Meet Dr Sehnert
“Of course quality dental care is our focus but we are most interested in how good oral health affects total health and quality of life.”
Dr Sehnert received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Texas A & M University where he graduated Magna cum laude. He attended Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. After Dental school he completed a general practice residency at Ehrling Bergquist Regional Medical Center at Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska where he had advanced training in specialty areas of dentistry. Since Dr Sehnert believes that his patients deserve the very best he is constantly enrolled in continuing education courses to perfect his skills and to learn about new products, treatments.
He is a member of the Texas Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the North Texas Dental Association, the American College of Dentists, Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society, the International Team for Implantology and a Spear Education Group.
Meet Our Team
Patti – Office Administrator
Patti has worked with Dr Sehnert since 1992 keeping things running on an even keel. Patti is proud to work with a dentist with such a high standard of ethics and exceptional precision dentistry. She also loves working with such a great dental team. Patti is a proud Aggie with a BS in Microbiology. When not working, she loves reading, sewing and spending time with her family, friends and church.
Barbara – Front Office Coordinator
Barbara is one of the first people our patients meet when they come to our office or call on the phone. She provides friendly, personal assistance to our patients and makes sure they are comfortable. She takes the time to get to know each patient individually. Barbara has been with Dr Sehnert as part of his team since 1998 and we consider her an essential part of our office family. She loves working with Dr. Sehnert and the team. Barbara and her husband have six grown children and 13 grandchildren. When not at work, Barbara stays busy with her church, her family and her precious golden retriever, Bella.
Kelly – Financial/ Insurance Coordinator
Kelly is trusted to manage our patient accounts and our patients trust her to help them with all aspects of their insurance needs. She makes the business side of our practice simple so everyone else can concentrate on excellent dental care. Kelly is very caring with our patients and their families. Her advanced knowledge in every aspect of the dental office enables her to provide guidance in all facets of our practice. Kelly worked in general dentistry for 20 years prior to joining our team. She was born and raised in the Metroplex and now resides in Carrollton. She has two grown sons. Kelly loves to spend her free time with her family and she especially enjoys the company of her two girls (her dogs).
Marichu- Dental Assistant
Marichu assists Dr. Sehnert throughout all aspects of restorative, denture, implant and surgery procedures. She also keeps our office well-stocked with clinical supplies. Marichu has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1983. She studied advanced dental techniques at Southwertern University at Cebu City in the Philippians. Marichu has worked with Dr Sehnert since 1996 and she is dedicated to providing life-changing care for the patients who come to our practice. She is a joy and a blessing to work with and to her patients. She greatly respects Dr. Sehnert’s excellence in dentistry and his ethical character. With over 25 years in the field, a compliment like that coming from Marichu is quite an honor. Marichu has a grown son, Will and stays busy with her church, family and friends.
JoAnna – Dental Assistant
JoAnna works very closely with Dr. Sehnert and helps with patient care procedures, from quick checks to very complicated procedures, surgeries and more. She is a Registered Dental Assistant and has many hours of continuing dental education training. JoAnna has worked with for Dr Sehnert since 1995 and has over 20 years of experience. JoAnna is generous and she loves seeing our patients glow with confident beautiful smiles after their procedures. JoAnna greatly appreciates the detailed, careful work that Dr Sehnert does for each of his patients. She is a native of Texas and has a grown daughter.
Marla M – Dental Hygienist
Marla M is a Registered Dental Hygienist with over 25 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She feels dental hygiene provides her with the opportunity to relate to patients one-on-one. Her favorite part of dentistry is playing a part in helping patients reach their optimal oral health. She feels strongly that going to the dentist shouldn’t just be something that patients tolerate, but something they enjoy. Marla M is married to her best friend, Ken and they have a daughter, Kayla. In her spare time she keeps busy with Kayla’s activities and her church.
Marla B Dental Hygienist
Marla B joined the Dr Sehnert’s hygiene team in 2007 bringing with her over 20 years of dental hygiene experience. Marla B graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene from West Virginia University. She has developed a strong and lasting relationship with many of our patients. Her professionalism and passion for patient care exemplify what our practice is all about. Marla B and her husband, John, have two grown children and six grandchildren. Besides working as our hygienist she stays busy with her church and works with the prison ministry.
Kristen – Dental Hygienist
Kristen, the newest addition to our hygiene team graduated with honors from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She prides herself on building trusting relationships with our patients. Kristen works alongside of Dr Sehnert to promote the good health of your teeth and other oral structures. She will answer any questions you may have about your care and help you understand the findings. She enjoys writing and photography, spending time with her family and Dixie, her basset hound.