Meet Our Staff



Office Manager

Dedra is the office manager and has worked in this office since 1995. Before joining our team, she worked in the medical field and has over 15 years experience in medical and dental insurance. She is here to help you with your appointments, accounts, financial arrangements and insurance questions.



Registered Dental Hygienist

Leslie is a Registered Dental Hygienist and a 1994 graduate of Tyler Junior College with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has worked in this office since 1996. Her focus is on educating our patients in effective oral hygiene, monitoring their progress, and providing dental cleaning and advanced gum therapy.



Business Manager

Virginia has recently joined the staff. Her goal is to help the office and staff provide you with individualized, state-of-the-art treatment in a caring and comfortable atmosphere.


Chelsea joined our office in 2013.  She is a Registered Dental Assistant.  She enjoys spending time with her family.   The beach is her happy place and goes every chance she gets.  Her favorite family activity is camping and spending quality time together while traveling to new places.


Sandy has been a registered dental assistant for 27 years!   A native Texan, she began working for Dr. Hodges in 2016 after returning back to Texas from Florida.   She attended school at Tyler Junior College.  She loves being a Dental Assistant and enjoys providing the patient with a pleasant experience.  Se likes meeting new people, and helping patients feel better about themselves by providing great Dentistry!

In her free time she enjoys exercising, bowling, attending concerts and most of all just relaxing and spending time with her husband.

Northeast Texas Periodontal Specialists

  • Northeast Texas Periodontal Specialists - 3420 Clarksville St., Paris, TX 75460 Phone: 800-605-8231 903-785-4832 Fax: 903-785-3807

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