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Meet the Team

Janet, Business Manager

Janet is the first person you will meet at our office.  It’s a good thing, because Janet is one of the most organized professionals we know, and she has an eye for details.  Janet manages all scheduling and orchestrates the healthcare records process for review prior to your visit.  Her personal mantra is ‘no surprises’. 

Janet’s work empowers our clinical care team to maximize your time with us, and provides you with options for care that fit your needs, lifestyle and budget. 

Genuine interest, and a problem solving attitude guide Janet’s work. She comes from great linage; her father and grandfather were dentists.  Her life long experience in dentistry, combined with degrees in human development and dental assisting, along with advanced training make her an exceptional advocate for you. 

Proof that Janet is a person who gets things done is evident in every aspect of her life.  She has two sons in college whom she is quite proud of.  Janet also loves a good vacation to warm beaches or snowy ski resorts.



Kerri, Dental Hygienist

Kerri delivers dental hygiene care that goes way beyond effective. This is because Kerri is a natural nurturer who connects the level of care she provides you directly to the quality of your life. 

During your dental hygiene visits, you can expect to be pampered with a warm blanket, contoured neck pillow, and calming selections of music.  

To deliver exceptional dental health outcomes, Kerri completes more than 100 hours of post graduate dental education each year.  A graduate of the Baylor’s Dental Hygiene Program, Kerri focuses much of her continued learning on preventive techniques including periodontal (gum) care, and restorative dentistry.  She also trains with new technologies constantly to improve your comfort during and after care. 

Kerri is the daughter of a dentist.  Her goal is to help you keep your mouth healthy and well for your lifetime. 

Committed to life long learning, outside of the office Kerri can be found exploring the world through travel, cuisine and fitness.


Melly, Dental Assistant 


No nonsense and lots of love are what Melly is known for.  

Melly is Dr. Whitmore’s right hand woman; she assists him during nearly every treatment visit you have to our office.  Melly is a great resource for deeper understanding of clinical care, and she can help you make your health a higher priority. 

In addition to her registered dental assistant certification, Melly has completed advanced clinical training in TMJ and pain therapy protocols, oral conscious sedation care, digital and laser dental technologies, New Face Denture fittings, and in the administration cosmetic and restorative dental care techniques. 

A natural at caring for others, Melly is a devoted mother of two children.  She tells it like it is in English and in Spanish.



Livia, Dental Assistant 

‘Behind the Scenes Queen’ is Livia’s informal title because she meticulously coordinates all aspects of clinical care prior to your visit. Livia supports Dr. Whitmore, Keri and Melly in the treatment suites where care is provided to you. She ensures your comfort throughout treatment.

Livia is a naturally warm and caring person. She gains great satisfaction from relieving pain for our patients, getting to know each person in our care, and being able to provide something extra to make each visit to our office especially comfortable.

Originally from Brazil, Livia relocated to our area with her husband when he accepted an engineering position. At the time, Livia did not speak English. Our smart Livia learned English in two years flat, worked her way through dental assisting college, had a baby and landed herself a job here. We are tremendously proud of Livia for her positive outlook and drive to improve the lives of others.

Away from the office Livia enjoys spending time with her family and traveling back to Brazil to enjoy its beautiful beaches and relaxed culture.

Making People Smile Everyday. A healthier you starts here.