Meet The Team
Anna John, Practice Manager
In our office, there is one member of our team who is always a gentle breeze, the calm in the storm, a lighthouse on a dark night. Anna John is our dearly cherished, behind-the-scenes Practice Manager. Faithful, trustworthy, she consistently works hard with bookkeeping, marketing, and all of the administrative work involved in managing a growing practice.
Anna and Dr. John have spent years serving the Sugarland/Stafford community and are in leadership in their place of worship, the International Bible Church of Stafford. When she is not working hard in our practice, she loves taking care of their two children, Nathan (future movie producer) and Amy (Hook ‘EmHorns).
Dr. Patricia Lopez
Dr. Patricia Lopez decided to make Advanced Dentistry her home. Dr. Lopez is a graduate of the esteemed University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston.
Dr. Lopez brings the latest advancement in the field of Dental science. She graduated from UT Dental Branch receiving the recognition of not only her scholastic excellence but stellar leadership skills from the National Hispanic Medical Association for all four years of her extensive dental training. Prior to dental school, she earned a Bachelors in Biology and a Double Minor in English and Chemistry from the University of Texas in Edinburg.
She brings her skills and talents to Advanced Dentistry with emphasis on general dentistry including root canals, fillings, and crowns. Please come by or schedule your dental appointment to see Dr. Lopez!
Krystal, Registered Dental Assistant
As our Lead Dental Assistant, Krystal is the go-to person here at Advanced Dentistry. Her smile has welcomed our patients for many years. As a team, she and Dr. John have perfected their skills working hand-in-hand, striving to create perfection in the mouths of our patients.
Krystal excels at educating our patients about the pros and cons of different treatment options. With our cosmetic procedures, she is a gifted assistant with an eye for what will best flatter each individual.
At home, Krystal is actively encouraging her three sons to set goals, reach for the sky and do their absolute best in everything. She and her husband enjoy taking adventures as a family and creating memories together
Frances, Registered Dental Hygienist
Frances, AKA “Frankie,” is our Lead Dental Hygienist. She has devoted herself to a lifetime goal of improving the oral health of patients, initially as a Certified Dental Assistant and later as a Dental Hygienist.
Frankie is our most requested clinician ever having built incredible rapport with each person she treats, knowing their likes, dislikes, preferences, concerns. Few people in your life will really care that you are flossing and brushing regularly, but you can be sure, Frankie is someone who does care!
She too is an amazing artist, creating magnificent cakes with different themes and designs. She also loves to be out on the water with her husband Joey, sailing away in her spare time.
Jaime, Registered Dental Assistant
Jamie is one of our Certified Dental Assistants. He is an amazingly talented artist, having spent many years in the dental field.
Jamie relocated from California and has experience in all aspects of dentistry, but excels in cosmetic and advanced procedures. He brings a wealth of knowledge to our practice and is very gifted at calming anxious patients.
On his off time, Jamie enjoys working with his hands by creating works of art with different kinds of wood. He would be happy to show you some of his creations!
Larissa Kulak, Registered Dental Hygienist
Registered Dental Hygienist, is passionate about patient education and wellness. Prior to becoming a hygienist, she earned her Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.
Allison Briscoe, Registered Dental Assistant
Allison is a graduate of HCC Dental Assisting School. She has 15 years of experience in implant, Ortho, Perio surgery and Endodontics. She was born and raised in Houston. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and her 12 year old son. She is a big fan of Dallas cowboys.