Meet Our Team


Rosalyn Smith 

Portrait of Rosalyn Smith

Roz is one of our Business Assistants and serves in our Treatment Department. She specializes in helping patients understand treatment options, insurance benefits, length of treatment, and any other questions patients may have about their dental treatment visits. She helps patients experience a friendly, comfortable and positive office visit. Roz began her dental career in 1992. She worked with the Gorman Center for Orthodontics in Marion, Indiana before moving to Plano, Texas. Roz joined The Dentist of Allen in November of 1997. Roz was born and grew up in Marion, Indiana and currently lives in Plano, Texas. Continuing education is not required; however, she has chosen to expand her knowledge in the dental field. Roz has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. She is one of the cheerful voices you hear when contacting us by phone. Roz is also one of the friendly smiles you will see when entering our office. She can assist you with scheduling, insurance coordination, patient education, treatment planning, payment arrangements, and many more. When not in the office, Roz enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, and spending time with her family consisting of 6 children, 10 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

Rachel Achterhof

Potrait of Rachel ActerhofRachel is a Registered Dental Assistant and serves as a Business Assistant in our Hygiene Department. She received her Dental Assisting education from the Collin County Community College Dental Assistant Program in 2007 and began her dental career. Rachel joined The Dentist of Allen in June of 2010 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up in Oak Park, Michigan. Rachel attended Western Michigan University and studied Early Childhood/Elementary Education from 2002 to 2005. She continues to increase her knowledge by attending continuing education courses each year. Rachel is certified in Radiology, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. She has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. Rachel is one of the cheerful voices you hear when contacting us by phone. She is also one of the friendly smiles you will see when entering our office. Rachel can assist you with scheduling, insurance coordination, patient education, treatment planning, payment arrangements, and many more. When not in the office, she and her husband, Alvin, are caring for their sweet girl, Emma, who was born on June 25, 2013. Rachel enjoys rugby, working out, reading, scrapbooking, and spending time with her family.

Laura Aslakson

Portrait of Laura AslaksonLaura is our Dental Hygiene Team Leader and is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Tarrant County Junior College in 1998 with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science. Laura has worked in the dental field as a dental assistant since 1988 and as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1998. She was the recipient of the Texas Dental Hygienist Scholarship in 1998. Laura was born in Irving, Texas and grew up in Sherman, Texas. She joined The Dentist of Allen in September of 1999 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Laura continues to further her knowledge every year by maintaining at least 12 hours of continuing education courses that are technical or scientific with significant intellectual or practical content and are designed to directly enhance knowledge and skill in providing clinical care. She is also certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. Laura has successfully completed the Jurisprudence Assessment for Licensure with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. She is certified in Radiology, Pit & Fissure Sealants, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. Laura stays on the front of advancements in dental hygiene to provide the best quality dental care available to all her patients. She lives in here in Allen, Texas and enjoys traveling, computers, word games, and crafts.

Emily Delzell

Portrait of Emily DelzellEmily is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Collin College with the degree, Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in 2002. Emily was born and grew up in Longview, Texas. She and her husband, Ryan, and their son, Luke, now reside in McKinney, Texas. Upon graduation Emily began working with David Grattafiori, DDS, in Plano, Texas, working Monday through Thursday. She joined The Dentist of Allen in September of 2002 working Fridays. Emily annually attends both the Southwest Dental Conference in Dallas, Texas and the Texas Dental Association Meeting in San Antonio, Texas to further her knowledge every year by maintaining at least 12 hours of continuing education courses that are technical or scientific with significant intellectual or practical content and are designed to directly enhance knowledge and skill in providing clinical care. Emily has successfully completed the Jurisprudence Assessment for Licensure with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and has successfully completed HIPAA Training, the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. She is certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training and is also certified in Radiology, Pit & Fissure Sealants, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and Sedation Monitoring. Emily and Ryan enjoy raising their son, Luke, together. They also enjoy traveling, scuba diving, and spending time with family and friends.

