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Meet your Weatherford Dental Team

At our practice, we’re committed to providing our patients with world-class service from their first phone call all the way to when they check out. Of course, this all starts with our team. When you step into our office, you’ll be welcomed by a group of people whose only goal is to give you the easiest and smoothest dental experience possible. Before your next appointment, take a moment to get to know some of the friendly, warm, and highly-skilled people you’ll meet at our practice.

Michelle – Office Manager

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Michelle is from right here in Weatherford, and she first joined our team nine years ago. She has over 15 years of management-related experience that serves her well, and she loves working in an atmosphere that truly feels like family!

Michelle and her husband Randy have an amazing blended family that consists of a remarkable son and three daughters. When she has free time, she enjoys hunting with a bow and rifle, fishing, gardening, decorating, and hanging out with family and friends. She actually was first a patient of Dr. Novak’s in 1997 before joining his practice as a staff member when she was interested in changing her career path.

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Cynthia – Insurance Coordinator

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Cynthia has been a part of the dental world for 34 years and counting, first joining our practice in 2003. She is happy to help with all of your insurance and billing questions! Originally from Weatherford, she loves her “work family” and being able to help so many patients.

Cynthia has two daughters and five grandchildren. Her hobbies outside of the office include gardening and hula hooping.

Linda – Hygiene Coordinator

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Linda is from Miles, and she attended American Commercial College and UTSA, undergoing a Registered Dental Assistant course at the latter. Today, she has been a member of our staff for nine years now and has 17 years of experience in dentistry overall. She loves getting to know patients through her job and being able to build such wonderful relationships with them!

Linda has been married to her husband David for 23 years. Together, they have two kids. Outside of the office, she loves going to estate sales, antiquing, and spending time with her family.

Kim – Treatment Coordinator

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Kim is originally from West Texas, but she has been living in Weatherford for over two full decades now – it feels like home! She’s also been working in the dental field for well over 15 years,and loves being a part of Dr. Novak and Dr. Johannsen’s close-knit team.

When Kim isn’t busy at the practice, her top hobbies are watching all kinds of movies, reading books, and (of course) spending quality time with her family. She especially adores being a grandmother!

Lorie – Dental Hygienist

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Lorie became a member of our team in 1997, and she’s been working in dentistry for 29 years overall. After attending San Jacinto College, she pursued her dental degree at UT Health Dental School of Hygiene. She is also certified in laser dentistry and ICAT-trained. Her favorite part of her work is helping people!

Originally from Deer Park, Lorie is married to Rick; Lorie has two sons, a daughter-in-law, and a granddaughter. Her hobbies outside of the office include gardening, sewing, and spending time with her friends and family.

Jana – Dental Hygienist

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Jana became a member of our staff in 2015 and has six years of dental world experience so far. She earned her degree from Austin Community College and is certified in CPR. She loves the fun, easygoing nature of the practice, as well as hanging out with the other team members – they all laugh together a lot!

Jana is from Midland and her family is a loud, crazy group that just loves having fun together. When she has free time, she enjoys spending time in the lake, snowboarding, reading, and playing with her little boy. She is also a die-hard Cowboys fan.

Lauren – Dental Hygienist

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Lauren has been at our practice since 2018 but she has been working in dentistry for a few years before joining our team. Originally from San Angelo, TX, she received her Bachelor’s degree from Angelo State and got her ADH (Associate of Dental Hygiene) from Tarrant County College.

Lauren and her husband have 3 fur children (AKA dogs) and stay active by working out, being outdoors, and traveling. She also doesn’t mind sitting down and reading a book from time to time. Lauren and her husband are currently training one of their dogs, Bennie, to be a therapy dog.

Alisa – Registered Dental Assistant

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Alisa has been an essential member of our staff since 1996, with over 37 years of experience in dentistry. She hails from right here in Weatherford. Her favorite part of the job is the patients. This practice truly has the best patients, according to her!

Alisa and her husband Steve have a daughter and a son-in-law. Her hobbies outside of the office include gardening and arts and crafts.

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Kristi – Registered Dental Assistant

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Kirsti has been working in world of dentistry for over a full decade now, and she loves helping our patients and their families feel genuinely comfortable at our practice! She attended Weatherford College and Remington College for her education. She’s also undergone advanced training in dental implants, the TRIOS intraoral scanner, and iCat technology.

Kirsti is originally from Weatherford, and her lovely family consists of Branson (her husband), two daughters named Rylee and Addison, and two dogs named Jake and Gracie. When she isn’t busy caring for patients, her favorite hobbies include exercising, going to church, and spending lots of quality time with her loved ones.

Tatum – Registered Dental Assistant

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Originally from Mineral Wells, Tatum received her dental education from the Texas Academy of Dental Assisting; she is also certified in CPR. Today, she’s thrilled to be working with such an amazing team!

Outside of working hours, Tatum spends lots of time with her older brother and sister – in fact, they all grew up doing rodeos together. Her other hobbies include hunting, fishing, working out, and doing pretty much anything in the great outdoors.

Chelsea – Registered Dental Assistant

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Chelsea studied dentistry at the Texas Academy of Dental Assisting, and she’s also certified in CPR. Today, she’s thrilled to be a member of our team! She loves learning new things all the time through her job, as well as getting to know the other team members and helping to create a warm, family-friendly atmosphere for every new patient.

A true Weatherford native, Chelsea has a large family that’s spread all over the surrounding areas. Spending quality time with her young son Jaxson is always a top priority when she isn’t busy at the practice. She also loves traveling whenever there’s a good opportunity to do so.

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