Meet the Staff



Jane, Office Coordinator

Jane keeps the business side of our practice running smoothly—we’d be lost without her attention to detail, organization, and commitment to serving our patients efficiently. She and her husband have two children, Gavin and Tony. Jane’s favorite pastimes are cooking, reading, spending time with family, and camping in the great outdoors.

Fast facts
Joined our practice in: 1999
Education: Jane earned her B.S. at University of Wisconsin-Business Administration and attended the University of Oklahoma and University of St. Thomas for her MA in Liberal Arts.
Jane says, “I enjoy coming to work every day and meeting a variety of people. We have a great staff and wonderful patients.”


Amy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy is an outgoing and educated dental hygienist who easily builds trust with her patients. "Howe Family Dentistry is a fun and professional environment where our patients are like family. All of us are dedicated to providing exceptional individualized treatment in a safe and comfortable manner."

Fast facts:                                                                                                                                                  Joined the practice in: 2004, rejoined in 2018                                                                                           Education: graduated from Collin County in 1999                                                                         Outside of work, my boys are my life and I could not be more proud of them!  


Kaley, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kaley is a gentle and dedicated dental hygienist who loves the opportunity to educate our patients on how to better maintain optimal oral health. She and her husband Trent have two sons, Corbin and Emerson. When not at the office, Kaley enjoys traveling, being outside, working with youth kids, photography and most of all, spending time with family.

Fast facts
Joined our practice in: 2013
Education: Texas Woman’s University. Bachelor degree in Dental Hygiene
Kaley says, “What's so fun about dentistry is the continual learning of the ever changing science and artistry of this field. I also enjoy being a part of a great team that helps people keep beautiful and healthy smiles.”

DeniseDenise, Registered Dental Hygienist

Denise is a thorough and gentle dental hygienist. She employs preventive care to control gum disease and tooth decay, and enjoys making patients feel comfortable. Denise’s passion is sharing information about proper oral care with our patients so they can keep their teeth healthy between visits. She and her husband Jay have two sons, Blake and Brady. When she’s not at the office, Denise enjoys traveling, working out, and being with family and friends.

Fast facts
Joined our practice in: 2004
Education: Collin County Community College, Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene
Is a member of: American Dental Hygienist’s Association, Texas Dental Hygienists Association
Denise says, “We work together as a team to put the patients’ needs first.”


Shelly, Insurance Coordinator

Welcome Shelly, our bright face you see when you walk into our office. We are very excited about what Shelly has brought to our team as her work ethic and spirit have brought a ray of sunshine to the office! Be sure to say hello to her when you in for your next visit.

Fast facts
Joined our practice in: 2013                                                                                                                     I love to travel with Bobby and see new places and go on exciting adventures


Ashley, Dental Assistant

Ashley is Dr. Karleskint's lead assistant. She has been working full-time for Howe family Dentistry since June 2014 and loves her work family.

Fast Facts:                                                                                                                                               Graduated from Grayson County College 2014                                                                               One of my favorite parts about my job is getting to know my patients. I live in Denison with my husband and son. I enjoy reading, spending time with my family and volunteering with the youth at my church.


Brandi, Scheduling Coordinator

Brandi is the newest member of our team. She will be working with scheduling, insurance, and assisting the doctor when needed. She has been a registered dental assistant since 2006.

Fast Facts:                                                                                                                                               Graduated from Collin County College in 2006

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