Kayla Scott

DDS | Owner

Education: James Martin High School, Arlington, TX; UTA, Texas A&M College of Dentistry

How many years of experience? 24 years in the dental field. I started filing charts at Diamond Dental when I was 14 years old for my dad, Dr. Turner, in 1999.

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? For as long as I can remember! My father, Dr. Turner, started this practice in 1996, and I have worked in multiple positions including front desk, dental assisting, and treatment planning starting in 1999. Now as a doctor from 2020.

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I love creating healthy and happy smiles for my patients.

Fun fact? I love my family and 3 dogs!

Derek Petty

DDS

Education: Texas A&M College of Dentistry

How many years of experience? 3 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 3 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I love biking and exploring parks around the metroplex.

Fun fact? Love skiing and the snow! My sister is also studying to become a dentist.

Brandy Scott

Office Manager

Education: RDA

How many years of experience? 18 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 18 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I am here to make sure patients have a pleasant experience at every appointment.

Fun fact? I consider my coworkers family!

Melinda “Perky” Summers

Hygienist

Education: AAS

How many years of experience? 37 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 12 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I am actually a Victoria’s Secret model stuck in a fat body that gravity has taken over.

Fun fact? I love to play Pokemon Go, and I have 9 wonderful grandkids.

Donna McDonald

Hygienist

Education: B.S. of Hygiene, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

How many years of experience? 50 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 17 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I enjoy talking to my patients, sometimes too much.

Fun fact? I LOVE Dogs!

Teri Sellers

Lead Dental Assistant

Education: RDA from TCC

How many years of experience? 29 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 28 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I’m Married with 6 kids and 7 grandkids and am very involved with my church and missions. I love my patients and making beautiful smiles! I also love working as a team with my coworkers!

Fun fact? I love to travel the country and abroad with my husband, tropical beaches are our favorite!

Stephanie Richardson

Dental Assistant

Education: Trained in Dental Office

How many years of experience? 31 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 10 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? I love spending time with my 10 grandkids, love my job and help my patients smile and shine again!

Fun fact? Traveling when I can, couples outings and hanging with my 3 boys!

Brittany Pugliese

Insurance Coordinator

Education: James Martin High School here in Arlington and trained here in this office

How many years of experience? 20 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 20 years

What would you like your patients to know most about you? Married to my wonderful husband Nick, and we have 2 beautiful children that keep us on our toes. Love spending time with my family.

Fun fact? Dr. Scott and I grew up together! I LOVE to travel and have been to many places outside the country.

Ronda Mullins

Dental Assistant

Education: Concorde Career Institute for Dental Assisting, 2007

How many years of experience? 17 years

How long have you been with Diamond Dental? 8 years total

What would you like your patients to know most about you? Married to my crazy husband Gary since 2008, 2 children, 2 bonus children, and 3 wonderful grandchildren.

Fun fact? I love cruising to tropical places and any other traveling!

Ashley C.

Treatment Coordinator/RDA

Ashley has worked as an insurance coordinator with us for over 10 years, continuing to ensure that patients receive the most benefits out of their insurance. She loves to spend time with her husband, her kids and her animals.