Meet Our Team

Dr. Jorge Gutierrez

Dr. Gutierrez is a graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch, he has practiced in the Houston and Katy area since 1986. He is experienced in both Invisalign Orthodontics as well as traditional braces.

Align Technology has called on Dr. Gutierrez to teach their certification courses that are required for doctors who want to use the Invisalign system. He continues to be recognized by Invisalign as a Diamond Provider which automatically places him in the top 1% by experience.

Dr. Gutierrez is a member of the following organizations:

  • Houston District Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American Orthodontic Society
Dr. Jorge Gutierrez, DDS KCC Orthodontics

Dr. Ray McLendon

Dr. McLendon is a graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch and has practiced in the Houston area since 1981.

He has been a guest lecturer all across the country for continuing education programs.

He is a member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Greater Houston District Dental Society
  • American Association of Orthodontists

Nessa – Practice Administrator

Nessa is a RDH who graduated from UT Health School of Dentistry, (formerly known as the University of Texas Dental Branch) with over 35 years of experience, passionate about dentistry and loves serving and educating patients about their dental health. She has worked with Dr. Gutierrez since 1986. She is happily married with four children – Jessica and Haley (twins), Bryce and Brooke. In her spare time, she loves reading, personal development, traveling, and time on the lake.

Nessa KCC Orthodontics

Annie – Insurance Coordinator

Annie is an alumni of Texas Tech University and has been on the KCC team since day one of the practice. She has 31 years experience helping patients get their full insurance benefits. Annie loves spending time with her husband, Mark, and their family. Her favorite activities are yoga, doing puzzles, and jogging with her dog Ag.

Annie KCC Orthodontics

Kristy – Treatment Coordinator

Kristy joined the KCC team in 2023 as a Treatment Coordinator. She is a former teacher and still loves getting to impact children’s lives. In Kristy’s spare time, you can find her and her husband at the high school cheering for their son’s basketball team and daughter’s volleyball team. She also has a son at Baylor University, Sic ’em Bears! Kristy’s family is very involved in their church. She and her husband specifically serve in the student ministry. Kristy’s attention to detail and creative mind are valuable to our KCC team!

Kristy KCC Orthodontics

Jessica – Admin Assistant

Jessica joined the KCC team in 2016. While she has served many roles on our team, Jessica currently helps primarily with administrative needs. She owns a social media management company. Jessica loves adventuring with her husband, Matt, and playing with their dogs, Damian and Kooper! Her hobbies include learning about health & fitness and serving on the leadership team at her church, Hope City. Additionally, Jessica is passionate about helping women walk through trauma & addiction healing.

Jess KCC Orthodontics

Amy – Admin Coordinator/Clinical Assistant

Amy is a Registered Dental Assistant who joined the KCC team in August of 2011. You’ll probably see her all around the office, as she serves as our Administrative Coordinator and one of our Clinical Assistants. Amy’s favorite tv shows are Good Girls and Two and a Half Men. Most of her time watching these are spent snuggled up with her sweet pups, Nala and Gary. Amy also owns a custom cup business. She’s so talented!

Amy KCC Orthodontics

Sara – Lead Clinical Assistant

Sara is a Registered Dental Assistant who joined the KCC team in August of 2007. She is our Lead Clinical Assistant. Sara loves going on cruises and traveling all around. You can pretty much find her wherever the sun and water is! Sara also has a gift for working with special needs children.

Sara KCC Orthodontics

Jeysse – Clinical Assistant

Jeysse is a Registered Dental Assistant who joined the KCC team in 2022. She serves on our Clinical Team. In her spare time, you can find Jeysse gaming! She enjoys spending quality time with friends, and her dogs Muffin, Lucy and Zeuz. She doesn’t take any day for granted! Jeysse’s positive attitude & heart for others makes her a valuable asset to our KCC team!

Jeysee KCC Orthodontics

Natalee – Clinical Assistant/Marketing Coordinator

Natalee joined the KCC team in 2022 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is part of our Clinical and Marketing Teams. When Natalee is not working at KCC or HEB you can find her playing with her dog, Nova. She and her boyfriend enjoy being adventurous and traveling. Her favorite part about working at KCC is getting to impact the lives of kids!

Natalee KCC Orthodontics

Vicky – Marketing Coordinator

Joined the KCC team in 2023 as one of our Marketing Coordinators. She loves spending time with her husband and two kids. They enjoy the beach and spending time on their ranch. She enjoys watching her son play baseball for Texas Tech, “Wreck Em!” and loves helping her daughter raise Broilers for Katy FFA. Vicky volunteers at her church in the student ministry. Her positive attitude and heart to help others makes her an asset to our KCC team!

Vicky KCC Orthodontics