Meet Our Team
Dr. Rivers - Owner, Dentist
Dr. David Rivers is a graduate of the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, Class of 2012, which now goes by the name of the Texas A&M College of Dentistry. He received his Bachelor’s from the University of Central Arkansas in 2008, graduating with the highest honor of Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Rivers has dedicated himself to being a lifelong student and continuously perfecting his craft. He is constantly engaging in any continuing education that will benefit his patients. The most important thing to Dr. Rivers is that his patients have the most comfortable dental experience possible. Outside the office, Dr. Rivers is busy making sure his little daughter remains a daddy’s girl. He cheers on the Arkansas Razorbacks and Texas Rangers year round. He and his wife enjoy concerts and wineries.
Mary El - Office Manager
Mary El is our office manager. She makes all things go, and she is our insurance expert. She makes sure our patients are treated like family. Mary El grew up in Mansfield, Texas and graduated in 2010 with her Bachelor’s from the Caruth School of Dental Hygiene of the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. She is a mother of a beautiful baby girl. She and her husband enjoy traveling.
Maria - Treatment Plan Coordinator
Maria always enjoyed going to the dentist as a child. A passion developed that led her down the career path of a dental assistant. She excels at everything she does, and now she is our Treatment Plan Coordinator. Maria strives to build relationships with her patients and finds earning their trust very rewarding. She prides herself at helping patients understand their financial options and finding the unique option that works for them. Maria’s hobbies away from work include spending time with her family and shopping.
Crystal - Dental Hygienist
Crystal has been Registered Dental Hygienist since 2014 and has worked in dentistry since 2002. She is a native of Midlothian and loves being able to serve in her home community. She prides herself with giving the best care possible to her patients by being gentle and thorough. When she is not in the office, Crystal enjoys spending time with her husband and her two boys soaking up the sun at the lake. One day, she hopes to travel the world.
Julia - Registered Dental Assistant
Julia was born and raised in Midlothian. She went to school to become an RDA in Edmond, Ok, and has been dental assisting for two years. She believes that going to work every day holds something new and is another opportunity to ensure our patients feel comfortable and leave happy. Outside of work Julia enjoys going to the gym, spending time with family, and making an adventure out of everything. Julia is also in college and spends “free time” studying at her favorite coffee shop.
Dora - Registered Dental Assistant
Dora grew up in Midlothian. She received her education for RDA in Arlington. Dora values each patient and enjoys helping them receive the greatest care River Ranch Dental can offer. When she isn’s at work, Dora is spending time with her son.