Our Orthodontic Practice Team

Dr. Bright’s orthodontic practice is very blessed to have an amazingly talented and caring team. They make Bright Orthodontics the best place for any and all of your orthodontic needs.

Office Manager 77450

Stephanie – Office Manager

Stephanie is our office manager. She has been in the dental field for 13 years. She keeps the day to day office operations running smoothly, and always has an open door for the staff to come too her. She enjoys fishing, traveling and singing karaoke. She loves spending time with her 4 beautiful kids, her sister and her boyfriend.

Insurance Coordinator in Katy

Shannon – Insurance Coordinator

Shannon loves working with Dr. Bright and everyone in the orthodontics practice. She graduated from the University of Houston with an advertising degree. She loves spending time with her husband and their daughter. She also enjoys going to the park, playing board games, and watching TV shows and movies.

Shannon Kelley

Shannon - Financial Coordinator
Registered Dental Assistant

I am a people person and I love working and learning about our patients. The combination of working so closely with patients and the incredible opportunity to learn and grow makes this the perfect job for me. I was raised in the small town of Sealy where I enjoy spending time with my family traveling and horseback riding.


Natalia - Orthodontics Assistant
Registered Dental Assistant

Natalia is originally from Overland Park, Kansas. She has lived in Katy for 2 years and has been in the dental field for 7. She loves exploring Houston and other parts of Texas with her husband and their little girl. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with patients and being apart of giving them the smile they've always wanted.

Orthodontic Assistant in Katy

Melannie – Orthodontic Assistant
Registered Dental Assistant

Melannie is one of our orthodontic assistants. She is from Mexico and has a wonderful husband and two cats (Luna and Annie). She is very active, outgoing, committed, responsible, and hardworking. She loves her patients, her work, and her work-family. She likes to travel, dance, and listen to music.

Andrea Gonzalez

Registered Dental Assistant

Andrea moved from Venezuela two Years ago with her Husband and 4 year old son. She was an Orthodontist in Venezuela for 7 years. She loves traveling all over the world with her family, visiting different beaches and learning about other cultures. She absolutely loves everything about the orthodontic world and making people smile. Andrea is extremely thorough when she assists patients, and her soft spoken demeanor reassures patients that they are in good hands.

Orthodontic Assistant near Bellville

Veronica – Orthodontic Assistant
Registered Dental Assistant

Veronica is a Clinical Assistant. She moved to Katy from Los Angeles in 2009. She is a certified dental assistant and has been in the dental field for over 14 years. Veronica has been part of Dr. Bright’s orthodontic practice since 2011. She enjoys her work and being part of changing a smile. Veronica is married and has two wonderful children.


Billing Specialist

My name is Ziquia and I have been the Billing Specialist since 2016. I enjoy helping patients and parents with their financial needs and treatment concerns. I love getting to know our patients and helping to make a beautiful smile fit into their budget. I inform our patients that flexible financing with monthly installments and no interest charges can be arranged. I am dedicated to helping each person who visits us have a great experience. In my free time, I stay busy remodeling and redecorating my home and spending time with my children.

Berenice De la Cruz

Treatment Coordinator

As a treatment coordinator, I assist in educating new and existing patients in their orthodontic treatment plan. I strive to make your first appointment fun, carefree, and educational. I’m available in every step of the way to put you at ease and give you an understanding of what’s to come, both financially and clinically. The team at Bright Orthodontics is our second family; we enjoy creating beautiful and bright smiles. I’m interested in new cultures and traveling abroad with my son to further our knowledge of the world. Some of my additional interests include science, reading, dancing, soccer, FOOD and the best football team in the world; the Texans!

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Katy Office

810 S. Mason Rd. Ste 290
Katy, TX 77450
Phone: (281) 206-4443

Richmond Office

26440 FM 1093, #B100
Richmond TX 77406
Phone: (281) 725-6189