Julie’s illustrious career in the dental field spans over 35 years so far, and she first joined the Long Family Dental team in 2012. Her “do-it-yourself” attitude has been a perfect fit for our office atmosphere! She attended college at Baylor College and has learned everything she knows about oral healthcare through on-the-job training and practice management courses. Before her current position, she actually worked as both an assistant and a dental consultant. Today, what she enjoys most about her work is being able to interact so closely with patients, as well as seeing their wonderful pleasure at the smile improvements they achieve!
Originally from Boerne, Julie is married with four children and two grandchildren. When she isn’t busy at our office, her favorite hobbies include singing, traveling, reading, and doing mission work with her church. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she used to travel extensively as part of her old job and has been to 48 of the 50 states so far.
Jacey first joined the Long Family Dental team in 2006, and she has well over 20 years of experience in the field overall. As our dedicated Treatment Coordinator, she manages the busy schedules of the doctors, verifies insurance coverage, works closely with patients on financing their needed care, and confirms appointments. She loves working with such a great dental family! Everyone strives to create a fun, relaxing environment for patients while providing them with the best care imaginable and taking the time to know them personally too. Her naturally upbeat attitude has led to the creation of many long-lasting relationships!
Jacey grew up in the Lubbock area, and she and her husband Rondy have two sons named Brady and Beaux. Outside of the practice, she’s regularly running around to their various sporting events. Other hobbies include grilling out with family and friends, as well as exercising.
Monica has been working in the dental field for nearly 20 years, first joining Long Family Dental in 2001. She files our patients’ insurance claims, sends billing statements, accepts payments, and follows up on all insurance-related issues. She graduated from Texas A&M in 2000 with her Bachelor’s in Psychology. As for what she enjoys most about her job, helping patients get their insurance-related concerns settled satisfactorily is definitely a rewarding feeling. She was a patient at the practice long before she started working here and trusts Dr. Bob and Dr. Chris wholeheartedly with her family’s dental care too!
Monica and her husband Monroe has been married since 2000, and they have two children together named Grace and Clark. Her biggest interests outside of work include reading, traveling, going to church, and spending quality with her family. She has also homeschooled her kids since 2009.
Jeannette has been a member of our dental family since 2008, taking care of the daily financial tasks like employee payroll and accounts payable. She also pitches in with the front desk whenever needed, answering phones and confirming appointments. It feels just like working with family! Her detail-oriented nature and love of staying busy goes a long way towards keeping our operations running smoothly from day to day.
Jeanette originally hails from Uniondale, Long Island. She’s happily married with two grown children, six grandchildren, and a Chihuahua mix named Bella. When she isn’t busy at work, her hobbies include reading, listening to music, practicing art, and playing with her dog. If she wasn’t in the oral healthcare field, her next choice would be participating at an animal rescue group!
Originally from Vero Beach, FL, Stephanie’s career in the dental field spans over 15 years so far. She actually got her start as an assistant before moving into dental hygiene; today, as our Hygiene Coordinator, she helps schedule hygiene visits, verifies insurance benefits, helps patients make financial arrangements, and maintains records. She loves working with such a talented, upbeat dental family to take good care of those in need!
Outside of the practice, Stephanie and her husband Matthew have a daughter named Jalynn and a son named Easton. Her favorite activities to do in her spare time include camping, fishing, traveling, and baking.
Marissa completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Texas &AM College of Dentistry, and she joined the Long Family Dental team in May of 2015. She actually grew up as a patient in the practice and got to see firsthand how the staff members treated others just like family! She is certified in CPR, laser therapy, and nitrous oxide. Today, her favorite part of the position is being able to care for others so attentively and also build long-term relationships with the patients. Coming to work every day is fun – there’s never a dull moment.
Marissa originally hails from Grandview, and she and her husband Chris have a daughter named Karisa. When she isn’t busy at the practice, you can usually find her traveling, working out, being outdoors, staying involved at church, and spending quality time with her loved ones.
