Smiles By Garcia Patient Coordinators
At Smiles By Garcia we take great pride in our expert Patient Coordinators. They have a combined 25 years of experience and expertise in dentistry and are responsible for your comfort and service from your first phone call on. Dr. Garcia has personally selected and trained our Patient Coordinators. They constantly amaze Dr. Garcia and our patients with their dedication and attention to detail. We are here to exceed your expectations, take care of your needs and comfort and to make sure all of your questions are answered.
Lisa is one of our expert Patient Coordinators. She helps our patients understand how Smiles By Garcia can best help them and helps answers all of their questions. Lisa has 20 years’ experience in dentistry and has helped thousands of people get the healthy, beautiful smile they have always wanted. She loves cosmetic dentistry and is especially proud of the full mouth dentistry she helps Dr. Garcia deliver to our patients because it makes such a difference in our patient’s lives. She also has a personal appreciation for full mouth dentistry and understands the patient’s point of view since Dr. Garcia did an amazing Smile Makeover for her. When she is not in the office, Lisa enjoys cooking, boating, stand-up paddleboarding, and salt-water fishing with her husband, Mike. She also has 2 cats.
Allison is one of our expert Patient Coordinators. She is probably the first voice you hear when you call Smiles By Garcia and the first face you see when you come into our office. She loves helping people and has been in dentistry for over 10 years. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing how happy our patients are with the amazing Smile Makeovers she helps Dr. Garcia provide. She is from Ohio but loves living in Texas. She started out as a pastry chef and loves to cook. She has 3 children who keep her very busy. She also enjoys fishing, camping and watching lots of movies with her kids. She also likes to go for a walk with her dogs, Cali and Grace and enjoy the beautiful trails in Austin.
Wendi is our expert Patient Finance Coordinator. She helps our patients find affordable options so they can get the healthy, beautiful smile they have always wanted. Wendi has been in dentistry for 6 years after switching from an extensive career in the finance and banking industry. Originally from Southwest Michigan, she has lived in Texas for 6 ½ years. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, comedy and spending quality time with her family & friends as well as her 2 dogs Charlie & Lacey.
Amber is another one of our amazing patient coordinators. She enjoys being part of the team and helping our patients achieve their dream of having a beautiful smile that they have always wanted. She loves seeing the dramatic changes Dr. Garcia makes on our patient’s lives. She is from Northwest Ohio and moved to Austin after college. She fell in love with Austin’s beautiful scenery and the year-round warmer weather which allows her to enjoy running outdoors by the water and on nature trails.
Smiles By Garcia Hygienist
Kathi is Smiles By Garcia’s hygienist. She comes to us with 30 years of dental experience. She enjoys getting to know each of her patients and develop a good relationship. Her humor and desire to educate our patients offer a unique approach to dental hygiene. She also has experience with addiction counseling, marketing, and nutrition which all aids in her ability to help our patients find value in their oral and overall health. Kathi is family-oriented and enjoys spending much of her spare time with her family and all of her grandchildren. She is an avid reader and enjoys volunteering at her local sheriff’s department.
Smiles By Garcia Patient Care Assistants
Dr. Garcia feels that these are the finest dental assistants he has worked with. Smiles By Garcia takes great pride in helping our patients feel relaxed and comfortable every time they visit. Our Patient Care Assistants have a combined 40 years of experience in dentistry and are dedicated to taking great care of you and to help you get the healthy, beautiful smile you have always wanted. Their goal is to make all of your visits relaxed and comfortable.
Casey is one of our expert Dental Assistants. She takes great care of our patients and ensures they are comfortable and relaxed. Dr. Garcia and our patients love her easygoing, comforting manner and attention to detail. She started her dental career in 2000 with the US Air Force and has been helping dental patients for 17 years. Dentistry was a natural career choice for her because she loves helping people and wants them to have positive dental experiences so they can enjoy the benefits of a healthy, beautiful smile. While Casey has lived in many parts of the world, she loves living in Austin. She is also a huge Denver Bronco’s fan. She has three children and enjoys being outdoors with her family and doing arts & crafts with her children.
Jen is one of our seasoned dental assistants with 19 years of experience. She has been with Dr. Garcia 6 of those years. She enjoys working in cosmetic dentistry because she loves watching the transformation that happens with all of our patients. Jen is a native Texan. She was born in Houston and moved to Austin for the good vibes and restaurants. She enjoys fitness and working out. On the weekends you can find her hanging out with her dogs, Booger and Sissy.
Adriel moved from Cuba to Austin 8 years ago. He learned both English and dentistry when he moved to Austin. He enjoys interacting with our patients and educating them about their smiles. In his free time, he likes to hike the Austin trails and go to the gym but his favorite past-time is trying new restaurants.
Alex recently graduated dental assisting school and moved from Albuquerque, New Mexico. He formerly worked as an EMT on an ambulance but now enjoys working with Dr. Garcia and learning something new from him every day. Alex enjoys rock climbing, hiking, camping, exploring Austin or just relaxing and watching movies with his girlfriend.