Meet The Team

Dr. Amanda Garza

Dr. Garza received her dental degree from Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry (TAMBCD) in Dallas, Texas where she also completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD). In practice since 2012, Dr Garza provides comprehensive dental care, from dental fillings, extractions, crowns & bridges, restoring implants and root canal treatment. Her focus is to treat all patients with high quality, compassionate care.

She treats patients of all ages and speaks Spanish.

Dr. Garza and her husband live in Cypress, Texas. They have three kids; ages 1,3 and 5. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, movies, exercising and spending time with family.

Dr. Mimi Tran

Dr. Tran is a native born and raised Houstonian who graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land.  With a passion for dentistry that ran in the family, she started her studies at Houston Baptist University and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and minor in Business.   After receiving her bachelor degree, she went on and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio in 2007. 

 Dr. Tran views her patients as an extension of her family and focuses on building personal relationships to understand each person's dental needs and provide high quality care.   Dr. Tran’s treatment philosophy integrates state of the art technology with evidence based knowledge along with patient education. She understands some have a fear of dentistry and strives to provide a healthy and beautiful smile in a comfortable and safe setting.   She diligently serves her patients with a hard-work ethic, commitment to excellence and a dedication to life-long continuing education and learning.  Dr. Tran is an active member of SPEARS study club and multiple continuing education courses throughout the year.

 Dr. Tran and her husband were married in Houston in 2008 and have three beautiful children, Haley, Sydney and Darren.  She enjoys her time with their 2 bichon dogs, Kobe and Milo, loves traveling, movies, working out, and time with her friends and extended family.

Amanda Salas

Office Manager

Amanda has enjoyed many years working in the medical profession. She has been an office manager in orthodontics, general dentistry and family medicine.  As a dedicated professional she strives to provide optimal customer service and care to each patient.

Amanda lives in Katy with her daughter, Kaitlyn, two dogs, two cats and a fish! She enjoys spending time with her family, her granddog Zoey, any outdoor activities, cultural festivals, and experiencing new adventures.

 Amanda grew up in Livingston, Texas but has lived in Katy since 2000 and considers this home.


Kebra Swanson

Financial Coordinator

Kebra recently started her career in dentistry after she and her husband moved from Rawlins, Wyoming. Before deciding to change career paths Kebra was an elementary teacher and coach. She loves being able to help everyone who comes into the office! Her and her husband have two dogs. Outside of work she loves to craft, golf, do anything sports related, and spend her time exploring the area!

Wendy Beran

Patient Care Coordinator

Wendy recently joined the CMD team after settling into Katy from Minnesota, but she has lived all over the country and grew up in the Chicago area.  Previously, Wendy worked in Human Resources for a school district and enjoyed great relationships with the community.  Married for 30 years, she is mom to three kids (2 girls, 1 guy), one son in-law and a rambunctious 5 year old grandson.  Wendy is excited to get to know Katy through meeting patients and plans to be a member of the community for a very long time. Wendy loves hanging out with her two dogs, traveling, attending baseball games (Go Astros!) and spending time with loved ones.

Cathy LeJeune

Scheduling Coordinator

Cathy is a native Houstonian having grown up on the east side of town. She and her husband have a blended family consisting of 5 children, 7 grandchildren and 2 dogs. Cathy loves church, reading and going on adventures.

Sarah Gutierrez

Lead Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah started her career as a dental hygienist in 2014.  She received her Associates degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont, Texas.  Upon graduation she was inducted into the Sigma Pi Alpha High Honor Society. She enjoys learning about new advances in dentistry. She attends educational courses regularly and has obtained her laser certification. 
From a young age Sarah knew she wanted to be a dental hygienist. God placed a desire in her heart to love people and to love and encourage smiling and laughter. Sarah enjoys spending her free time with her family, friends and husband, Fabian. She loves her church, being involved in mission work and traveling.

Danyell Manser

Registered Dental Hygienist

Danyell has been working in the dental professional field for over 8 years. Danyell graduated from The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston with a Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene. Danyell would like to advance her academic career by pursing a Masters Degree in Public Health in the future to promote oral health education. Danyell lives in Cypress with her husband, Daniel, and her daughter, Sophia. During her days off Danyell loves to run outdoors, read books, spend time with friends and family, and have an occasional Harry Potter marathon.

Aimee Lyles

Registered Dental Hygienist

Aimee is a Registered Dental Hygienist with a BBA from St. Thomas University where she then maintained her AAS from Wharton and BSDH through University of Texas Houston Science Center. Aimee is passionate about anything centered around health and wellness and stays current on the latest ways to help her patients receive the most accurate information through education. 

In her spare time, she is a dedicated wife and mother to two wonderful children and three fur babies.

Diane Pozon

Registered Dental Hygienist

Diane graduated from the University of Texas School of Dentistry with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2011. She has 8 years of experience working with patients of all ages and in different office environments. Diane prides herself in staying current with the latest research in preventative oral health care. She strives for positive patient experience and customized care plans to achieve optimal oral health.

Diane comes from a large extensive family and loves spending time with them. She enjoys traveling, painting, and baking.

Heather Morin

Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Heather began her journey in the dental field as a single mom looking for a career that would support her family. Her passion and curiosity for dentistry was instilled in her as a young child when she was taught the importance of oral hygiene.  She says that choosing dental assisting for her career was the best decision and she absolutely loves her job! Heather has 5 kids, 4 boys and 1 girl.  Outside of work she enjoys hunting, anything outdoors, bowling, baseball and other sports.  And she always seeks to put God first!

Andee Maldonado

Registered Dental Assistant

Andee has been a Registered Dental Assistant for a little over a year now. When she’s not making our patients smile and caring for them, she loves spending time with her family doing outdoor activities. She is a mother of 5 and considers them such blessings in her life.

Vanessa Velazco

Registered Dental Assistant

Vanessa has been in the dental field for two years now. She was born and raised in Houston, TX and has a loving 6 year old who is her blessing. When Vanessa is not working she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.