Administrative Team

Linda Berner

Financial Coordinator

Linda Berner:
Financial Coordinator

After moving from Virginia, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Louisiana and San Antonio, Linda has called Kingwood home for sixteen years. She and her husband, Charles, are proud parents of four and loving grandparents of three precious little ones.

Linda began working in the orthodontic field because of the great experience her children had with orthodontic treatment. She has loved meeting the patients, getting to know them and celebrating the joy of a new smile.

When not working, you will find her traveling, having fun with family, attending church, trying new recipes, reading and cheering on her Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Renee Bezdek

Scheduling Coordinator

Renee Bezdek:
Scheduling Coordinator

Renee was born and raised on her family’s rice farm in southwestern Louisiana. A self-proclaimed “Cajun” she stays true to her roots and enjoys cooking French/Cajun cuisine for her husband Ernest. They have been married for 40 years. He is the Director of Trade Development for the Port of Beaumont. Renee moved to Texas as a senior in high school. After marrying, she and her husband moved to Atascocita and have been here ever since.

Renee first discovered her love for the dental field at Texas State Technical College in Waco, where she enrolled and graduated from their Dental Assistant program. She has been in the dental field for over 35 years. Of that, she worked for general dentists, and has been in orthodontics specifically for 8 years. She loves seeing patients and getting to know them on a personal level. Her reward at the end of the day is knowing she helped the patients or her fellow workers with whatever was needed. Her motto is to treat everyone as they would like to be treated.

Renee has one daughter Kimberly and two grandchildren (Avery age 10, and Makayla age 3) who are the sunshine of her life. She enjoys attending her grandson’s baseball games, chasing after her granddaughter and traveling with her husband.

Brandy Campbell

Marketing Coordinator

Brandy website

Brandy Campbell:
Marketing Coordinator

Brandy was born, raised, and has lived all over central and east Texas. She most recently relocated to Kingwood to continue her education at the University of Houston to pursue her dream of becoming an Orthodontist.

She has been in the dental field as a Registered Dental Assistant since 2008 and has learned and held just about every position in an orthodontic office.

Brandy believes her career in orthodontics has been very rewarding because, “We get to be a part of so many smile transformations. We literally watch our patients grow to love their smile!”

When she’s not at work, in school or studying she enjoys traveling, cooking, gardening and just being silly with her family.

Carri Challburg

Insurance Coordinator

Carri Challburg:
Insurance Coordinator

Carri has been a resident of Kingwood for over twelve years and loves living in the community with her husband and her three daughters. After focusing on being a hard working and loving mother, Carri decided to pursue continued education in the dental field by earning her RDA at the Dental Assisting program at Lonestar College.

Carri first found her love of orthodontics after she, her husband, and two of her daughters all received treatment at the same time. Carri loves working with people, especially kids and those from our community.

Carri is happily married to her husband Scott, and recently they celebrated their 20th anniversary. Her three daughters, Ashley, Emily, and Karli keep her busy at softball tournaments, Taekwondo tournaments, and school. Carri decided to join her youngest daughter in Taekwondo and recently they both became black belts.

Sheila Walker

Treatment Coordinator

Sheila Walker:
Orthodontic Assistant

Sheila was born in Pasadena Texas. She has spent the last 18 years living in Splendora Texas with her husband and children.

Sheila has always loved the dental field. She has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 1998 from Houston Dental Assistant School. Sheila loves working and visiting with her patients along with making beautiful smiles.

Sheila enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, who drive ‘Junior Dragsters’. She spends every weekend and a race track or ballpark. If you don’t find her there, you’ll find her in the woods in centerville Texas where she and her family love to hunt and enjoy the outdoors.

Clinical Team

Hannah Barrow

Orthodontic Assistant

Hannah Barrow:
Orthodontic Assistant

Hannah was born and raised in Houston Texas. She has loved teeth since she was a kid. A Registered Dental Assistant since 2013, in her free time, Hannah enjoys baking, gardening, and shopping for home decor.

Hannah recently married her sweetheart of four wonderful years.

Kayla Kull

Orthodontic Assistant / Clinical Coordinator

Kayla Kull:
Orthodontic Assistant / Clinical Coordinator

Kayla was born in Rapid City, South Dakota. She moved to Texas with her family when she was five years old and has lived here ever since.

Kayla graduated from New Casey High School in 2007. She then went on to attend the Texas School of Business where she received her Dental Assisting License. She graduated at the top of her class in 2008.

Kayla now has ten years of experience in all aspects of dentistry. Through the years, orthodontics has become her favorite dental specialty. She loves what she does and loves seeing her patients walk out with a beautiful smile.

Kayla and her husband welcomed a baby boy in 2009. He has grown into quite a good baseball player. Kayla loves watching him play and tries to be at every game. When she is not at the baseball fields, she enjoys a variety of outside activities like hiking, biking, and swimming. Kayla tries to spend as much time as she can with family and friends when she is not at Kingwood Orthodontics giving patients the best experience possible.

Mercedes Monreal

Orthodontic Assistant

Mercedes Monreal:
Orthodontic Assistant

Mercedes spent some of her life in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to Cleveland, Texas when she was 16 and loves being here! She has been an assistant for over 9 years and the most rewarding part of her job is seeing patients satisfied with their smiles. She was Valedictorian of her dental assisting Class of 2007 from Everest Institute!

In her free time, Mercedes enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, gardening, and bike riding around town! She also enjoys spending time outdoors finding new bike trails and trying new restaurants!

Candice Ross

Orthodontic Assistant

Candice Ross:
Orthodontic Assistant

Candice was born in Colorado, and grew up around the Vail Valley. She moved to Texas in 2002, and has lived in Splendora with her husband since 2003.

Candice attended dental assisting school at Kingwood College, and has been in the dental field for 16 years. She worked in general dentistry for seven years, and joined the orthodontic world in 2009. She’s been at it ever since, and enjoys it because she has no children of her own and finds it fun getting to know these young (and sometimes older) folks, and see how their smiles change.

One of her favorite things is when patients ask questions about their treatment, and she can explain their treatment objectives and provide answers to patient questions.

Candice is also a licensed massage therapist. In her free time she enjoys being outside, dirt bikes, bicycling, and hiking, when she can get out to the mountains. She’s also a big fan of music.