Meet Our Team

Our friendly team is dedicated to your smile. When you visit Groovy Dental we will take the time to help you feel right at home and answer all your questions so you can understand your oral health and treatment options. Give us a call at 512-648-9901 to make your appointment with Dr. Alyssa Dawson or Dr. Trenton Dawson, our dentists in Austin, Texas! We are excited to meet you!

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Operations Manager

Anthony joined Groovy Dental when we opened in February 2022, bringing with him over five years of experience in the dental field. He provides A1 customer service and care and is focused on improving his skills and ensuring all patients receive the quality care they deserve.

Outside the office, Anthony is an Austin native who enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his dogs, Ezra and Buddie. He also enjoys traveling and loves to see the world and experience different cultures. Anthony also enjoys showcasing some of the beautiful homes here in Austin – you can see them on Instagram!


Office Manager

Kaci, our dedicated Treatment Coordinator, joined our team in 2022 and has been an invaluable asset ever since. From day one, she has been the friendly face that warmly welcomes you into our office, ready to assist you with all your treatment needs and scheduling requirements. Building positive rapport with our patients brings her immense joy, and she takes pride in being an integral part of our close-knit team.

Kaci and her husband, Jose, have one son, Carson. In addition to being our treatment coordinator, she also runs a small home décor business where she sells handmade items.


Scheduling Coordinator

Meet Julia Ibarra, a vibrant and dynamic woman who is an essential part of our dental practice. Julia joined our practice in November 2023. Julia is currently working towards her real estate degree, exemplifying her interest and dedication towards her continual professional development.

Outside of work, Julia is at the center of a close-knit family of four, and she wears the badge of being a loving aunt to her two-year-old nephew, who adores his ‘Tia Julia.’ She spends her leisure time strolling around parks with her boyfriend and their beloved dog, Maverick.

Julia derives great satisfaction and pleasure from being part of our team. She loves the family-like environment and the apparent happiness and helpfulness that her coworkers show, which, according to her, can only be described as “happy vibes.”


Registered Dental Assistant

Toni attended South Texas School of Dental Assisting, graduating in 2002, and she joined our team in February 2022. She is dedicated to giving every patient she meets the best and most comfortable experience possible and enjoys being able to be herself as an assistant and work with doctors who trust her with providing treatment. Toni has amazing chairside manners and specializes in taking radiographs and in providing chairside assistance. She loves people and loves what she does, and it shows in every aspect of her work.

Toni is from Kenedy, Texas, but has lived in Austin for over 10 years. Toni is a mother of three: two daughters and one son. She also has a cat and two dogs. Outside the office, Toni enjoys spending time at the lake, bowling, hiking and being outdoors and is your typical Austin Foodie.


Registered Dental Assistant

Yanira is a Registered Dental Assistant at Groovy Dental, bringing her expertise and dedication to patient care since July 2023. She graduated from The College of Health Care Professions in August 2021 and is passionate about providing exceptional oral care to all patients. Yanira loves being part of the Groovy Dental team because of the friendly atmosphere and the opportunity to learn from her colleagues. She actively contributes to the success of the practice by staying updated on the latest treatment techniques and educating patients on the importance of oral health.

In her free time, Yanira enjoys playing soccer and going for runs, embracing an active lifestyle.


Registered Dental Assistant

Alan Ngo, a dedicated and diligent Dental Assistant, joined our practice in 2023. Prior to joining our team, Alan spent his academic years at the esteemed University of Texas at San Antonio earning a degree in Biology in 2022. His commitment is demonstrated by his ongoing effort to enhance technique, hone new skills, and enjoy the diversity of patient interaction within the practice.

Outside the professional sphere, Alan not only enjoys competitive games of tennis but also appreciates the finer auditory arts through playing the guitar and piano.

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