Our Team

Liza TorresLiza Torres, Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant

Liza Torres has been working as the lead dental assistant in our practice since 2003.  She is a 2003 graduate of Del Mar College and is a Certified and Registered dental assistant.  Liza has her Associates Degree and is working toward her Bachelors Degree of Applied Arts and Sciences. She has attended numerous continuing education courses including nitrous oxide certification, pit and fissure sealant application, CPR, advanced crown and bridge cosmetics and advanced treatment planning. 

Liza loves dentistry and her patients!  She believes dentistry is the field of work she was meant to do. Her loyalty, hard work, and compassion make her a valuable asset to our team.  In her free time, Liza enjoys spending time with her family and good friends.

PatriciaPatricia A. Valadez, Office Manager

Patricia Valadez is our office manager and has been with our practice since the day Dr. Ashley opened in 2002.  She is a Notary Public for the State of Texas and a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers.  She has an Associates Degree in Health Studies from Del Mar College and has worked in the dental field since 1999.

In her free time, Patricia enjoys spending time with the love of her life, daughter Evangelina, and her loved ones.


Valerie Trevino

Valerie Trevino, Registered Dental Assistant

Valerie Trevino is a 2006 graduate of Moody High School and a 2008 graduate of the Dental Assisting program of Del Mar College. She has an Associate's Degree in Applied Science and loves working in the field of dentistry. Valerie is CPR certified and a Registered Dental Assistant. She recently joined our practice after working in orthodontics for the last 5 years.

In her spare time, Valerie enjoys working out at the gym. She also loves spending time with her husband, PJ, their daughter Raelynn and their son Roman.


Erica McDonaldErica McDonald, Administrative Assistant

Erica McDonald joined our team as Administrative Assistant in 2010. She is a 2006 graduate of Roy Miller High School and attended Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as well as the University of Texas-San Anotonio.

Erica has worked in the medical field since 2005 and loves her job, patients, and co-workers! During her free time, Erica enjoys spending time with her family.