John Aulick DDS Team
Joan AulickReceptionist; RN
Joan Aulick is the warm, comforting face that greets you when you enter the office, and is usually the kind voice that answers the phone when patients call to schedule an appointment with the Doctor or Hygienist. Joan received a degree from the University of Oklahoma School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She also sends out reminders to patients who are due to come in for their continuing care. Joan undergoes several responsibilities, and keeps the office running smoothly. In 2011 she was voted Burnet County favorite secretary. She is the core of the dental practice, and prides herself in her genuine concern and willingness to help. In every visitor she receives, and in every call she answers, she makes the clients’ happiness, and satisfaction her priority.
Theresa Phillips is the dental hygienist of the office, and presents a disciplined background in her pursuit of assisting others with a balanced, and healthy approach towards preventive oral health. She holds a registered dental hygiene license from the Wharton School of Dental Hygiene. Theresa specializes in preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral hygiene. Common procedures performed by the hygienist include cleanings known as prophylaxis, scaling and root planing for patients with periodontal disease, taking of prescribed radiographs, dental sealants, administration of fluoride, and providing instructions for proper oral hygiene and care.
Nancy Parks is one of the three dental assistants of the office. She first began her career in Florida where she found her calling in this field, and became a registered Dental Assistant. Her duties involve patient care, office, and laboratory responsibilities. She sterilizes and disinfects instruments and equipment, prepares and lays out the instruments and materials required to treat each patient, and obtains and updates patients' dental records. Nancy strives to make patients comfortable in the dental chair and prepare them for treatment. During dental procedures, she works alongside the dentist to provide assistance. She also instructs patients on postoperative and general oral healthcare. Nancy has been assisting for 32 years now, and has been with this practice for over 20 years.
Kayla is our youngest and most recent member of the team . She is very energetic, has great personality, and is very hardworking. Kayla graduated from Burnet High School in 2011.In April 2012 she was hired on to our team. Kayla was trained by our staff with over 100 years of experience all together. For not knowing much about dentistry and for coming into this field after High School she grasped on to everything quickly. For a year she studied all aspects of dentistry in our office. Kayla is now a Registered Dental Assistant as of May 2013, she plans to be the best assistant she can be from taking care of the patients needs to the doctors.
Brittany Reed is one of the offices Dental Assistants. She is a registered Dental Assistant from The Academy of Health Care Professionals in Austin, Texas. Brittany is a vital member of the dental health team. As a dental assistant, she enjoys a broad range of exciting and challenging duties. Sometimes she will be the chair-side assistant, as she may assist the dentist in providing dental treatment. Other times she may have expanded responsibilities such as taking impressions and bite registrations, applying pit and fissure sealants, or placing and removing periodontal dressings. Brittany helps to ensure that the office runs smoothly and effectively.