Dean Faul

Portrait of Dean FaulDean is a Registered Dental Hygienist. He graduated from Midwestern State University with the degree, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2001. Dean graduated in the top 10% of his class and is a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society. Dean was born and grew up in Minot, North Dakota. Dean shares his love for dentistry with his wife, Marjie, who is also a Registered Dental Hygienist. They met and married in 1986 in Minneapolis, Minnesota while serving in the United States Air Force. Dean and Marjie moved to Texas to be closer to her family. They currently live in Rhome, Texas. Dean joined The Dentist of Allen in June of 2001 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. He continues to further his knowledge every year by maintaining at least 12 hours of continuing education courses that are technical or scientific with significant intellectual or practical content and are designed to directly enhance knowledge and skill in providing clinical care. Dean is also certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. He has successfully completed the Jurisprudence Assessment for Licensure with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. He is also certified in Radiology, Pit & Fissure Sealants, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. Dean loves working with children and the elderly, both in and out of the dental office. When not working, he enjoys all aspects of the great outdoors, including but not limited to competition shooting, fishing, hunting, and both water and snow skiing. Dean also has a love for the country coming from a farming background in North Dakota, as well as home building, which he enjoyed for years, both before and after serving in the United States Air Force from 1986 to 1990. Dean looks forward to taking care of his patient’s dental hygiene needs today and in the future.

Christina Herrell

Portrait of Christina HarrellChristina is a Registered Dental Assistant and serves as the primary assistant for Dr. Robert Kim. She received her Dental Assisting education from the Collin County Community College Dental Assistant Program in 2003. Christina began her dental career as a dental assistant with Dr. Greg S. Hulings in Frisco, Texas until joining The Dentist of Allen in November of 2005. She was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up Allen, Texas. Christina is a 2002 graduate of Allen High School and currently lives in Allen, Texas. She continues to further her knowledge through yearly continuing education courses in order to provide patients with the highest level of care. Christina is certified in Radiology, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. She has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. Christina enjoys traveling, shopping, country concerts, Nascar, and grilling out with family and friends.

Kim Carey

Portrait of Kim CareyKim is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She graduated from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry with the degree, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2008. Kim graduated in the top 10% of her class and has been added to the Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry Cumulative Dean’s Honor List. Kim was born in Warren, Ohio and grew up in Texas, Oklahoma, California, and Arizona. She and her family are now living in Fairview, Texas. After graduation, Kim worked for Dependable Dental as a temporary hygienist until she found the right dental office with witch to practice.

She joined The Dentist of Allen in May of 2010 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Kim continues to further her knowledge every year by maintaining at least 12 hours of continuing education courses that are technical or scientific with significant intellectual or practical content and are designed to directly enhance knowledge and skill in providing clinical care. She is also certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. Kim has successfully completed the Jurisprudence Assessment for Licensure with the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. She is also certified in Radiology, Pit & Fissure Sealants, and Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. She actively pursues additional courses throughout the year to rediscover her passion for her patients and her profession. Kim is married with three children and one grandchild. She spends her free time with friends and family enjoying outdoor activities. When the sun goes down, you will find her hands busy with yarn, fabric, and paints as she designs artistic clothing. Kim also enjoys fitness, cycling, and golfing.

Veronica Villegas

Portrait of Veronica VillagesVeronica is our Dental Assistant Team Leader and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She serves as the primary assistant for Dr. David Bishop. Veronica received her Dental Assisting education with a minor in Biology from the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Dental Assisting Program in 1999. She began her dental career as a dental assistant with Lovett Dental in Corpus Christi, Texas and also worked in one of their Houston, Texas offices. Veronica was born in Corpus Christi and grew up in Benavides, Texas. She currently lives in Plano, Texas. Veronica joined The Dentist of Allen in June of 2005. She maintains her high level of experience in general, orthodontic, and pediatric dentistry by attending continuing education courses every year. Veronica is certified in Radiology and in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Basic Life Support Training. She has successfully completed the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, AIDS Training, CDC Infection Control Guidelines, and Waste Management. Veronica is bilingual and is very helpful in guiding our Spanish speaking patients through their dental treatment needs. Veronica‘s hobbies include exercising and spending time with family and friends.

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