& Implant Dentistry
Alongside Dr. Pointer is a highly experienced team of dental professionals who each share his vision and belief that care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to patient's needs and preferences. The staff is committed to excellence and also committed to providing each patient with a comfortable and relaxing visit. From your first phone call to scheduling an appointment that accommodates your personal needs, Dr. Pointer and his dental team strive to provide their patients with five star service.
Michae is our Business Manager and Business Administrator. She has been in our practice since 2004. Michae has over 30 years of dental experience in almost every capacity. She has clinical certifications which include radiology, nitrous oxide, and CPR, as well as her Registered Dental Assistant degree. Michae developed an interest in dental office business administration and began her office management career in 1992. She graduated early from high school in the Chicago area and attended Southern Illinois University.
Kate is our insurance coordinator and assists in our business office. She is the newest member of our team. Kate’s journey into the dental profession began in 2001. She graduated from Martin High School in Arlington, Texas and attended Tarrant County College. Kate is also the proud mother of four children.
Melinda is a chairside assistant and has been with Dr. Pointer’s practice since 2006. She graduated from San Benito High School in the Rio Grande Valley and received her dental training from the Bryan Institute. Her experience began in general dentistry and after a brief time, she furthered her experience in prosthodontics in Fort Worth where she now resides. She has extensive experience in restorative dentistry. Melinda is a Registered Dental Assistant and has certificates in CPR and radiology. Melinda is also bilingual in Spanish
Christine is one of our chairside assistants but she wears many hats in our office. In addition to her clinical duties, she is proficient in business office and she also does much of our specialized lab work. She works closely with our TCU athletes and makes all of our custom made athletic mouth guards for the TCU athletic department. Christine is a Southwest High School graduate and received her dental training from the ATI Career Center. She spent most of her dental career in a pediatric office, and joined Dr. Pointer in 2007.
Julie is one of our licensed dental hygienists. She has worked in the dental profession since 1991 where she started as a sterilization technician while in high school. After graduating from Stephenville High School in 1992, Julie attended Texas State Technical College and received her Certified Dental Assistant certification. After working as a chairside assistant for seven years she returned to college to receive her Registered Dental Hygiene (RDH) degree. Julie graduated with honors from The University of Texas Health San Antonio but has since become a diehard TCU fan. She has been an integral and very important part of our clinical team since 2000.
Stephanie is one of our licensed dental hygienists. She grew up in Mansfield, Texas. She has worked in the dental profession since 1993. Stephanie started as a dental assistant and dental laboratory technician. She graduated from dental hygiene school with honors in 2002. Her passion outside of dentistry is health and fitness and works closely with a company that focuses on the overall health and wellness of people. The passion carries over into her care for our patients. www.IDSolutions.IDLife.com.
Laura is one of our licensed dental hygienists and has worked in the dental field since 1990. She graduated salutatorian from Castleberry H. S. in 1990 then attended TCU for her freshman and sophomore years of college while working part-time as a rover dental assistant. For junior and senior years of college she attended Baylor College of Dentistry from where she graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene as the gold medal graduate. Throughout the years she has worked as a dental hygienist at various metroplex general dentistry offices and has just recently joined Dr. Pointer’s practice.