Each one of our staff members has been thoroughly trained to make your safety and comfort a priority at all times. We enjoy the opportunity to build a lasting relationship with our patients so that they have something to look forward to whenever they schedule an appointment. Every visit should be a positive one, and our team will always work to make sure you remain as safe and comfortable as possible. Keep reading to learn more about our friendly dental team.
Jennifer Office Manager
With over 25 years in the dental field so far, Jennifer certainly knows a thing or two about keeping our dental office running smoothly. Originally from Spring, she studied at Navarro College. Today, her favorite part of this work is being able to help people feel good about their smiles and escape chronic pain as well.
Away from the dental office, Jennifer is happily married with two children and one amazing grandson. She loves spending quality time with her family and friends, having people over to cook and hang out, and doing various outside activities. She’s even gone zip lining over the Grand Canyon!
Originally from Edinburg, Thelma studied dentistry at the ATI Career Training Center. Today, she has been a part of the field for well over a decade, with most of that time spent right here at our dental office. She really enjoys chatting with all of our wonderful patients!
At home, Thelma is happily married with two kids and a dog. Her hobbies include swimming, dancing, working out, and running. She ran her first full marathon AND climbed Camelback Mountain for the first time in April of 2019.
Meredith Front Office
Meredith hails from the Sherman area, and she’s been a part of our dental team for over five years. She attended college at South Eastern Oklahoma State. Today, working in the front office really suits her strengths – she loves to talk and socialize with each patient!
Away from work, Meredith is happily married with two sons. In her free time, she always looks forward to watching gorgeous sunrises and sunsets from her porch out in the country.
Heather Front Office
Heather is from Brownwood and has been working in the dental field for over a full decade so far. She attended Tarrant County College for her education. Today, what she likes most about her position is being able to help patients with their various questions and concerns.
Away from work, Heather is the proud mother of a blended family and a recent empty nester. Her hobbies include traveling, watching movies, and volunteering her local community. She’s also very adventurous! In the past, she’s gone sky diving in Hawaii, cliff jumping in Jamaica, and parasailing/zip-lining in Mexico, as well as swimming with dolphins.
Jillian Dental Hygienist
Jillian has been a part of our team for nearly 25 years, and she really enjoys helping patients improve their overall dental health. After attending Tarrant County College, she pursued her dental hygiene education at Baylor College of Dentistry. She also has advanced training in radiology, CPR, and nitrous oxide.
A Mansfield native, Jillian and her husband have twin boys and a daughter. Outside of working hours, she enjoys doing various activities with the kids, camping, reading, and relaxing with yoga. She also has a passion for volunteering and has traveled to Guatemala with Dr. Whitmore on several mission trips!
Andrea Dental Hygienist
Andrea’s career in the dental field impressively spans well over 30 years, with most of that time spent right here at Dr. Whitmore’s dental office. She studied at Texas Women’s University and is trained in nitrous oxide, CPR, and radiology. Today, what she enjoys most about her position is seeing her wonderful patients and working alongside such talented professionals each day.
Andrea is originally from Iola, KS and has been married since 1985. She has one son and two daughters. Outside of work, she spends a lot of time traveling to visit her large extended family – she’s actually one of nine kids! She also loves hanging out with her dogs and is currently working on her training her Toy Aussie to be a therapy dog who works in hospitals and nursing homes.
Debbie L. Dental Hygienist
Debbie has been working in the dental field for an amazing 35+ years so far, with the last decade spent at our dental office. Originally from Irving, she studied at Tarrant County College and is trained in nitrous oxide, radiology, and CPR. When asked what her favorite part of this job is, the answer is easy – her amazing work family!
Away from the dental office, she and her husband of 35 years have three great kids – one son and two daughters. As for personal hobbies, she enjoys gardening, shopping, exercising, taking the dog on walks, and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys while cooking for the whole family on Sundays. She’s also a big lover of classic movies.
Debbie R Lead Dental Assistant
Debbie is from right here in Arlington, and she studied at Tarrant County College. She is also trained in nitrous oxide, CPR, and radiology. Today, her oral healthcare spans over 25 years! She really loves the one-on-one interactions she gets to have with each patient, as well as seeing their new smiles at the end of the treatment process.
Debbie and her husband of over 25 years have one adult son together. As for personal hobbies, she always looks forward to reading, decorating, watching movies, camping, crafting, and (of course) spending quality time with loved ones. She also regularly travels with Dr. Whitmore to Guatemala for various mission trips!
Beth Dental Assistant
Beth has been a part of our dental office for nearly two full decades! She studied at Tarrant County College and is trained in CPR, radiology, and nitrous oxide. As one of our assistants, she really enjoys being able to help patients while also working alongside such wonderful people.
Beth is very close with her mother and has one brother who is her best friend. She also has three cats at home named Calli, C.J., and Carly. When she isn’t busy caring for teeth, she really enjoys traveling and has a secret passion for photography.
Cecilia Dental Assistant
Originally from El Salvador, Cecilia completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the Universidad Nacional de El Salvador. During this time, she also worked on a major oral health project with the National University of El Salvador Pan American Organization of Health and Doctors Without Borders. Today, she has been involved in the oral healthcare field for nearly 30 years! She has a true passion for helping patients change their smiles and finally say goodbye to dental pain.
At home, Cecilia has a wonderful husband, a daughter who is currently attending college, and a son in middle school. Her mother also lives with them, along with the family dog. As for hobbies, she enjoys gardening, spending quality time with loved ones, and regularly working out at Camp Gladiator.
Jessica Dental Assistant
Jessica’s dental career currently spans well over five years so far. After attending Tarrant County College, she studied dental assisting at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is also trained in nitrous oxide, CPR, and radiology. While she always enjoys working with patients, her favorite procedure to assist on is extractions!
Jessica hails from Brookhaven, PA, and she has three fur babies who are her world. They all regularly go on long rides in her Jeep with the top off. Outside of working hours, she enjoys keeping busy with crafty DIY’s – she even works at a DIY studio called Board and Brush. You can also often find her participating in different run events and doing “risky” activities like skydiving, zip-lining, and bungee jumping. She’s even gone snorkeling and white water rafting in the glacier water in Alaska.