New Smile.

New Life!

New Smile.

New Life!

Management

Jennifer

Chief Financial Officer & Content Creator

Jennifer grew up in a small town called Bountiful, just north of Salt Lake City, Utah. As the third of five children, she has been the “peacemaker” throughout her life. Jennifer and Dr. Kendall met at the University of Utah in 2000 and eventually married. With her education and background in business and marketing, Jennifer supported Travis during his early years of dental study, but once they had their first child together, she became a full-time homemaker and child rearing specialist (the most difficult job of all!). Now that all six of their children are full-time students, Jennifer dedicates her time to marketing and running the practice.

Amber

Longview Office Manager & Registered Dental Assistant

Amber is our Longview Office Manager and a Registered Dental Assistant. She was born and raised in the small East TX town of Marshall. She has 2 kiddos, Cade and Sloan who are always keeping it interesting. After being a stay at home mom for 11 years she had the aspiration of joining the dental field. Graduating with her RDA in 2014, she has enjoyed working in dentistry ever since. She loves inspiring others, cruising down the Caddo River, back roading, trail riding and hanging out with family and friends.

Londyn Golleher

Londyn

Marketing Design Manager

Londyn is our Marketing Design Manager. She’s a versatile employee known for her creative approach and passion for positivity and growth. She has an extensive management and dental background bringing a diverse skill set to our team. When she’s not working, you can find her hanging out with her husband and dog, tackling home renovation projects, or searching for thrift stores with a fresh latte.

Rayann

Longview Back Office Manager, Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Rayann is one of our Dental Assistants, a Phlebotomist and our Longview Back Office Manager. She lives here in Longview with her husband, Dr. Gengel, their 4 cats and 2 dogs. They enjoy CrossFit, love to travel and make memories with their friends and family. Dentistry is a huge part of their lives. “We love to change peoples lives one smile at a time. It is a wonderful experience to be able to share our careers together and watch each other grow.”

Sierra

Tyler Back Office Manager, Registered Dental Assitant & Phlebotomist

Sierra is our Tyler Back Office Manager, a Registered Dental Assistant, and a Phlebotomist. She was born and raised in Tyler, Texas, and has a passion for taking care of the people of East Texas. She brings many years of dental experience to the table and has a love for both the clinical side of helping others achieve their optimal smile goal, as well as the administrative side of working with her amazing staff. Outside of work, she enjoys CrossFit, tennis, and spending time with her family.

Aimet

Tyler Front Office Manager & Bilingual Consultation Specialist

Aimet is our Tyler Front Office Manager and Bilingual Consultation Specialist. She has always been passionate about assisting patients with their dental needs, accumulating years of valuable, extensive experience. She finds great satisfaction in educating our patients about the advanced procedures we provide, utilizing cutting-edge technology. Her main focus is spending quality time with her children. She also dedicates time to exercise and make use of her Esthetician license.

Front Office

Taylor

Scheduling Coordinator, RDA & Phlebotomist

Taylor is a Registered Dental Assistant and a Scheduling Coordinator at our Longview office. She has been working in the dental field since 2007. She moved from the small town of Crandall and loved East Texas so much she decided to make it her forever home. Taylor enjoys spending time with her daughter, friends, family and fur baby, Dolly. She enjoys anything outdoors and watching her kiddo in whatever activities she is involved in. Oh, and don’t forget she also enjoys playing golf and fishing when she does go! She loves building relationships with present and future patients. She is very excited about being a part of a team that offers amazing quality of services in the East Texas Area.

Leyda

Treatment Coordinator & Phlebotomist

Leyda is a Treatment Coordinator and Phlebotomist at our Longview office. Her favorite part about her position is seeing patients get their smiles back. Leyda takes pride in being able to help patients move forward with their treatment by providing solutions and assisting with the financing process. She is also our Spanish patient advocate and communicates the importance of dental care in the latino community. She is married to a United States Marine Veteran and has a toddler that is their pride and joy. During her free time she attends to her business as a licensed esthetician and enjoys making memories with her family.

Alissa

Treatment Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant

Alissa is a Registered Dental Assistant and Treatment Coordinator at our Longview office. Alissa and her husband have two kiddos and they live in the small town of Hughes Springs. She loves the outdoors, riding Side by Sides, and spending time with family and friends. Alissa entered the dental field because she is passionate about helping people with their confidence and smile. She is excited to be a part of our team!


