Meet the Staff

Financial and Treatment Coordinator:

Jennifer Cabrera, our Financial and Insurance Coordinator is originally from the Rose City, Tyler TX, where she lived for thirty nine years. Jennifer will help you with treatment appointments, financial and insurance information.  In 2011, she was blessed to marry her high school sweetheart after being apart for twenty-five years, which is what brought her to the Dallas area.  Between the two of them they have three beautiful children. Jennifer has worked in the health industry for over twenty years, and thirteen of those being in the dental field. She enjoys working in an industry where she is able to meet lots of people and develop relationships with them, and looks forward to all the patients she will get to meet in this practice. 
 New Patient and Hygiene Coordinator:
April Lopez joins our team with over 10 years of experience in the dental field, working the front office and as a registered dental assistant! She strives to provide the utmost care to each and every patient. In her free time she enjoys getting to spend time with her husband and their amazing son.
 Surgical Assistants:
Brittany, RDA joins our team with over 10 Years of dental experience working as a Dental Assistant. She is diligent with patient care and ensures all are comfortable and have an A-1 experience. She really loves the dental field and the fact that we can change lives through teeth. She loves the outdoors and going to the  lake and beaches. Brittany has a magnetic personality and just loves people.


 Stay tuned for our new Team member…coming soon!




Amanda McNiel, RDH will work closely with Dr. Bender in maintaining your periodontal health.  She will clean your teeth and help you with oral hygiene techniques to maximize your oral health Amanda is a native Texan and graduated from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and later completed a Master of Science with an emphasis in dental hygiene education.  She has worked in a variety of settings starting in public health providing care for underserved individuals, cosmetic and general dental practices, and also in the hospital setting providing dental services for oncology patients and transplant recipients.   Outside of the clinical setting, Amanda is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Texas A&M School of Dentistry.  Amanda is also a certified yoga instructor working part time at a yoga studio within the metroplex.  In her free time she enjoys yoga, pilates, CrossFit, spending time with family, friends, traveling, volunteering, and entertaining her rescue pup, Leon. 


Angela R. Anderson, RDH, BS is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University.  Angela has worked as a Dental Hygienist in periodontal  practices for over 25 years.  she enjoys educating and encouraging her patients to optimal dental health.  Angela is blessed with a wonderful family – a husband of 25 years, two daughters and son all thriving in their post college careers, sports and college! — a busy life indeed.  She is grateful for being part of such a great practice and is looking forward to building many postiive relationships with her patients in their on-going pursuit of dental health.
Kara Webb, RDH is a 1989 graduate of Texas Woman’s University dental hygiene program and has been practicing in a periodontal setting for 31 years. She has also enjoyed being an adjunct clinical faculty at her alma mater. She most enjoys the relationships she has developed with patients through dental hygiene over the years. She also loves to clean teeth! Outside of the office she enjoys her three children, two grandchildren, genealogy, reading and her new hobby, myofunctional therapy

Director of Practice Relations:

 Courtney Burton works outside of our office, maintaining relationships with your general dentist or referring doctors.  They may pick up or deliver information, supplies or lab work between our office and other dental offices.