Meet the Team

Amber Jo Pritchett

Amber Jo Pritchett is our Orthodontic Team Coordinator. Amber Jo enjoys being a part of every phase of giving patients a brighter, better functioning smile. She has always enjoyed working and learning alongside Dr. Duncan, taking photos, changing wires and helping to orchestrating the road to a straight smile. Amber Jo says that seeing the final result for each patient is the most rewarding feeling that you can have, because you have helped someone achieve a smile that will last them a lifetime. She has also learned that as a patient’s smile improves, so does their confidence and their self image. Amber is a fully certified dental assistant and loves to assist Dr. Duncan with restorative patients as well.

Amber Jo is certified through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation in the following Courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

She is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from Gerrety Orthodontic Seminars and the American Orthodontic Society.

Amber received her Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 2018, proving that through hard work and dedication, there is no timeline for making your dreams into reality. Amber Jo is married to Donald Pritchett, and they have two amazing children, Ashlyn and Davina. She loves spending her spare time with her family and friends, riding four-wheelers, bowling, camping, horseback riding and going to the lake. Amber Jo brings a smile and a laugh everywhere she goes!

Angela Norman, RDH

Angela Norman, RDH has served patients for over 30 years in Southeastern Oklahoma. Angie was Dr. Twana’s first employee and has been with our office for 25 years! After starting as a dental assistant, she graduated from Eastern Oklahoma State College with an Associates of Arts Degree in 1998 and then graduated from Collin County Community College in 2000 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Angie is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and volunteers every year at Oklahoma Missions of Mercy. Angie says that her lifelong passion of promoting dental hygiene is what motivates her every day to help people learn how to properly take care of their smile. Aside from clinical duties, Angie also helps Dr Duncan with patient education at school and community outreach programs, such as the back to school fair.

Angie is certified in the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Administration of Local Anesthesia

She is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA, Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from Gerety Orthodontic Seminars and the American Orthodontic Society.

When she is not working or volunteering, Angie and her husband Stoney, spend time with their three daughters, 2 sons in law, 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Angie is also actively involved with her church coir and awanas, as well as serving on the Antlers Band Booster Board and previously the Antlers School Board. She enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her big fun family.

Ashley Carriero

Ashley Carriero has been a dental assistant since 2012 and started her career in California after graduating the dental assistant program at Carrington College. Upon moving to Oklahoma in 2014, she received all her Oklahoma certifications and joined our office team in 2017. Ashley loves to assist in our restorative department as well as being on our children’s hygiene team. She loves to help patients of all ages and knows the importance of a beautiful smile, you will rarely find her without one!

Ashley is certified in the following courses through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

Ashley is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from the American Orthodontic Society.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys camping, fishing, hunting and exploring the world with her her two boys, Alec & Derick. Ashley enjoys all forms of hunting, but bow season is her favorite and she looks forward to opening day every year!

Berenice James

Berenice James is a fully certified dental and orthodontic assistant and has been employed with Dr. Duncan since 2014. While attending the dental assistant program at PJC, Berenice found her future forever work home at our office while shadowing Dr. Duncan and her staff. Upon graduation from the program, Berenice became employed full time and began her mission to learn something new every single day and provide the utmost care to our patients. Berenice is a vital part of our hospital, sedation and endodontic team, and makes it her goal to give 100% to every patient. Berenice is also one of our bilingual team members and takes pride in helping patients who speak multiple languages understand their dental treatment and feel comfortable in our office.

Berenice is fully certified by the state of Oklahoma as a dental assistant and has completed the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

She is also certified in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management, and OSHA Training. She has received numerous certificates for orthodontic assistant training from the American Orthodontic Society and Gerety Orthodontic Seminars. She actively participates in the Oklahoma Mission of Mercy volunteer dental clinic each year as well as being a part of the Dental Divas team for the Girls Gone Wine Breast Cancer 6k.

Berenice lives in Boswell with her husband and her three boys. When all her boys are on their best behavior, she enjoys taking them hunting, fishing and camping. When she can find a spare moment to herself, she likes to go to the movies, play baseball and spend time with her friends and family. A fun fact to know about Berenice is that she used to be an Aerial Acrobat in the Kelly Miller Circus as a teen and young adult!

