MEET OUR FAMILY DENTAL TEAM
Penny is a registered dental hygienist who helps educate patients about keeping their smiles bright and healthy. If you have questions about your gums bleeding or which mouthwash to use, Penny will answer your questions and will help you decide which solutions are best for you. With over 21 years of experience, and 18 of those at Mansfield Dental, Penny is well-prepared to give you sound advise.
Penny graduated from Tarrant County College’s Dental Hygiene Program in 1997, and joined our team that same year. She has always kept our vision of patient education in mind as she demonstrates techniques, explains procedures, and answers questions and concerns. As a member of the Fort Worth Dental Hygienists’ Society and The American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Penny upholds the utmost standards of patient care.
Penny volunteers at a clinic in Fort Worth in her free time. She enjoys skiing, camping, fishing, cooking, shopping and traveling.
Dee is a registered dental hygienist who gives our patients a reason to smile. Dee will keep your smile bright and healthy with regular cleanings, sealant applications, and her professional advice. If you have questions about using a tongue scraper or if at-home whitening treatments are a good option for you, Dee will help answer your questions so that you can make educated decisions.
Dee has had over 34 years of experience and continues to uphold our values as a dentistry practice dedicated to giving our patients individualized attention and support. She graduated from Owens Technical College in 1981 and is certified in sealant application, oral cancer screening, radiology, nitrous oxide, infection control, jurisprudence, and CPR. She has been with Mansfield Dental Associates for over 23 years and is a valued member of our team.
In her spare time, Dee loves reading, working out, wine tasting and traveling. Dee says that her favorite thing about her patients is their commitment to their health.
Sarah is a registered dental hygienist who will empower you with the knowledge you need to keep your smile radiant. She will use your appointment to demonstrate oral hygiene techniques and equip you with the proper dental aid to get the job done. Have a question about flossing or what is the best powered toothbrush to use? Sarah will provide answers that will allow you to keep your teeth healthy and beautiful for life.
In 2004, Sarah graduated from Tarrant County College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Before joining our team in 2009, Sarah gained six years of experience in the dental field, working as a dental hygiene assistant and dental assistant.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, helping out at church, working out, and bike riding. She is a passionate animal lover and will go out of her way to help anyone in need. She loves any opportunity to get to know her patients better, and developing a good rapport with every one of them.
LaNell is the financial coordinator at Mansfield Dental Associates. With more than 19 years of dental experience, she assists our patients by providing financial information and discussing practical payment options. We will get creative to find a payment plan that gets you the treatment that you need. With a compassionate attitude, LaNell will work with you to determine your payment schedule or determine if a phased treatment plan is right for you. She loves to help patients by doing the hard work for them.
LaNell started working in our office in 2011, and we are glad to have her. She graduated from Tarrant County Junior College. As a Registered Dental Assistant, LaNell is certified in radiology, nitrous oxide, infection control, jurisprudence, and CPR.
In her spare time, LaNell enjoys spending time with her five grandchildren, sewing, scrapbooking, listening to music, and traveling. She says she loves our patients for their kindness and good humor.
Melissa is our insurance coordinator and assists patients with receiving the maximum amount of coverage available on their plans. Have questions about your insurance coverage? Melissa can help you discover what your insurance provides. By providing her with any insurance changes you may have, she will make sure your insurance is up to date and used to your full advantage.
Before joining our dental office in Mansfield, Melissa had worked in insurance departments in other practices, including chiropractic and medical offices. Melissa’s commitment to helping people started before her work in insurance departments, when she completed the Interpreting for the Deaf Program at Eastfield College in Mesquite, TX, and worked as an interpreter. Also, she is certified in CPR.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys shopping, decorating, and spending time with her husband.
Dawn is our hygiene coordinator and assists patients with scheduling dental cleaning appointments. We know that you’re busy, and keeping track of appointments can sometimes be hectic; that’s why Dawn will keep you informed with text reminders, emails, or pre-appointment calls. You can relax knowing that Dawn will keep your appointments organized and on schedule.
Dawn joined our office in 2010, and we have been thrilled to have her onboard. She came to our office with 23 years of experience in orthodontics and a personable and compassionate attitude. Before transferring to the front office, Dawn was an orthodontics assistant. She is also certified in CPR.
In her spare time, Dawn likes to go fishing, camping, and ice skating. She also loves estate sales and spending time with her family. Her husband is the pastor at the Olive Place Baptist Church, where she volunteers for the OPBC Clothes Closet and Food Pantry.
Julia is a friendly and professional registered dental assistant. With over 11 years of experience in dentistry, she assists both Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris with procedures, from restorative dentistry to cosmetic dentistry. She provides the extra hands and eyes that keep treatments going smoothly and patients feeling comfortable. As a bilingual dental assistant, Julia also helps our Spanish-speaking patients feel welcome and informed.
Julia has been with our dental practice since 2006, and she is dedicated to our mission of improving dental health for better overall health. She graduated from CDI in Virginia in 1998. She is certified in radiology, nitrous, infection control, jurisprudence, and CPR. As a member of the Texas Dental Assistant Association, Julia stays up to date on techniques to offer clear, informed advice for her patients.
Julia says she enjoys hearing about what her patients do for a living and hearing their funny stories. In her spare time, Julia likes dancing, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Elena is a registered dental assistant who helps in patient treatment and care, and is committed to patient satisfaction. Elena will ensure that your time in our office is pleasant by providing a clean and comfortable environment. She prepares and maintains dental instruments and keeps supplies organized so that your dental procedure will be quick and efficient. She also makes custom bleaching trays, assists both Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris, and assists the hygienists.
Elena had five years of experience in dentistry before joining our team in November 2005. She has the training and experience to use gentle techniques that reassure our patients that they are in trustworthy hands. Elena is certified in radiology, nitrous oxide, infection control, jurisprudence, and CPR.
In her free time, she is a Bible teacher and volunteers in construction projects. She enjoys home improvement projects, watching movies, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Elena loves that her patients are diverse and that they care about their smiles.
Alison Worman is a registered dental hygienists who joined our team in 2014. She received a degree in Business Management from the Southwest Texas State University in 1998 and completed the Dental Hygiene program at Tarrant County College in 2011. She has received special certifications in CPR, nitrous oxide, placing dental sealants, and jurisprudence. Patients love that Alison is gentle yet thorough, and Alison loves the opportunity to educate them about oral health. She appreciates her patients’ eagerness to learn about and improve their oral health. Alison is married with two children and has a Boxer named Rocket. Outside of the office she enjoys cooking, travel, watching baseball, and spending time with family. Her favorite quote: “Make it a great day!”
Armenia is a friendly and professional Registered Dental Assistant who works closely with both Dr. Jones and Dr. Harris during a number of different procedures. With 19 years of experience, she takes pride in all aspects of dentistry and teaching patients excellent dental health. As a bilingual dental assistant, Armenia also helps our Spanish-speaking patients feel welcome, informed, and confident while visiting our office.
Armenia is married with one child, and outside of the office, she enjoys fishing, traveling, watching soccer, and spending time with her family.