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.




Amy grew up in Carrollton, Texas. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She loves assisting our patients with any needs they may have. Her goal is to have each patient leave with a smile. Amy has a 4-year-old son named Parker. He is her pride and joy! In her free time she likes going to comedy clubs, dancing, and spending time with her son.


Shirley has enjoyed being in the administrative part of the dental field for many years after a previous career in retail management.  She enjoys helping patient’s get the most out of their insurance and handling various administrative duties in the office. She is from Austin, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin.  She and her husband enjoy travelling and gardening.  When she has time, she loves trying new recipes and going to grandchildren’s football, volleyball, and cheerleading events.


LaJohnna grew up in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Florida College in 1980. She has taken extensive post graduate courses in all phases of dentistry. She has experience in dental forensics and has been on several medical mission trips to Guatemala. LaJohnna and husband Ron moved to Dallas in 1995. They have two grown children, Allison and Alex. She is active in her church and enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, exploring antique stores and new restaurants. She truly enjoys the relationships she develops with her patients and partnering with them to achieve good dental health in a very comfortable environment.



Melanie grew up in Huntsville, AL and moved to Dallas in 1987, Melanie joined our dental team in 2008, and has 23 years of dental hygiene experience. A graduate of Caruth School of Dental Hygiene at Baylor College of Dentistry, Melanie graduated with top honors. She and her husband, David, have two college-age children. She enjoys traveling, bike riding, and empty-nesting.


Thalia grew up in Dallas. She 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 continuing education. Thalia  is married to Edgar and has two young daughters. Thalia lives in Kaufman where she enjoys riding horses. Her hobbies are caring for horses, camping, fishing, and spending time with her family.