Ashley’s career in dentistry spans nearly 15 years so far. She attended ATI for her education and is trained in nitrous oxide monitoring and radiology. What she enjoys most about her job is helping others! She also loves working around other team members who are just as passionate about what they do. The family-friendly atmosphere at Long Family Dental is a great fit for her.
Outside of work, Ashley and her husband have two children. One of their biggest hobbies is going camping – they have an RV and regularly “get away” when they have the free time! An interesting fact about her: thanks to her stepdad, who was in the Air Force, she’s lived in Germany and four states in total throughout the course of her life.
Shelly’s career in the dental field got started in 2011 after her graduation from Kaplan College in California, and she first joined Long Family Dental in January of 2018. She is certified in nitrous oxide, CPR, dental sealants, and coronal polishing. Today, she works diligently to ensure patients always feel relaxed and that their treatments go smoothly. She prides herself on doing her best to stay one step ahead of the dentists, delivering what they need before they even have to ask for it! Helping patients gain confidence in their smiles over time is her favorite part of the position.
Shelly and her husband have two little girls at home. Outside of work, her biggest priority is spending quality time with her family. She also enjoys exercising whenever she has the free time to do so.
Kaitlin’s career in the dental spans over a decade so far, and she first joined Long Family Dental in 2018. She earned her education from the VIP Dental Training Center in Flower Mount and is certified in CPR and nitrous oxide. Today, she loves being able to give patients the smile they’ve always wanted and helping them feel better than ever! She’s thrilled to work for such a team of wonderful professionals at such a warm, family-oriented practice.
Originally from North Richland Hills, Kaitlin is recently married and has a young daughter named Khloe, as well as a fur baby named Daray-Mae and a beta fish named Starla. Her biggest hobbies include horseback riding, being outdoors, shopping, and going to the beach. She actually grew up doing competitive cheer and can still tumble around quite a bit to this day!
Cyndi may be a relatively new member of the Long Family Dental team, but her overall career in oral healthcare impressively spans nearly 40 years! She attended both North Texas State and Texas Woman’s University, completing the Hygiene program at the latter. She is also certified in laser dentistry, nitrous oxide, and CPR. When it comes to what she enjoys most about her job, that’s easy – the patients! She’s met so many wonderful people here at the practice.
Originally from Red Oak, Cyndi is newly married with a wonderful blended family that includes five children and two grandchildren. Outside of work, she spends her free time doing crafts, cooking, gardening, dancing, and keeping up with LSU football.
Mandy hails from Brownfield originally, and she attended Amarillo College for her education. Today, she has been working in the oral healthcare field for over five years. What she enjoys most about her position here at Long Family Dental is being to help others achieve beautiful smiles!
Mandy and her husband Matt have a daughter named Evelynn and a son named Asa. When she isn’t busy at work, her spare time is spent hanging out with loved ones and exercising.
Stefani has been working in the dental field for nearly five years so far. She completed her hygiene prerequisites at Navarro College before pursuing her degree at Texas A&M College of Dentistry. Additionally, she is certified in nitrous oxide, CPR, and HIPPA, with advanced training in OSHA. What she enjoys most about working at Long Family Dental is the other staff members – everyone is awesome! She also loves getting to know the wonderful patients over time.
Originally from Waxahachie, Stefani is a single mom with one son. In her spare time, you can usually find her pursuing DIY projects, fixing furniture while trying to give it a new look, hanging out with loved ones, reading, listening to music, and going on fun vacations!
Originally from Waxahachie, Chelsea’s been working in the dental field for over five years so far. She attended Navarro Junior College and Training Academy For You; she is also a Registered Dental Assistant with certifications in nitrous oxide and CPR. Today, what Chelsea enjoys most about her job is that it allows her to get to know patients and their families really well over time. The relationships are amazing!
When she isn’t busy at work, Chelsea is a busy momma to her three active kiddos. Her top hobby is listening to Texas country music (especially at live and acoustic shows) – she loves seeing how many talented artists she can wear her favorite “Old Gringo” boots for when enjoying them in-person! She’s also passionate about older antique items, especially furniture. Learning about the history or stories behind certain pieces is always fascinating.