role it plays in improving our patient’s lives. Outside of the office, Jerrica loves spending time with her family and little boy. She also enjoys swimming and going to the lake.


Jocelyn McGee

Dental Assistant

Jocelyn is a 2011 graduate of the Texas School of Business Dental Assisting program. She has been a devoted dental assistant of our practice since 2014. She is passionate about patient care and helping our patients achieve their dream smiles. “The most rewarding moments are to see our patient’s lives change through dentistry.” Outside of work, Jocelyn loves spending time with her husband and her two children.


Taylor Smith

Dental Assistant

Taylor is a 2020 graduate of Cypress Dental Assisting School and has been a member of our team since 2020. She is passionate about caring for others and loves seeing patients’ smiles transform. She and her husband enjoy spending time with family and friends, as well as their Golden Doodle, Beverly. Taylor also enjoys traveling and exploring new places.


Lauren Hargis

Dental Hygienist

Lauren earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Houston in addition to her associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Houston Community College and has been a member of our team since 2019. She loves creating healthier smiles with her clinical expertise and educating our patients on proper dental home care. While at UH, Lauren was a member of the swim team. She also loves football, traveling, and spending time with her husband and her two adorable twins.

We look forward to providing you with excellent service! Call (281) 516-7100 today.
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