Meet the Staff
Our surgical assistants are all well trained, CPR certified and certified through the State of Texas in anesthesia and sedation monitoring. Some of the duties of the surgical assistants at WOFSC include chairside assisting, assisting with the anesthetized patient, giving pre- and postoperative instructions, gathering patient health information, taking x-rays, and maintaining a sterile environment in the office for patient safety.
Susana, Surgical Assistant Supervisor
Susana started her dental career in 2004 as a general dental assistant but developed a passion for Oral Surgery. She is a Registered Dental Assistant, Nitrous ,CPR and Certified Anesthesia Assistant. She attends several oral surgery and implant meetings each year. Spending time with family and friends is what Susana enjoys the most. During her free time she also really enjoys able do outdoor activities, especially when it’s warm.
Alejandra, Surgical Assistant
Alejandra Herranz is a native from Santiago, Chile. Register Dental Assistant, Certified Radiology, Nitrous Certified and CPR. Alejandra also is a Massage Therapist and a Chef. Her favorite past time is to spend time in her garden and most of all with her family.
Patricia, Patient Coordinator/Insurance Coordinator Supervisor
Patricia Vasquez was born in El Salvador and raised in Houston. She has been in the dental field for over 16 years; she has experience with general dentistry and Oral Surgery, in accounting and insurance department. Patricia is ICD-10 and CPR certified. She is a mother of 3 and loves to spend time with her family.
Kristina, Patient Coordinator
Kristina is from Humble, TX. She currently holds an Associate in Applied Science, CPR certified and ICD-10 Certified. She is your Patient/Scheduling Coordinator and look forward to helping you. Patient care isn’t just her job; it’s her passion.
Jennifer, Surgical Assistant
Jennifer is a native Texan. She has been part of Shadow Creek Oral and Facial since November of 2014. She graduated from Texas School of Business. She is a Registered Dental Assistant and has CPR, Nitrous, Radiology, and Anesthesia certifications. One thing she loves the most about the practice is that everyone that works at Shadow Creek is one big family and they get along.
Ashley, Surgical Assistant
Ashley Graduated from Everest College earning her diploma in Dental Assistant. She has since obtained her RDA, CPR and NO2 certification. In her free time she loves shopping and helping other people. Ashley enjoys spending time with family, especially with her daughter Avva.