Meet The Team

Registered Dental Hygienist

Julie Jones

Meet Julie Jones. Julie is one of our dental hygienists and our longest-tenured employee. Julie joined our team during the summer of 2012. She earned her degree in  Dental Hygiene at Temple College in 2012 and was honored with the Preventive Dental Health Award. Julie is married to her high-school sweetheart Scotty Jones, a  Captain of the Killeen fire department and paramedic. She and her husband have been blessed with two little girls,  Carlie (8 years) and Piper(4 years), who are their pride and joy! Julie is originally from Goldthwaite, TX but currently resides in Belton.

Office Manager

Abigail Mireles

Meet Abigail Mireles. Abigail was born in Chihuahua Mexico but grew up in Plainview, TX. Abigail joined our team during summer of 2022 but has been in the dental field for 9 years. She currently lives in Temple, TX with her three boys Allan (12 years), Adam (9 years) and Aaron (7 years) who keep her very busy. In her free time she enjoys cooking and DIY projects.

Registered Dental Hygienist

Chelsea Springer

Chelsea has worked as a dental hygienist here at Verbena Family Dentistry for the past six years. Chelsea graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Temple College in 2012 with her Associates in  Dental Hygiene. She was awarded the Golden Scaler  Award of her graduating class. Chelsea then continued her education and received her bachelor’s degree in Dental  Hygiene from the University of Texas Health Science  Center, San Antonio in 2014 In her free time you can catch  Chelsea cooking, baking, and spending quality time with her family. Chelsea is married to her high school sweetheart Blake Springer, and together they share two children Scarlett (4 years) and Noah (6 months).

Registered Dental Hygienist

Brittany Meske

Brittany has worked as a dental hygienist here at Verbena Family Dentistry since June of 2022. Brittany was born and raised in the Temple area but moved to Houston, TX prior to returning to Temple in 2022. Brittany started her dental career as an assistant from 2012 to 2014 before transitioning to Dental Hygiene in 2018. Brittany raises three children Keis (Nephew 13 years), Lyle (7 years), Lilly (11 months). In her free time you can catch Brittany watching Netflix, shopping, and spending time with family & friends.

Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Sonya Todd

Sonya Todd, originally from Iowa, joined our team in 2018  after moving from Las Vegas, Nevada. Sonya is married to her husband William whom she shares two children Jeter (  9 years) and Easton (5 years). In her free time, Sonya enjoys hiking, camping, and watching her two boys play sports. Sonya has been in the dental field for over 17  years and absolutely loves providing care for our patients.

Front Desk/Registered Dental Assistant

Claribel Galindo

Claribel Galindo has been with Verbena Family Dentistry for the past 4 years as a dental assistant and front desk receptionist. Claribel is married to Noel Galindo whom she shares two children with (Abigail and Rebecca). When not working, Claribel enjoys creating new memories with her family and friends. Claribel attends church in Temple and enjoys spreading the word to the local youth.

Registered Dental Assistant

Christina Truong

Christina Truong was born in Vang Tau City, Vietnam and moved to the United States in 2010. Christina currently lives with her family in Killeen, TX where she enjoys reading, painting and baking. Christina joined Verbena Family Dentistry in December 2021. In her free time she enjoys drying herbs to make her own custom teas and family karaoke night.