Get to Know Our Caring & Compassionate Team
At Bluebonnet Dental, our team loves working with patients of all ages and creating a warm and welcoming environment that your family feels comfortable and at-home in. Our goal is to put a smile on all of your loved ones’ faces by helping them feel great about their oral health. We’re dedicated to making each of your visits smooth, hassle-free, and most importantly, pleasant! Get to learn more about each of our staff that you’ll meet during your appointment below.
Ruth, Front Office/ Dental Assistant
Ruth studied dental assisting at Kaplan college and has helped with all sorts of procedures over the years, including general dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, endodontics, pediatrics, geriatric care, and more. Her overall career in the field spans a full decade so far! She really enjoys the patient interactions here at Bluebonnet Dental, as well as getting to help people regain their confidence and pride with a better, healthier smile.
Originally from Corpus Christi, Ruth is the eldest of seven siblings and loves being an Auntie to her nieces/nephews. She also has a dog named Lucy May who is a true Southern Belle! As for personal hobbies, she really enjoys painting, fishing, being outside in nature, and laughing at the latest memes.
Nikki Shibley, Patient Care Coordinator / Practice Manager
Nikki grew up in Portland, Oregon and relocated to Texas in 2016. With over 28 years experience in the dental field, Nikki has an advanced understanding of dentistry, dental insurance management and customer service. She takes a patient centered approach to treatment coordination and knows how to facilitate the care for our patients wants and needs. Building personal relationships, working through treatment concerns and creating financial plans has inspired Nikki to grow in all of those skills as much as she can. Nikki will make you feel comfortable and ensures the best possible experience for you at Bluebonnet Dental.
Heaven Morrison, Patient Care Coordinator
Heaven is a native Houstonian and the first smile you see when you walk in our door. While this is her first position in the dental field, she joins our team with 15 years of customer service. Heaven loves forming relationships with patients and seeing them get the best care. Heaven helps our patients with the process of scheduling their appointments and setting them up to receive the best care for any of their dental needs provided by our amazing team. She loves seeing our patients walk out happy and with smiles on their faces.
Regina Fatuyi, Registered Dental Hygienist
Regina was raised in Albany NY and relocated to Texas in 2013. Regina graduated from Pima Medical Institute which is known for its prestigious hygiene program and completed Clinical and National Boards in 2019 making her a registered dental hygienist and the first in her family to graduate from college. After becoming a registered dental hygienist, she has devoted her time to creating beautiful smiles and building strong relationships with her patients.
She loves educating her patients on their oral health and believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. Regina is also a member of the BrownGirl nonprofit RDH, which helping to bridge the gap between people of color and dentistry, as well as The National Dental Hygienists’ Association that focuses on equipping its members with high standards of care while ensuring registered dental hygienist continues to advance in their scope of practice. Regina provides quality patient centered care and we are delighted to have her as a valued team member of Bluebonnet Dental.