Thai-An Doan, D.D.S.
Dr. Doan is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Doan was raised in Yukon, OK. She graduated from Yukon High School as salutatorian of her class. She attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman before receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in Oklahoma City. In 2000, Dr. Doan completed her post-doctoral pediatric dentistry training at the prestigious Columbia University in New York City. For five years, she served as Chair of the Council on Dental Education and Public Information for the Oklahoma Dental Association and Chair for the Committee on National Children's Dental Health Month. In 2008, she was voted as Young Dentist of the Year by her peers and also received the Robert K. Wynne Award for excellence in Public Relations in the field of Dentistry. She serves on many foundation boards such as the Wes Welker Foundation and the Oklahoma Dental Foundation. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Oklahoma Dental Association and the Oklahoma County Dental Society, of which she is Past-President. Dr, Doan participated in many dental missions such as the Oklahoma Mission of Mercy and the Pros for Africa mission in Gulu, Uganda.
In her spare time, Dr. Doan and her husband, Josh, enjoy traveling around the world and watching the Minnesota Vikings. Her favorite color is blue. She truly enjoys collecting starfish and mermaids.
Hill – Office Manager
Alison has over twenty years experience as an office manager for dental
specialists. Her expertise in dental and medical insurance is highly
respected. Alison was born in Saugus, MA a suburb of Boston and moved to
Oklahoma City with her family as a teenager. She attended Putnam City West
High School and Oklahoma State University. Alison enjoys all things water:
beaches, lakes, rivers and swimming pools. She spends summers at lakes and
beaches in Maine with her family. Alison would love to travel to all the
beaches around the world.
Casey Vandersee – Dental Hygienist
was born in Corsicana, TX and migrated her way to Oklahoma at a young age. She
attended Weatherford High School and Southwestern State University in
Weatherford, OK. She completed her extensive dental hygiene training and
received her associate degree at Amarillo College Dental Hygiene School in
Amarillo, TX. We are proud to be one of a few pediatric dental offices that
provide care with a dental hygienist. As our patient population continues to
grow older, we are able to focus on the health of their gingiva and surrounding
soft tissues. Casey is married to James and they have two lovely children named Ava and Emmett. In her spare time, Casey loves to cook, read and DIY projects.
Kia Johnson – Dental Assistant
Kia was born and raised in Oklahoma City. She is the oldest of four girls and graduated from Edmond Sante Fe High School. After graduating, she attended Oklahoma State University, OKC. She has always had the desire to do something in Dentistry. After the birth of her beautiful little girl, Brookelynn, she furthered her education at Francis Tuttle Technology Center - Dental Assisting Program. She loves to shop. Kia also enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends. Kia and her daughter have two dogs named Bleu and Gotti. She loves trying new foods, but her favorite food is Mexican.
La'Shell Gordon – Dental Assistant
La'Shell is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She has been a dental assistant since 2009. She joined Dr. Doan’s pediatric clinic in June 2013. She has one daughter named Stormy. La’Shell enjoys hanging out with her family and friends. Her favorite sport is basketball. She loves watching high school to professional level basketball games. She enjoys working with kids because “they are funny and keep me honest.” You can hear La’shell’s contagious laughter throughout the office.
Angela Richardson - Dental Assistant
Angela is an aspiring dental assistant who has been in Pediatrics for five years. She is married to her husband, Michael and they have three kids: Joshua, Maliyah and Michael III. She loves spending all of her free time watching them play sports. She is a huge OKC Thunder fan; even though she is from an LA Laker family. The favorite part of Angela’s job is watching the patients grow every time they come back to see the team and leave with smiles on their faces.
Erika Reyes - Business Administrator
Erika was born in Oklahoma City, OK. She attended Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School and University of Central Oklahoma. She is fluent in Spanish and is very proud of her Peruvian Culture! She loves to travel and shop, but most of all spend time with family and friends. Erika is married to Hank and they have a beautiful daughter named Mia and two doggies named Nova and Toby. Someday, Erika would love to visit Ireland, Greece and Brazil!!
Heather Black - Business Administrator
Heather has lived in Oklahoma her whole life. She graduated from Piedmont High School and attended Oklahoma State University before returning back to Oklahoma City to pursue a career in healthcare. She has always had a passion for helping others and focusing on her own personal growth. She enjoys yoga, crafting, reading, singing, and quality time with her boyfriend Garrett and their dog Takoda. Heather hopes to travel around the world in the years to come.