Meet The Team

Our exceptional, friendly team is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated team has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our team is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.

Dana , R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist


Dana, RDH joined our team in 2008 after moving to Texas from the East Coast. Dana enjoys guiding her patients to optimal oral health, and she values the relationships she builds along the way. Her past experience working in a pediatric office has helped her connect with even the youngest patients.  Dana and her husband love living in Texas and everything that comes with it, including rooting for the Texas Rangers and eating Texas BBQ. Her hobbies include travel, sports, and teaching group fitness classes.


Office Manager


Kylene is our office manager and she has been with us since 2011. Her primary role has been working with patients to provide them with a clear understanding of their dental health. If a patient has any questions regarding dental insurance Kylene is an excellent person to interpret your particular dental insurance benefits. She helps our patients to obtain the most benefits from their insurance company. She loves to interact with patients and make their dental experience as enjoyable as possible. In her spare time she enjoys spending time doing anything outdoors and she loves being with family and friends.


Business Manager/Registered Dental Assistant



Tamara has been been working with Dr. Austin and Dr. Kim since 2011, and she has been in dentistry over 15 years and has a wealth of knowledge.  She found her passion for dentistry after moving to Texas from California.  As our Business Manager, she assists with all financial aspects of the business. Tamara also works with you and your insurance company to ensure we have correct benefit information, claims are accurate and paid in a timely manner. If you have any questions regarding your insurance or treatment, Tamara would be more than happy to answer them for you  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.  She is committed to patient satisfaction and getting to know you and your family, making sure everyone feels welcome.  Working with people and being a good role model is what drives Tamara towards excellence.


We are so grateful Tamara decided to join Lifetime Dentistry in August of 2011.  Tamara is the consummate team member and professional.  She has over 15 years of dental experience as a dental assistant and insurance coordinator.  As our Practice Manager, Tamara has extensive knowledge regarding all questions about dental insurance or treatment.  Tamara is a true professional and is committed to your care.  In her free time, she enjoys time outdoors with her family and dogs.  

Angel , R.D.A.

Dental Assistant


Angel is a dental assistant, who has been with Lifetime Dentistry since 2008. Born and raised in Texas, he is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor degree in Human Sciences. Upon graduation, Angel continued working in the field of dentistry, and he plans to continue to guide patients throughout their dental treatment. He is also on a mission to find the best smoothies in the world, which fits perfectly with his passion for healthy eating and physical fitness.