Meet the Team


 



Alisha- Orthodontic Assistant

Alisha has worked in the dental field since 2002. She joined Dr. Watts' team in 2007. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, her husband and their 2 dogs, Madison and Missy.



Allison- Dental Assistant

Allison grew up on the Gulf Coast and moved to Austin to join Dr. Watts' team in 2008. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling and being outdoors.



Ann- Dental Hygienist

Ann has been with Dr. Watts' dental team since September 2000. She is a 1989 graduate of Dental Hygiene at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She has worked exclusively in pediatric dentistry since graduation. She loves her days working with, teaching, and just spending time with kids. Ann and her husband Rick enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.



Brandi- Orthodontic Assistant

Brandi is Texas born and has lived in Austin with her husband of 22 years since 2000. She has a son – Ty who was born in 2014. He keeps the old couple busy when they're not at work. Brandi has worked for Dr. Zapalac since 2004 and has loved working with the girls at PDP since October 2015, when Dr. Zapalac sold his private practice. She loves the interaction with patients and parents and changing smiles forever with braces!

 



Breanna- Dental Assistant

Breanna, also known as Bre, was a patient of Dr. Watts. She joined the team in 2011. In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking and spending time with her friends, family and dog Brody.



Dora- Front Desk

Dora has been working for Dr. Watts since 1999. She was born and raised in Austin and currently lives in Round Rock. In her free time she enjoys reading, going to movies and spending time with her friends and family.



Jeanie- Orthodontic Assistant

Jeanie has been working in orthodontics since 2006. She joined our team in 2013. Jeanie grew up in Lampasas, Texas. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé James, their daughter Mia, and their dogs Morgan and Addy.



Katie- Clinic Coordinator

Katie grew up in Austin. She has worked for Dr. Watts since 2002. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter and her dog, Baby.

 



Kay- Dental Hygienist

Kay has been working as a pediatric dental hygienist with Dr. Watts since 1992. She graduated from Bee County College in 1988. Kay lives with her husband, their son Conrad and man's best friend, Sasha. Kay enjoys spending time with family and friends and going to the lake.



Kristen- Clinic Coordinator/ Orthodontic Assistant

Kristen has worked in the dental field since 2007. She joined Dr. Watts team in 2010. She lives in Leander with her husband and their two dogs, Riggs and Riley. They are expecting their first child in December. She enjoys Longhorn football, scrapbooking and spending time with her family.



Laura- Dental Hygienist

Laura graduated from Coastal Bend College Dental Hygiene School with honors in 2001. Laura has been working as a dental hygienist for Dr. Watts since 2004, after returning from practicing in Switzerland. In 2008 she invented a disposable floss aid and toothbrush, designed specifically for braces called the Platypus, now sold in dental offices and online. She enjoys visiting schools to educate children about proper brushing, flossing, diet and nutrition. Her proudest accomplishments yet are her three boys: Zayden, Bryker and Brantly.



Laura Lee- Front Desk

Laura Lee moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Austin, Texas and began working for Dr. Williams in 2008. Two years later in 2010, she transitioned over with Dr. Williams to join Dr. Watts' team. She joined this exciting field as her 5 children were growing older and leaving the nest, and she is now the proud grandma of 5 grandchildren . Laura Lee loves essential oils, traveling with her husband and staying young at heart.

 



Lindsay- Office Manager

Lindsay has worked for Dr. Watts since 2000. She is originally from Plainview, Texas. She and her husband, Scott, enjoy traveling, fishing and playing with their lab, Tucker.



Liz- Dental Assistant

Liz has been in the dental field since 1976 and has been with Dr. Watts since 1996. She loves what she does and especially loves working with children. She is married and has one son, Clint, and enjoys boating and swimming.



Maricela- Orthodontic Assistant

Maricela, fluent in both Spanish and English, joined our team in 2008 after completing her externship and graduating from the Academy of Health Care Professions in Austin Texas. She is married and has two children and one dog. She enjoys swimming, soccer, the outdoors and best of all spending time with family.



Mary- Dental Assistant

Mary has been a dental assistant at Pediatric Dental Professionals since 2012 and absolutely loves it! She was born and raised in Austin, Texas and can't imagine living anywhere else. For fun she loves traveling, cooking, staying healthy, and growing in her faith. She has a passion for children and loves being in a work environment where she can serve them on a daily basis!

 



Marylou- Front Desk

Marylou joined Dr. Watts' team in 2011 and feels very blessed to be a part of his practice. She enjoys working with kids and loves listening to their spontaneous stories! She loves being a wife to her husband and a best friend to their dog. In her spare time she likes working out, listening to music, cooking and most importantly spending time with family.



Risa- Orthodontic Administrator/ Treatment Coordinator

Risa is originally from a small town called LaMarque, right outside of Galveston, Texas and joined our team in 2010. She is a 2003 graduate of Texas State University where she earned her Bachelors in Business Management. After graduating, she knew she'd be planting her roots in the beautiful city of Austin! She is married and has 2 beautiful children- Madelyn and Max. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, working out, and rooting on the Houston Texans and Houston Astros!



Shara- Front Desk

Shara has worked for Dr. Watts since 2006. She is originally from Lockhart and currently lives in Florence. She has two grown children, Kristen and Matthew, but favors her first grandchild Jaxon. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their many animals.



Shelley- Dental Hygienist

Shelley is originally from Minnesota. She has raised three sons, and is now blessed with three grandchildren. Shelley enjoys golfing and sings with Chorus Austin. She has been with Dr. Watts since 2011 and loves working with children.

 



Wendi- Front Desk

Wendi started working for Dr. Watts in 1997. She and her husband, Chris, were born and raised in Austin and have three boys – Brady, Carson, and DJ. When she is not busy with her boys' sports she enjoys bargain shopping, traveling and gardening.