Meet the PCE Team

Jan Pope, RDH, Periodontal Treatment Coordinator

Jan Pope PhotoJan received her Dental Hygiene License and Associate Degree in Applied Science at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, TX. In 1976 she and her husband moved to the area, where they raised two sons. In 1987 she joined the Periodontal Center of Excellence team. As the Periodontal Treatment Coordinator, Jan enjoys being involved in every facet of patient care, from new patient visits to periodontal therapy and maintenance.

“Being able to help people improve their lives and give them a positive dental experience is very rewarding.”

Lisa Roark, RDA, Implant Treatment Coordinatorlisa Roark Photo

Lisa is a Registered Dental Assistant and Dr. Saunders Implant Treatment Coordinator. She has been with Periodontal Center of Excellence since 1998, and has over 21 years of dental experience.

Lisa coordinates and manages all of Dr. Kip Saunders implant patients with their referring dentist, and will follow the patients through their implant experience.

Julie Culver, Office/Marketing Director

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Julie joined the Periodontal Center of Excellence in 2005 as a Front Desk Coordinator and earned the promotion to Office and Marketing Director in 2011. Julie ensures the office runs smoothly, coordinates the continuing education lectures and oversees all marketing efforts for the practice. She grew up in the Conroe area and brings a positive attitude along with her  years of experience in the practice. Julie is proud to be a member of such a wonderful team that provides patients with the best periodontal care.

Roxee Moore, RDA, Surgical Assistant

RM_19 8x10Roxee is a RDA and Dr. Saunders’ surgical assistant. She has been in the dental field for 27 years and joined Periodontal Center of Excellence in 2013. Roxee enjoys assisting Dr. Saunders in cutting edge techniques that he has learned in his various continuing education. She also loves getting to know every patient, and has a gift of making them feel comfortable during their treatment. She is originally from Arizona and has lived in Texas for 15 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as Cycling.

Judy Ocel, Front Desk Coordinator

Judy Ocel PhotoJudy joined the Periodontal Center of Excellence team in December 2014 as our Front Desk Coordinator.  She has over 8 years dental experience.  She assists patients with scheduling and financial arrangements.  She was born in Portland, Texas and has lived in the Woodlands for the past 21 years. In her spare time, she enjoys the beach, working out, shopping and spending time with family & friends.

Rachael Long, Front Desk Coordinator

Rachael Long PhotoRachael joined the Periodontal Center of Excellence in 2015 as our Front Desk Coordinator. She is likely the person you will speak to when you call. She handles initial scheduling and is very knowledgeable about insurance plans and how to maximize your benefits. She grew up in the Conroe area and brings a cheerful and positive attitude to our team.

Wendy Files, RDH, Hygienist

Wendy Files, RDH, HygienistWendy received her license and Associate of Applied Science Degree from Lamar University Institute of Technology in 1997. During her time in the Dental Hygiene Program she was an active member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, nominate Most Outstanding Student, Best, Clinician and received The Golden Scaler Award. When she isn’t taking great care of our maintenance patients, she enjoys gardening and spending time at home with family.

“The most rewarding aspect of Dental Hygiene is the opportunity to form lasting relationships with those who are interested to my care.”