KATHLEEN A.

D.D.S., P.A.

GENERAL DENTISTRY

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MEET THE DOCTOR

Dr. Kathleen Kasper was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in Downers Grove, Illinois.  She comes from a large family consisting of her mother, four sisters, one brother and eleven total nieces and nephiews.  She attended the University of Iowa and received a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 1981. She later graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry in 1986.  Awards she received while attending the University of Iowa College of Dentistry include: The Wesley Collins Darby Award for Outstanding Junior Dental Student in Clinical Operative Dentistry, The Operative Dentistry Achievement Award and The Dean’s Leadership Award.


Dr Kasper proudly served in the United States Air Force Dental Corp from 1986-89, directly after graduating from dental school.  She received an honorable discharge upon separation from the military,  as well as the Air Force Achievement medal.


She started her own private dental practice in April 1994 in Carrollton, Texas and has been providing family, esthetic and general dentistry services ever since.


Dr Kasper makes it a top priority to attend dental continuing education seminars annually, most of the time surpassing minimum requirements mandated by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.


She feels it is important to be aware of new and evolving trends in dentistry, particularly those involving dental materials, technological advances and clinical techniques.  By keeping current, Dr Kasper feels patients will be better informed of treatment alternatives available.

 

Dr Kasper is also passionately involved with forensic dentistry and was appointed as the Deputy Forensic Dentist to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s District in Ft. Worth, Texas in March 2005.  She is also the Chief Forensic Dental Consultant to the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office. Dr Kasper completed a fellowship in forensic dentistry at the Center for Education and Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas from 2003-2004. She received board certification in Forensic Dentistry from the American Board of Forensic Odontology in February 2010.  Her hobbies include fossil hunting, exercise of any type, riding 4 wheelers and watching professional football. (In particular the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears). Dr. Kasper loves animals of all types and prefers to rescue her dogs and cats from shelters or other adoption agencies.


The following are professional organizations Dr Kasper currently holds membership in:



Gracie is our office manager. Gracie was born and raised in Dallas TX. She attended Central Texas Commercial College in 2006 and holds certification as a medical office assistant. She is currently attending Mountain View Community College to obtain her associates in Business which will put her one step closer to obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Business at The University Texas at Arlington.

Gracie has over 10 years’ experience as an administrative assistant and 4 years managerial experience. Gracie is bilingual, fluent in both the English and Spanish languages. She hopes to soon learn a third language which will be American sign language. and is looking forward to extending her communication skills even further.

Gracie is our resident expert on insurance submission, patient billing and customer care relations. She possesses a friendly and caring personality, which blends well with the office environment that Dr. Kasper is trying to promote. She is a very creative individual and loves decorating the office to create a fun, cheerful and comfortable atmosphere.

Outside of the dental office duties and school homework, Gracie enjoys spending quality time with her family which includes; husband, Italo, sons, Christopher, Italo Jr. and daughter, Natalie. She enjoys working on a variety of craft projects with her daughter, Natalie, because it creates a beautiful time to bond with one and another. She also takes enjoyment in her new hobby, which is four wheeling and camping.


Gracie is a member of the American Association of Dental office Management (AADOM) and is also a part of the AADOM Dallas Fort Worth, Texas Chapter.


GRACIE ARTEAGA

Office Manager

ADAM

Registered Dental Assistant

Adam is Dr. Kasper’s chairside dental assistant and right hand man. He was born in Dallas, TX and raised in Moreno Valley, California. He received his dental assistant training in 2015 at Concord Career College in Dallas. Adam obtained his Registered Dental Assistant Certification from the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners in September 2017, and has been gainfully employed with Dr. Kasper since November 2016. He is currently attending Brookhaven Community College and working towards his degree in Nursing.


Adam loves talking to patients and does so with abounding kindness and sincerity. He has a gentle touch and caring demeanor which puts patients at ease and instills confidence that they will have a pleasant dental experience.


On the flip side of dentistry, Adam is known as a serious shopper, he loves to dress nice. He also enjoys eating pizza at Cane Rossa and working out at the gym. He enjoys meeting new people, traveling to clear his mind and escape real life for a bit, most of all he enjoys a good laugh. He is a wonderful and natural fit for our office.



Jailene is our administrative front desk assistant. She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and is currently attending Tarrant County College in Forth Worth. She plans to obtain an Associate Degree in Science which will place her one step closer to a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. Her plan is to complete the nursing program at the University of Texas in Arlington as soon as possible.


Jailene has over 3 years experience in customer service which makes her a perfect fit for our team. She is bilingual in English and Spanish which is another reason we value her employment at our office.


Outside of the dental office and school homework assignments, during her free time on the weekends. Jailene enjoys helping people with make-up application, which she hopes will give her the experience necessary to one day be a make-up artist. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family and going to the family ranch on the weekends.

 




JAILENE

Administrative Front Desk Assistant

Call or Email to make an appointment at:    (972) 446-0101   or   ourteam@kathleenkasperdds.com


CONTACT


Dr Kathleen Kasper D.D.S. P.A.

1514 East Belt Line Rd., Suite 100

Carrollton, Texas 75006

Phone: (972) 446-0101

Toll Free: 1 (877) 536-0787

Email: ourteam@kathleenkasperdds.com


Hours of Operations:

Mon - Tue  8am to 5pm

Wed - Thu - Fri  7am to 4pm





Checkups and cleanings

Children dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry

Porcelain veneers

Teeth whitening

Invisalign®

Smile makeover

Restorative Dentistry



Dentures

Dental implants

Endodontics

Full mouth reconstruction

Dental crowns

General Dentistry

TMJ disorder

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