Diana – Practice Manager
Diana accepted the position as practice manager at DFWOMS fall of 2012, and has over twenty years of experience in the dental profession. She graduated from the same university as Dr. Franco, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia, with a degree in general dentistry, and successfully managed her own dental and cosmetic practice in Colombia for thirteen years. Diana moved to the United States before her third child was born and decided to be a stay at home mom at that time. She has been in the U.S since 2003 with her children, with the dreams that she would one day rejoin her passion in the dental profession. She has become a huge asset to our practice and we are very grateful to have Diana managing the team with the determination and enthusiasm that she possesses.
Liia – Marketing & Public Relations
Liia joined the DFWOMS team January 2017 taking on the roll of Marketing and Public Relations. Her enthusiasm and team mentality radiates, both through our practice, and out in the public as she collaborates with referring physicians and local businesses to benefit our community. Liia’s focus for our patients is not only for them to have the highest quality experience at our practice, but also for their referring doctor to be exceedingly pleased with the patient’s outcome and our services. Liia has a 20+ year background in marketing and public relations and has recently earned her Master’s degree.
When Liia isn’t working or volunteering she enjoys kayaking, biking, graphic design, church activities, spending time with her daughters and grandson, and traveling on mission trips.
Leisy – Scheduling and Treatment Coordinator
Leisy came on board at DFWOMS in spring of 2014. You will see her mostly at our Mesquite location where she welcomes patients to our office and assists them with finding the best treatment plans. Leisy has a background in accounting and previous years of experience in dental practice management, patient care, and front office. With her skill set and great attitude she remains an exceptional addition to the team. She looks forward to helping build the practice and continuing to apply her experience and skills in her position.
Leisy and her husband reside in Dallas and have been married for seventeen years. They have two daughters and one son. When she is not dedicating her time to the practice, she spends it with her family. Leisy also enjoys reading a good book, purse shopping, and watching movies.
Janette began working with DFW Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in January of 2014, and is the first friendly face you see when walking into our Irving lobby. She has several years of prior experience in the dental profession working from corporate offices and in private practices. Janette possesses a welcoming smile, a kind voice, and a helpful attitude. She always provides the best service to our referring offices and patients. She is a leader in organization, schedule management, and patient care. Janette hopes to continue in her profession learning new ways to be a trend setter and leader.
Outside of work Janette is heavily involved with her son’s baseball team and she is a diehard fan of the Texas Rangers! She also enjoys movies, sports and her favorite shoes are her cowboy boots. Janette recently added a new member to her family — a baby girl!
Van – Treatment Coordinator & Bookkeeping
Van has been a vital member of our team since fall 2012. She has a background in finance and accounting, and strives to provide excellent treatment planning services. Van enjoys building lasting and trusting relationships with patients, and acts as an advocate on their behalf. She also takes on the task of bookkeeping for our practice. Van has her associate’s degree in science, and enjoys continuing her education through attendance at seminars and conferences. Van is currently furthering her education in insurance benefits, oral surgery procedures, and treatment planning.
Angelica – Surgical Technician
Angelica joined the DFW team in November of 2016. She has been an RDA for the past 9 years, and 8 of those were in oral surgery. She plans to pursue her DAANCE certification in the upcoming months. Angelica grew up in the small town of Avalon, Texas, and she is a country girl at heart! In her spare time, when she is not delivering smiles & warming the hearts of her patients, she loves to watch her son play baseball! Angelica enjoys shopping, golfing, food tasting, and listening music.
JacqueLINE began her journey with the DFW Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team in 2014, and we have enjoyed having her as a part of our family. She comes to our practice with several years of experience in the dental surgery field and has contributed her knowledge and skills to our practice wonderfully. Jacqueline is RDA certified and has an associate’s degree in science. Her career goal is to expand her knowledge with continuing education courses relevant to the dental and surgical profession. She is going to school for her master’s degree in exercise science/physiology.
As a Texas native, Jacqueline is a fan of the Mavericks, Cowboys, and Rangers! She spends her spare time in the gym, outdoors, and with family. Jacqueline is also involved heavily with her son’s soccer team and enjoys cheering him on!
Rachel-Insurance and Billing Coordinator
Rachel has been with DFWOMS since 2005, with several years of previous experience in dentistry. She is certified in phlebotomy, and has her AAOMS insurance coding certificate, as well as her RDA, BLS, and ACLS certifications. Rachel is experienced in insurance and billing, and in checking our patients in and out of our practice. She is cross-trained in surgical assisting and conducting consultations, and is a great asset to our practice. Rachel is over all our ortho and TMJ cases, making sure that our patients get the best insurance coverages and help possible.
Rachel has been married for 14 years, and pastors a church with her husband in Desoto, Texas, which reflects her passion to help and serve other people. Rachel’s first passion are her three children, with whom she enjoys spending quality time and homeschooling. She also enjoys reading and traveling within the U.S.
Edgar-Lead Surgical Technician
Edgar has been with DFWOMS since 2010. He is ACLS certified, and is a registered dental assistant. Edgar has privileges at Baylor University Medical Center, where he assists Dr. Franco in the larger hospital cases. He strives to maintain great patient care as the lead surgical technician, and is bilingual in English/Spanish, making it easier to communicate with our patients.
Edgar is a big fan of UFC and contact sports, and he is also a talented artist! He enjoys spending time with his wife, nieces, and nephews.
Sheika became a part of the DFWOMS team in spring of 2015. She has maintained her RDA since 2009 and is currently certified in BLS, PALS, and ACLS, and she will soon be completing her DAANCE certification. She is actively pursuing her BA in science while working full time. Sheika comes from a background in oral surgery and prosthodontic dentistry. She has proven to be a vital team member due to her skills in the lab and in assisting Dr. Franco with surgeries. Sheika is patient and always willing to help! She has a passion for people and spends a lot of time volunteering with several charities and organizations.
Sheika loves spending time with her son the most and is involved in his after-school programs along with teen ministry within her church. In Sheika’s free time, she indulges herself in DIY projects, shopping and antiquing.
Roberto joined our team in January of 2017. He has held his RDA in dentistry since 2012 and has experience working in general dentistry, endodontics, and oral surgery. Roberto is a joy to work with and a joy to the patients as well; he always has a smile on his face and is eager to provide quality care to our patients — in both English and Spanish!
Roberto enjoys playing soccer and other outdoor activities. He likes watching football and basketball and spending time with his wife, his brothers, and his nephew. Roberto and his wife are currently awaiting the arrival of their first baby, a little girl due any day now!
Elizabeth – Billing and Treatment Coordinator
Liz has been in the dental industry since 2009 and joined the DFWOMS team in 2016. She has a background in debt recovery as well as a dental background with treatment planning and insurance verification. Liz works in our Irving location and is a certified dental coder. In her spare time, Liz likes to spend time doing outdoor activities with her two daughters. She also likes drawing and painting.
Ranise joined the DFWOMS team in 2016 at our Irving location. She has held her RDA, EMT, and BLS certifications since 2007 and will complete her DAANCE certification this summer. She has enjoyed working in oral surgery for several years and is a valuable asset to our surgical practice! She is a caring person who is always looking for ways to make our patients’ experiences as comfortable and friendly as possible.
Ranise has a husband and four children to keep her spare time occupied! She loves spending time outdoors with her family and supporting her children’s activities, including power lifting, cross country, and track. She also spends time volunteering for food banks and gardening for elders!