Meet Our Team
Rachel Bolton, RDH
Rachel joined our hygiene department in 2014. She began her career in dentistry 11 years ago as an assistant, then graduated from dental hygiene school in 2011. Rachel loves building relationships with clients while providing exceptional, comfortable care and her passion comes from her own not-so-great dental experiences . She works hard to make each visit positive and enjoyable while educating and making recommendations so that our patients can achieve optimal oral health.
Rachel and her husband have a 5 year old daughter named Brooklyn and a 1 year old son named Parks. She is a huge animal lover and has three fur babies at home. Rachel loves being outside, fishing and most of all, being a wife and mom!
Kenla Griggs, RDH
Kenla was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. She graduated from Amarillo Community College hygiene school in 1998 then moved to Austin to start her hygiene career. She enjoys providing her patients with exceptional and gentle care as well as getting to know them personally. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her 9-year-old son Reid, playing with her dog Piper, and working out.
“Love the life you have because it is the only one you get”
Kate Frisk, RDH
Kate was born and raised in Idaho. She graduated from Idaho State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. Making patients feel comfortable, while providing excellent and professional care is what she strives to accomplish in the dental field. Kate and her husband have lived in Austin since 2016. In their free time, they travel as much as possible. She loves playing tennis, reading, and attending sporting events and concerts.
Gail was born in Wichita, Kansas but moved to Texas when she was three. She grew up in Dallas but has called Austin home since 1990. As our Patient Coordinator she loves to help our patients with their dental concerns and needs. Gail loves spending time with her son Griffin and their cat “Sugar Boy”. In her free time Gail enjoys getting together with friends and family, playing games, reading and cooking healthy meals.
“I strive to provide exceptional patient care throughout the office starting with the first phone call. I love helping people.”
Cindy was born and raised in California and moved to Texas in 2000 after falling in love with the area on a visit. Cindy started her dental career in 2007 and loves working all aspects of our patient’s insurance to help maximize their benefits.
Her beautiful daughter Emily was born in 2001 (she is a true Texan!) and is the joy of her life. Cindy lives in Leander with her boyfriend Jeff and their blended family of 3 kids, Kasey, Justin and Emily and their 4 dogs Starfire, Mollie, Reno, and Doja.
When not working insurance, Cindy loves to be outside in the garden or on Lake LBJ with the family riding the wave runner, soaking up the sun in the ski boat or just laying in the sun listening to Country music. She is a diehard 49er fan and plays Fantasy Football every year.
Maggie Mills, RDA
Maggie is a native Texan, born and raised in Alto, a small town in East Texas. She moved to Austin in 2000, where she has been in the dental field for over 18 years. Maggie loves spending time with her husband Jerry and their dog Madie. Maggie loves football!! You can find Maggie and Jerry cheering on the Texas Longhorns and Dallas Cowboys every football season and barbecuing with family and friends on the weekend.
“Family, Friends, Food & Football”
Jennifer was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in The Woodlands. She moved to Austin in 2009 to be with her father. Her father has since moved, and she now lives in Hutto with her husband, Larry and 2 kitties “Shasta” and “Pepper”.
Jennifer loves spending time with her family in the Houston area and in Palacios, Texas. She has one son “Justin” and one granddaughter “Ashlynn”. Her passion is her family, playing golf, animals of all kinds. She loves any type of sport and is a diehard Houston Texans, Houston Astros, and Houston Rocket Fan.
She loves her job because she loves talking to the patients and making them feel good about being at the dentist.
Annierae Pearl, RDA
Annierae has been assisting for nearly ten years. She moved from San Diego four years ago and lives in Leander with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and looks forward to her annual vacation with her sisters. Annierae has always loved the dental field and is working on going to dental hygiene school. She enjoys working with anxious patients.
“I love to see the change when they realize we are their advocates and we do everything in our power to make sure they are comfortable.”
Mindy Carmona, RDA
Mindy is originally from Oklahoma, and moved to Austin in 2007. She completed her Registered Dental Assistant course through Austin Community College in 2016, because of her love and passion for the dental field. Her main goal upon graduating ACC was to work on helping patients overcome their fear of the dental office and to achieve a smile. She highly believes your smile has a lot to do with your health, confidence, and self esteem. Working at River Place Dental gives her the ability to do what she loves and provide that tender loving care at each office visit.
Spending time with family is #1 to Mindy. She and her family love and live in the Crystal Falls area in Leander. In her spare time Mindy loves to workout daily at her local gym and attend to her boys sport & school activities at RBMS and LHS.