Lauren Frank is a registered dental hygienist at Bethany Stewart Dentistry. Having been employed by Bethany Stewart for the majority of her 14 year dental career, she has thoroughly enjoyed being part of this viable, growing practice. While fostering long-time clinician-patient relationships through trust, consistency and clinical ability is of utmost importance, Lauren also values being a part of a practice that has championed her professional as well as personal growth. When not at work, Lauren can be found with her two young children or dabbling in different creative outlets.
Misty was born and raised in West Texas. She graduated from Howard College in Big Spring Texas in 2005 with an A.A.S. in dental hygiene. With over 15 years experience she has special training in lasers and comes from a periodontal background. Her passion and focus is on the impact nutrition has on not just the mouth, but the body as a whole. She loves personalizing each patient’s home care to improve their oral health & to help them achieve their goals cosmetically one smile at a time.
Misty currently lives on her family’s ranch with her husband. She enjoys mission work, traveling, gardening, working out and spending time with her family and their longhorns.
Meet Jenny Garza, one of our outstanding dental hygienists! She has been serving patients with Dr. Stewart since 2017 and has been a RDH since 2011. She is originally from Western New York and studied dental hygiene at Monroe CC, in Rochester, NY.
Jenny is married to her husband Colby. They have a new baby boy, a golden-doodle, and a kitty at home! She enjoys cheering on the Buffalo Bills, riding her Peloton, and teaching/taking group fitness classes.
Holly Haas has been a registered dental assistant for over 28 years and has spent 8 of those years assisting alongside Dr. Bethany Stewart. Over the years she has seen the evolution of the dental profession through technological advances in general and cosmetic dentistry. She takes great pride in building relationships with our patients. Making them feel confident in their smile is of highest importance to her.
She is happily married to her husband, David, and proud of her two children: Landon, currently in graduate school, and Elizabeth, currently in college. Outside of work she spends her time staying active walking and working out, and going on adventures with her family.
Katie Jacks is a registered dental assistant who has practiced in the field of dentistry for 9 years. Quality care and establishing patient rapport is one of Katie’s greatest attributes and something she values as a team member of Stewart Dentistry.
Katie is newly married and enjoys fishing, gardening and caring for her 2 dogs and 200 lb pig, Barbie-Q.
Karen Llanes, the insurance coordinator for Bethany Stewart Dentistry, has practiced on the administrative side of dentistry for over 15 years. Her expertise with a vast array of dental insurance plans make her an expert in her field and a crucial liaison between patient and insurance provider. Karen’s diligence and attention to detail make her an essential asset to our dental practice.
Karen’s past accolades include being ranked 6th in the US for figure skating as well as raising two daughters. Karen enjoys yoga and all things beauty and wellness.
Erika Nall is a Maryland native and recently moved from the Washington D.C. area to Dallas. She takes great pride in her dental hygiene work and enjoys meeting patients while providing comfortable and thorough cleanings. While Erika graduated from dental hygiene school in 2017, she has gained years of experience working in dental offices from childhood through college. Her clinical knowledge continues to grow and she loves being able to expand her skills within the dental field. Erika is passionate about providing quality, comprehensive care alongside Dr. Stewart and Dr. Sauerwein with a warm, personable touch.
In her free time, Erika enjoys being a newlywed, biking on Katy Trail, exploring Dallas, cooking, and entertaining her dog Louisa.
Meet Vanessa Santiesteban, the scheduling coordinator for Bethany Stewart Dentistry. Having been employed in the dental field since 2016, Vanessa’s administrative experience teamed with her outstanding interpersonal skills make her an essential contact between patients and the dental office. Vanessa enjoys assisting each patient with booking appointments, accommodating schedule changes or presenting an array of treatment plans while maintaining first-class professionalism and care.
In her free time she enjoys time with family, cooking and walks with her dog, Benny.