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Meet the Team

 

Cami Rodriguez, Dental Hygienist

Cami graduated from Midwestern State University in 2000. There she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.  Cami has focused on and  spent many Continued Eduacation hours on caring for and treating Periodontal Disease. Cami began working for Dr. Colter in February of 2010. Here, she has been able to fulfill her passion of caring for her patients. Most importantly, she loves the relationships she has developed with them. She has lived in the Dallas area for the past 15 years with her husband Anthony.

Mary Jo Collins, Dental Hygienist

Mary Jo graduated from Tarrant County College in 2000 where she received her degree in dental hygiene. Since that time, she has strived to stay current on the newest developments in her field and support her profession.   Mary Jo is a Dallas native.  She loves developing relationships and friendships with her patients.  In 1990, she married her high school sweetheart.  They have two beautiful daughters.  In her spare time she loves to bake and cheer her daughters on when they play soccer.  They currently live in Richardson and attend Watermark Community Church.

Kristina Rybolt, Dental Hygienist

Kristina graduated from Caruth School of dental hygiene-Baylor College of Dentistry in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene.  Kristina has been with North Dallas Family Dental since the summer of 2013 and has truly enjoyed the relationships she has built with her patients as well as the strong family like atmosphere. Kristina feel that it is very important to address every patients needs in a thorough, yet gentle way. Outside of work, Kristina enjoys spending time with her husband Paul, son, and two pugs.

Patty Ratliff, Dental Assistant

Patty is Dr. Colter’s assistant.  She is our crown jewel in the office.  Patty started in dentistry in 1947.  She joined our practice in 1967.  When she is not passing out hugs around the office, she loves to knit and has knitted hundreds of hats for cancer patients.  Patty has been state board President of the Assistant Dental Board and is still active in the association today.  In 2014 she was nationally honored and received the ADAA/Sunstar Americas Pride Award for her dedication in clinical assisting.

Eileen Wolkowitz, Dental Assistant

Eileen has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1988 and joined this established practice in February 2011.  She loves coming to work to be a part of such a great team and also to help all the long-standing patients achieve the highest quality dentistry around.   Eileen is mom to her young daughter Scarlett and spends her time outside of the office helping many of the animal rescue teams around Dallas.

Renee Carson, Dental Assistant

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Melinda Welch, Office Manager

Melinda has been in the dental profession for over 30 years.  She joined our practice in 1992 working with both Dr Glaser and Dr Jones and has seen the practice grow and develop into the modern dental practice we have today.  She is always willing to help you with scheduling, insurance questions or any financial arrangements needed to insure you have the best dental experience possible.  She grew up in Richardson, Texas and now lives in Lucas.  When not at the office Melinda enjoys watching her daughters sporting activities, playing with her 3 dogs and spends most of her weekends at Lake Texoma with her husband and 2 daughters.

Nikki Fuentez, Business Assistant

Nikki is originally from the small town of Snyder, Texas but spent the greater part of her adolescence growing up in Richardson, Texas. She resides in Dallas with her love William, and their dogs, Marvin and Drew. Nikki has been in the dental field for 11 years, starting out in the business office in a Pediatric Dental office and eventually making the transition to General Dentistry where the business office remains her specialty. When not working she continues to pursue higher education in general studies.  In addition to her interests in learning, reading, fitness, movies, and music, Nikki is an accomplished artist and in her spare time greatly enjoys creating art.