Meet Our Team

We are proud that our staff has combined experience of more than 56 years working directly with Dr. Waggener. Our entire staff is trained in emergency care, and maintain current CPR certification.

Registered Dental Assistant

Amy grew up in Llano, Texas and moved to Waco in 1990 to attend Texas State Technical Institute where she graduated as a dental assistant. She has been assisting Dr Waggener since February 1992. Amy lives in Bosqueville with her husband Russell and their youngest son Stephen, while their oldest boy Taylor attends the University of Texas at Austin. Amy enjoys trips to Austin to visit Taylor and attending Stephen’s baseball games.




Registered Dental Assistant

Julie is part of our clinical team, serving as a dental assistant. She has over 28 years of dental experience with a focus in general dentistry as well as previous experience in oral surgery and orthodontia. Julie enjoys working at Thomas W. Waggener DDS specifically for the team atmosphere and dedication to patient care and well-being. She is married with three children, two grandchildren and two fur babies. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, supporting her husband’s band, “Phil and Bill Show” and spending time with friends and family.



– Registered Dental Assistant, Team Coordinator

Bailey is from the big Crawford, Texas. After high-school, she obtained her bachelors in Education at Tarleton University. She continued her education at Texas State Technical College where she graduated with her RDA. She has been assisting since 2014. She has been a part of Dr. Waggener’s team since October of 2016. Bailey loves spending time at home with her husband Scott and two daughters Taegan and Talen and their Great Dane, Moose. When they have free-time they love to spend it with their family and friends outdoors.



– Clinic Administrator, Insurance Coordinator

Jessica has worked in the dental field for over 12 years and obtained knowledge in multiple areas of the business. She proudly strives to exceed patient expectations by going above and beyond to assist with all insurance needs as well as advocating the necessary information to maximize your dental benefits to the fullest. Jessica lives in China Spring with her husband, Matt, two beautiful daughters, Kinsley and Kyndal, and two miniature schnauzers, Lilly and Trigger. Jessica is a member of First Methodist Church of Waco and enjoys spending time with friends and family, boating on the lake and being outdoors in general. Jessica says, “I am thankful for the life I have and find it heartwarming to know I have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone else’s. To say the least, I am certainly blessed to know I am a part of such a loving and caring team of professionals here at Thomas W. Waggener, DDS.”



– Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy has been practicing Dental Hygiene since 2007. You will find that she is compassionate, able to put her patients at ease and ensures a positive dental experience. She loves educating her patients on their oral health and believes that creating a healthy oral environment leads to overall better health. When she isn’t at work, she is found enjoying the outdoors with her husband, David, their two children Cutter Lane (8) and Cora Belle (3 going on 14), three dogs, and many various animals. They enjoy hunting, fishing, and watching their son play sports. She also LOVES to shop!



– Registered Dental Hygienist

Veronika initially fell in love with dentistry as an assistant and has been in the dental field for the past ten years. She decided to further her education and graduated from TSTC-Harlingen as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She moved back to Waco to be close to family, which even today is very important to her. Veronika loves getting to know her patients and creating personal relationships with them. She takes pride in educating patients on oral hygiene habits and nutrition to help prevent cavities and gum disease. Her biggest goal is to make each dental visit a pleasant one. Veronika is married with four kiddos and has an active family life. They can be found on the soccer fields, basketball courts, parks, or Antioch Community Church.



– Patient Coordinator