About Your Team

Denise Smith, Business Assistant

I work at the front desk and have fun working with everyone in the office as a business assistant and love meeting all the new people.  I was a dental assistant for 15 years and have also been a patient of Dr. Houpt for 9 years.  In my spare time my husband and I like to RV camp with our multiple dogs and also enjoy the outdoors, fishing together, and gardening.

Diane Carver, Practice Manager

I have worked for Dr. Houpt since 2004 as his Practice Manager.  This office is a second home to me and I think of the staff and patients my extended family.  When not at work, I love anything outdoors with my grandson Hudson and spending time with my awesome family.  My husband and I have a little zoo consisting, of 3 dogs and 3 parrots which keeps us busy.

McKena Duerre, Dental Assistant

I have been a dental assistant for 2 ½ years.  I love camping and spending time with my family, especially my niece, Ivy.

Maryann Mirador, Dental Assistant

I have been an assistant for 21 years.  Started with Navy and continued on from there.  What I enjoy the most in life is family, camping, and nature.

Angie Dewees, Dental Hygienist

I have been in dentistry since 1999.  I started out as a dental assistant and decided to become a Hygienist in 2010.  I have worked and volunteered in many clinics, including a tribal clinic, a community clinc , union gospel mission, and a Dental Fears clinic.  I love the profession and strive to create an environment for my patients where they feel safe and know they are being heard.  I am excited to  work with Dr. Houpt and his amazing team.

Julie , Hygienist