Meet Our Staff



Our staff is a unique group of talented individuals dedicated to serving our patients with compassion and expertise.   

DENA COLLINS…has been in the dental field since 1989.  She is married to Mark and has 3 kids and 2 grandsons.  She enjoys yoga and gardening.


ELLEN DERRICK...became a dental assistant in 2020.  She is married to Spencer and has 4 children that keep her busy with swimming, outdoor activities, and sports.


SHANNON DEBENEDICTIS…started dental assisting in 1993, but over the years transitioned to front office.  She lives in Covington with her husband Richard.  They have two children and 1 grandson.


TRACI WALKER…has been a part of Cleburne Family Dentistry as a dental assistant since 1992.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her girls and extended family.


PRISCILLA LAMAR…started dental assisting in 2011 and has been with Cleburne Family Dentistry since 2019.  She enjoys spending time with family outdoors, motor cross, cross fit, and reading.


MELISSA CAMPBELL…was raised in Cleburne and has been in the dental field since 1995. She and her husband Michael enjoy spending time with their two boys doing outdoor activities, traveling, and watching baseball.


TAMARA HANNA NEELY…is a Corpus Christi native who earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Del Mar College in 1998.  She loves being married and traveling with her husband Matthew and spending time with her boys Regan and Teagan.


TALITHA DOWNS…graduated from Indiana University and has enjoyed working as a dental hygienist since 2003.  On her days off she enjoys yoga and spending time with her husband Jeremy and two daughters Ella and Jenna.


LEANNE LAMAR…has been working at Cleburne Family Dentistry since 2001.  She loves the outdoors and spending time with her husband Dayne, her children Cassidy and Bo, and grandchildren.


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