Meet the Staff

Here are brief biographies on the staff you'll meet when visiting our office. Our incredible team shines when it comes to dental expertise, and patient comfort, which helps to make our office an outstanding place for all your dental needs.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Micah joined our team as a registered dental assistant in April 2019. She was raised in Midlothian TX, where she received her Associate’s Degree in Science. She graduated dental assisting school in 2018 from Texas Academy of Dental Assisting.

Micah genuinely enjoys getting to know her patients and provides them with great care to make everyone feel more comfortable.

In her spare time, she enjoys being with family and friends. Micah is here to help you enhance your dental health goals and be confident in your smile.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Sydney graduated from Cleburne High School as a registered dental assistant in 2021. She interned with our office then quickly joined the team shortly after graduating. Sydney achieved her associates degree and has plans on furthering her education in dental hygiene.

In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends.

Here at NRDC, she enjoys the ability to translate for our Spanish speaking patients to help them better comprehend their oral health needs. She is passionate about helping others and is excited about her future in dentistry.

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Registered Dental Assistant, Patient Care Coordinator

Jordan has been working in dentistry since 2013; she’s excelled both in the front office and as a dental assistant. She joined the NRDC team in 2020 as part of our front office team.

Jordan shares two boys with her husband, Jace. In their free time they enjoy anything outdoors including riding bikes, fishing, camping, and playing baseball! Most importantly.... WE DEM BOYS!

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Diane has been a dental hygienist since 1997. She worked with Dr. Traister for 22 years and we are so happy to have her here at NRDC. She’s been able to continue taking care of Dr. Traister’s patients, as well as take care of some new faces.

She and her husband, Mark, have been married for 41 years. They have 2 sons, and 2 grandchildren. She has lived in Cleburne for most of her life and has never a met a stranger.

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Registered Dental Assistant, Hygiene Coordinator

Alex was raised right here in Cleburne and enjoys when she sees a familiar face walk into the office. She was a dental assistant for a few years before transitioning to front office duties. She’s been with NRDC since 2022.

In her free time, she can be found duck hunting or at Lake Whitney chasing striper with her boyfriend and their son, Lawson.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Morgan is originally from East Texas and moved to the area in 2021. She has been a registered dental hygienist since 2014. She graduated with honors from Tyler Junior College with her associates of applied science in Dental Hygiene.

She loves creating strong relationships with her patients and encourages them to maintain good periodontal health. Her favorite part of the job is making sure her patients are at ease to ensure a positive experience.

She enjoys reading, travelling and spending time with her husband and two boys, Weston and Riley.

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Treatment Coordinator

Jessica is our Treatment Coordinator and has been a part of the NRDC team since 2016. She is a hometown girl raised right here in Cleburne and finds joy in serving her community through Nolan River Dental.

Jessica has been married to her husband for over ten years, and they have two beautiful girls. In her free time, she enjoys reading, working out, cheering on her girls at their sports games, as well as spending time with family and friends.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Cassady has been a registered dental assistant since 2020. She joined our team in Novermber of 2022. She grew up in Joshua and now lives in Hillsboro with her husband and daughter.

She takes pride in helping patients achieve a healthy smile. Dentistry has been a career Cassady feels passionate about and loves helping patients gain confidence.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, cooking new recipes and shopping.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelsey was born and raised right down the road in Godley. She graduated from El Centro College with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She knew from a young age that this was a career she wanted to sink her teeth into.

Kelsey and her husband stay busy with their 5 kids. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on America’s Team. GO COWBOYS!

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Registered Dental Assistant

Lisa has been a registered dental assistant for over 27 years, and has loved every minute. She has been at NRDC for the majority of her career. She really enjoys helping people and making them feel better about their smiles. Her calming chairside manner will leave you feeling relaxed and comfortable.

She has been married for 27 years and has 2 sons. She also has a grandson and granddaughter that keep her busy. In her free time, she enjoys travelling and spending time with family.


Address & Phone

503 N Nolan River Rd
Cleburne, TX 76033
P: (817) 517-6453