Meet Your Experienced Richardson Dental Team
Whether you’re scheduling an appointment, settling into the dental chair, or discussing your payment options, our team will make it nice and easy. Their #1 priority is to give you the smoothest, most stress-free dental experience of your life, and thanks to their skills and dedication, that’s exactly what you can look forward to whenever you come to see us. To start getting to know some of the friendly faces you’ll meet here at Shwarts Family Dentistry in Richardson, read on below!
Twila, Front Office Coordinator
Twila has an impressive 30+ years of experience in the dental world overall! She studied at Howard Payne University and the University of North Texas, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education. She is also a Registered Dental Assistant. Today, she feels proud to work alongside such talented team members and awesome patients. Away from work, she and her husband have a grown son, grandson, and two happy Havanese fur babies. Her personal hobbies include gardening, reading/watching a good mystery, and sitting on a covered patio anywhere for lunch, fun conversations, and laughter with friends.
ANNIE, FRONT DESK
Ann (or, as we call her, Annie) has been working in the dental field for more than a decade now. Although she is from New York City, she completed her studies in Texas at Our Lady of the Lake University and Texas Woman’s University. She joined our team in 2021 and has since enjoyed working with our staff and patients. Away from the office, she loves spending every moment she can with her four children, 12 grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. She also likes traveling, watching movies, playing cards, and completing jigsaw puzzles!
Judy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Judy has an impressive 40+ years in the field of dentistry under her belt! She is originally from Palatine, Illinois, and she completed her studies at Southern Illinois University. All these years later, her favorite aspect of her job continues to be meeting new people and the friendships that follow. Outside the office, you will most likely find her soaking up every moment she can with her husband, son, daughter-in-law, and precious grandchildren.
Debra, Registered Dental Hygienist
Debra has been an important part of our team for more than 40 years now! After earning her Associate of Dental Hygiene Degree from Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, she completed her Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree. Plus, she is certified in Pit and Fissure Sealants and Nitrous Oxide. For her, the best part of her job is getting to know patients on a personal level and helping them with their dental needs. As for her family, she has a husband, Vince, and a daughter, who currently lives in Germany. Some of her favorite ways to spend her free time are singing in the choir at her church, taking photos, reading stories to her grandson, and swimming.
Melanie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Born in Wylie, TX, Melanie has been working in the dental field for over two decades. After graduating from Wylie High School, she went on to attend Texas A&M College of Dentistry to earn her certification. Other than helping people achieve beautiful and healthy smiles, she finds building bonds and friendships with patients to be incredibly fulfilling. At home, she enjoys crafting with her daughter, playing basketball with her son, taking long walks, and drinking lots of coffee. An interesting fact about her: she has over a 3-year streak on the Peloton bike!
Jimmie, Chairside Assistant
Jimmie joined our team in 2021, bringing more than two decades of experience with her! Originally from Grand Prairie, TX, she attended Tarrant County College and the University of Phoenix to complete training in everything from nitrous oxide and radiology to CPR and OSHA compliance. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and doing artwork. One thing you may not know about her is that she worked for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus as an animal handler and trainer for six years!
Jenna (Jen), Dental Assistant
Jenna loves helping people, meeting new patients, and learning something new every day – it’s a few of the many reasons she loves her job so much! Although she is originally from Fort Lauderdale, she now resides in Texas and is currently attending Dallas College. When she isn’t at the office, she enjoys playing video games and watching a good show. Here’s something you may not know about her: cats are her favorite animal.