Meet the Team
Celeste is a native Houstonian and has been with Dr. Wender since 2011. She brings over 17 years of experience to cultivate and share with the team and our patients. She enjoys the opportunity to assist patients achieve their dental health goals and help attain the best insurance reimbursement possible. She loves to see our patients leave with a smile!
When she is not in the office, she stays busy with her tight knit family and her dog.
Christine – Registered Dental Hygienist
Peyton – Registered Dental Hygienist
Christine has been one of Dr. Wender’s dental hygienist since 2000. She has been a practicing dental hygienist since 1989. Christine is excited to be a part of Dr. Wender’s team, and loves the fact that Dr. Wender is “cutting edge” yet conservative. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is building the relationship with her patients.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her VERY busy family. She and her husband, Greg, have 2 children, 3 dogs and 2 cats. Their son, Chase, is headed off to college and is an Eagle Scout and their daughter Paige is a dancer.
Peyton graduated from the University of Texas Dental Hygiene School in 1992, and has over 22 years of experience. She has been employed with Dr. Wender for over 19 years and has enjoyed watching many of her patients grow up. She develops good working relationships with her patients and educates them on the importance of good dental health.
She is CPR and Nitrous Oxide certified and stays current on her continuing education courses.
She has been happily married to Kevin for 22 years and they have 3 children. She enjoys being involved in her children’s education, religious formation and extra curricular activities. She serves on the boards of the Willow Wood Junior High PTO and Band Boosters Club. She and her family are very active in their church.
Melory – Registered Dental Assistant
Theresa – Registered Dental Assistant
Melory has been a dental assistant for over 4 years. She is passionate about working with patients and making their dental experience a positive one. She is most excited about working with Dr. Wender in providing the most advanced technologies, while keeping patients comfort a top priority.
Loves spending time with her son Leonardo and family. We enjoy camping and doing baseball activities.
Theresa has been in the dental field for over 10 years and with Dr. Wender since 2013. Dentistry is one of her passions. She is very thankful for the opportunity to work with Dr. Wender, and team with helping patients overcome obstacles, such as fear, or simply giving extra personal attention.
She is happily married and has a wonderful, beautiful daughter. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and enjoys outdoor sports, Texans football and reading.