Meet Our Team

Avery, Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon.

Betsy, Advertising Coordinator

I'm Betsy, your go-to Event Coordinator at The Kid’s Place. With a passion for creating memorable experiences, I bring a touch of creativity and meticulous planning to ensure that every event at/for our dental office is not only successful but leaves a lasting impression. Our dental office is not just a place for appointments; it's a hub for community connection. Through collaborations with local organizations and participation in community fairs, we foster relationships that extend beyond the dental chair. Building a strong community presence is at the heart of what we do.

When I’m not connecting with Boerne’s Parks & Rec or the Greater Chamber of Boerne - gearing up for an event - you can find me creating graphics/reels for our social media presence. I find joy in crafting eye-catching Instagram reels and engaging Facebook posts for both existing and potential patients. We love incorporating the whole family with our in-office contests, teaser announcements, and local event flyers! When you see me sitting in Dr. Wilkerson’s office on Mondays, working on our next project, feel free to say hi or give me a wave! I love seeing all your bright smiles!

Outside of the office, you will most likely find me with children in tow – some being my own and others being my students. Other than Mondays, when I get to be amongst our young patients, I’m a Pre-K 2 teacher and a fulltime mom. I’m a dedicated teacher at St. Helena’s Episcopal School, with a passion for nurturing young minds and fostering love for learning in the early years. There, every day is an adventure!

However, my biggest joy comes from being a mom of three. Over the last 16 years, I've discovered my own set of supermom powers. Patience and a good sense of humor are my secret weapons. Our home is filled with laughter, love, and a touch of organized chaos. We believe in creating memories that last a lifetime – from weekend adventures to cozy movie nights. To us, it's all about building a treasure trove of shared experiences.

Creighton, Dental Assistant

Meet Creighton Wilkerson, one of our Dental Assistants whose passion for dentistry is deeply rooted in his family's legacy and his commitment to providing exceptional patient care. With a background shaped by both personal and professional experiences, Creighton brings a unique blend of empathy, expertise, and dedication to our dental practice at The Kids Place.      

Growing up in a bustling household with three brothers, Creighton learned the values of teamwork, communication, and compassion from an early age. His father, Dr. Michael Wilkerson, serves as both his inspiration and the founder of The Kid’s Place while his mother's role as a hygienist has imparted valuable insights into preventive care and patient education.       

Creighton's academic journey led him to Texas Christian University (TCU), where he pursued his passion. At TCU, he not only gained a solid educational foundation but also had the opportunity to develop his clinical skills through hands-on experiences. His commitment to continuous learning keeps him up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental care, ensuring that our patients receive the highest quality treatment and guidance.

Within our practice, Creighton’s warm and approachable demeanor instantly puts patients at ease. His ability to connect with patients on a personal level is a testament to the values instilled in him by his family. He understands that a visit to the dentist can be daunting, and his mission is to create a comfortable and informative environment that empowers the kids to take charge of their oral health.

Beyond his professional role, Creighton is a strong advocate for community engagement. He actively participates in local dental outreach programs and workshops, aiming to spread awareness about oral health and make dental care accessible to all. This commitment to giving back to the community aligns seamlessly with our practice's values of service and compassion.

In Creighton Wilkerson, you'll find more than a skilled dental assistant – you'll find a compassionate advocate for your oral health journey. With a rich family heritage in dentistry and a passion for serving our community,  Creighton seamlessly merges personal values with professional excellence. As an integral part of our dental family, Creighton continues to uphold our practice's commitment to providing top-tier care with a personal touch.

Jon, Dental Assistant

Jon Bradshaw is a dedicated dental assistant hailing from the vibrant city of Las Vegas, Nevada. With a passion for oral healthcare and a commitment to patient well-being, Jon has spent the past year contributing to the dental field's excellence.
Jon's journey into dental care began at Concord Career College, where he received comprehensive training and education in dental assisting. Armed with the latest knowledge and hands-on experience, he entered the workforce ready to make a difference.

As a dental assistant, Jon's responsibilities extend beyond the clinical aspects of patient care. He excels in ensuring a comfortable and supportive environment for patients, easing their anxiety and answering their questions. His friendly demeanor and excellent communication skills have helped build strong patient-dentist relationships. Jon also speaks fluent Spanish making him able to aid patients that may have language barriers.

Jon's commitment to continuing education keeps him up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental technology and practices, ensuring the highest level of care for his patients. He is a valuable asset to any dental practice, known for his attention to detail, empathy, and teamwork.

