Meet the Staff
We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Alicia — Office Manager
Alicia is the office manager at Forney Family Dentistry. She has over 15 years of dental/medical experience and is an insurance specialist. Her vast knowledge of dental and medical practices enables her to help patients understand the connection between their oral health and overall systemic health.
Your first visit to Forney Family Dentistry isn’t complete without Alicia reviewing your recommended treatment. At Forney Family Dentistry our mission is to educate our patients. You will be educated by the hygienist, assistant, the doctor, and last but not least, by Alicia. You will be able to ask her treatment, scheduling, or financial questions in the privacy of our consultation room before you leave here.
Alicia’s main objective is to insure you do not leave here with an unanswered question. She wants to make patients excited about their treatment and to help educate them on keeping their mouth healthy. Her favorite part of dentistry is how it is always evolving to make life easier for the patient, and she loves working for Forney Family Dentistry where the latest technologies are introduced to provide the patient with the best overall care possible. Alicia is a native Texan and attends Transformation Church of Quinlan. Alicia enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and beautiful granddaughters.
Brittney — Billing Manager
Brittney is our Billing Manager. She has a big heart and is always concerned about the patients’ well-being. Her insurance expertise enables her to help patients with their financial needs. She understands the investment patients make in their health is important and wants to ensure patients minimize their out-of pocket expense by maximizing their available insurance.
She will assist patients with financial arrangements to help get patients back to a state of good oral health, while making it affordable to the patient. Brittney’s goal is to help every patient understand their insurance plan and to take the burden off by dealing with the insurance companies directly. She enjoys spending time with her husband Jason and their beautiful girls. Brittney is involved with the Transformation Church in Quinlan, and enjoys attending the church activities.
In a recent survey, Steve wrote: "I did not think I could afford to save my teeth. Brittney helped me to get all my work done and to find a payment plan I could afford (interest free). Thank you Brittney for taking the time to work with me." She is an advocate for the patient with filing for a patients medical insurance to allow for the least out of pocket expense to the patient. We do not want finances to be a road block to patients taking care of their oral health therefore we want to help patients use their dental and medical insurance when the procedure allows.
Claudia — Front Desk Coordinator
Claudia is a ray of sunshine in our office. She loves working with patients and helping them understand their recommended treatment. She can answer pretty much any question you may have. Claudia has been with Forney Family Dentistry for 5 years! She loves catching up with all our patients whether it be about a new baby or their 50 year anniversary. Claudia spends her free time with her Husband Brent of 13 years and their beautiful children.
Kristin — Greeter/ RDA
Krisitn has the privilege of meeting our patients as soon as they arrive. The opportunity to greet our patients being at the front desk with a friendly smile is the best part of her day. "My goal is to provide our patients with warm and welcoming smile to create an amazing experience at Forney Family Dentistry from the very start. When I am not at work I enjoy being home with my Husband and our little boy Ryder. "
Tyler — RDA/ Certified Orthodontic Assistant
Tyler has such a passion for dentistry that can be seen by anyone who speaks with her. Before she became a RDA, she attended the Elite Dental Assisting Program that is held here. She realized this was her dream! Forney Family Dentistry is where she needed to be! Once she completed her dental assisting course. She went on to earn more certifications. She was able to obtain her Certified Orthodontic Certification and is now the Lead Orthodontic Assistant. She couldn't be happier. "My favorite thing is for my patients to leave smiling. I want all my patients to have the best experience in my chair! In my spare time I love spending time with my family, being by the pool and learning all the new orthodontic technologies."
Jessica — Dental Hygienist
With over 12 years of experience as a Hygienist Jessica has found that her passion is teaching her patients to not only learn about their oral health but to see the importance in maintaining the health of all their teeth as well. She loves being able to take intraoral pictures of their teeth and gum tissue in order for the patients to well informed and to visual see the reason behind the doctors diagnosis. She enjoys educating my patients to know all the same reasons and advice that we personally take in order to be an active participant in the care of their oral health. Patients see us 2-4 times a year for their cleanings so she believes in educating the patients to the proper care of their teeth on a daily basis. Prevention is the first step in keeping the health of your mouth at the maximum level. " My patients will not leave my chair questioning their diagnosis. I take care of my patients with the upmost respect, care, and education by using all the methods of visualization including videos, pictures, brochures and models. "
Leigh — Dental Hygienist
Leigh Garner is a Registered Dental Hygienist here at Forney Family Dentistry. She graduated with a Bachelor in Health and Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Tyler where she also played soccer all four years. Following that degree, she became a personal trainer and moved to Amarillo to attend Dental Hygiene school. Leigh stays active by playing on 5 soccer teams and enjoys working out in her free time. She looks forward to seeing her patients and providing them with the best dental care available. Her favorite thing is getting to know her patients. She is very empathetic and knows how to help patients with any level of dental phobia. Leigh will go the extra mile to make sure her patients are comfortable and are educated about every aspect of their care. Her ultimate goal is to make sure your visit is the best possible experience you can have. She feels extremely blessed to be able to work in such an amazing office with caring individuals who go out of their way for each patient’s specific needs.
Cyndi — Dental Hygienist
Cyndi enjoys having a solid relationship with her patients. It is important to her that when she sees her patients she knows their history with not only their oral health but enjoys remembering they went on a trip, that their child plays baseball, someone retired in their family, or personal celebration occurred. It allows her to know her patients on a personal level and for them to know Cyndi as well. "I believe patients feel more comfortable when they know their hygienist on a personal level. Comfort, respect, and consistency allows my patients to feels comfortable me, and allows me to look forward to their visits with me."