Meet the Team

Any office is only as welcoming and effective as the team that runs it. That’s why we are so pleased to introduce our friendly, warm, and gentle team members. They are highly trained and uniquely skilled to provide the best care but more importantly, put your needs first. This results in treatment that is both comprehensive and efficient, provided in an environment that is nurturing and supportive.

We promise to speak candidly with you when it comes to your treatment. When discussing possible care, we’ll address not only the goals and procedures that address your unique needs, but also any risks and associated costs. Our specialized training and certifications, as well as our years of experience, continuing education, and use of the latest technology mean unparalleled service and excellent results.

Cindy-Shaffer

Cindy Shaffer
Office Manager

Cindy has been the office manager at this practice for 21 years. Prior to that, she spent 20 years in dental assisting after attending Bryman’s Dental Assisting School. She has undergone consistent continuing education for 41 years. When she’s not working, she enjoys gardening, her four grandchildren, and the rest of a large extended family.

Taylor-Benko

Taylor Benko
Registered Dental Hygienist

Taylor is a native Michigander. She has lived here in Houston for over 6 years and is happy to call it home. She graduated from MOTT in 2012 from the dental hygiene program and has been with the practice for five years. When she’s not working, she enjoys outdoor activities like snowboarding, biking, off-roading, and spending time with her dog Karl. She’s passionate about her patients’ oral health and maintaining quality care.

Karina-Casco

Karina Casco
Registered Dental Assistant

Karina is from Venezuela and earned her dental degree at Universidad Central de Venezuela before moving to the US 9 years ago. Since then, she continued her studies in implant dentistry in Miami, FL, then moved to Houston and obtained her RDA certificate. She has been with the practice for three years. Karina also has certifications and training in nitrous oxide, oral sedation, BOTOX™ Cosmetic and dermal fillers, and CEREC™ restorations. She is married and loves spending time with her family as well as visiting different places, doing exercise, dancing, and travel. She attends St. Merici Catholic Church.

Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our modern office. Schedule a visit today at 281-493-4173 to experience our team first hand.