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Meet the Team

Vanessa Lynch | Dental Hygienist

Vanessa Lynch was born and raised in Taylor. She is married to Brendon and they have three amazing children, Houston, Preslee and Colin. She is a 2003 graduate from the Temple College Dental Hygiene program and has an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Vanessa enjoys providing professional, gentle and thorough care to all her patients and has experience in pediatric and adult patients. She looks forward to working in her wonderful home town. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her children and family, cooking and shopping.

Laura Harbour | Dental Hygienist

Laura was born in Texas, but spent her childhood and college years in Illinois and Kentucky before finding her way back to Texas in 2018. She and her husband, Justin, own a little piece of land near Granger where they grow hay and keep horses. Laura has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Animal Science from the University of Kentucky, as well as her Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Bluegrass Community and Technical College. Laura is passionate about dental hygiene, and her goal is to provide thorough, compassionate patient care. She really enjoys getting to know patients of all ages and walks of life and helping them to learn more about their oral health. She is happy to be part of the team at Mallard Creek Dental. Besides tending the horses and working around their ranch, Laura and her husband both like to travel and are avid autocrossers, a form of amateur car racing, which takes them to various events across the country to compete.

Barbara Talavera | Office Manager

Barbara is a native “Taylorite”. She has lived in Taylor, Texas all her life. She attended Temple Junior College and ITT. She is certified in office administration. Barbara has been married for 27 years and is the mother of four children – Zach, Taylor, Zane and Gray. Her husband is a teacher and coach at Taylor ISD and is a Major in the Army National Guard. In her free time, Barbara enjoys gardening, cooking and repurposing old things.

Renee Boles | Front Office Receptionist

Renee Boles is a graduate of Taylor High School and holds a Business Management Degree from Texas State University. She was a self-employed family child care provider for 17 years. Renee joined the staff at Mallard Creek Dental in 2014 and loves the patients as though they were her own family. She has been married to her husband, Jarrell, for over 20 years, and they have three wonderful kids: Jake, Abby, and Trey. She was born and raised in Taylor and returned home over ten years ago to raise her kids. She enjoys watching her kids’ sports activities and cooking.

Daisy | Dental Assistant

Daisy was born in Los Angeles, California, and later moved to Guadalajara, Mexico, to be closer to family. When she was 10 years old they moved back to the States. After she graduated high school, she attended a trade school for the dental assisting program to gain a dental assisting certificate. Years later, she moved to Arizona. After moving to Texas in 2019, she met and married her husband who had been living in Taylor for over 20 years. They were blessed to stay local and buy a home in Taylor. Daisy and her husband enjoy baking and cooking in the kitchen together and doing house projects. She also loves to craft in her spare time.

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Our Office

Phone: 512-352-2922

501 Mallard Lane,
Taylor, TX 76574

Monday to Thursday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday / By Appointment Only.

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