Our Staff

Lauren Aleman

Office Manager


Lauren was born and raised right here in Austin, Texas. In 2008, she completed the dental assisting program at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Lauren joined our practice in 2012 and has since transitioned to front office where she is now the office manager. Lauren is passionate about dentistry and loves educating patients to help better understand their dental needs. Lauren takes the utmost pride in the relationships she has built with our patients.

Outside the office, Lauren is happily married and has two dogs, Leia and Jade. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, attending concerts and building her vinyl record collection.

Jesse Little

Practice Administrator


Jesse grew up here in Austin and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Biochemistry. In the office, Jesse has many jobs, mostly focused around making the experience in our office as comfortable and as efficient as possible. Jesse takes pride in the team he works with and the relationships he builds with our patients.

Outside the office, Jesse spends his free time cooking, making and listening to music, hitting the gym, and finding new restaurants to try.

Kristina Bongiorno

Registered Dental Hygienist


Kristina was born and raised in Lithuania where she began her dental career 13 years ago. She obtained her Master’s degree in Dentistry with honors from Kaunas University of Medicine in Lithuania in 2006. After going on a trip to California, Kristina fell in love and decided to move to the United States. Kristina completed the Dental Hygiene program at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California, where she graduated with honors.

Kristina’s favorite part of her job is providing patients with the experience of great dental hygiene care and the feeling of a healthy beautiful smile. She loves getting to know her patients and building long-term relationships.

Outside the office, Kristina loves cooking, drawing, and spending time outdoors with her husband, son, and dog. Kristina is also a former ballet dancer and loves to attend ballet performances.

Tanya Green

Registered Dental Hygienist


Tanya graduated from the University of Texas at Houston with a degree as a Dental Hygienist in 1991. Tanya enjoys helping make her patients be proud of their smiles. Tanya enjoys spending her time doing photography, cooking, and hanging out with her husband and daughter.


Lead Dental Assistant


Beryl has over 30 years experience as both a Registered and Certified Dental Assistant. Beryl is a native of North Carolina and loves spending her time attending sports, arts, and outdoor events in Austin. Beryl continues to find enjoyment in helping patients achieve and maintain beautiful and healthy smiles. 

Vicki Dennis

Registered Dental Assistant










Vicki has been in Dentistry since 1991 and working with the team at Westlake Hills Dental Arts since 2015. As a Registered Dental Assistant, she will help to make your visit with Dr. Jones as comfortable as possible. Vicki is originally from Dublin, California. Vicki loves live music and is ecstatic to live in the live music capital of the world. Outside of work, Vicki can be found enjoying the music of the city.