Meet The Team At Smile Artisans

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Office Manager

“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.”

– Aristotle

Maria is a native of Los Angeles California and moved to the Katy area in 2004 with her husband and two children. Maria joins our team with over 25 years of experience in the dental profession. She really enjoys assisting in the coordination of transforming beautiful smiles along with the rest of the team at Smile Artisans. Maria loves to spend her days at wrestling matches and baseball fields supporting her two beautiful grandchildren Liam and Greyson.

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“Why fit in when you were born to stand out”

– Dr. Seuss

Cheri is a California girl who made her way to Texas where she has been practicing dental hygiene since 1997.  Cheri absolutely loves being a hygienist.  She enjoys creating new relationships with her patients and helping them achieve a healthy and beautiful smile.  Her patients truly appreciate her gentleness along with her attention to detail and enthusiasm to maintain high standards of care.

When Cheri isn’t practicing hygiene, she spends time with her two amazing children Morgan and Gage and husband Travis.  She loves traveling especially to her home state of California.

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Registered Dental Assistant

The moon is a reminder that no matter what phase I am in, I am still whole

– Unknown

Jenelle was born and raised in New York with her younger brother. She married her high school sweetheart and lived in North Carolina and California while he served in the Marines. They moved to Texas in 2014 and are raising their wonderful son who is 8 years old. Jenelle enjoys family time, photography, arts & crafts and nature. Most of all, she loves helping people love their smile and hopes to make every patient experience at Smile Artisans as comfortable and exciting as possible! 

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