Meet Your Mount Pleasant Dental Team
Our office is a very welcoming and friendly place to be, and that’s thanks in large part to our wonderful team. Each member was handpicked by Dr. Sikes himself based on their experience, training, and warm personality, ensuring that whenever you come to see us, you’ll be well taken care of from check-in to checkout. Our team can’t wait to meet you, but first, you can start getting to know them by reading on below.
Cassie - Registered Dental Hygienist
Laura (Cassie) Yancey joined our practice in 2013. Cassie has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Family Consumer Sciences with an Emphasis in merchandising from the University of Mississippi and her Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Northeast Texas Community College.
Cassie chose the dental hygiene profession to help improve people’s quality of life, ease discomfort and help maintain gum disease. Cassie is very passionate about standard of care and strives to provide the best care and experience. She is also ardent about periodontology and enjoys educating and treating gum disease.
Cassie and her husband, Jey have two beautiful children, Lilly Jane and Harrison. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and being involved in her Mt. Pleasant Community.
Lauren - Registered Dental Assistant
Lauren joined our practice in 2016 and is a valuable member of our team. Lauren is originally from Winnsboro TX and attended Northeast Texas Community College. She also completed the Dental Assistant program at the UT Health and Science Center. A true people person, Lauren says her favorite thing about working at our office is helping our wonderful patients maintain healthy, beautiful smiles. Lauren is certified in CPR, Radiology, Infection Control and also assists patients with their dental insurance. When she’s not busy making sure our practice runs smoothly, you can find Lauren with her husband and 2 kids, Jaxon and Davi. During her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time outdoors and watching her kids participating in various activities.
Misha - Receptionist/Insurance Coordinator
Misha joined our team in 2017 and she truly enjoys working with patients and her colleagues. She also loves the positive environment of the practice. Misha is originally from Omaha, TX and she attended Paul Pewitt High School and Northeast Texas Community College. Misha has been happily married to her husband for 12 years and they have three beautiful children, Ian, Aydan, and Lillyan. When Misha isn’t working, she enjoys reading, baking and watching her kids participate in sports.
Taylor - Registered Dental Hygienist
Taylor joined our dental office team in January of 2019. She graduated from Pewitt High School and continued her studies at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. She earned her Associates of Applied Science in dental hygiene at Northeast Texas Community College in 2014. She brings years of dental experience to our team as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Taylor offers a patient-centered approach to oral hygiene services, helping people to improve their oral and overall health. She strives to provide a positive dental experience for all of her patients.
Taylor is originally from Omaha but currently lives in Pittsburg. She has been happily married to her husband, Kyle for almost 3 years. She is a proud mom to one son and one daughter. Parker is 14 years old and Macksi was born in August of 2022. She enjoys spending free time with Macksi as well as cheering on Parker at all of his school sports. She is also very involved with outreach ministries at her church. Taylor ultimately wants to be a blessing to others and make a difference in people’s lives.
Lakken - Registered Dental Assistant
Lakken joined our team in 2018 and loves building a strong rapport and helping each patient achieve their dental goals. She earned her Associates of Applied Science at NTCC and also completed the Dental Assistant program at the UT Health and Science Center. Originally from Winnsboro, she has a loving family of four and is blessed with both a son and a daughter. In her free time, she enjoys being with loved ones, reading books, doing activities outside and binging Netflix. She is a jack of many trades! In addition to her dental expertise, she’s a licensed esthetician and makeup artist.
Naomi – Registered Dental Assistant
Naomi was born and raised right here; she even attended Mount Pleasant High School! Following graduation, she pursued her dental training at Advanced Dental Assistant School and obtained her certifications in CPR and nitrous oxide. Now, her favorite part of her job is helping patients feel confident with their smiles. As for her life outside the office, she loves spending time with her loved ones (especially her nieces and nephews) and baking.