Cody

Cody is the Patient Care Coordinator and Special Projects Manager for Dr. Duncan. Her passion for dentistry and helping others drive her to make sure that our office functions on all cylinders and always says that no two days are the same in dentistry. Whether it be getting lunch, doing health fairs or helping to educate our patients through social media posts, Cody is the first voice that you will hear when calling our office. She has been an employee of Dr. Duncan since June 2014 and a patient since 1994 (fun fact, she has never been to another dentist!). Cody became a dental assistant after completing curriculum from 2014-2017 taking classes at The Oklahoma College of Dentistry through courses offered by the Oklahoma Dental Foundation.

Cody is certified in the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

Cody is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from Gerety Orthodontic Seminars and the American Orthodontic Society. Cody has also actively participated in the Oklahoma Mission of Mercy Dental Volunteer Clinic, The Girls Gone Wine 6k for Breast Cancer Awareness, Dr. Duncan’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive and helped to start a community Pay It Forward Day with Dr. Twana. One of her favorite events to organize is the Infant and Oral care program for new and expecting parents, in partnership with Little Dixie Healthy Start. She loves that Dr. Duncan gets to teach parents in our area about the importance of oral care and that she gets to help be a part of it.

Cody also keeps our office working closely with area schools, different PTOs, local sports teams, high school bands, gymnastics teams, and booster clubs, and helps represent our office each year at the Antlers back to school fair and the Bearcat PTO Polar express. Cody says that her favorite part of her job is getting to learn and grow as a person from experiences and friendships made with each patient. In her free time, Cody loves to cook, laugh with her “squad”, travel, spoil all her godchildren, Jasper, Carlyn, Lexyn and Sadie and go to the grocery store with her work wife, Paige.

Dawn Wood, RDH

Dawn Wood, RDH graduated from Rose State College in 1989 and has been a hygienist for over 30 years. Her favorite classes in school were chemistry, anatomy and microbiology and it was through these courses that she began to develop an interest and a love of all things dental hygiene related. Dawn says that she can’t imagine her life if she was not a hygienist, among her favorite parts of her job are teaching proper brushing techniques, educating the masses about gum disease, and most importantly, how the entire body is affected by the mouth.

Dawn is fully certified through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation in the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Application of Local Anesthetic

Dawn is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training.

Raised in Tulsa, Dawn married her husband Eddie in 1986. Together they have one daughter, Tori, who takes after her mom in her love of teaching helping patients and is a speech pathologist at TMC. Dawn’s favorite things aside from her family are OU Football, Rustic cuffs, and her coworkers (in that order!).

Debbie Henley

Meet our office Manager Debbie Henley. While managing business operations for our office day to day, Debbie is also in charge of restorative, hospital and sedation scheduling and will be the friendly face that you will go over treatment, finance and return appointment plans with. She loves educating patients about their oral health and possesses a wealth of knowledge and certifications that span her two decades in dentistry. She is a dental and orthodontic assistant and still loves to go back and assist the clinical team when needed. Debbie is bi-lingual and assists our Spanish speaking patients both on the phone and in office, being multi-faceted has opened many exciting doors and Debbie was featured as the lead interpreter at Oklahoma Missions of Mercy Durant in 2018! She is a voice that you will hear on the phone confirming appointments and a face that you will see with a smile as you enter and leave our office. Fun Fact, Debbie has never had a cavity!

Debbie is certified in the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

Debbie is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications from Gerety Orthodontic Seminars, and the American Orthodontic Society.

Debbie and her husband Mike have two awesome children, Amanda and Josh. They are also very involved and are leaders in the Awanas program at the First Baptist Church in Antlers. In her free time, Debbie enjoys time with her family, is a skilled photographer, makes her own jewelry and hunts the elusive Rustic Cuffs when possible.

Debbie Roden

Debbie Roden is our clinical supervisor and has been an employee of Dr. Duncan for 19 years. Her chairside demeanor and love of communicating with patients makes her welcoming presence one that our patients love to see when they visit our office. Her friendly smile and knowledge of dentistry allows her to connect with patients, no matter the age, as she helps them build an understanding of their need for restorative, hospital or sedation treatment.

Debbie is fully certified as a dental assistant through the Oklahoma State Board Of dentistry and has earned all of the following certifications:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

She also has her certificates for BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training. She has also completed certifications through the American Orthodontic Society and Gerety Orthodontic Seminars for assistants.

