302 North 3rd Street, Mabank, TX 75147

"Hometown favorite since 1979"

Meet The Team

Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Leanna Gowan

Registered Dental Hygienist

Leanna Gowan is a native of Henderson County and has been a dental hygienist at Mabank Dental since 1986. She attended Henderson County Junior College and then received an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Tyler Junior College. Leanna stays current with the latest information regarding cavity prevention as well as new techniques in preventing gum disease. With over 30 years of experience, she knows how to make patients feel comfortable and at ease. She believes it is important to treat patients like family.

Leanna and her husband Steve have three daughters and five grandchildren. She is active in her church Praise Team and also sings at many events throughout the year.

Barbara Brown

Front Desk

Barbara Brown is originally from Seagoville, Texas, but has lived in Mabank since 1980, with her husband Bob. In 1990, Barbara joined the Mabank Dental team and she will happily schedule your appointments and answer your questions regarding dental services. She dedicates herself to treating every patient with courtesy and respect.

“In this office, the patient’s needs always come first.”

Samatha Flores

Registered Dental Assistant

Samantha Flores is a Registered Dental Assistant and is certified in coronal polishing and sealants. She has worked with Dr. Gautreaux since joining the Mabank Dental team in 2008. She enjoys working with patients each day and especially enjoys seeing their smiling faces after their treatment has been completed.

Samantha and her husband Chris with their five children have lived in the Cedar Creek Lake Area since 2007, and they stay active with Little League sports.

Rachel Weeks

Registered Dental Assistant

Rachel Weeks is from Kemp, Texas, and is a Registered Dental Assistant with twelve years of experience. She is certified in coronal polishing and sealants. Rachel joined the Mabank Dental team in 2009 and not only does dental assisting, but also assists in the orthodontic department.

Rachel enjoys traveling and spending time with her son.

“I love working in the dental field because it is so rewarding. Many times I’ve seen patients cover their mouths when they talk because they didn’t like the way their teeth looked, but after their treatment they couldn’t stop smiling. It’s simply amazing to see their increase in confidence and I love being a part of it.”

Karen Gudjohnsen

Front Desk

Karen Gudjohnsen has been in the dental field since 1982 and joined the Mabank Dental team in 2010. Her expertise is at the front desk where she welcomes patients, makes appointments and files insurance. She is there to ensure that you always have a pleasant experience.

Karen Gudjohnsen has been married to her brave firefighter husband, Eric, for over 20 years and they have two children, Haley and Ericsen. They moved to the area from Arlington in 1999.

Marilyn Stonestreet

Office Manager

Marilyn Stonestreet grew up in Mabank and resides here with her son Dane. She originally started her career in dentistry working for Dr. Gautreaux in 1985, and rejoined the team at Mabank Dental as Office Manager in 2016.

“I love working in my hometown with the opportunity to see so many friends and family.”

Krystal Hull

Registered Dental Assistant

Krystal Hull has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2008 and joined the Mabank Dental team in 2016. She loves what she does and enjoys seeing the smiles that she has helped create.

When Krystal isn’t busy at work, she enjoys spending time with her kids Kaleigh and Aubrie.

Renee Cox

Registered Dental Assistant

Renee Cox started in the dental field in 1994 as a hygiene assistant, cleaning rooms and taking x-rays. She became a registered dental assistant and worked in the Athens area for fifteen years before joining the Mabank Dental team in 2017. She appreciates being closer to home and spending more time with her “GrandLove” who she describes as the apple of her eye. Renee is married and has two children. Renee loves working with people and getting to know patients and she also enjoys perfecting her assisting dance steps with the doctors at Mabank Dental.

“I’m looking forward to many years here at Mabank Dental. The best thing about being a dental assistant is helping others with their smile!”

Lexi Denton

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lexi graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University in 2011. She received her Associate’s in Dental Hygiene from Tyler Junior College in 2017.
She was Married in 2012 and they welcomed their first son in March of 2015. They enjoy the outdoors and spending as much time together as possible.

“I love making people smile and teaching patients about their oral health”

Jessica Hipp

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Women’s University and her associate’s in Dental Hygiene from Tyler Junior College in 2018. She has been married since 2009 to her high school sweetheart, and is a very proud military spouse. On her days off, she enjoys kayak fishing with her husband and spending time with their two daughters.

“Meeting new faces and doing what I love by providing oral health care to my community is something I look forward to every day”

Ashlie Atkins

 Registered Dental Assistant

 My name’s Ashlie Atkins. I’m a Dental Assistant originally from Illinois. I moved to Kemp permanently in 2016 from the Chicago area with my husband. We have 4 beautiful children, who keep me occupied when I’m not doing what I love at work! I got into the dental field in 2013 and absolutely love what I do. Changing the way a person smiles, whether that change be with treatment or just being able to show someone kindness, is the biggest reward for me in this profession.


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