Meet Your Friendly Dental Team – Fort Worth, TX

Get to Know Our Caring Team

Our small but amazing dental team truly has our patients’ best interests at heart here at Karen Neil Fort Worth Dentistry. They’re always ready to answer questions and help present the facts to patients so they can make the best decisions for their smiles. They’ve also worked hard to cultivate a warm and welcoming environment for patients, making our dental office truly feel like their dental home.

Office Manager

Dental office manager Toni

Toni has been a part of our team for well over 20 years now, and her love of helping others shines through every day. A Fort Worth native, she and her husband Barry have a daughter named Tara, a son-in-law named Brandon, and two beautiful granddaughters. In her spare time, she enjoys fishing on her pontoon with the entire family, working in her flower beds, baking, and watching birds – she even has a bird feeding station in her yard!

Dental Assistant

Dental assistant Maria

Maria is originally from California, and she’s been working in dentistry for almost a decade now. As one of our talented dental assistants, she loves being able to talk with patients and help them feel more at ease. At home, she is married with two energetic sons. Outside of work, you can often find her shopping or traveling with her family. She speaks both English and Spanish!


Dental hygienist Shannon

A Texas native, Shannon attended the Lamar Institute of Technology and Texas A&M University. If her additional training in nitrous oxide and CPR weren’t impressive enough, she also has nearly 20 years of experience in the world of dentistry! For her, the best part of her job continues to be meeting new people and forming great relationships with them. At home, she and her husband, Blake, have six children. As for hobbies, she enjoys reading, going to the beach, camping, and doing arts and crafts. Here's something you might not know about her: she knew she wanted a career in dentistry when she was just three years old!


Dental hygienist JEANNIE

Jeannie has been a member of our team for more than five years now, and her experience in the dental field spans over three decades in total! As a result, her education and training is quite expansive. In addition to studying at Texas State Technical College and Tarrant County College, she is certified in nitrous oxide, has assisted with laser dentistry, and has worked as a prosthodontic hygienist. As for life outside the office, she is married and has two boys at home. Some of her favorite things to do in her free time are boating and going to their lake house!