Meet The Staff At Prosper Dental Health

Dental Office Staff, Prosper


Kristie Gipson

Kristie is a Registered Dental Assistant and is our front office lead. She handles scheduling, patient accounts, insurance questions and makes sure our practice runs smoothly. Kristie says her favorite thing about dentistry is getting to know our patients and helping them achieve a beautiful smile. She and her family have lived in Texas since 2004 and in Prosper since 2008. She loves reading, traveling, spending time with her husband and their combined family of 10 children as well as serving in her church.

Tammy Cavender, dental office staff

Tammy Cavender

Tammy is our Registered Dental Hygienist.  She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in May 1992. After obtaining a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene, she practiced in Norman, OK for 22 years. In June 2014, Tammy moved to Prosper. Tammy enjoys family trips to Colorado and Alabama with her husband and two daughters.  She loves to meet new patients and always strives to provide the best possible dental care and treatment.

Izabela Zaleski, dental staff

Izabela Zaleski

Izabela, “Iza”, is one of our Registered Dental Assistants.  Iza graduated from Collin College Assisting Program in 1999 and has been caring for patients since.  Her goal is to provide the best possible care while adding a bit of humor with her enjoyable personality.  She enjoys watching her son play soccer, shopping with her daughter, and taking family trips.


Lauren Klement

Lauren was born a Texan, grew up in several other states, but made her way back “home” in 2002. She attended dental hygiene school at Texas Woman’s University and graduated with honors in 2005. She married her husband in 2007 and has three boys who keep their house in constant chaos! They also have their first born “fur baby” named Roxy. Lauren lives in Prosper and stays busy with t-ball, church, and any activities that keep her boys out of trouble!


Kristi Heistand

Kristi is a Registered Dental Hygienist.  She attended Abilene Christian University and then completed hygiene school at Blinn College while her husband got his masters degree at Texas A&M.  They moved to Prosper in 2017 from San Antonio.  Her passion in dentistry is improving smiles and educating her patients in improved health through preventative care.  When she’s not in the office, Kristi enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children and pouring into the lives of other’s through church volunteer work and mission trips.

Denise Maxwell

Denise is a Registered Dental Assistant

Melissa Chavez

Melissa is a Registered Dental Assistant


Ashley Smith

Ashley works in our front office and is a registered dental assistant.