Debbie and her husband, Joe, are residents of Hugo and have three children and three grandchildren. In her spare time, Debbie loves to read, go to the movies, hunt rare Rustic Cuffs, shop and spend time with Joe doing gardening and lawn care.

Regina Safford

Regina Safford is the Front Desk Business Administrator for our office. After joining our team in 2015, Gina developed a passion for helping our patients receive the best customer service and care as soon as they walk into the door of our office. After graduating from Antlers High School, She moved to California where she received her AA in Business Basics from RSCCD, and both her BA and MBA in Business Administration USUSB. Gina relocated from California to Oklahoma for a quieter country life with her husband, Senior Master Sergeant Tommy L. Safford (USAF – 34 years and counting!). Gina has her dental and sterilization licenses, regularly volunteers at Oklahoma Missions of Mercy, is a participant on the Girls Gone Wine 6k Breast Cancer Walk Dental Divas Team, is certified in BLS, OSHA and HIPPA training, and is the decorator & co-designer for the office Homecoming parade float every year. Gina and her granddaughter, Emma, volunteer for different events with the office, such as the back to school fair and football concession stand and are always willing to help when needed.

Gina is always on the go in her free time and enjoys riding 4 wheelers, doing river floats, traveling and spending time with her growing family of children, in laws and 7 grandchildren! Gina’s bubbly personality makes her a great asset to our front office team and our patients love getting to chat with her while in our lobby.

Jennifer Morgan, RDH

Jennifer Morgan, RDH joined our team in 2017 and has not stopped smiling since that day! Our patients love her bright, funny personality and she loves educating each patient on ways to keep their smile clean and healthy. Jenn graduated from Collin County Community College with her associates in applied sciences in 2007 and began her hygiene career that same year. Jenn says the patients are the best part of her job because she gets to build a friendship and catch up with each one of them every six months, “it’s like being able to make a new friend every day!”

Jennifer is certified in the following courses through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Application of Local Anesthetic

She is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training.

Jennifer and her husband, Zack have been married since 2004 and have two rowdy rambunctious boys, Will and Gage. When the boys aren’t keeping their parents on their toes, they enjoy watching movies, traveling, riding rangers and hanging out with all their family together.

Jessica Perez

Jessica Perez is a member of our clinical team and has been employed at our office since 2015. She enjoys working with children and helping them achieve beautiful smiles, while working primarily with our orthodontic and children’s hygiene teams. Jess loves to help take a person’s smile to the next level. After attending the dental assistant’s program at PJC, she became a fully certified dental assistant through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation in the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

Jess is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from Gerety Orthodontic Seminars and the American Orthodontic Society.

Fast paced work environments come naturally to Jess, as she previously spent her childhood and teens as a trained elephant performer for the Kelly Miller Circus. In fact, Jess is a 6th generation performer. She is fluent in both Spanish and English and helps as a translator to keep our bilingual patients up to date and aware of their treatment and appointments.

Jessica and her husband Alan have a new baby boy and are enjoying the adventures of parenthood. In her free time, Jess enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the lake, hunting and fishing.

Mallory Holcomb

Mallory Holcomb is dental assistant and graduated at the top of her class in the dental assistant program at Custom Dental Assisting School in Atoka, Ok. Mallory loves assisting Dr. Duncan as part of the restorative team and has been a vital part of our hospital and sedation team since she started with our office in 2018. Mallory prides herself in developing her skills not only at restorative work, but also loves to help and learn from our orthodontic team. Her favorite age group to work with is the children who may be shy or quiet but begin to open up and blossom as their smile changes and they gain confidence and new sense of self awareness.

Mallory is certified in Radiology and Nitrous through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation, as well as being certified in OSHA, HIPPA, BLS and CPR training.

Before coming to our office in 2018, Mallory was a pharmacy tech for more than 5 years and met her husband while they both worked at the same store. Together they have a beautiful son and one wild little boy. In her free time, Mallory loves to ride four wheelers, fish, hunt and spend time with her family and friends.

