meet our team

Kimberly Carroccia

DENTAL HYGIENIST
Professional cleanings, fluoride treatments and digital radiographs (X-rays) are just a few of the services our patients receive from Kimberly – an experienced dental hygienist. Talented and gentle, Kimberly helps each patient see their beautiful smiles and gives an abundance of home care tips that help patients keep their smiles bright. Kimberly holds numerous certifications and attends yearly continuing education to stay up-to-date with dental technologies and techniques. Kimberly is married to Vince and has three children – Joshua, Cassidy and Cameron. In her free time, Kimberly enjoys yoga and spending time with her  grandchildren.

Christy Chapman

DENTAL HYGIENIST
Christy is a graduate of TWU Dental Hygiene School. She is married with two children, Trevor (17) and Kaitlynn (14). Christy spends most of her time supporting her daughter pursue her passions with soccer and basketball on the weekends. Her son is very involved in video games. Christy has a total of 23 years in the dental field. She was a dental assistant for 5 years, then went to hygiene school and has loved keeping patients teeth clean for the past 18 years! She is thrilled to be a part of this super dental team!

Holly Rush

DENTAL ASSISTANT/SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Holly grew up in Dallas, and has worked with Dr. Cothern for 5 years. Her passion for dentistry was confirmed when she realized that the first feature she noticed when meeting someone new was their smile! Holly provides comprehensive care while educating her patients about their oral health. Knowing that she is helping people makes her heart, as well as her mouth, smile! She loves spending time with her large family, including 8 nieces and nephews. In her spare time Holly loves to paint and throw pottery on her pottery wheel.

Laurie Purcell

DENTAL ASSISTANT
Laurie has 26 years experience as an RDA. She is married and has 2 kids; Charlie (26) who lives in California, and Julia (16) who lives for art and music! Laurie enjoys anything equestrian, reading, movies, music, and going to church. Laurie says her favorite part of her job is making people love their smile!

Melissa Marksberry

OFFICE MANAGER
Our office manager, Melissa has been in the dental field for nearly 20 years. She keeps our office operating smoothly so that each patient has an exceptional experience. Melissa enjoys bringing in new ideas and adds a creative touch to our team. Her pride and joys are her two children, Maddox and Sydney. In her free time she enjoys designing, yoga, gardening, and volunteering.

Shawn Marlow

OFFICE ASSISTANT
Shawn has worked with patients and medical billing for ten plus years. With her experience and passion for helping others, Shawn’s goal is to help maintain a comfortable and smooth running office. Whether on the phone or in person, Shawn enjoys making sure each patient’s experience is outstanding. Shawn is blessed with a son Slade and a daughter Brooke. She enjoys skiing, dancing, crafting, playing games and most of all family time.

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