Ms. Betty

Office Assistant

Ms. Betty is our office assistant. She grew up in East Texas, graduating from Hallsville High School and BMI School of Business in Longview. She has utilized a lifetime of office experience working in various fields of business to assist our front office. She enjoys spending time with husband, Jerry, additional family, friends and fur babies, Tuff and Leroy. She also spends a great deal of her free time making memory quilts, pillows and memory bears.

Emma

Treatment Coordinator

Emma is a Treatment Coordinator at our Tyler office. She is new to the dental field and is absolutely loving it! Her passion is helping our patients on their journey to a confident smile. She takes pride in providing quality care and building lasting relationships with our patients. Emma enjoys weekend trips with her husband and helping him with the youth ministry at their church.

Hannah

New Patient Liaison

Hannah is our new patient liaison. She enjoys spending time with her husband, family & two dogs Tank & Timber! “I like to laugh! I enjoy everything outdoors from riding around Caddo lake to duck hunting to sitting by a fire!” She graduated from Sabine High School & completed two years of healthcare pre requisites at TJC before graduating from Premier Dental Academy in Longview in 2021. “I strive to have great communication with our patients so they feel heard and welcomed at our office!”

Jill

Patient Concierge

Jill is our Patient Concierge. She was born and raised in East Texas and moved to Longview from Winnsboro. She is a proud wife and mother to her beautiful blended family of eight amazing children, nine sweet grandbabies and her fur baby Mr. Weenie that they love to spoil. She is a people person and is passionate about making others happy, smile and laugh. She enjoys greeting and visiting all of our patients. Jill enjoys spending her free time with family & friends, traveling, listening to music, cooking and laughing as much as possible.

Narcedalia

Narcedalia

Treatment Coordinator & Registered Dental Assistant

Narcedalia has been in the dental field for 4 years, her favorite part about her job is seeing her patients get their smiles back. Narce’s greatest accomplishment is her family, she is a wife and a mother of two. In her free time she love to travel and spend time with her family.

Hygienists

Ana

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ana is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is bilingual and graduated from Tyler Junior College in 2015. She loves to serve, educate on the importance of dental checkups and form long lasting personal relationships with her patients. Ana loves spending her free time with her family.

Tammy

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tammy is a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been working in dentistry for over 30 years. She loves helping people with their smile and overall oral health. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and golfing with her husband.

Back Office

Betty

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Betty is a Registered Dental Assistant that has worked in dentistry for a little over 18 years. She has 3 kids, Elypsis, Joe, and Masen and 2 fur babies. Her family keeps her busy, but their favorite thing to do as a family is to go bowling! They moved to East Texas in 2011 from Utah, and love it here in Longview, Texas. She has done pretty much everything that she can do in a dental office from dental assisting to hygiene coordinator to office manager. “I am very passionate about helping patients with all their dental needs. My favorite thing about working here is helping any patient overcome their fear of the dental chair and giving them their SMILE back!”

Jakayla

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Jakayla is a Registered Dental Assistant with years of experience. She was born and raised in East Texas. Jakayla is married to the love of her life, Morris. Working here has changed her life for the better and she enjoys coming to work and doing what she does best, helping people! Seeing our patients smile transformations is what helps get her up every morning to come to the best place to be.

Erika

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Erika is a Registered Dental Assistant and Phlebotomist. She has been working in the dental field for over 10 years and loves every aspect of it. Erika is a full time mom to her daughter, Malary, who keeps her busy with softball and pageants. When she’s not in the office, she loves to spend time with her family and friends. On the weekends she enjoys being outdoors and cheering her little girl on at the ball field.

Peyton

Registered Dental Assistant

Peyton is a Registered Dental Assistant and Phlebotomist who graduated from Advanced Dental Assistant School in 2021. Peyton enjoys helping people feel good about smiling again and getting over any dental fear they may have. She has a 4 year old daughter and a 10 year old bonus son with her significant other, Logan, who she loves. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her close friends and family as much as possible at the lake, having bonfire’s and cooking out.

Kourtney

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Kourtney is a Registered Dental Assistant and Phlebotomist. She loves being a part of dentistry that helps patients achieve their overall dental health. She is a born and raised East Texan. She enjoys spending her free time with her daughters, Katherine and Hattie. She enjoys dancing, traveling, anything outdoors, spending time with friends and family and her animals.

J-Lo

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Jennifer also known as J-Lo is a Registered Dental Assistant who graduated from Tyler Junior College and has been in the dental field since 2013. Her favorite part of her job is helping patients feel at ease and being a part of giving them back their smiles. Outside of work Jennifer has 2 daughters, Natalie and Helenie. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hanging out at the lake, camping, dancing two-step and watching anime.