Paige Johnson

Paige Johnson is a dental assistant and has been at our office since 2014. While she enjoys all types of dentistry, working as part of the orthodontic team is her favorite. Paige enjoys seeing the transformation of our ortho patients, and the lasting effect that it has on their self-confidence and life. Paige loves to help Dr. Twana educate patients about their teeth and plays an active role in Dr. Duncan’s Infant and Toddler Oral Health Care classes. Paige graduated the dental assisting program from PJC and is fully certified through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation in the following courses:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

Paige is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from Gerety Orthodontic Seminars and the American Orthodontic Society.

Paige is an avid animal lover and helps to run a family farm with her husband Josh. They have all sorts of fun animals including llamas, goats, cows and three crazy kids, Londyn, Jasper and Sadie. In her free time Paige enjoys anything on television relating to solving crimes, cooking, grocery shopping with Cody and spending time with her family.

Shanda Hindman

Shanda Hindman is the sterilization lab tech and has been employed at our office since 2018. After having her braces done by Dr. Twana, Shanda became interested in dentistry and became determined to work for our company, in fact she waited for a job opening and checked back every month for year, her determination proved that she would make a valuable member of our team. Shanda has learned orthodontic and hygiene assisting, as well as secretarial duties, however her job as sterilization lab tech is key to keeping our lab and sterilization units maintained and in perfect condition.

Shanda is OSHA, HIPPA, BLS, CPR and Infection control certified. She is also certified in radiation through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation.

Shanda is very family oriented and loves spending time with those that she loves. She enjoys riding four wheelers and doing anything in the outdoors. Shanda is looking forward to growing and learning more each day as part of our team.

Tara Walker, CDA

Tara Walker, CDA joined our team in 2018. After graduating from the dental assistant program at Grayson County College in 2000, she received on the job training for three year and completed the certifications as a Certified dental assistant through the Dental Assisting National Board in 2005. At our office, Tara is our insurance and financial treatment coordinator, assists on the phones and also helps in the clinical area when needed.

Tara is not only certified through DANBY, she is also certified in all the following courses through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation:

  • Radiation Safety
  • Coronal Polishing & Topical Fluoride
  • Sealants
  • Nitrous Oxide

She is also trained in in BLS, CPR, HIPPA and Infection Control management and OSHA Training and has received certifications as an orthodontic assistant from the American Orthodontic Society.

Tara and her husband, John, have been married for over 17 years, have two beautiful children, Kayla and Bryden and are new grandparents to a baby girl, Kynadi. When their family is not participating in team roping, they enjoy rodeos, baseball, softball, fishing, hunting and anything outdoors that they can do together. Tara is an avid couponer and loves to shop for the best deals.

Emma Kirk

Emma Kirk is a vital part of our sterilization team. After being certified, Emma began working after school and in the summers at our office. Emma has always loved to help and serve others and is currently serving as the secretary for the Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board. In the future she plans to pursue a career in the United States Air Force.

Angela Robinson

Angela Robinson is part of our orthodontic team. Angela first worked for our office while she was a high school student and upon graduation, received her Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University in 2013 before pursuing a six-year career in social work. After years in the field and having a new baby, Angela’s heart led her to make a change in careers and she decided to come back to her dentistry roots.

Angela is currently taking courses through the Oklahoma Dental Foundation to become a fully certified dental assistant.

Angela is married to Clayton and they have two amazing children, Landry and Bristol. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, find all the cutest girl clothes for Bristol, ride 4-wheelers, camp at the lake and go horseback riding. Angela is a prime example that no matter what you do in life, it is never to late to make a change!

Dr. Pamela Wilson

Dr. Pamela Wilson is the lead anesthesiologist of our IM/IV sedation team. Dr Wilson is the CEO and President of Freelance Anesthesia and specializes in pediatric anesthesia. She studied at the university of Arkansas, the university of Missouri, Truman Medical Center and she received her Doctorate from Texas Wesleyan University. Dr. Wilson is an author, mother and has taught Sunday school every Sunday for the last ten years.

Dr. Trena Stewart

Dr. Trena Stewart is our bonus dentist and Dr Twana’s best friend! Dr Stewart splits her time between her Oklahoma City office and our Antlers office. Dr Stewart is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and went on to graduate from the AEGD program (Advanced Education in General Dentistry). Dr Stewart loves to work with all ages and is asset to our dental team. Fun fact, Dr Trena LOVES Disneyworld and has been over 10 times!!

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