Yukon Dentistry Team - Hygienists, Dental Assistants & Office Staff
The heart of SmileArts Dental is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing personalized attention to every patient, we encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.
Amber has been a faithful part of the Smile Arts since 2002. She is our clinical supervisor for both offices and always has a warm, friendly and welcoming attitude. "What I love most about my job is helping patients and seeing a big smile on their face when we complete their new smile." She is proud to be part of a team that strives to provide the best and most advanced dental treatment possible for over 14 years. Amber has been married to her husband, Clint since 2006, has a son named Corbin and a Pekinese named Gizmo. They enjoy anything outdoors and spend some of their free time drag racing. Join us at SmileArts Dental and meet Amber!
Andrew works on Mondays at our Yukon location is our full time hygienist at SmileArts OKC Tuesday through Friday. Andrew loves his patients and is a friendly guy who is easy to work with. You will be instant friends when you meet him. Andrew is a local Oklahoman who graduated from Norman North and then the University of Oklahoma in 2011. He is very gentle but provides his patients with meticulous pain-free cleaning resulting in a healthy and beautiful smile. He loves spending time with friends and family...especially if it involves the outdoors and cooking! Come join our family at SmileArts Dental and meet Andrew!
Ashley joins our team with lots of dental experience in every area. She brings her vast dental knowledge into our insurance department in order to give you an accurate treatment plan so that you know what your insurance company will be paying for your dental work. She has a "smile" when she answers the phone and you will feel her friendliness through with her first hello. Visit us SmileArts dental and you will get to experience Ashley's skills in action!
Carla came to SmileArts Dental after 20 years in the oral surgery field and added her superior surgery abilities to our highly skilled team of doctors. Her quiet manner is soothing to our patients and her knowledge and skill is second to none! We regularly perform IV sedation dentistry so that our patients sleep through their entire dental procedures...many times 3-4 hours at a time...while we repair their ENTIRE SMILE! Carla is there through the entire procedure making sure each patient is comfortable and safe. Come visit us and meet Carla....she will get you to sleeping like a baby....literally!
Charlie Jo is our resident clown....always with a smile and a joke....a friendly face that is truly glad to see you! Everyone loves Charlie because she makes coming to the dentist FUN! She started with SmileArts Dental in 2016 with dental assisting as a new career and she is now an efficient dental professional...giving superior patient care with a smile and a laugh that eases the pain and fear of dentistry. Visit us at SmileArts Dental and you will find a friend in Charlie Jo that will make your smile bigger and make you forget you don't like coming to the dentist!
Dee is one of our dental hygienists who graduated in 1988 from the OU College of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. A native Oklahoman, she grew up and graduated high school from Broken Arrow. Dee is a veteran hygienist who is friendly, quick, and efficient. She offers a gentle touch while educating her patients on how to create and maintain excellent dental health. She has two children, Jordan and Miranda, who are active in baseball and cheerleading. Her daily companion is her 97 lb. lap dog, Daly. Everyone here calls her "Aunt Dee"....come and she'll make you part of our family...everyone needs an "Aunt Dee"!
Ethan started with our team in 2014 as a high school summer intern. After graduating from Rush Springs High School in 2015, he returned as an intern for the summer and then started college in the fall of 2015. Ethan is now a full time part of our team as he works his way through college toward his goal of a career in Christian counseling. Ethan has one of the biggest loving hearts anyone could have and everyone falls in love with his small town friendliness and charm! He also completed his ministerial internship and is now a licensed minister. He married his sweetheart Rebecca and they now have two fur babies at home! Ethan loves the Lord, his wife, laughing, and Chinese food; in that order. His smile and laugh fills the room with love and can make anyone feel relaxed and comfortable. Come and get to know Ethan!
Katie joined our SmileArts team in 2018 bringing her CNA skills into our dental office. The mouth is the doorway to whole body health and Katie helps keep our medical records up to date as well as learning new dental procedures to add to her skill set. She is a bubbly person that never met a stranger and she will put you right at ease with her cute country accent. She loves singing at church and hanging out with her family and friends. Come and meet Katie...she will have you smiling in no time!
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Kelly joined SmileArts Dental in 2014 as the insurance coordinator and front office assistant. She is the go-to person for all matters with insurance, which is no easy task in this culture of insurance upheavel. At SmileArts Dental, we strive to give accurate insurance estimates and Kelly works with a team of people to make that happen. She also will go to task with an insurance company to fight for your benefits which makes her a great friend to our patients and a wonderful office asset. Kelly is married to Jesse and they have one daughter, Tatem. Kelly has a houseful of pets and if the world were her playground, she would have good homes for every dog in the world! Come and make a friend that is on your side...meet Kelly!
Kristi is our office manager and strives to oversee the office in an efficient, professional manner, while also facilitating a family atmosphere. She is loved by her staff and is one of the most kind and giving people you will ever cross paths with. We feel truly blessed to have such an amazing woman as the leader of our team. While keeping a timely schedule for our patients she makes time to help with treatment plans that suit the individual health and financial needs of each patient. She and her husband Chuck also pastor a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma where they have been serving since 1996. She is the proud mother of three grown daughters and two grandchildren, Lawson and Laina Cohenour. Kristi remembers each patient that comes to SmileArts Dental....visit a place where everybody knows your name!
Shaun joined the SmileArts Team in 2014. He is a kind, friendly person that helps to make all our patients feel safe and comfortable. He loves helping patients on a daily basis and helping move their dental health to an excellent state while explaining their treatment and dental condition in a way that everyone can understand. He developed his love of the medical field while traveling the country as an army brat finally settling on dental assisting. He has a son and a daughter and loves to spend time with them. Come meet Shaun...his laugh is contagious!
Shelli joined us in 2014 as our front desk coordinator and friendly patient greeter. She keeps all of our patients information correct, safe, and secure while making new friends and learning all about our patients. Shelli is a certified dental assistant and will occasionally use her assisting skills in the clinic as well as utilizing that knowledge in the front office answering any questions that patients have about their treatment options. Having someone up front that genuinely cares about you is a rarity in the medical field but you will find that in abundance with Shelli and all the staff at SmileArts Dental. She has one son, Blaine and had a daughter, Gemma. Come meet Shelli... you'll feel like family!
Ron is one of our dental hygienists and adds a male perspective to our dental hygiene team. His gentle, caring manor has made him a favorite with many of our long-time patients and he is always a gentleman when providing dental care. He is married to his wife, Dr. Ginger Bratzel and has two children, Weston and Brynn. Graduating from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science degree, he has been a dental hygienist since 2004 after dental assisting for many years with his wife. Visit us at SmileArts Dental and Ron will make you a patient for life!