When it comes to dental teams, we’re proud to say that we have one of the most experienced in all of Greater Inwood, Houston, with the majority of members having spent about 30 years in the dental field. Our team is here to make your life easier in every way, whether that refers to scheduling your appointments, better understanding your treatment plan, or maximizing your insurance. Each one adds a tremendous amount of quality to our practice, and you’ll see that starting at your very first visit. Read on below to learn a little more about our fantastic team!
With 36 years of experience in the dental industry, Kim has been an invaluable asset to our team since June of 2008. She completed the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Texas and enjoys putting her education and experience to great use. Our patients love her dedication and warmth; Kim has cared for many of our patients since as early as 1999. She loves working with people and working with her hands, making her a perfect fit for her job.
Outside of the office, she enjoys baking, sharing recipes, and loves animals. Kim also loves to quilt, giving most of her creations as gifts. In fact, she has made and given away more than 300 quilts over the last four years! Her favorite celebrity smile is Julia Roberts, and her favorite quote is, “In everything, put God first, and he will crown your efforts with success.”
Lisa joined our team in 2005 and has 25 years of experience in the dental field. She received her Dental Hygiene Certification from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, and she stays up to date with yearly continuing education. Lisa’s responsibilities include performing professional cleanings, periodontal treatments, placing sealants, providing fluoride treatments, patient education, and much more. She loves that our practice welcomes patients like family and the team gets to know everyone on a personal level. Always striving to help out in her community, Lisa has volunteered at Bear Creek Assistance Ministries and has given hygiene instruction to preschoolers at Brentwood Children’s Academy. Lisa also loves Zumba dance fitness classes and says she has a real passion for it!
Lelia began working with Dr. Lawton in 2005 and has more than 26 years of experience in dentistry. As our office manager, Lelia is responsible for coordinating treatment plans and financial arrangements, comforting our patients, preparing the office daily, and ensuring that everything runs as smoothly as possible. Additionally, Lelia is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers and emphasizes the importance of continuing education. She loves our professional, positive, warm, and family-friendly atmosphere as well as her ability to utilize her excellent people skills to serve our patients.
Lelia says that, “life is a journey, not a destination. Enjoy the ride!” Her favorite song is “What a Wonderful World” as sung by Louis Armstrong, and she enjoys traveling, fishing, snow skiing, and spending time with her family and friends.
Sheree joined our dedicated dental team as a registered dental assistant in April of 2014 with 13 years of experience in the dental field. She is certified in CPR, radiology, coronal polishing, pit and fissure sealants, nitrous oxide, and general dental assistance. Sheree loves providing dental care for all of our patients as well as the men and women of our arm forces at special military dental events.
She says her favorite quote is, “Search your soul to find your heart’s direction; trust them both to navigate your dreams.” At home, Sheree loves spending time with her kids and motorcycling.