Meet the Staff

Shelby - Staff at Pediatric Dentist in Colleyville, TX

Shelby, Business Manager

Shelby joined Dr. Ta’s team in 2015. She currently attends Tarrant County College and aspires to be a dentist one day. Being able to work with the children and their families is something Shelby enjoys most about her job. In addition to being a certified Registered Dental Assistant, Shelby is also certified in CPR, radiology, and infection control.

Shelby grew up in Fort Worth, TX where she currently resides. She was recently married to her high school sweetheart, Cole, in July of 2015. When she isn’t at work, you can find her playing with her dogs, Levi, Harley, and Opie, spending time with family and friends, or watching her favorite shows on Netflix.


Joann - Staff at Pediatric Dentist in Colleyville, TX

JoAnn, RDH

Jo Ann received her Dental Hygiene license from Tarrant County College in May 1996. In 1999 Jo Ann discovered her love of working with children and has dedicated her career to pediatrics. Jo Ann joined Dr. Ta’s team in 2015. She enjoys helping her patients through the dental experience and teaching them the importance of good oral health while making each visit fun.

Jo Ann resides in Fort Worth with her husband David and their two yorkies, Bear and Sophie. She and her husband are huge football fans and spend weekends in the fall watching their favorite football teams play. Jo Ann also enjoys traveling, doing crafts and hanging out with her family and friends.


Cheyenne - Staff at Pediatric Dentist in Colleyville, TX

Cheyenne, Front Office

Cheyenne went to school to become a Registered Dental assistant in 2015. Cheyenne has always worked as a nanny before she went to school for dental assisting. So she really enjoys working in pediatrics. In addition to being a certified registered dental assistant, Cheyenne is also certified in CPR, Radiology, infection control, and nitrous oxide.

Cheyenne grew up in Arlington, Texas and still resides there today with her family and chocolate lab Bailey. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her family, going to the dog park with Bailey, hanging with her friends, and trying new places to eat.


Ana - Staff at Pediatric Dentist in Colleyville, TX

Ana, RDA

Ana was born in Mexico and moved to Ft. Worth when she was 7 years old. She attended Tarrant County Junior College and then moved to Everest College where she continued her education in the dental field, graduating in 2011. Ana is certified in CPR, Radiology, Infection Control and Nitrous Oxide. The only thing she loves more than working in the dental field is the children she gets to work with! Her warm smile and calm demeanor puts every child at ease.

While not at work, Ana enjoys spending time with her husband, Aaron, and their sons, Mathew and Isaac. She also enjoys riding horses, going to the rodeo and spending time with her family and friends.


Gabby - Staff at Pediatric Dentist in Colleyville, TX

Gabby, RDA

Gabby is a dental assistant with additional training in radiology, nitrous oxide, disease control/ prevention, and pediatrics. She has had a passion for working with children since her days volunteering with Sunday school and teaching preschool. She found her calling working in the dental field and plans to further her education by obtaining her dental hygiene degree. Gabby lives in North Richland Hills with her dog, Remi. When she isn’t work you can find her playing with Remi at the dog park, enjoying time with her large family, or trying to catch up on reading and homework.


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