Friendly and experienced Laredo, TX dentists are only part of what makes Davenport Dental Group a great choice for your whole family. Our talented staff greet every patient with a warm smile, and they do everything they can to make sure you’re comfortable and happy. We understand that plenty of people have had bad experiences in the past, so our team works extra hard to give you dental care that will make you smile. That includes more than kindness – our crew is competent and hardworking, matching the quality care you’ll get from our doctors. Read on to get to know our staff.
Kimberly joined our team in 2014 as Front Office Manager. She was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M University in 2011 with a marketing degree. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in business administration. Kim focuses on patient care and satisfaction in addition to everyday operations of the business. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.
JoAnn joined our front office team in 2006. She enjoys explaining to patients how to maximize their insurance benefits and coordinate treatment so that they may achieve optimal dental health. JoAnn is married and has three children. On weekends, she keeps busy with her kids and extracurricular activities.
Born and raised in Laredo, Alyssa received her dental hygiene license from Coastal Bend College in 2001. It was her regular visits to our office as a teenager that introduced a love for dentistry and a fulfilling career. Alyssa loves to interact with patients and provide an educative atmosphere to help them achieve the best oral health possible. During her free time, she keeps active by running and enjoys baking and spending time with family and friends.
Rebecca moved to Laredo from El Paso, Texas, in 1997 after receiving her degree in dental hygiene in 1996. She finds her profession very rewarding and enjoys the opportunity to serve others while promoting their oral health. She strives to help her patients feel comfortable and informed. When she’s not at the office, Rebecca enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, reading, and being outdoors.
Christian was born in San Antonio, Texas, and raised in Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León and Laredo, Texas. Christian earned her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2014. Her approachable personality, combined with her excellent education and extensive knowledge of oral hygiene, allows her to provide the highest level of patient care. Christian is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association, Hispanic Dental Association, and Dental Alumni Association.
Norma is a native Laredoan and holds the distinction of being Dr. Davenport’s first employee. She has been a dental assistant on our team since 1990. She values educating her patients and making them comfortable for their dental visits. Norma is married and has five children. She enjoys spending time with her family and taking yearly trips with her sisters.
Amy was born and raised in Laredo, Texas, and has worked at our practice since 2008 as a chairside assistant to Dr. Alessandro Vallone. She enjoys assisting our patients with their dental needs and providing them with helpful information regarding their treatment. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her children and listening to country music.
Sara has been a registered dental assistant for more than 15 years. She has five daughters and six grandchildren that she loves to spend time with. She enjoys being involved in her church, cooking, dancing, and having a good laugh with her family and friends.
Abigail has always had a passion for dentistry, but her job in our office is her first in the dental field. She is licensed as a registered dental assistant and is certified to use nitrous oxide in the office. Abigail is currently studying at Texas A&M International University majoring in biology and is a member of the Pre-Dental Society. Building relationships with our patients and learning from our doctors is the best part of her day.
When away from work, Abigail enjoys participating in running events with her husband and taking their son to the playground for some family fun.
Janie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology and is currently working on a master’s degree in business. She joined our team in 2016 and enjoys interacting with patients and making them feel welcome in the office. When away from work, Janie enjoys singing, dancing, and spending time with her family and friends.
Lina’s time in our office began in 2016. Her favorite part of the workday is talking to patients and working with our great team of co-workers, especially our fantastic doctors. When away from the office, Lina enjoys spending time with her family and friends barbecuing on the weekends!
Ashley joined our front office team in 2018. She was born and raised in Laredo, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M International University in 2017 with a psychology degree. She has many years of experience in customer service and loves interacting with others and helping patients in any way she can. In her spare time, she loves to create new and fun memories with her dog, family, and friends.
Elizabeth has been working in the dental field since 2012, and she has been working with Dr. Davenport since 2016. She has five years of experience in sales and marketing, and she loves interacting with people and being able to help them in any way possible. In fact, Elizabeth’s favorite part of her job is talking with patients and helping them, especially when it comes to completing treatment that will improve their way of living. She enjoys helping patients understand their financial options as well!
In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her daughter and son. Her daughter is an avid cheerleader, and her son rocks the football field!
Stephanie has been working with Davenport Dental Group since July 2016. She has three years in the dentistry field and one year in this location. She graduated with a Bachelor in Dental Hygiene degree from UT Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2014, where she also returns once a year for continuing education courses. The thing she enjoys most about her job is interacting with all of her patients, caring for their mouths, and learning new things every day.
Outside the office, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband, whom she has been married to for three years, and enjoys quality time with their two bulldogs, Biggie and Bubba. They also love traveling, exploring new places, eating new food, and meeting new people.
Maria joined Davenport Dental Group in December of 2017. She was born and raised in Laredo, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M International University with a major in psychology and a minor in sociology. She feels the best part of her job is interacting with patients, making them feel welcome, and putting a smile on their face. She enjoys every second of it. She enjoys making patients her priority and exceeding their expectations. In her spare time, Maria enjoys traveling and cooking out with her husband and family.
Analé joined our team in 2017. She graduated from Texas A&M International University with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She went on to complete her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 2015 from UT Health School of Dentistry at Houston. Analé enjoys taking time to customize the best dental care plan with her patients to help them achieve long-lasting optimal oral health. Her calmness, patience, and gentleness are guaranteed to make your dental experience a pleasant one. Out of the office, Analé enjoys cooking vegan dishes, working out, and discovering new places to travel.
Estefany was born and raised in Laredo, TX. She began working with Davenport Dental Group in January, but has been a dental assistant for over 2 years. She enjoys learning new things about her job and her patients and prides herself in being helpful with patients and making them feel as comfortable as possible. She truly enjoys interacting with people. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and her dog, shopping, and bbq’s.