The Dental Studio of Midland Midland, TX

Meet Our Team

Jenkins Dental Midland, TX

Our Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family and we look forward to working with you.

Amanda F, Registered Dental Assistant 8 years experience
Amanda loves playing with her dogs, watching movies, hanging out with family and friends. Amanda enjoys dentistry and the joy that it brings to help patients overcome their fear of the dentist. She loves to be a integral part of a patient able to reach great oral health. She loves that dentistry can bring patients the new smile they’ve always hoped for and that brings a very rewarding feeling.
Carmen B, Registered Dental Hygienist Carmen Brito, RDH
School: Howard College
Graduated: 2016
Carmen Brito was born and raised in Odessa Texas. She graduated from dental hygiene school at Howard College in Big Spring Texas, 2016 where she participated in Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Kappa Delta. She prides on providing bilingual preventative treatment. Her strengths are working with children and making patients feel comfortable. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and playing with her sweet border collie Rain.
Cortney Rogers, Registered Dental Hygienist 6 years experience Cortney loves her animals and spending time loving on them. She really enjoys helping people and changing their smile to exude confidence and reach optimal oral health. As a hygienist, she knows she is first line of defense in the fight against gum disease. Knowing you have made a difference and an impact on a patients life is rewarding. She is completely happy she chose this career path.
Cynthia Zarate Administrative Assistant/ Sterilization Tech 2 years experience
Cynthia’s hobbies include cooking, gymnastics, reading and spending time with her daughter. Dentistry has given Cynthia the joy of developing life-long relationships and the opportunity to educate patients about dentistry. She enjoys the array of duties that she is able to do within the office. She is enjoying learning the latest technology in dentistry.
Irene Armendariz, Registered Dental Assistant 30 years experience
Irene loves attending church, going to movies, crafts and organizing stuff! She is always up for a party too! She loves that dentistry has allowed her to see peoples smiles change. She enjoys helping patients feel at ease about being in the dental chair. She has seen dentistry come a long way and loves the modern technology available now.
Karen Oldham, Registered Dental Assistant 27 years experience
Karen enjoys having fun, joking around and having lots of laughs! She devotes time to Bible Study and staying close to God. Karen absolutely loves PEOPLE. Dentistry gives her the opportunity to love people. One of her favorite Bible verses is 1 Peter 5:9 and works to live by that! Karen feels that teeth are very important and keeping oral health a priority. She loves to be part of patient’s achieving their desired smile. She considers herself very blessed to have been able to be working the the dental field for many years.
Madelyn Awalt, Resitered Dental Assistant 2 years experience
Madelyn’s hobbies include writing, reading, playing with her kiddo, quality time with her husband and visiting with friends. After completing her Bachelors from UNT in 2012, she started her career by working as a writer for a dental marketing company. From there, she went on to write for many other companies- honing in on her writing ability and talent. After five years, she decided to return to the dental field where it all began and enrolled and completed her Dental Assisting Program in 2017. Madelyn loves that her dental career gives her the opportunity to build interpersonal relationships! Smiles are extremely personal and are the forefront of a person’s appearance. She loves getting to know patients, learning about their lives, and visiting with them while correcting and addressing their dental concerns. It is rewarding to earn their trust and build relationships with those in our community. It’s her absolute favorite part of her job!
Marsha Hankins, Business Manager 20 years experience
Marsha’s hobbies include spending time with her grandchildren and is always up for a trip! She has loved meeting people and loves to see the patient’s change from the first appointment to being so proud of their smile when they are completed with their treatment. She has been able to make close friends over the years and these friends have become part of our “family”. Some patients have been with us over 20 years!

Macayla Schaefer - Registered Dental AssistantMacayla is our newest addition to our Hygiene Team. She has been a hygienist for 3 years.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, going to the family ranch, hiking and especially being a mommy to her sweet baby boy.

Dentistry is a field that captured her heart at a very young age. She began pursuing her dental hygiene career in high school and has loved building a special relationship with each of her patients while educating and guiding them through their oral health needs. She enjoys teaching each patient how their oral health effects their overall well-being. She feels it very rewarding to be able to meet and care for each patient specifically and being able to put a smile on their faces is only an added bonus!

Patti Flores, Registered Dental Hygienist, Office Manager 25 years experience
Patti’s hobbies include playing and loving on her kids and her precious twin granddaughters. She enjoys reading, watching movies and family time. Patti has always had a passion for dentistry. Through dentistry, she has been blessed to meet the best people and has made amazing friends. She enjoys being part of helping patients’ lives be transformed by getting their smile and confidence back. She loves the art of dentistry and totally loves her awesome dental family.

Patricia Fangmann, Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator

Patricia has 5 years experience in customer service and has been able to bring that special touch with her to start her new career in dentistry. She enjoys “Lake-Life”, going to the beach, arts & crafts, spending time with her three daughters, fur babies and Lulu & Buddy.

She has enjoyed the dental atmosphere and the opportunity of meeting new people. She enjoys interacting with people and likes to make our patients feel welcome and comfortable in our office. She is very friendly and that allows her to connect with people easily. Although, she is new to the dental field she has loved seeing how dentistry has been able to transform peoples’ lives. She is amazed to see how dentistry can change a person’s smile and appearance completely.

Ronda Howard, Treatment Coordinator 17 years experience
Ronda enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends (especially the grandkids). She enjoys helping her husband with their cattle. Ronda loves helping patients meet their dental needs, answering questions regarding needed treatment and becoming an avenue for answers to their dental concerns. She really enjoys getting to know them personally and making them feel at ease about coming to see the dentist.
Sabina Hyden, Registered Dental Hygienist 33 years experience
Sabina enjoys fitness, biking, cooking and travel She loves the interaction with patients and becoming friends with some has been a bonus. Observing the positive changes that occur in their dental health has been rewarding. Sabina has always been intrigued by all things medical. Dental Hygiene, her specialty, has added up to be a satisfying career for Sabina.
15 years experience
Susanne is a proud mom of 3 boys. She enjoys time spent with her boys, husband and their dogs. She has acquired a love for home projects with her husband. Susanne progressed from assisting to learning the dental office as a whole. She is very knowledged with dental insurance and is definitely an asset in our office. She loves to laugh and play and it makes her so much fun to have in the office.
Taryn Pickering, Registered Dental Hygienist 3 years experience
Taryn’s favorite part about being a dental hygienist is creating and maintaining relationships with the people that come into our office. She understand that everyone’s dental experiences are different, which is why She believes in individualized patient care. Taryn strives to stay updated on the newest findings in the dental field, so She can pass it along to her patients and treat them in the most up to date ways possible. She loves learning about the oral-systemic relationship and believe it’s absolutely necessary to address oral health when considering overall health. Taryn’s approach…”Let me know how I can help your smile!”
In her spare time She likes to mountain bike, camp, and travel back to Colorado to see family with her husband. Currently those are all put on hold while they prepare for their first baby this June!
6 years experience
Vanessa’s hobbies include going to the gym and spending time with her kids and husband. Vanessa is loving the art of dentistry and loves the challenges of surgical dentistry. She loves to see people’s lives transformed when they feel good about their smile and themselves. She enjoys learning the newest technology in dentistry. Vanessa considers it a pleasure to comfort a patient and help them face their fears of the dentist and ultimately reach their dental goals.

Looking for a new dentist? We invite you to The Dental Studio of Midland!