Elsa Oviedo – Office Manager
Elsa joined Leon Springs Dental Center in the fall of 2009 back when there was a total of 5 staff members! She considers it a privilege to have been part of a great team that has grown and continues to strive for excellence. Elsa spends a lot time keeping up with the changes in the dental field as far as procedure codes, insurance patterns, patient relations and helping to remind the doctors where they need to be and when. She enjoys meeting with new patients and catching up with patients we have established relationships with. Elsa graduated from UTSA with a degree in Architecture but now considers her “second degree” in the ever evolving dental field. Besides spending time with her husband, three daughters and son, she also enjoys reading, cooking, camping and traveling.
Kristen Kunz, BSDH – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristen has been with our office since 2012 and brings a pleasant attitude and a bright smile with her every day. She tries to make every patient leave feeling that all their dental needs have been met and that they have the motivation and skills to care for their smile at home. Kristen went to the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and graduated in May 2011 from dental hygiene school, where she was elected the senior class president.
Throughout the year, Kristen volunteers for many community projects with the San Antonio District Dental Hygienists Society. When not serving, Kristen loves watching movies, playing saxophone, hiking or running and relaxing with her husband and four cats. She loves her friends, family, career, coworkers, and life, and she hopes to share her happiness with everyone she meets.
Jessica Guay – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jessica joined our office and brings a sense of calmness to all. She was raised in California, where she enjoyed the beautiful beaches and outdoors. Jessica proudly served her country in the United States Army. While stationed in Germany she met her husband. They raised two fur babies and are now expecting their first child.
Jessica enjoys spending quality time with her husband and their two dogs. She loves to travel and watch comedy shows. She loves meeting new people and is overjoyed about caring for her patients and helping them achieve great oral health.
Alison Loeffel – Dental Assistant
Alison has been with our office since October 2013 as a dental assistant, and she enjoys helping to put our patients at ease while also anticipating the doctors’ needs as much as she can. She finds joy in seeing our patients leave with a smile. Alison attended school in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the Intellitec Medical Institute. She likes the fact that everyone at our office is committed to having a positive attitude and working as a team. Alison has two wonderful children, one boy and one girl, and she loves any adventure that involves the outdoors.
Kim Gass – Public Relations Manager
Kim has been with our office since April 2015. She has taken on the role to assist with Marketing, Promotions and Team Building. She loves to work with the amazing group of professionals at our office who also bring such great joy and laughter. Kim has a wonderful husband and two sons. As a family they love to share in laughter, spend time outside, target shoot, cooking and baking. She loves to spend time with all of her family and friends.
Stacey Arriaga – Patient Care Coordinator
Stacey has been with our office since July 2015. She graduated from Concorde Career College in 2012 and then assisted chairside for 3 years before she joined our office and is now our Patient Care Coordinator. She greets all of our patients with a friendly smile and a warm welcome as Stacey has a great personality filled with joy. Stacey has a wonderful husband and two young boys and loves to spend time being creative with crafts and scrapbooking.
Alice Martinez – Dental Assistant
Alice is a dental assistant who brings a sweet fun – loving feeling to our practice. She enjoys being able to make people smile and feel comfortable in the dental chair with her friendly disposition and courteous nature. She was born and raised in Boerne, Texas and graduated from Champion High School. In 2012, Alice continued her education by becoming a certified Dental Assistant and was the valedictorian of her graduating class. Alice is a San Antonio Spurs fan, enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and keeps busy being on the go taking care of her loving husband two wonderful daughters. “My favorite part of being a Dental Assistant is being able to make patients smile and getting to know about them and their families.”
Veronica Aguilar – Dental Assistant
Veronica has been in dentistry for 23 years. She worked with Dr Walker during the early years of Leon Springs Dental Center, for 6 years! She recently moved back to San Antonio, and is very happy to be back on board with Dr Walker. She is a Mother of two sons and a Grandmother of four Granddaughters. She is a West Texas girl who loves to play golf and spend time outdoors, listen to Country music and loves to laugh.