Meet the Team

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Janet

Hygienist

Janet was born in Pittsburg, PA and later moved to Michigan, where she graduated (1st in her class!) from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. She has been a practicing dental hygienist since 1980. She is married to John, a Texan, and together they have two grown sons. Their family eventually moved from Michigan to establish their home in Texas.  Janet joined Kaufman Family Dentistry as Dr. Sloan was building his new office in 2002. She feels so blessed to have found, what she calls, “her favorite job of her career.” She is thankful and proud to be associated with this dental team!

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Devona

Hygienist

Devona was raised and lives in Mesquite, TX. She graduated from Texas Women’s University in 1983 with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. Her 35 year (and counting!) career includes 10 years in a hospital setting at the Dallas VA Medical Center. She started working with Dr. Sloan in August of 1998. She has been married to her husband Jody since 1980 and has a grown daughter and son. She enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, and reading. Her goal for every patient is that they have the most comfortable experience possible.

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Faith

Hygienist

Faith grew up in Sulphur Springs, TX and graduated from Texas Women’s University with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. She has been a hygienist for 10 years and she has been voted Kaufman’s Favorite Dental Hygienist for the last two years! Faith is married and has three beautiful daughters.  As a family, they are active in their church, C-Life, and they enjoy being outdoors and spending time together. Being a mom and a wife are her greatest treasures! Faith has a passion for educating and building relationships with her patients.

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Shawn

Registered Dental Assistant

Shawn was born in Oklahoma but quickly moved to Texas! She grew up in Richardon and Rowlett, and moved to the big town of Kaufman in 1993. Shawn has been in the dental field for 32 years and she has been with Kaufman Family Dentistry since 1998. Shawn’s favorite part of her job is getting to know her patients and their families. Her daily goal is to help each patient feel as comfortable as possible during their appointments; whether that be holding their hand, a comforting tap on the shoulder, or just talking to them. Shawn has been voted Kaufman’s Favorite Dental Assistant year after year! When she’s not with patients, Shawn enjoys spending time with her husband Randall and their two children, Hanson and Harlee.  They love to travel in their motor home to rodeos and to go camping.

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Alicia

Registered Dental Assistant

Alicia has been a dental assistant for 16 years and has been with Kaufman Family Dentistry since 2006. She loves coming to work because she gets to know so many patients and help make their experience with us a comfortable one.  Outside of the office, Alicia enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children.

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Michele

Registered Dental Assistant

Michele grew up in Terrell, TX and has been a dental assistant for 30 years. She joined our practice in 2015. She has been married to her husband Richard for 22 years and together they have a blended family of two children and one grandchild. Both she and her husband have endured the loss of a child, and Michele wanted to encourage others experiencing similar tragedy. Michele is an active member of Hilltop Church in Dallas, and in her spare time she loves shopping and deer hunting.

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Erika

Office Manager

Ericka’s is the first face you’ll see when you step foot in our office! Ericka is a longtime resident of Kaufman, and she has been with our office sine 2002.  She and her husband Albert have one son, who is currently studying at Texas A&M! Gig’em! Ericka loves getting to know each patient and their families as they become established at our practice. Outside of work, Ericka loves spending time with her family and friends.

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Jana

Treatment and Financial Coordinator

Jana grew up in Seagoville, TX and is now a proud Kaufman resident.  Jana loves working at our small-town dental office and feels blessed to work with a wonderful team that inspires her to be a better person. She looks forward to coming to work and helping patients make the necessary arrangements to care for their oral health. Jana is married and has a precious baby girl named Annie. When she’s not at the office she loves fishing and spending time with her family.