Kali Neighbors

Kali is one of our wonderful receptionists. She was born in San Angelo and moved to Abilene when she was 4. Previously she worked with special needs children and at an orthodontic office. She enjoys being outdoors, camping, fishing and boating with her family.


Leticia Garcia

Leticia is another one of our wonderful receptionists. She has lived in Abilene her whole life and has been with Children's Dentistry of Abilene since 2015. Leticia loves spending time with her husband and two daughters! When asked what she likes best about her job, Leticia says: "I love the atmosphere at Children's Dentistry of Abilene! Everyone is so friendly."


Angel Poorman

Angel is from Kerrville, Texas and has lived here in Abilene for the last 17 years. She and her husband, Dr. Norm Poorman, were drawn to Abilene when they purchased Dr. Ramsey's Pediatric Dental practice in 2001. After receiving her training in Dallas, Texas, Angel has been a dental hygienist since 1996. She has a full plate of life with her love of hiking, reading, and traveling! Angel also has a passion for her two sons and missions to serve others. "Our desire is to create an atmosphere where families feel part of a larger family. We are passionate to connect with children and desire to give personal attention which gives each family a memorable experience," she says. 


Asha Russell

Asha is originally from Merced, California and has lived in Abilene since 2006. She received her training as a registered dental assistant from the Galen Technical College for Dental Assisting in California. Asha has been with Children's Dentistry of Abilene since 2008! She enjoys reading and spending time with her family. When asked why she chose to work with us, she said, "She loves working with children!" 


Lavern Seabrook

LaVern is from Crowell, Texas and has loved living in Abilene for the last 24 years! She received her training as a registered dental assistant from TSTI in Sweetwater, Texas and has held that title for 28 years. LaVern has worked at Children's Dentistry of Abilene since 2001. Her favorite part of her job is working with all of the children! LaVern shares her love for the Lord through music and singing! 


Windy Young

After living for 27 years in Chowchilla, California, Windy moved to Abilene and has been here for a wonderful 14 years! She received her training from the Dyess Air Force Red Cross Training Program and has been a registered dental assistant for 10 years. Windy loves children and since beginning with Children's Dentistry of Abilene in 2014, she has been able to combine her love of children and her passion for educating children on their dental health! 


Sara Richburg

Sara is our Billing Specialist. She grew up in Clyde, Texas. She has been working at Children's Dentistry of Abilene since 2013. Sara loves hunting, shopping and spending time with her family! 



Leisel Bailey


Originally from San Angelo, Texas, Leisel is now Children's Dentistry of Abilene's Office Manager! When she's not helping out Dr. Poorman keeping the office up and running, Leisel is getting plenty of sunshine through spending time outdoors, with her husband, backpacking and hiking. Her desire to work at Children's Dentistry of Abilene was to grow and manage the practice for her brother-in-law, Dr. Poorman! One amazing fact about Leisel is that she's summited all of the peaks over 6,000 feet east of the Mississippi! 


Jenny McLeod

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Jenny grew up in Cedar City, Utah, and moved to Abilene in 2010. Jenny is a registered dental assistant and our marketing specialist. She has been at Children's Dentistry of Abilene since 2016. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, horse riding, baking and crafting. Jenny loves helping kids have great dental experiences and positive attitudes towards the dentist.



Princess Childers


Princess, originally from Levelland, Texas, moved to Abilene after her husband got stationed at Dyess AFB. She studied at Kaplan College in Lubbock, Texas, and chose to join the staff as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist after liking the environment when her daughter was Dr. Megan's patient. She loves working with kids and seeing their different personalities. Also, she and her family like to spend time at home, cooking out, and watching movies.