Meet the Team, Katy TX

Meet the staff at McCulloch-Wilson Dental

Karla – RDA, Office Manager

Karla became a registered dental assistant in 1982. She is a native Houstonian and  currently lives in Katy with her husband Guy (married for 30 years) and one daughter Brittany.

Karla’s hobbies include: gardening, stained glass projects and cooking for family and friends (and the office :)).

What do you love about your job?

“I like to make patients feel like family.”

Kathryn, RDH, BA – Registered Dental Hygienist

Kathryn graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston after earning her Bachelor’s Degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska. Kathryn combines her love of writing with her passion for dentistry by publishing articles and continuing education courses in dental journals. Kathryn joined our team in 2002.

Kathryn and her husband, Rob, have two sons, Benjamin and Zachary who both attend the University of Texas in Austin. Kathryn enjoys traveling, reading, antique shopping and family time.

What do you love about your job?

“I love to team with my patients to improve their oral and overall health. Knowing that I can make a difference in someone’s life and health keeps me excited about dentistry.”

Jeanne, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jeanne graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She joined our team in 2008.

Jeanne and her husband, Travis, have two young children, Audrey and Jack. Jeanne enjoys playing with her little ones, attending sporting events, decorating, and crafts.

What do you love about your job?

“I love watching patients improve their oral and overall health. Knowing I can help people keep their teeth for a lifetime and enjoy a beautiful smile is great!”

Casey, RDH – Registered Dental Hygienist

Casey began her career as a dental assistant, she then graduated from Wharton County Junior College Dental Hygiene School in 2005 and joined our team in 2009.

Casey and her husband, Caleb, have a young son, Cade. Casey enjoys shopping and spending time with her family.

What do you love about your job?

“I love to help others have healthier, happier smiles. It’s very satisfying to see my patients getting healthier each time I see them. I love being able to make a difference.”

Cecilia, RDH, BS – Registered Dental Hygienist

Cecilia graduated from Del Mar College Corpus Christi and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. She joined our team in 2010.

Cecilia and her husband, Shane, have two children. Cecilia enjoys the outdoors, reading and shopping.

What do you love about your job?

“I love interacting with different people every day and taking care of my patients. I have a passion for helping people overcome their dental anxieties and enjoy educating my patients about the importance of good oral hygiene and the effects on the whole body.”

Janice, RDH- Registered Dental Hygienist

Janice graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch in Houston. She joined our team in 2013.

Janice and her husband, Chris, recently moved here from Colorado. They have two grown sons. Janice enjoys Food Network TV and Home and Garden TV. She enjoys real estate and likes to travel.

What do you love about your job?

“I love meeting so many people and helping them enjoy their dental visits. I especially love seeing the “before” and “after” success of each patient.”

Ellen, RDA – Registered Dental Assistant for Dr. Wilson

Ellen started her career in dentistry 37 years ago as a dental assistant. She graduated from Texas State Technical College. She transitioned to the front desk when she joined our team in 2010.

Ellen has a daughter, Tracie, who is a physical therapist and a son, Bradley, who is a Waco firefighter. Ellen also has twin grandchildren from Bradley and two grandchildren a boy and a girl through Tracie. Ellen enjoys country dancing, going to the beach and movies.

What do you love about your job?

“I love being able to help our patients afford the dental work they need and want. It’s so satisfying to see the new smiles our dentists create.”

Ellen, RDA – Dental Assistant for Dr. McCulloch

Ellen became Dr. McCulloch’s assistant in 2003 and has 30 years of dental experience. Her patients love her kind nature and caring personality.

Ellen and her husband, David, enjoy their cattle ranch and vegetable garden. They generously share the bounty of their garden with our team often.

What do you love about your job?

“I love to minimize patient discomfort. My patients’ well-being is my top priority.”

Brandy Gonzales – Treatment Coordinator

Brandy joined our team in February 2015. She attended Southeastern Career Institute in Midland, Texas,where she earned her RDA Certificate in 2008.

Brandy, her husband Eddie and their two sons, Josh (20)and Jeremy (18)moved to Katy in 2013 from Pittsburgh, PA. She loves living where it is nice and hot. Her hobbies are Shopping, Shopping and more Shopping (for anything).

What do you love about your job?

“I love meeting new people. It is very rewarding when you see how happy the patients are when they are finished with their treatment. The Doctors are so nice and the team we have is AWESOME!!!”

Laura Vargas – Insurance Coordinator

Laura joined our team in March of 2015. She earned her Associates Degree in Business in 2007. She has been in the Dental field ever since.

Laura and her husband Jesus have been married since 2007. They live here in the Katy area and have one Yorkie. Laura enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves traveling anywhere there is a beach, dancing and shopping.

What do you love about your job?

“I am a huge ‘people person’. I love being involved in the community and helping the patient’s here with any questions they may have. I also thoroughly enjoy being able to learn something new every day.”

Fill out our Appointment Form or call us at Katy Office Phone Number 281-693-6427 if you have any questions or to schedule an appointment with Drs. McCulloch or Wilson today!