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. 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.

Amy – Treatment Coordinator

Amy has been with the KCC team since 2012 as one of our Treatment Coordinators. She has lived in Katy for over 20 years. Amy is married to Matt and they have two beautiful daughters, Natalie and Maddi. She loves to travel to other countries and learn about different cultures. Her two favorite pastimes (even when traveling) are reading and playing tennis.

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 spending time with her husband and three children. 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!

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 children, Travis and his wife Sarah, Austin, and Cody. She also recently became a grandma to a sweet baby girl! Annie’s favorite activities are yoga and jogging with her dog Ag.

Sara – 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.

Amy – Clinical/Admin 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!

Natalee – Clinical Assistant

Natalee joined the KCC team in 2022 as a Clinical Assistant. She is currently a freshman in college. When she is not working at KCC, HEB or studying, you can find her watching some of her favorite shows on Netflix. Natalee and her boyfriend enjoy being adventurous and visiting different cities in Texas. Her favorite part about working at KCC is getting to impact the lives of kids!

Jeysse – Clinical/Marketing Assistant

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

Jessica – Admin Assistant

Jessica joined the KCC team in 2016. While she has served many roles on our team, Jessica currently helps primarily with marketing and 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 making handmade vinyl products. Additionally, Jessica is passionate about helping women walk through trauma & addiction healing.