Meet Our Team

Melissa - Office Manager

Melissa was raised in East Texas since the age of 9. She received her RDA certification in 2012 from Tyler Junior College's fine Dental Assisting School and has been in the dental field since. Melissa loves working with all her patients, and her mission is to assist patients with the utmost accurate data on insurance coverage, explaining the process of procedures and helping all who contact us or walk through our doors in any way possible. She enjoys hiking, crafting, shopping, working out, and spending time with her family and friends.

Crysta - Front Desk/Registered Dental Assistant

Crysta is our Receptionist/Dental Assistant here at Worden Dentistry. She joined the team in August of 2021, shortly after graduating from an accelerated dental-assisting program. Being in the dental field has been an incredible time for Crysta. She loves the challenges and excitement that are involved and enjoys getting to know her patients.

Outside of the office, Crysta enjoys playing with her dog, Chino, watching new movies with her partner, Alfredo, and spoiling her nieces. Whether she is chair-side assisting, or greeting patients at the front desk, Crysta is always here to help!

Ashley - Registered Dental Assistant

Ashley was born and raised in East Texas and went to TJC to receive her RDA in 2011. Once done, she moved to the DFW area for about 11 years and realized that she missed her true home and moved back to be closer to family. Ashley strives for our patients to have the best dental experience possible; she specializes in patients with traumatic past experiences. During her spare time, Ashley spends time with her husband and two beautiful fur babies as well as on the weekend beating her mom at rummy 500.

Selena - Registered Dental Hygienist

Selena is a registered dental hygienist who joined our team in December 2021. She attended Tyler Junior College and has been in the dental field since 2014. Selena enjoys shopping, traveling with her family, and movie nights.

Destiny - Registered Dental Hygienist

Destiny was born and raised in East Texas and has been practicing dental hygiene in the surrounding areas for the past four years. Destiny loves being in the dental field and strives to provide exceptional care for each patient based on their own individual needs. She loves to make her patients feel relaxed and comfortable while in her chair.

Outside of the office, Destiny enjoys spending time with her husband, Kaleb. Together they love to try new restaurants, go on weekend getaways, and spend time with loved ones.


Contact Us

2336 Aberdeen Dr,
Tyler, TX, TX, 75703


Phone: (903) 581-1646

Working Hours

MON - THU8:00 am - 5:00 pm

FRI - SUNClosed