Dentistry in Southlake, TX - Tate Family Dentistry - Our Staff
At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Cathy has worked in the dental profession for over 20 years and joined Dr. Tate’s staff when she relocated to Texas from Michigan. Cathy loves the warmth and sunshine in Texas. She keeps busy with her family, friends and several pets.
Marci joined our practice as Office Manager in December 2009. Marci is a Michigan gal, and yes, she misses the snow and gets excited when it snows in Texas. She and her family moved to Texas in 2004. Marci is married to the love of her life, Scott, and they recently celebrated their 25th Anniversary. They have three amazing children and a precious daughter-in-law. Marci loves to read, crochet and play her flute. She and Scott are very active at their church, First Baptist in Grapevine.
After growing up in the Texas Panhandle, Helen has called the Dallas/Ft. Worth area home for over 20 years. Helen is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1998. Helen has been one of Dr. Tate’s hygienist since 1999. Helen enjoys getting to know each one of her patients and strives to make their appointment as gentle and relaxing as possible. When not working, Helen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, being outdoors, and traveling.
Melissa Jerome is one of Dr. Tate’s dental hygienists. Melissa grew up in Austin and moved to the Dallas Fort Worth area in 1986. Melissa graduated from dental hygiene school in 1989 and began working with Dr. Tate that same year. She has been happily married to her husband Tony for twenty two years and has one child and a menagerie of pets.
Sarah has been a dental assistant for Dr. Tate since 1983. She grew up in Southlake, TX and graduated from Carroll High School. She and her husband have been married for 19 years and together they share the responsibilities of homeschooling their three wonderful children. God and family are very important to her and her family and they are members of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Alvord, TX. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors with their four horses.
Kristy was born near Panama City Beach, Florida and after several stops along the way, finally found herself in Keller, TX. She graduated in 2005 from Keller High School where she played soccer. She and her husband, Brian, have two dogs together, an Australian Shepherd mix named Max, and an English Pointer mix named Tyson. In her free time she enjoys anything involving crafts, playing coed indoor soccer with her husband, or her newest hobby, running. She recently completed her first half marathon in March 2012 and looks forward to improving her results.