Pictured: Dr. Stukalin and her staff

Meet the Staff

Our staff is special. Their goal is to make you feel special when you come in for a dental visit.



Mary attended the University of Texas at Austin and Dallas and has a business administration degree. She worked for many years in corporate business prior to joining Dr. Stukalin's office. She has been married to husband Steve for 28 years and has 3 grown children. Chase graduated from Belmont University and is a professional musician. Stephanie graduated from Baylor and is in a psychology doctorate program in Chicago, and Burke recently graduated from Texas A&M and is starting his business career with McLane Company, Inc. She loves to travel, snow ski and golf and especially loves spending time with her family. She grew up in Sherman, Texas with Dr. Stukalin and loves being the office manager and part of her staff.


Lori Watson is a 1984 graduate of Baylor University and enjoyed a 15 yr. career in real estate. She now enjoys working front desk part-time with the Stukalins and staff. She has been married to her husband, David for 25 years. They have 2 sons, William and Henry. William is a recent graduate of Clemson University. Henry is currently attending Bryant University in Rhode Island on an athletic and academic scholarship.


Cheyenne was born in Atlanta Georgia but raised in Heath Texas since she was a little girl. She attended Eastfield Community college after high school where she studied child development and business. She worked in child care for 7 years and as an assistant director for 3 years. She is new to the dental field but loving it. She genuinely enjoys helping others in their dental journey and building relationships with each patient along the way. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and working out.  She is expecting her first child Hadley December 2021.


Shelby grew up in Royse City, Texas and attended Collin College before deciding to start a career in dentistry. She has been in the dental field for 7 years and has loved every bit of it. Shelby is very knowledgeable in anything Periodontal related. She is warmhearted and loves to make our patients feel comfortable and at ease. Shelby and her husband Chris now live in Plano, Texas with their 2 year old daughter Madeline. In her free time Shelby enjoys going to the park with Madeline, shopping, and crafting.


Thalia Lopez grew up in Dallas, Texas and has worked for Dr. Janet Stukalin since 2011. She has her license as a Registered Dental Assistant and she is well versed in all phases of dentistry. Thalia has many hours of dental CE credits. Thalia has been married to her husband Edgar for 11 years and have two daughters. She lives in Kaufman, TX on her ranch where she enjoys riding her horses, cooking out with neighbors, camping, and spending time with her family.


Kimberly Morgan-Jones grew up in Dallas, Texas and has worked for 3 year at Dr. Janet Stukalin’s office. She graduated from Texas College of Dental Careers and has been in the dental field for over 30 years. Kimberly has a son and enjoys empty-nesting. She also likes to travel, cook, play some tennis and do Zumba.


Deanna Monroy grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas and has been part of the Dr. Stukalin’s team since 2019. She went to The Midwestern State University and has been a hygienist for 33 year.  Deanna lives in Forney, Texas and has 2 grown sons. She is part of the UPA Pool League and in her spare time she likes to ride her bike, walk and enjoy good food with friends.


Cassandra Silva grew up in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois where she completed a science degree and went to the Concorde Hygiene School. She moved to Dallas, Texas and has been a hygienist at our office since 2020. Cassie and her husband Alexander have a son AJ and are expecting their next bundle of joy February 2022. She has a pastry chef degree so during her time off she enjoys baking, racing go karts and experiencing Texas and what it has to offer by traveling around.