Outside of the dental office, Jon enjoys spending time with his puppy and family. Jon also loves all kinds of music and enjoys to draw. He remains enthusiastic about his career and looks forward to many more years of contributing to the dental health and well-being of the community.

Lacy, Hygienist/Office Manager

I am Lacy Wilkerson, a seasoned pediatric dental hygienist with a passion for nurturing healthy smiles in children. With over two decades of experience in the field, I bring a wealth of knowledge and a gentle touch to every young patient I serve.

Beyond my professional life, I am a proud wife and a mother of three wonderful boys. Our family is completed by the love and antics of our cherished dog. Balancing a fulfilling career and family life has been a gratifying journey, and it has given me a unique perspective on the dental needs of children and the importance of early oral hygiene education.

My passion for pediatric dentistry began when I graduated from hygiene school in 1997. Since then, I've been committed to providing top-notch dental care tailored specifically to children's needs. My goal is to make every dental visit a positive and educational experience for young patients.

I take pride in my ability to establish trust and rapport with children, making their visits to the dentist a comfortable and enjoyable experience. I firmly believe that instilling good oral hygiene habits from a young age sets the stage for a lifetime of healthy smiles.

I am an active member of our community and participate in various outreach programs, school visits, and dental health workshops. Promoting dental awareness and hygiene among children and their families is not just my profession but also my passion.

To stay at the forefront of pediatric dentistry, I stay committed to ongoing education and professional development. It's crucial to me that I offer the most up-to-date and effective dental care to the children I serve.

Whether you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment for your child, don't hesitate to give me a call. I look forward to meeting your little ones and helping them maintain bright, healthy smiles

Vanessa, Front Office Administrator

I am a highly experienced front office administrator in the field of dentistry with a dedicated focus on dental billing and exceptional patient relations. For the past 16 years, I have been a trusted resource in ensuring the smooth operation of dental practices while prioritizing patient satisfaction.

With over a decade and a half of hands-on experience in dental billing, I have honed my skills in navigating the intricacies of insurance claims, coding, and financial transactions within the dental industry. My proficiency in this area ensures that patients can confidently navigate their insurance coverage, resulting in reduced stress and maximized benefits.

I am committed to providing a warm and welcoming environment for patients as they enter our dental office. My dedication to excellent patient relations means that I strive to make every visit as comfortable and stress-free as possible. I am always available to address any questions or concerns, ensuring that patients leave with smiles on their faces.

One of my primary objectives is to streamline the administrative processes of dental practices. Through efficient record-keeping, appointment scheduling, and financial management, I help dental offices run smoothly and effectively.

In the ever-evolving field of dentistry, it's essential to stay updated with the latest trends and regulations. I am committed to continual learning and professional development to ensure that our dental practice adheres to the highest standards of patient care and compliance.

I pride myself on being an integral part of our dental team at the kid’s place. By working collaboratively with other team members, I strive to provide each child and family with an awesome appointment experience. My goal is to make your appointment journey from arrival to your next visit as efficient as possible.

I was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. In my free time I enjoy going to the movies, traveling and spending time with my two children.

If you have any inquiries related to dental billing or would like to schedule an appointment, please do not hesitate to give me a call. I am here to ensure that your dental experience is seamless and stress-free.

Kayla, Scheduling Coordinator

My name is Kayla Stevens, your friendly scheduling coordinator at The Kids Place. With a genuine passion for children's oral health and a welcoming demeanor, I am here to ensure that every visit to our pediatric dental office is a delightful and stress-free experience for both parents and patients. Every child deserves a healthy and happy smile, and I am committed to making that happen by assisting families in accessing the exceptional care our office provides.

I understand that visiting the dentist can be an intimidating experience for kids. My goal is to create a warm and inviting atmosphere where children feel comfortable and at ease. I love seeing their faces light up when they enter our office! Behind the scenes, I am hard at work ensuring that our office runs smoothly. From scheduling appointments to handling insurance claims and paperwork, I aim to make your experience as efficient as possible, so you can focus on your child's dental health.

One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is witnessing the transformation of timid young patients into confident, cavity-free smile champions. I believe in the power of education and strive to impart essential oral hygiene knowledge to both children and parents. Your time is valuable, and I respect that. I work diligently to accommodate your busy schedules and make sure appointments are convenient for you.

I am proud to be a part of a dedicated dental team that is passionate about pediatric dentistry. Together, we work harmoniously to provide the highest level of care for your children. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my loving husband, 6 year old twin boys, and 11 year old step-daughter. We often spend time outdoors camping, fishing, and paddleboarding.

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