2707 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77008
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Meet Our Houston, Texas Dental Team


Brianda Moreno – Registered Dental Assistant 

Brianda has been a dental assistant with our office for nearly two years. What she enjoys most about her job is helping patients recover the confidence they’ve lost because of their oral health or how their teeth look. She loves seeing patients leave with a smile on their face. In her free time, Brianda loves riding ATVs and camping.

Mary Morales – Welcome & Personalized Care Relations

If you need to have a procedure completed, Mary will help you coordinate that process. She’s been our patient coordinator since 1987, and in that time has developed strong, lasting relationships with many of our patients. She will give you a customized experience and personalized to fit your budget. 

Evelin Garcia – Registered Dental Assistant 

Evelin has been a dental assistant with our Houston office for nearly two years. Originally from Honduras, she has two sisters and two brothers, all of whom she would describe as outgoing. Away from the office, Evelin enjoys playing soccer and exercising.

Maria Valerio – Sterilization Specialist

Maria has been a valuable member of our team for over 23 years. As our sterilization specialist, she ensures that every tool we use has been cleaned according to our stringent specifications. She has four children and seven grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and taking care of her plants.

Norma Herrera – Welcome & Peronalized Care Relations– R.D.A.

Norma has been with us for more than 10 years. As a crucial member of our front desk team, she helps us care for patients and answer their important questions. She previously studied at the University of Houston and has a degree in theological studies.

Elizabeth Reyes – Appointment Coordinator & Patient Care – R.D.A.

Elizabeth comes to us from Monterrey, the capital of Nuevo León and the third largest city in Mexico. She’s been a member of our team for two years and previously studied at UT in San Antonio. She loves having the opportunity to help patients create healthier, more beautiful smiles.

Brenda Hernandez – Registered Dental Care Assistant 

Graduated from Sanford Brown College 2012. Brenda loves to ensure every patient experience is the most comfortable care. Let us know your preferences and Brenda will have them ready for your pleasant visit.   

Kimberly Santos – Registered Dental Assistant 

Graduated from Sam Houston State University in May 2016 with a bachelor's of science in health science. Continuing my education to achieve my goal of attending Dental School. Of my free time enjoy spending with family and outdoors activities.

Jessica Chavez – Registered Dental Assistant 

Jessica loves helping our patients smile! A graduate of Lee High School, she is an invaluable member of our team. When she’s not at the office, Jessica enjoys spending time with her loving family.

Samantha Villagomez – Registered Dental Assistant 

Samantha was a patient of ours for 17 years before she recently joined our team! She says she loves helping others smile. Samantha graduated from Spring High School and is currently attending Kingwood College. In her free time, she enjoys riding her bike, taking her dogs to the park, and doing crafts.

Juana Garcia - Registered Dental Assistant 

I have been in dentistry for about 5 years. I started my position in Sunrise Dental Center as a receptionist allowing me to interact with all our patients and their family, also anticipating their dental needs. I recently obtained my Dental Assistant Certi?cation. My favorite part of my job is the welcoming environment and also being able to educate our patients. Always willing to share our knowledge to change their perspective in the importance of their oral health. In my time out of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two kids doing outdoor activities bike riding, swimming, enjoying nature. My goals are to travel the world and taste the different culture foods.