Dental Care in Dallas – Staff Bios
Grace Smedley – Office Manager
Grace is a long-time team member and Dr. Alhadef’s office manager. She graduated from both Western Texas College and Austin Community College, where she received her dental assistant certification. Her certifications and trainings include:
- LVI extensive training
- Roger Levine Management
- Pinnacle Consulting Group, Inc.
She has added to her knowledge with several continuing education courses, including:
- International Association for Orthodontics certificate
- Seattle Study Club training
Grace is married to Danny Smedley. They have three grown sons – Thomas, Aaron, and Michael – and one daughter, Lauren. They also have two grandsons. In her spare time, Grace enjoys golfing, gardening, cooking, traveling, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Julie Dallas – Scheduling and Financial Coordinator
Julie is a graduate of the University of Colorado, earning her bachelor’s degree in finance. She has also received her real estate license.
As Dr. Alhadef’s scheduling and financial coordinator, she has also completed numerous continuing education courses. Her favorite of these was the Seattle Study Club.
Julie has three children ― Hunter, Jenna, and Blake. When away from the office, she enjoys gardening, doing arts and crafts, oil painting, decorating, fishing and other water/lake sports, Pinterest-ing, cooking, refurbishing furniture, reading, and watching The Walking Dead.
Robyn Brown – Registered Dental Assistant
Robyn graduated from Texas State Technical College. Her certifications and trainings include:
- Cosmetic dentistry
- Biological dentistry
- Neuromuscular dentistry
As a dental assistant, Robyn enjoys helping patients keep their mouths healthy and helping them feel comfortable during visits.
Robyn is married with three children and a chocolate lab. She’s originally from northern California in the Sierra Nevada mountains and loves to hike, wakeboard, camp and snowboard. When she’s not improving patient’s smiles she enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts and working on her house.
Ann Marie Wiley – Registered Dental Hygienist
Ann-Marie graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. Her other trainings and certifications include:
- Diode Laser Certification
- Nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation conscious sedation motorization
Ann-Marie is from Louisiana where she practiced hygiene for two years before moving to Dallas in 2013. She enjoys running and being outdoors along with painting and craft projects. She is passionate about dentistry and helping others achieve optimal oral heath thus improving overall well-being.
Jenny Arnold – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jenny graduated from Monroe Community College then went on to Slippery Rock University. As a dental hygienist, Jenny enjoys educating her patients about oral health and providing professional dental cleanings. She enjoys spending time with her two brothers and nephews. She has a passion for living healthy, and helping patients achieve optimal oral health. You may find her at GRIT Fitness, where she is a general manager, instructing a group exercise class or encouraging others. When she’s not helping patients, she enjoys traveling, live music, and playing sand volleyball.