Houston TX Dentist

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Meet the Team

A Friendly and Caring 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!


As a native Houstonian, Valerie has worked as the hygiene coordinator in our practice since 2013. She is the head of scheduling and loves to meet new patients that come to the office. Valerie has two children, a son who is 5 and a daughter who is 2. Her favorite pastimes are shopping and swimming with her kids. She looks forward to helping you in any way possible with your appointment and insurance questions.

Cathy-Treatment Financing CoordinatorCathy
Treatment & Financial Coordinator

Cathy was raised in San Antonio and was a certified dental assistant for 17 years. She was introduced to dentistry at an early age, working for her father, who was a dentist. She has been in Houston for the last 20 years. She genuinely cares about our patients and is passionate about being in the dental health field. Her goal is to help our patients have a relaxed, calm, and pleasant experience. Her desire is for everyone to leave with a smile on their faces, knowing they received excellent care. She is excited to be working with a wonderful dentist who truly cares and enjoys his patients. Cathy has one son and likes spending time with family and friends. She enjoys fishing with her family, swimming, movies, fine dining, and traveling.

Robing-Dental AssistantRobin
Dental Assistant

Robin brings to the office more than 15 years experience as a highly skilled Registered Dental Assistant. She trained in Colorado as an Extended Duties Dental Assistant (EDDA), and moved to Texas 11 years ago. Her caring people skills allow her to be sensitive to your individual needs. Robin is confident not only in her abilities, but in Dr. Dernick's as well.

Mona-Dental AssistantMona
Dental Assistant

Mona is a native Houstonian. She has been a dental assistant for over 36 years. She truly enjoys assisting and helping patients with their dental care. She is always learning the newest dental technologies, procedures, and materials through continuing education courses. She has a 17-year-old daughter and loves her family, traveling, and fine dining. Actually, overall Mona enjoys life.

Michele-Dental HygienistMichele
Dental Hygienist

Michele graduated from Wharton County Junior College in 2006 with an Associate of Science degree with an emphasis in dental hygiene. She started with our practice in 2015 and feels like she has found her new dental home. She enjoys getting to know her patients more and more with each dental visit, and it's her goal that each patient leaves the office with a smile on their face. She and her husband Chris reside in Katy, and family is very important to both of them. They have four children and two grandchildren between the two of them and are pet parents to their German Shepherd, Bella, and their black Lab, Mowgli. Outside of the office she enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. Michele looks forward to the new adventures and challenges each day brings and hopes that at the end of the day she has been a blessing in the lives of the patients and people she interacts with.

Haley-Dental HygienistHaley
Dental Hygienist

Haley was raised in Brenham, TX, and moved to Houston in 2014. She completed her undergraduate degree in health sciences at Howard Payne University, where she was active as a student athletic trainer and member of the women's soccer team. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Texas, Dental Branch at Houston. She is aso certified in laser dentistry and nitrous oxide sedation dentistry. She often participates in continuing education courses and strives to supply her patients with the newest evidence-based dentistry available.

Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a visit today at (281) 493-0061 to experience our team first hand.