Meet Our Staff



Site Manager & Treatment Coordinator   (The Motivator)

Natasha has been in dentistry for 16 years. She’s able to answer your questions regarding dental insurance benefits, financial options available, and review recommended treatment plans. She will help coordinate all your treatment, appointment scheduling, and help you understand all aspects of your dental care while at Cottonwood Park Dental. Natasha is knowledgeable, caring, and a motivated member of our team.

Natasha enjoys learning and is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Healthcare Management & Law. She holds a Master's Degree in Healthcare Sustainability, a Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, and multiple undergraduate Associate's degrees in healthcare. 

Outside of her dental career and being a full-time student, Natasha loves watching sports with her husband, traveling, visiting family in Colorado as often as possible, and spending time with her two shelties- Capone & Bugsy.


Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator   (The Mama Bear)

Cindy has been in the dental field for 33 years as a patient coordinator. She is a “people person” and treats everyone like family. She is able to assist in scheduling your dental appointments for treatment and dental cleanings. She is compassionate, helpful, and welcoming to all visitors & patients at Cottonwood Park Dental.  

Cindy enjoys spending time with her family/friends, as well as her granddaughter Makenna and grand-dogs Brody & Brendan.



Insurance Specialist & Treatment Coordinator/Dental Assistant  (The Rockstar)

Chimene has been in the dental field for 7 years as a front desk queen & dental assistant! She's warm, friendly, and willing to do whatever it takes to make our patients comfortable while in the office! She works valiantly on researching patient insurance benefits to maximize treatment coordination and financial obligations. 

Chimene absolutely adores spending her free time with her newborn son "Amari" along with family and friends! She enjoys her gym time, shopping, and music! She's excited to meet and welcome all our patients!


Registered Dental Hygienist   (The Diva)

Shannon has been in the dental field for more than 20 years! She loves what she does and all the patients she is blessed to treat. Shannon believes that the highest priority in the dental office is the overall patient experience, oral care, and patient education. Understanding how to care for your dental health at home is crucial to keeping our patients healthy and smiling. In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending time with her granddaughter, family, friends...and a new baby grandson!


Clinical Lead & Registered Dental Assistant   (The Fashionista)

Kimbrel is a Texas Native and has been in dentistry for 8 years, and enjoyed her time educating other dental students as an instructor at PCI College. She found her passion for dentistry when she had braces in high school. She loves helping change lives one smile at a time and educating patients on how to maintain their oral health. Her calming demeanor and fun-loving charismatic attitude create a welcoming environment for her fellow dental team members and patients alike! In her free time, spending time with her two sons and two dogs is what brings joy and purpose to her life. 


Registered Dental Assistant   (The Peacekeeper)

Neli has been in dentistry for 8 years and enjoys learning something new every day! Neli prides herself on her ability to speak Spanish and English fluently, and that she's able to assist patients in fully understanding their dental care needs. She enjoys assisting the doctor during all procedures and also joins the front office team from time to time. Neli is calm, collected, and professional with a fun personality that makes dental treatment easier on all the patients she works with. Her years of experience are essential to our dental team and patients and she looks forward to seeing happy & healthy smiles each day!

In her free time, Neli enjoys spending time with her son and two daughters, reading a good book, and watching football - Go 49ers!

When you visit Cottonwood Dental, not only can you rest assured that you’ll be seeing an amazing dentist, but you’ll also find that each member of our team brings the same passion and dedication to offering exceptional dental care. Regardless of the reason for your visit, our staff will take excellent care of you. If you’re looking for a dentist’s office in Richardson, we’d love to see you. 

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