Dr. Carla Thomas DDS

Dental Surgery

    Dr. Carla Thomas graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry and obtained her undergraduate degree from Baylor University. While at Baylor College of Dentistry, Dr. Thomas did research over the "Development of a Hybrid Scaffold for Enhanced Odontogenic Regeneration.”

    Dr. Thomas is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

    When Dr. Thomas is not with her patients, she can be found working out with her husband, playing volleyball or spending time with their two dogs, Riley and Millie.

    Shannon Herring RDA

    Office Manager

      Shannon joined this practice in 1979 and has enjoyed watching the practice grow. She is amazed at the advances dentistry continues to make every year. When she is not working, her family keeps her busy helping with their ranch and grandchildren.


        Kathy began her dental assisting career with this practice in 1988. Kathy finds excitement in learning the new procedures and technologies that have developed in dentistry. She provides patients with compassionate care and is great about educating the patients as well. She spends her spare time enjoying family and is very active in her church.


          Nora has over 26 years of experience as a chairside assistant and is a great asset. She has great compassion for the fearful patient - having been one herself in the past. She has three grown children and grandchildren that share her love for the outdoors by camping, fishing, kayaking and shooting skeet.

          JUDY LEWIS, RDH

            Judy joined this practice in 1999. She graduated from Tarrant County in Hurst, TX in 1977 and brings over 37 years of hygiene experience to the practice. Judy strives to make every patient feel at ease, special and meet their dental needs. She lives in Burnet with her husband Mike and has two grown sons. Judy's love for family, photography, the outdoors and working with kids at church & school fills her time outside the office.

            Lila Banton, RDH

              Lila graduated from Temple College in 2006 and has enjoyed practicing dental hygiene ever since. When not tackling gum disease, she enjoys outdoor activities like Kayaking, gardening, photography, hiking, basically anything involving nature and being with family.