Renee Howe, OKC Smiles’ office manager of 8 years, gives new meaning to the phrase, ” big things come in little packages”. Renee’s high energy level, bigger than life personality, and dynamic leadership style all compliment her petite stature. One moment Renee is a coach and confidant to team members, then turns around and addresses financial and treatment concerns with patients and their families. Renee’s background in mass communications and marketing serves her well as the team leader at OKC Smiles. Dr. Phan and Dr. Murray contribute much of their success to the managerial perfection of Renee. Residing in Chickasha, Oklahoma, Renee loves spending time with her husband, Jeremy and son, Carson. Renee takes her cheerleading skills from the office to the nearest baseball field or basketball court wherever Carson is playing. Renee and her family are active at Sharon Baptist Church near Chickasha. Renee loves connecting on a personal level with all our patients and prides herself in offering true excellence in every aspect of dental care.
Jennee Roberts is a great addition to our business office. Professionalism matched with a beautiful, caring spirit makes Jennee an exceptional part to our already amazing staff. She is always ready to greet each patient when they enter our office and more than helpful to help patients navigate their treatment plan and insurance questions. Jennee is a transplant from Dallas, Tx and is married to the love of her life, Jonathan. Together they love spending time with their two boxers, Molly and Hegan, working on their new home, and paddle boarding when the weather permits. OKC Smiles is thrilled to have her as a part of the team.
The success of our smoothly ran practice is largely due to our Head Dental Assistant, Kimberly Turley. Kimberly is a 2010 graduate of Platt College and joined OKC Smiles shortly thereafter. Kimberly’s dedicated commitment to patient care, cross-training other team members and excellence in Invisalign training are just a few of the many qualities that compliment her tireless energy. Kimberly is a born leader and is always ready to teach and share her wealth of dental knowledge with others. Kimberly loves cheering for the OSU cowboys and she is an excellent softball player herself. Kimberly plays softball for several co-ed teams in the OKC area several nights a week. OKC Smiles is privileged to have Kimberly on our team.
Kinsey Evans, a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University has been in dentistry since Feb 2013. Cross trained in administration and dental assisting, Kinsey is a great asset to our team and is currently working towards applying to Oklahoma University’s Dental Hygiene program. Her genuine spirit quickly gains the trust of all of her patients. Born in Texas, and raised in Durant, Kinsey enjoys going to the movies, swimming, traveling and visiting family any chance she gets.
Tracy Crawford-Taylor started in dentistry in August of 2008. Tracy worked in family dentistry for 5 years before joining OKC Smiles. Tracy has four children that keep her very busy. She also enjoys watching her son play football. Tracy’s hobbies include running and spending time with her children. Tracy’s warm gentle smile helps her patients feel an immediate comfort level with her. Tracy loves being able to make patient’s experiences at OKC Smiles the best they have ever had.
Chelsey Scroggins graduated in 2008 from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Human Environmental Sciences and then was accepted to the University of Oklahoma dental hygiene program where she graduated in 2012. Chelsey enjoys health and fitness activities as well as spending time with her family, friends and two Shih Tzu’s, Averie and Allie. Interacting with the staff during her orthodontic treatment as a teenager, she quickly knew that a career in health care was the only option that would fulfill her. Working with Dr. Phan and Dr. Murray is great because their team is built on building relationships with their co-workers and patients. Chelsey feels great accomplishment when she can help her patients gain the healthy smile that they have always dreamed of.
One of the best things to ever come out of Dallas, Texas is our hygienist, Gina Gossett. Gina is a 2014 graduate of the University of Oklahoma Dental Hygiene program. Gina is a great combination of a quiet spirit and high energy level. She compliments the hygiene department nicely. Her sensitivity to detail and patient relations serves her well here. Gina is an identical twin to her sister, Erin. Her past times include playing on several soccer leagues, running marathons, working out in Yoga class, and spending time with her Labrador retriever, Piper. Gina claims that the professionalism of OKC Smiles is what drew her to our office. Gina’s clinical skills are beyond exceptional, and OKC Smiles is blessed to have her on our team.
Sarah Justus is a 2016 graduate of the University of Oklahoma Hygiene program, where she graduated first in her class, with a 4.0 GPA. Her accomplishments include receiving the Outstanding Senior award, the Outstanding Senior Leadership award and being nominated for Leadership HSC. Sarah is a native to the state, growing up in a small southern Oklahoma town. She now calls Norman home, and enjoys attending OU Sporting events. A country girl at heart, Sarah enjoys fishing, hunting, going to the lake, and spending time with family and friends. Sarah is always willing to listen to her patients and strives to deliver the best patient care. OKC Smiles is proud to have her!