Meet Our Clinical Team

Encouraging a healthy lifestyle through responsible oral healthcare.

Registered Dental Hygienist Daroma at crabtree dental office in katy txDaroma
Registered Dental Hygienist

Daroma received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Midwestern State University in 1983 and has been a hygienist at Crabtree Dental for over 25 years. Her longevity with our practice has allowed her to develop and enjoy ongoing relationships with the many patients she sees on a regular basis. She also works very well with children, alleviating any apprehension they may have. Her commitment to providing quality oral health care shows in her gentle yet thorough cleanings.

Daroma is married with two daughters. Taking care of her family occupies much of her time, along with school and church activities, but when she finds time for herself she enjoys camping, fishing, and working in her flowerbeds.

registered dental assistant Connie at crabtree dental in katy txConnie
Registered Dental Assistant

Connie first entered the dental field as part of a health occupations program at her high school. She now has over 35 years of dental experience—25 of which have been at Crabtree Dental. Connie is a registered dental assistant certified in radiological procedures and maintains her American Red Cross CPR certification. She works directly with our doctors assisting patients with their treatment needs and her gentle, positive manner puts many patients at ease.

Connie is a native Texan and graduated from Lamar High School in Rosenberg. She has lived in Katy for over 30 years and has three children and two grandchildren.

Registered Dental Hygienist Lara at crabtree dentalLara
Registered Dental Hygienist

Lara has been practicing dental hygiene at Crabtree Dental for most of her career. She graduated in 1999 from the University of Texas School of Dentistry. Lara enjoys dental hygiene because she meets a variety of people daily and she loves helping others have healthier, happier smiles.

Lara is a small town girl at heart and is happy that she and her family live and work in the Katy community because it feels like home. Lara is happily married to her husband, Joseph, who is an assistant principal at the Opportunity Awareness Center. They are parents to two beautiful children.

registered dental assistant Allonia at crabtree dental in katy txAllonia
Registered Dental Assistant

Allonia started working at Crabtree Dental after retiring from a long career of administrative work. The life of a retiree didn’t suit this highly energetic woman and she was determined to return to work in a different field.

Drawing on her experience working in a dental business office early in her career, Allonia decided to become a registered dental assistant. She enjoys working with people in an environment where she feels like an asset; she also enjoys working with her daughter, Daroma, who is a hygienist in our practice.

Allonia is a native Texan, originally from Fort Worth, and she has three children and eight grandchildren. Allonia’s hobbies include fishing, camping, sewing, and cheering on the Astros. She is also very involved with the Second Baptist Church.

registered dental assistant Amber at crabtree dental in katy txAmber
Registered Dental Assistant

Amber joined us after serving in the U.S. Air Force, where she completed her education and served as a dental assistant. She has done charity work in Thailand and Japan, and has also done dental and forensic studies in Korea, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Iran.

Amber enjoys traveling and meeting new people. She is a registered dental assistant certified in radiological procedures and maintains her American Red Cross CPR certification.

She is originally from Katy, but she’s lived in five states and six countries. We are glad she has returned to her Katy roots and are proud to have a veteran as a member of our dental team.

Registered Dental Hygienist Cindy at crabtree dentalCindy
Registered Dental Hygienist

Cindy has been working in the dental field for 30 years. She graduated as a dental hygienist from the University of Texas School of Dentistry and has now been a hygienist for 25 years.

She’s been working at Crabtree Dental since 2013 and she enjoys educating children and adults about dental health, hygiene, and nutrition.

Cindy was born in Tennessee, but grew up in Florida and Houston. She loves crafting, camping, traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.

registered dental hygienist for crabtree dental sue in front of a bushSue
Registered Dental Hygienist

Sue earned her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and has been a dental hygienist for over 30 years. (She actually graduated the same year as Dr. Ron Crabtree and Daroma.) She has been our “go-to” temp since 2008 and we are thrilled that she joined the team permanently.

Sue moved to Katy in 2003. When she’s not cleaning teeth she can be found volunteering or keeping track of her husband and two college-age boys. She loves meeting new people and traveling.