Chair-side Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant
Stephane received her license in May of 1998 with certifications in safe radiation and nitrous oxide practices. She started working with Dr. Flanagan on February 4, 2008. Her responsibilities at our Clear Lake dental office include being a clinical assistant, inventory management, ordering supplies, maintenance, sterilization, in-office whitening, and maintaining the back office (clinical) flow. Stephane says what she loves most about her work is interacting with our patients and being a team player. She chose dentistry because she says she’s always dreamed of being in the healthcare industry. Stephane says she’s thankful that she found an amazing boss like Dr. Flanagan, who always goes above and beyond to take care of her team. Stephane is nurturing, honest, competent, friendly, and compassionate. She has completed Mission of Mercy dental charity trips and traveled to local schools with Dr. Flanagan to teach kids about the importance of oral health. Outside of the office, Stephane likes relaxing in the pool, spending time with friends and family, and working out.
Jessica has been working in the dental field for over 24 years, providing her patients with compassionate, focused dental care. She completed her education at The Ohio State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Combining this stellar education with over 2 decades of experience, you know that you are in good hands! Jessica truly loves caring for her patients and promoting their overall health through effective home dental care routines and tailored in-office treatment plans. Jessica would describe herself as compassionate, energetic, detailed, honest, and passionate — traits that are ever apparent in how she cares for her patients.
Roxanne has been working with Dr. Cindy Flanagan since 1997. Before working with us, Roxanne attended the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, where she earned her degree in 1984. When it comes to helping our family of patients at our Clear Lake dental office, Roxanne has quite a few duties to tend to daily. They include: reviewing your medical history, discussing your oral health issues or concerns, taking x-rays, periodontal (gum) therapy, patient education, etc. She says one of the best aspects of being a dental hygienist is the face-to-face, personal interaction you have with every patient. Being a long-term employee for Dr. Flanagan has allowed Roxanne to be a part of so many of our patients’ and families’ lives. She also enjoys helping her patients maintain optimal oral health. Roxanne is from Jennings, Louisiana, and is of a Puerto Rican/Cajun mixed heritage. She’s happily married to a retired Harris County Prosecutor, Bill, who currently works at a Regional Council for the State Bar of Texas. The couple has a son who attended and recently graduated from Xavier University.
Treatment/New Patient Coordinator, Financial Agreements Manager
Before becoming a treatment and new patient coordinator, Robin was formerly a dental insurance adjuster. She’s completed her training courtesy of the Texas Dental Association and continuing education at the Knowledge Bank meetings. Robin has been involved in the dental industry since 1981, so she knows a thing or two about how the office and insurance work. Robin says she’s a proud member of our dental family because we have an exceptional dental team and pretty awesome patients, which makes going to work every day less like a job. She also enjoys her role at the office because it keeps her busy and allows her to work closely with and help our family of patients. Robin says the office is unique because of our dedication to excellence and teamwork, and the unequivocal care Dr. Flanagan provides to every patient. She says the doctor makes it so that it’s as if each patient is her long-time dear friend.
Philicia received her dental training and education at UTSD – Houston. She’s been working in dentistry since 2007 and has been a valued member of our team since 2014. As a dental hygienist, she’s responsible for keeping your teeth clean, keeping you educated about your oral health, and taking care of your periodontal (gum) needs. Philicia says working alongside Dr. Flanagan and the fellow members of our dental family is rewarding because of the special bond they have with each other and our patients. She also loves seeing her patients change and grow, becoming more healthy while hearing about all of their latest life achievements. When you meet Philicia, you’ll find that she’s consistent, loyal, dedicated, outgoing, and kind. Outside of work, Philicia is usually spending time with her husband and their two children, Sabin and Emery.
Registered Dental Assistant
Karrissa received her registered dental assistant license from the Warren County Community College of the Mainland. She’s been working hard in the dental field since 2010 and has been with our office since 2014. While you’re visiting our dental office in Clear Lake, you might see Karrissa assisting both chair-side and in hygiene, setting up new patient appointments, sterilizing the office and tools, and assisting the front desk whenever needed. Karrissa says some of the things she loves best about working here is being with Dr. Flanagan and our patients. She also likes that she can work in a safe and friendly environment. Karrissa became interested in dentistry as a patient. She said it was her interest in her own oral health that led her down a path towards dentistry. When you meet Karrissa at the office, you’ll find she’s determined, driven, a planner, reliable, and responsible. When she’s not helping patients at the office, Karrissa says she enjoys cooking, gardening, being with family, spending time with her dog and three cats, all things Disney, holiday celebrations, and decorating.
Business Assistant, Chair-side Assistant/Registered Dental Assistant
Tina started her dental journey as a lab assistant in Illinois in 1991. She was registered as a dental assistant in Texas in 1998. She’s spent nearly 30 years working in the field, helping so many smiles become healthier and happier. She became a member of our dental team in 2012. At the office, Tina stays busy scheduling, answering phones, and handling insurance claims while also tending to her dental assisting duties. She says she wears many hats at work. Tina loves working with patients and watching families grow together. Tina says that working as part of our team is a special experience because of how dedicated everyone is to not only the work they do, but more importantly, helping patients always feel comfortable and at home. You’ll find that Tina is caring, spiritual, honest, accepting, and hard-working. Tina is a mother to a teenage son who makes her proud to be a mother. She enjoys reading, gardening, exercising, and spending quality time with her friends and family.