Dr. Heather Bobb
Dr. Heather Hodson Bobb graduated Valedictorian from Tahlequah High School in Tahlequah, OK, in 1993. She earned her BS in Biology from Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, graduating Magna cum laude in 1997. She earned her DDS from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School in 2002 where she graduated cum laude with honors in clinical dentistry. Following graduation, she associated for two years in SE Ohio, near Washington, PA, where her husband was completing his residency in Family Medicine. Dr. Bobb was then offered a partnership in a practice in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where she gained popularity serving as the community’s first female dentist. She was also able to serve the Cherokee Indian Nation during her time in Oklahoma. In August of 2008, she opened her practice in Dripping Springs, Texas, where she has been serving since.
Dr. Bobb married her college sweetheart, Brian Bobb, MD, who is the Regional Medical Director for Med Spring. The Bobbs have two daughters, Kiara and Karsten, who keep them very busy with their sports (swimming at Nitro in Bee Cave, running with South Austin Steel, and playing soccer with Dynamo), Girl Scouts, and piano (at Wildflower School of Music). They are very active in their community and their church, Dripping Springs Presbyterian Church, where Dr. Heather Bobb serves as an elder.
Dr. Bobb enjoys spending time with her family. She has her private pilot’s license and enjoys flying, golfing, running, reading, and playing and watching various sports. She is a college sports fan, particularly of UT Longhorns and OSU Cowboys.
The Bobbs have a heart for missionary work and have served locally and internationally in Africa and Mexico.
Dr. Bobb is a published researcher and has earned numerous awards including the Lyon College Patterson Decade Award (outstanding female alumnus), the Robert Clayton Memorial Award, The Williams Fellowship Award, the Colgate Palmolive Scholarship, and the Girl Scout Gold Award (equivalent to Eagle Scout).
She is a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the American Association of Women Dentists the Texas Association of Women Dentists, the Dawson Academy Alumni Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry (in which she is currently working on obtaining her fellowship). Dedicated to continuing her education, Dr. Bobb spends time learning. In 2012, she earned her Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and her Associate Fellowship from the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Meet Our Team
Our welcoming, comforting, experienced, and knowledgeable dental team is thrilled to work alongside our dentist to give you the best oral health possible! We work hard to provide outstanding dental care in Dripping Springs, Texas, and we look forward to working with you. To get to know us a little bit better, please feel free to give us a call at the dental practice of Heather Bobb, DDS, FICOI!
Mona Higgins – Office Manager
Mona has been our office manager since 2011 and she loves working with all of the patients and with a dental team that works very well together and is very compassionate. Mona makes sure that she spends every day making customer service a priority, which is something that makes our practice so great.
Mona is married to her husband and together they have a daughter who lives in San Antonio and a son who lives in Amarillo. They also have a dog named Molly who is the most awesome dog in all the land! In her free time, Mona likes to golf, do boot camp workouts, and volunteer with Mobile Loaves and Fishes, a local ministry that feeds the homeless on the streets of Austin.
Tonya – Registered Dental Hygienist
Tonya graduated from Blinn College in 2004 with a degree in dental hygiene. She is happily married to Eric, and they have four kids and two dogs. In her spare time she loves to go camping and mountain biking with her family.
Elaine Reyes – Registered Dental Hygienist
Elaine has been with our practice since 2011 and she loves being part of a dedicated dental team that is not only encompassed with co-workers but with friends as well. Elaine brings a positive attitude and 17 years of dental experience to our office and she truly focuses on our patients’ needs. Prior to her dental career, she graduated with honors and her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UTHSC at San Antonio.
Elaine is happily married to her college sweetheart and together they have four children, two sets of twins! In her free time, she loves to read, hike, and spend time with her family.
Steph Brannock – Registered Dental Assistant
Steph has been one of our talented dental assistants since 2012 and she loves that we have the best patients! Each day, Steph does her best to make each patient feel comfortable and at ease to help make their visit a positive experience.
Steph is married to her husband and together they have a son and a daughter; they all live in Buda with two rescued cats and one rescued dog. In her free time, Steph enjoys embroidery and she loves ice hockey.
Melissa Kleen – Dental Assistant/Myofascial Release Practitioner
Melissa has been a member of our team since 2009. She assists Dr. Bobb chairside and also utilizes her gifts as a massage/myofascial therapist and Reiki practitioner. Caring for others is her passion and she loves ensuring that patients feel as comfortable as possible. When Melissa is not in the office, she and her husband, Doug, enjoy hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and camping.
Brenda – Administration Dental Coordinator
Brenda has been with our practice since 2014 and she loves that our dental team and patients feel like one big happy family. Each day, Brenda strives to keep the schedule full and help the practice succeed. She has been in the dental field for 16 years and we appreciate all of the skills and knowledge she brings to our office.
Brenda has two daughters. In her free time, Brenda loves to listen to live music and spend time with her pets. She has two dogs named Jax and Duke and one awesome pig named Ace! Brenda is from Omaha, Nebraska, and she grew up in Texas.