12 Oaks Dental

Comfortable, Friendly, Caring

Our dental team is completely dedicated to your health and comfort. Every visit is another opportunity for us to offer you the attention you deserve.

However, we don’t just care about our patients, we care about each other! Patients tell us that the team spirit and happy atmosphere is one of the reasons they enjoy their visits so much.

Our team, our doctors, our patients – together we create non-stop smiles!

Terri – Practice Administrator

TerriTerri is a native Austinite and has been with the team longer than any other team member, joining Dr. Worob in 1989.

“I feel truly blessed to be a part of this practice for the many years that I have and getting to know so many of our patients. Dr. Worob’s passion for dentistry is reflected throughout the office and in the care he provides for his patients.  My role as practice administrator is to ensure that our office always provides quality dental care and excellent customer service to you, our patient.”

The two most important men in her life are her husband, Ronald, her high school sweetheart, and their son, Ryan.

Having been so involved in Ryan’s “athletic” life, Terri is still very competitive and  enjoys attending sporting events. Away from the office, her greatest joy is spending time with her granddaughter, Ryleigh, and she is very excited about the newest addition to her family — a grandson due February 2017! Terri also enjoys their 2 dogs, volunteering with various organizations, working out and just spending time with family and friends.

Kelley – Scheduling CoordinatorKelley

Kelley describes herself as a “Smile Girl”. This is the first thing she notices about people and gets great satisfaction from being part of a team that helps others achieve healthy beautiful smiles.  Kelley graduated at the top of her class with Allied Health Careers and has been in the dental field since 1995. She spent her first 13 years as a chair-side assistant and has since been in the administrative office.  As a chairside assistant, she experienced a wide variety of dental procedures and feels that the knowledge she gained is still very helpful in educating and comforting patients.

Kelley enjoys spending her time with her two daughters, traveling with friends, any craft projects that involve glitter and attending High School and Longhorn football games.

Tina – Business Assistant – Insurance CoordinatorTina

Tina has been in the dental field for over 15 years.  She takes pride in helping patients understand their insurance coverage and helps them get the most out of their benefits.  She is married and has 4 grown children and two grandchildren.  As a family, they enjoy spending their summer weekends at Lake Buchanan.    When she is not working, her pastimes are scrapbooking, reading, and taking adventurous road-trips in their RV.

Brandi – Registered Dental Assistant Brandi

Brandi graduated from Allied Health Careers and began her dental career in Austin, TX in 1992. She has been cross trained in all areas of the dental office. After many years on the business side, she returned to assisting chairside in 1997.

Brandi enjoys helping patients feel comfortable and making sure they understand their treatment needs. She regularly attends continuing education seminars to expand her knowledge in order to treat patients with optimum care.

Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with family, gardening, traveling, and refinishing/building furniture.

Deborah – Registered Dental Dental AssistantDeborah

Originally from Houston, Deborah joined our practice in December 2005.   She has been in dentistry for over 20 years and absolutely loves it!  She enjoys interacting with patients and making a difference in the way they look, and how they feel about their appearance.

Says Deborah, “Our team will make sure you feel completely comfortable while your treatment is being done.”

In her spare time she enjoys gardening, camping and spending time with her family.

Hope – Registered Dental Hygienist

Hope joined our practice in 2004 as a dental assistant, after quickly mastering her chairside skills, she moved up to the front office to work as a business assistant.  Because of her love for dentistry, she decided to return to school to become a dental hygienist. After graduating from Costal Bend College, Hope returned to 12 Oaks Dental to continue her career. One of her favorite aspects of dentistry is getting to know her patients and making their visit a great experience. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Adrian, their son Mason – born August 2015, cat Chloe and dog Mojo. Hope and Adrian have a home in Hutto. They love exploring Texas, visiting music venues and spending time with family.


Paddy – Registered Dental HygienistPaddy

Paddy graduated from Amarillo College with a dental hygiene degree in 1974. She has been practicing in Austin since 1986. Paddy also is a 1988 graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Accounting and has her CPA license. She enjoys building relationships with patients and getting to know them on a personal basis. When Paddy is not working she enjoys biking, swimming, quilting, crocheting and spending time with her 3 children.

Carrie – Business Assistant / Marketing CoordinatorCarrie

Carrie joined 12 Oaks Dental with 11 years of dental experience. Her tremendous knowledge of all things dental is an ideal fit with our team. You will feel welcomed by her warm smile and spunky attitude.

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an act of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing” ~ Mother Teresa

Her time away from work is spent with her husband Philip and two children Aubrey and Colton. She enjoys cooking and baking yummy gluten-free meals and treats, travel, and watching her daughter play Volleyball(Go Mavericks!). For those indulging times Carrie likes shopping and DIY project around her home.

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