Meet Our Team

Dentist Staff #1 - Uvalde, TX

Melissa Hohman

Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa grew up living in Uvalde and surrounding Hill country areas, where she is a 2004 graduate of Utopia High School. She continued her education at SWTJC and Coastal Bend College in Beeville, TX, earning an associates of applied science degree in dental hygiene.

She enjoys constantly learning what’s new in dental hygiene and prevention. She prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough.

She said yes to her newlywed husband, Tyrel in April 2013 and they enjoy spending time with their Doberman pinscher, Diesel, who loves to run and play at their family’s ranch in Utopia.

She enjoys relaxing by the river, traveling, working out and spending time with her family and friends.


Dentist Staff #2 - Uvalde, TX

Sharon Ross

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sharon is a registered dental hygienist living in D’Hanis where she is a long time resident of 37 years. She is a graduate of D’Hanis High School and the University Of Texas Health Science Center Of San Antonio where she received her Dental Hygiene certification. She has 15 years experience as hygienist with five of those being in a small town setting which she enjoys most.

Sharon is married to Joseph Ross, formerly of Uvalde and they have three children Trent, Kayci and Tiernan.

She enjoys the company of friends and family. She keeps busy with the many activities of her kids throughout the year and family outing.


Dentist Staff #3 - Uvalde, TX

Cynthia Mena

Office Manager

Cynthia was raised in Uvalde till the age of 11 than moved to Ontario, OR, where she graduated from ontario high school. after graduation, she attended boise state university and moved to boise, idaho. she worked at directtv as an account manager for 10 years and continued to go to school part time. currently she has been the office manager for past 10 years. cynthia enjoys working with our office team which she considers her second family.

She moved back to Uvalde more than 10 years ago with her family. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to travel, being outdoors or just relaxing at home.


Dentist Staff - Uvalde, TX

Claudia Jenkins

Assistant Office Manager

Bio Coming Soon!


Dentist Staff - Uvalde, TX

Juanita Avila

Lead Dental Assistant

Juanita is a registered dental assistant, has been at our practice for almost 18 years. She is originally from Carrizo Springs, TX but has resided in Uvalde for 20 years. She graduated from Carrizo Springs High School and received her Associates of Science degree in Business from Southwest Texas Junior College. She earned her RDA with her passed experience and when mandated in 2006, earned her title with resource classes taken at UTSA in San Antonio.

Juanita is married to Robert Silva, from Uvalde. Her blended family consists of her 2 boys, Justin and Quentin, his 2 children Brianna and Arrlo. Juanita was blessed with a one year old granddaughter named Aria. Together they have adopted 3 four legged children: Blanca, LuLu (Chihuahuas) and the newest member Duke (Rottweiler). Juanita enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her blended family.


Dentist Staff - Uvalde, TX

Jose Nevarez

Dental Assistant

Bio Coming Soon!