Meet The Hygienists

Ashley Brinson


Ashley Brinson has been working in the dental field since 1996 and has been a hygienist since 2000. While attending college at the University of Houston for her Biology Bachelors Degree, she worked as a dental assistant and discovered her love for dentistry. After graduation, she went on to attend the University of Texas Dental School in Houston to obtain her Dental Hygiene degree, which is one of the top recognized Dental Hygiene programs in Texas. She graduated in the top 5 of her class with honors at UT Hygiene School in 2000. During hygiene school, Ashley was active in scientific research and won 1st place in a research competition from UT Dental School. Her research was about the link and correlation between periodontal disease and heart disease. Ashley is very caring and helps her patients through education and focuses on preventative care. She is compassionate with her patients and has a very gentle touch with her treatment. In her free time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her twelve year old daughter, reading, traveling, gardening, outdoor activities and loves animals of all kinds.

Kathy Svec


Originally from Thailand, Kathy Svec has been proud to call Houston home since 1985 when she moved here as a child. Kathy has over 15 yrs of experience in the dental field as both a dental assistant and hygienist and graduated from the HCC Coleman Health Science program with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Kathy realized the importance of a beautiful and healthy smile early on and has found her passion in educating proper oral hygiene practices to ensure her patients can smile with confidence. Kathy’s philosophy is one of providing honest and compassionate preventative care with a focus on continuing education and staying current on the latest dental technologies and techniques. When not at work Kathy enjoys adventurous eating, gardening, traveling and spending time with her family which include her husband, 16yr old son and 3 month old daughter.