Our staff is a caring group of people who are here to assist you in any way possible. They strive to make your dental experience a pleasant one and we are so proud to have them with their many years of combined experience in the dental field to take care of your needs.
Meet Our Team
Kim has a long time career in the dental field and has loved being a part of Dr. Gregory’s dental team for over twenty-six years. She is Dr. Gregory’s Office Manager and Bookkeeper and truly loves working in dentistry. Her favorite part about her job is the patients, as so many have become treasured friends over the years. When not working, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, kids, grandkids, and very spoiled Shorkie pup. You’ll often find them at Lake Alan Henry on their boat fishing or cheering on their beloved Red Raiders at sporting events. But her happy place is the beach with her toes in the sand and gets to the Sea every chance she gets!
Billing and Insurance Coordinator
DeAnna has been in the dental field since 2012. She began her career as a Dental Assistant for the first six years, and gradually moved to the front office where she now works in the billing and insurance department. She has lived in good ol’ Plainview, TX her whole life. She is recently married to her husband Jeremy and has a six year old stepson, Jeremiah. She enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, and attending church services. She is a big sports fanatic and loves to watch football; especially her Tennessee Titans!
Valerie has been in the dental field for thirteen years. She started as a registered dental assistant for the first six years before moving to the front office where she is now our hygiene coordinator. Valerie has been with Gregory Dental for two years. She is the proud mother of four children, 3 boys and 1 girl, who keep her busy. In her personal time, she enjoys spending time with family, watching football and soccer, and attending church on Sundays. If Valerie is not traveling, she is cheering on her husband of eight years on the soccer field. Valerie feels blessed to be a part of this office, where she does not feel it is just another dental office; it is family!
Val has been in the dental field for seven years. She completed Dental Assisting school in 2012, and also has three years experience in ortho. Val was blessed with her first child, Jace, who is now two, and believes this is his world, we are just all living in it. Outside of working, she enjoys spending lots of time with family, DIY projects, taking walks to the park, and shopping. Valerie is the patient coordinator, and enjoys interacting with our wonderful patients. Working for Gregory Dental has been such a wonderful experience, where “I don’t feel like just another employee, I feel like an important member of the family.”
Leigh Ann graduated with her Bachelor degree of Dental Hygiene in 1991 from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX. She has practiced full time now for just over twenty-nine years with the last six years being part of the great team here at Gregory Dental. She continues to have a strong passion about her profession/career. Attention to detail is her number one priority in caring for her patients. Leigh Ann and her husband Stan have two married adult children and four amazing grandchildren! In her spare time she loves spending time outdoors camping, swimming, bike riding, serving in Kids Club at her church and ANY DIY project she can come up with!
Meredith has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for more than twenty years. Originally from Snyder, Texas, she’s practiced in Georgia, Dallas, Houston and now Lubbock. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Macon State College. When she’s not practicing dentistry, she enjoys the beach, riding bikes and anything else she can do in the sun. She’s been married to her husband for twenty-eight years and is the mom to three amazing kids.
Meagan grew up in a small town outside of San Angelo, Texas, and has now lived in Lubbock for a little over two years with her husband, Ryan. She assisted at a dental office in San Angelo while attending college at ASU, and knew right away that working with people and their smiles was something she wanted to continue to do. She went on to attend Howard College to obtain her Dental Hygiene license, and graduated in 2018 as a R.D.H. She received the Preventive Dentistry Award in her hygiene school, and continues to help her patients avoid oral diseases through active prevention. She is passionate about what she does and truly enjoys treating each patient that sits in her chair. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family, painting, golfing, gardening, and spending time on the family ranch or out at the lake.
Santiago was born and raised here in Lubbock, Texas! He’s been a Dental Assistant for a little over ten years and has enjoyed every bit of it. He and his fiancé have been together for five years and he is thrilled that she also shares his passion for dentistry. Together they enjoy spending their free time watching movies and hanging out with friends and family.
Julie is one of our registered dental assistants with over 30 years of experience. She is originally from Northern California and moved to Texas in 1997. She has been with Gregory Dental for the last two years and loves chatting with the patients during their visits. During basketball season you will find Julie cheering on her daughter and favorite MVP, #10 Payton, who plays basketball for the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens; as she is her daughter’s BIGGEST fan. She and her boyfriend of 4 years, Stacy, travel the state competitively bass fishing every chance they get, praying to win BIG every time.
Therese worked for Dr. David Gregory as a dental assistant from 1996 to 2000, but left the dental field to become a stay at home mom while her son and daughter were little. Since her children have grown, she has been blessed to be able to return as a registered dental assistant for Dr. Gregory in November of 2018. Therese enjoys baking, reading, and eating lots of popcorn at the movies! She loves to aide Dr. Gregory in guiding patients to better dental health.