Britney

Registered Dental Assistant

Britney is a Registered Dental Assistant born and raised in Longview, Texas. She has three beautiful girls and an amazing husband. Britney has been in the dental field for over 4 years. In her free time, she loves walks, fishing and spending time with her church family.

Red

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Michelle aka Red is a Registered Dental Assistant and a Phlebotomist. She is an East Texas native and loves country living. She has been in dentistry since 2010 and cannot imagine doing anything else. It is her passion! She and her husband, Nick, have four children from ages 8-18 that keep them very busy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, time at the lake, fishing and watching her kids play sports.

Alex

Registered Dental Assistant

Alex or also known as Ally is a Registered Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field for over 6 years. She is a mom of five and was a stay at home mom when she decided she needed a career. Looking for something to invest in that she might enjoy she said, “The dental program!”  She has always been amazed at how a smile can change a person’s day. In 2016 she graduated from Vista College. Alex loves comforting the patients and seeing them transition to their dream smile!

Michelle

Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Michelle is a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from Premier Dental Academy in 2021 and is our Sterile Manager. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, vacationing, cook outs, and hanging out with friends.

Kristen

Kristen

Registered Dental Assistant

Kristen is a Registered Dental Assistant and graduated with her RDA in 2022. Kristen was born in Nacogdoches but was raised in Henderson and graduated from West Rusk High school in 2021. In her free time, she loves camping, fishing, and spending time with her dogs, Luna and Luca. Kristen’s favorite part of her job is being able to help patients get their smile back!

Maria

Maria

Registered Dental Assistant

Maria is a Registered Dental Assistant, she graduated from Vista College in 2018 an has been assisting ever since. She loves being a part of making impacts on people’s lives. Maria has 1 boy and 3 girls and loves to travel exploring new places.

Ashley

Ashley

Registered Dental Assistant

Ashley is a Registered Dental Assistant at our Tyler office. She was born and raised in Athens, TX. She’s currently going to college, as she plans to further her education in Dentistry. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family in her free time.

Jalisa

Registered Dental Assistant

Jalisa is a registered dental assistant at our Tyler office. She was born and raised in East Texas. She has been a dental assistant since 2023. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. “I find it very gratifying to help others and play a part in giving them confidence in their smiles.

Brianna

Brianna

Sterilization Tech

Brianna is just starting her career in the dental field and is looking forward to taking her job to the next level. “I understand how it feels to cover my mouth when talking to someone due to not feeling confident in my smile. I had my smile restored in 2020. It changed my life, and I am excited to be a part of changing other people’s lives too.” Brianna is a single mother of 3 daughters that keep her on her toes. She enjoys spending time with them, decorating, and creating beauty. Brianna believes beauty makes the world a better place.

Lab

Brian

Digital Lab Manager

Brian Bolsta is a highly experienced and skilled dental laboratory technician who has dedicated his career to providing high-quality dental prosthetics and restorations to patients in need. Throughout his career, Brian has worked with some of the most advanced dental technology available, including 3D printers and scanners, CAD/CAM software, and precision milling machines. His knowledge and expertise in these areas have allowed Texas Sedation Dental to stay at the forefront of the industry, providing our patients with the highest quality dental prosthetics and restorations. During his free time Brian enjoys playing golf and spending time at the farm with his family.

Kloe

Lab Technician, Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Kloe is a Registered Dental Assistant and a Lab Technician.  She was born and raised in the small east TX town of Diana.  Kloe graduated from Premier Dental Academy in 2021.  She is passionate about learning new lab techniques and fabricating implant crowns, full arches, and titanium bars.  Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, girlfriend and their fur baby.

Crystal

Lab Technician, Registered Dental Assistant & Phlebotomist

Crystal C is a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated from Tyler Junior College in 2011 and has been in the dental field for over 6 years. She was born and raised in the small east TX town of Tatum. She is passionate about helping patients regain their confidence and loves being a part of a team that helps patients overcome their dental fears and anxiety. Outside of work she loves spending time with her husband, Christian, and their three girls, Yaretzi, Aliyah and Caroline. Her girls keep her very busy with sports but their favorite way to unwind together is by watching movies or cooking out.

Samantha

Samantha

Lab Technician & Registered Dental Assistant

Sam is a Registered Dental Assistant, and graduated with RDA in 2023. She was born and raised in the small town of Gladewater, Tx. She has always wanted dentistry to be her career because she loves her smile and wants others to love their smiles too. In her free time she loves to fish with her boyfriend, hangout with her family, and watch movies.