As our practice manager, Kelly works behind the scenes to make sure our office runs as smoothly as possible. Although she doesn’t get to spend a lot of time with our patients, she does enjoy getting to be a part of making the dental experience fantastic for them. It’s great to be a part of giving someone a smile they love to show off! Our staff loves to work together; it is fun to work in a place where you are truly supported and cared for by your boss and co-workers!
In her free time she enjoys reading, scrap-booking, cooking with her husband, Brad, playing dolls with her daughter, Bayley, and spending time with family, friends, and golden retriever, Nicholas.
Kara greets patients right when they walk in the door with a big smile and makes them feel comfortable and at home in the office.
Valenteen is the queen of organization. As your treatment coordinator, Valenteen knows how to help you plan for every step in your dental treatment plan. She works with you to make sure you understand your dental treatment and helps you plan your treatment schedule in order to help you get the best results while minimizing any bumps in your road to a healthy mouth.
Valenteen attended Tarrant County College and received her certification as a Texas Registered Dental Assistant. She worked as a dental assistant for two years before joining our team. Because she has both clinical and business office experience, Valenteen understands the big picture when it comes to planning your dental treatment.
When asked what she loves about her work, Valenteen says “ I love working with different people every day and getting to know and understand our patients. I enjoy working in a team oriented environment. We are encouraged to give input and suggest innovations which can help make our service to our patients even better”.
Both Valenteen and her husband, Spencer, have big families. They love to spend as much time as possible with their families, especially their five nieces. When not enjoying family time, Valenteen and Spencer enjoy biking, Frisbee golf and baseball. Avid sports fans, they enjoy cheering their teams on at sporting events.
A last word from Valenteen? “Go Cowboys! Go Razorbacks!”
Adela has been a dental assistant since 1976 and has been a part of Dr. Dunn’s team since 1985. She really enjoys what she does, and loves being able to get to know our patients while they improve their oral health. She works with such a great team, and looks forward to helping all of our patients get beautiful, healthy smiles.
Her husband’s name is Joe, and they have three grown children, Mino, Renee, and Patty, and five grandchildren, Eleni, Anthony, Jonah, Kaitlin, and Noah. Her favorite activities are cooking, working out, flower arranging, and playing the guitar.
Kelly loves working with our patients and helping them with their dental health. She is a dental assistant, and feels rewarded to change people's lives by improving their smiles! Dr. Dunn is great to work for and makes every day interesting and fun. He is very kind and gentle to our patients and is such a good caregiver. The staff all work closely together and are really like a family.
She has three children, Brooke, Cole, and Carson. In her free time she enjoys water-skiing, boating, playing on the lake, and spending time with her family.
Kim is one of our dental hygienists. She enjoys getting to know our patients on a personal basis as well as serving them clinically to improve their overall oral health. She is a real people person, so she love chatting with our patients and learning about all the fun things they’ve been up to. Our office is fun and always filled with laughter, and we all hope our patients enjoy their time here as much as we do!
She is involved in the Village Church, women's small group bible study, and she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She has gone on several mission trips to amazing places including Taiwan, China, Japan, Thailand, Belize, Canada, India, and Africa.
Leigh Ann is a dental hygienist with over 20 years experience in dental hygiene and 25 years in dentistry. She loves getting to know her patients while providing excellent dental care in a comfortable, gentle manner. She is particularly grateful to serve her patients in such a beautiful, warm, positive environment. Dr. Dunn and the team truly care about people and she is so proud to be a part of it.
Outside the office, Leigh Ann stays busy with her four children, volunteering at their schools and with various other projects.
Melody has been in the dental field since 1978. Her career in dentistry includes time as a chairside assistant, insurance specialist, office manager and as an anesthesia/surgical assistant in Oral surgery before becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist.
Melody’s passion is patient education where she can provide you the “what and why” of treatment recommendation. Melody treats our patients with a kind, compassionate, gentle but thorough approach. Patients appreciate her attention to detail & time management. Melody appreciates that Dr. Dunn stays on the cutting edge of dental technology by offering Oral DNA testing to his patients-ask her about it when you come in for your next cleaning!
Melody enjoys spending time with her husband and their 13-year-old daughter. She has been a member of Fellowship Church over 18 years. In addition, she is the Official Pediatric Life-Casting Artist for Community Hospice of Texas and the North Dallas Funeral Home.