Meet Our Team
At DentistTree, our patient and friendly staff will make sure you feel comfortable and well-informed every step of the way. We’re a group of professional care practitioners whose mission is to provide the highest level of healthcare to the greater Royse City area.
Dr. Praveena Shetty, DMD
Dr. Praveena Shetty earned her DMD with honors from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. After practicing for a year in New England, she and her husband decided to move to Texas. Dr. Shetty has been practicing General and Family Dentistry including Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry since 2010. She believes in providing state of the art, relationship-based, comprehensive dental care tailored to fit into the lives and budgets of her patients. She has an honest and conservative approach to diagnosing dental problems and focuses on providing excellent restorative dental care for the entire family. Committed to providing the best care possible for her patients, Dr. Shetty completes several hours of continuing education every year. Dr. Shetty serves the community by providing dental services through “Dentistry from the Heart” (free day of dentistry) every year since 2013. She also participates in outreach program serving school children in the Sulphur Springs and Royse City areas. She resides in Allen,TX with her husband and 2 daughters that she absolutely dotes on. During her time-off, she loves to travel.
Sarai Ayala – Office Manager
As an Office Manager and Billing Specialist, Sarai’s responsibilities include management duties for front office staff, including reception and dental assisting professionals. She has excellent interpersonal skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. She is responsible to train the new hires and also responds to patient needs and manages billing systems, files primary and secondary insurance claims. She assists patients in applying for credit and other financial assistance as needed. Sarai has worked with Dr. Praveena Shetty since 2014. In her free time, she spends time with their two children.
Veronica Olayo – Insurance Specialist
As an Insurance Specialist/Receptionist, Veronica’s days are filled with scheduling appointments and assisting patients with insurance and verification. Veronica lives in Yantis, TX has been working with Dr. Praveena Shetty since June 2016. In her free time, Veronica enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Nancy Reyes – Dental Assistant
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Nancy lives in Sulphur Springs, TX and has been working with Dr. Praveena Shetty since June 2015. She is a very hard working dental assistant. She is bi-lingual and is very proficient in explaining the treatment plan with patients. In her free time, Nancy enjoys spending time with her two kids and family.
Alicia Bongard – Dental Assistant
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Alicia lives in Alba, TX and has been working with Dr. Praveena Shetty since June 2017. She is a hard working dental assistant. In her free time, Alicia enjoys spending time with her family and friends.