Meet Our Team

Say hello to our friendly staff here at West Bluff Dental Care. Our team goes the extra mile to make sure you leave with a big smile and we are proud to be serving Granbury with the best in pain-free dental care and dentistry procedures

Susan Hodges – Business Assistant

Susan’s favorite dental quote: “Life is short.  Smile while you still have teeth!”

What is your favorite part about working in dentistry? “The thing I love most about working in dentistry is being a witness to the many transformations that our patients experience after having quality dental treatment.  It is so rewarding to know that I’m part of a team that always strives to make our patients comfortable and put their needs first!”

What are your interests outside of work? “Grandchildren!!!  Loves of my life!!!”

 

Codi Jones – Office Manager

Codi’s favorite dental quote: “They sure are handy when you smile.  So keep your teeth around a while!” – Dr. Seuss

What is your favorite part about working in dentistry? “I know going to the dentist is not typically someone’s idea of fun.  It’s rewarding building that strong trust with our patients by showing them how much we care, and in general just treating them like we would family.  I love seeing a patient in town, and chatting like old friends. “

What are your interests outside of work? “I love spending time with my husband and daughter.  We enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, going to the beach (when we can get to the coast), live music, and going to visit our families in Arkansas and Southeast Texas.”

 

Julie Tompkins – Hygienist

Julie’s favorite dental quote: “Only floss the teeth you want to keep.”

What is your favorite part about working in dentistry? “My favorite part of working in dentistry is making patients feel as comfortable as possible and gaining their trust, encouraging patients oral health care and seeing their changes.”

What are your interests outside of work? “I enjoy spending time with my husband, son, step-daughter and dogs.  During the summer you can usually find us on the lake, skiing or fishing.  I also enjoy hunting with my husband, planting flowers and building things for our home.”

 

Gladys Karnuth – Hygienist

Gladys’ favorite dental quote: “Hygienists make the world a better place, one smile at a time.”

What is your favorite part about working in dentistry? “I love seeing my patients that I have grown to know over the years, and I enjoy catching up with their lives.  I always enjoy meeting new patients and getting to know them as well.  I learn a lot from my patients, it’s a two-way street, so I hope they learn a lot from me as well.”

What are your interests outside of work? “My family, I’ve been married 38 years, and my two daughters (31 and 34).  I enjoy traveling as much as I can, and I love reading a novel, working in my garden, and cooking.”

 

Gina Hamerman – Clinical Assistant

Gina’s favorite dental quote: “You brush your teeth at night to keep your teeth.  You brush your teeth in the morning to keep your friends.”

What is your favorite part about working in dentistry? “I really just enjoy the sense of accomplishment I get at the end of each day knowing I made each patients visit a fun and relaxing experience.”

What are your interests outside of work? “My newest hobby is my new grandbaby, Maddock.  Other than enjoying Maddock and my family I really enjoy interior decorating, and showing off my designs on Instagram.  I actually just had one of my pictures featured on the At Home website.  That was really cool getting to see that!”

You can actually follow Gina’s interior design page on Instagram @GinaHamerman

 

Beccah Lee – Clinical Assistant

Beccah’s favorite dental quote: “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” – Annie

What is your favorite part about working in dentistry? “I really enjoy bringing a smile to someone’s face that they enjoy showing off.

What are your interests outside of work? “My husband and daughter.  I enjoy being outdoors, going on trips and watching a good movie.”