Finding a dentist that you can trust and is available to listen to your needs is important to maintaining your oral health. Our caring team of highly trained professionals is dedicated to providing personalized care in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Our dentist and staff have over 30 years of combined dental experience with additional specialty training in cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign orthodontics and dental restorations. We combine advanced dental materials, specialty oral healthcare products and personalized service to provide our patients with a dental experience to exceed all expectations.
Dr. Lynette Crouse grew up in the city of Houston and attended Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart where she graduated high school with high honors. She completed her undergraduate degree by obtaining a double major in biology and chemistry from Houston Baptist University. She went on to receive her dental degree from the University of Texas – Houston in 1999. Upon graduation she moved to Madrid, Spain to attend an internship program in periodontics.
The following year, she was honored to be accepted into the graduate practice residency program at the University of Texas for additional advanced training. During her residency she received intense training in oral medicine, hospital dentistry and sedation. Upon completion of this year long residency she entered private practice, working as an associate for a cosmetic dental practice.
In 2004, she decided to open her own practice with the idea of providing quality dental care in a relaxed and patient oriented environment. She has received additional training in cosmetic dentistry and smile design from the Las Vegas institute for Advanced Dental Studies and is a certified invisalign provider. She is fluent in Spanish and French and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Family is very important to Dr. Crouse. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her four children, either at soccer practice or just hanging out at home.
Our office manager and happiness coordinator, Carin, has over 20 years of business and accounting experience. She is a true Southern lady, with a warm smile and outgoing personality. Carin takes pride in making sure you’re not just patients, but a part of our dental family. She believes that smiles create smiles, and that we are all just children inside wanting the simple laughter, hope and dreams our heart desires to happen daily for the rest of our lives! Carin really lives by the words of Walt Disney, “Laughter is America’s best export.” Therefore, her goal is to keep making your experience in our office fun and enjoyable. Should you have concerns, Carin is your “go-to” gal.
Our wonderful hygienist, Natalie, graduated from Texas State Technical College in Harlingen, in 2007. She continues to be an exciting part of our dental team. Since Natalie has been a hygienist for over five years, she has extensive experiences in treating gum disease, and is knowledgeable on the specific products and solutions to keep your smile looking it’s best and brightest. Natalie has a gentle touch, and as a result, our patients enjoy their dental visits because they are confident they are receiving the best possible care in a relaxed and comfortable environment. In her spare time, Natalie is an avid runner and enjoys staying fit and healthy!
Our marketing director, Melissa, originally from the Dallas area, comes from a long line of medical professionals, and as a result, has extensive experience in the medical field and is responsible for promoting new procedures, technologies and services to our patients. We pride ourselves on utilizing the most advanced technology to provide exceptional treatment. Melissa’s goal is to seek out the latest products and services to create exciting new opportunities for our patients. Melissa enjoys traveling, biking, and kayaking in her spare time.