Meet The Team

Karie

Karie

Office Manager

Dr. Thames’s wife, Karie, has been working with him for 26 of the 29 years she has been in orthodontics. She is always happy to help you, whether it be scheduling your appointment, or answering any questions you may have regarding your account or insurance. Karie is spending much of her spare time these days visiting her grandson in Abilene.

Keesha

Keesha

Office Coordinator

Keesha worked for Dr. Thames in 1984 in her Health Occupations class in high school. She married her high school sweetheart and has two boys who are very active in soccer and basketball. Her oldest son attends Houston Baptist University.  She gained 30+ years experience in orthodontics and has been with Dr. Thames for 22 years. Her vast knowledge in the field has led her to work as a receptionist, as an assistant, and currently as a lab tech and now our new front desk professional!

Wendy R.D.A., S.O.A.

Wendy R.D.A., S.O.A.

Clinical Assistant

Wendy is happily married to her high school sweetheart and has a 22 year old boy and 19 year old girl. She enjoys working out. She has been working in orthodontics since 1993 and has been with Dr. Thames since 2001 and is also our computer guru and lab tech. Wendy always makes sure the patients have a fun experience at their appointments.

Gwen R.D.A., S.O.A.

Gwen R.D.A., S.O.A.

Clinical Assistant

Gwen began working in orthodontics in 2002 and has been with Dr. Thames since 2007.  She loves movies and is very knowledgeable with movie trivia. Gwen likes spending time with friends, going to concerts  and festivals. Gwen has also developed a new love for reading novels.

Jessica R.D.A.

Jessica R.D.A.

Clinical Assistant

Jessica has been doing orthodontics since 2010 but started working for Dr. Thames in 2018. She enjoys spending time with her 7 year old son.