When you visit Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center for your surgical treatment, you will be greeted by our caring and compassionate staff that understands the stress and anxiety any surgical procedure can cause.
Our entire staff is focused on making sure that you have an enjoyable visit so that when you walk out of our office, you can’t wait to come back!
Tina Lyn Stout
New Patient Coordinator
Tina is the front desk and new patient coordinator at Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center. Originally from Central Florida, she moved to Texas in 1991. She has been in the dental field for 22 years, more than 10 of those years being with Dr. Cohen. Tina has spent numerous hours in continuing education to better educate herself in the dental field. She enjoys helping patients reach their goals with their dental needs. Tina strives to make each and every patient feel comfortable and can answer any questions regarding their dental treatment, insurance, and/or billing. Tina is married with two beautiful sons, Blake and Brooks. She enjoys working out, watching her children play sports, college football with her husband, Bret, and spending quality time with her twin sister, Gina. Tina is most likely one of the first people you will meet at Dr. Cohen’s office, and she looks forward to greeting you and taking care of your dental needs. She’s always eager to get to know and care for all of her new patients.
Jessica was born and raised in Houston. She began her dental education in 2002 at HCC. In 2010, Jessica joined Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center. As a cross-trained staff member, she can help patients with both clinical and financial situations. She regularly attends various courses through AAOMS to keep up with medical and dental coding. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her son, Noah. Jessica looks forward to taking care of any of your concerns or needs in a friendly and understanding manner.
As a native Houstonian, Serene has been working in the dental field for over 20 years. As part of the team at Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center, she is eager to assist patients with any insurance and billing questions or concerns that may come up along the way. Her goal is to help make your experience here go as smoothly as possible by giving you that personal attention. The knowledge and experience that is gained from also having been an assistant in the field allows her to contribute in various ways within the practice. Serene enjoys traveling, sports, music, and playing golf. Her biggest joy comes from spending time with her daughter, which includes watching her play soccer and basketball.
Kathy is the financial/insurance coordinator at Houston Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center and has worked with Dr. Cohen for 23+ years. She can answer any and all insurance and billing questions you may have. Kathy is a Texas A&M Graduate with an Economics and Finance degree. She is a sports fanatic and knows most everything about all sports. She has two wonderful sons, Kendall and Harry, one being a graduate from and one is a student at The University of Alabama. She has a puppy named Lucy that she absolutely adores. Kathy is eager to help assist you with your dental needs and would be most helpful in handling your treatment. She looks forward to meeting you.
Kseniya Krukava, RDA
Kseniya was born and raised in Belarus. She moved to Houston in 2004, where she became a Registered Dental Assistant after graduating from Houston Community Coleman College. She has been working with Dr. Cohen on all dental procedures since 2011. Kseniya is well versed in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is responsible for total patient comfort before, during, and after treatment. Serving our patients and our team is what she enjoys most. When she is not working hard in the office, you will find Kseniya and her husband taking care of their garden and enjoying long walks along the bayou park with their two dogs, Shaky and Tyler.
Kimberly Addicks, NRDA, RDA
Kimberly has been working with Dr. Cohen as a surgical assistant for the past 23 years. She earned her National Registered Dental Assistant certificate from the Florida College of Dental Careers in 1987. Then in 1993, she obtained her certification in the Anesthesia Assistant for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons program. Kimberly’s patient care goal is to treat each person as though they are a member of her own family–just as she would want her daughter, mother, or father to be treated. She is married to a wonderful man, going on 27 years, and is the mother of two beautiful girls, ages 15 and almost 18 years old.
Rita Dubon, RDA
Rita has been part of Dr. Cohen’s team since 2002. She started as an intern and then stayed on as part of the team once she completed her dental assisting certificate through Houston Community College. She has continued her dental education by regularly attending various courses through American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). Rita also has her Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination (DAANCE). Her goal each day is to provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere. She strives to provide the best quality of care prior to and after surgery. Rita was born in Guatemala and has been living in Houston, Texas, since 1989. She is fluent in Spanish and English. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her beautiful daughter and coaching swim lessons.