We recognize that all of our young patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your child to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Andrea

Andrea

Andrea joined Sherwood Pediatric Dentistry in 2017 has been in the dental field since 2006. Andrea has always had a passion for dentistry and has a great rapport with our patients and their parents.

In her free time, Andrea loves being outdoors and spending time with her family..

 

Blanca

Blanca

As our lead dental assistant, Blanca has been with Sherwood Pediatric Dentistry since 2001. She loves helping children care for their smiles.

A native of Honduras, Blanca is married with two children, Vicki and Dani. In her spare time, Blanca enjoys caring for her family, including her four Chihuahuas.

 

David

David

Our business manager David handles the insurance and accounting processes for the practice, as well as coordinating the advertising and community/school support functions for our practice. David joined the Sherwood team in 2006 and lists Dr. Sherwood’s commitment to excellence as his favorite part of working here. David also has a successful real estate business that spans over 27 years.

When he isn't working, David enjoys traveling, investing, home improvement, and family time.

 

Mai Luk, DDS

Mai Luk

Dr. Mai Luk steps in for Dr Sherwood from time to time. Her smile is contagious and her demeanor is instantly welcoming! Dr. Luk was born in Vietnam, but grew up in Oklahoma City until her family moved to Austin during her freshman year in high school.

Dr. Luk graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2002 with a BA in Biology. After starting a family, she went back to school for dentistry. In 2016, Dr. Luk graduated with honors from UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry, and subsequently was accepted into the pediatric residency program there. She completed her two-year residency in June of 2018.

Dr. Luk’s training includes extensive experiences in sedation, dental trauma, and treating children with special healthcare needs.

 

Marna

Marna

Our registered dental hygienist Marna has worked with Sherwood Pediatric Dentistry since 2010 when she was hired to cover for another employee’s extended leave. Since then, Marna has regularly worked to support our team whenever needed, and she also served as an instructor at Skyview Dental Careers from 2018-2020. 

Outside of work, Marna is active in her church and enjoys home improvement projects and lake time with her family.

 

Mary

Mary

There’s something about Mary! Whether it's her ready smile or compassionate care of every patient, your day is always better after seeing her! Originally from Central Wisconsin, Mary has called Austin home since moving here in the 1990's. Mary's experience in the dental field spans 20 years, and she is well versed in all aspects of dental assisting.

In her free time, Mary enjoys spending time with friends and family, and has especially enjoyed attending gymnastics competitions while raising her two beautiful daughters. A lover of travel, gardening, and listening to live music, Mary enjoys staying active and participating in all the fun things that Austin and Central Texas have to offer!

Sarah

Our second Registered Dental Hygienist, Sarah, has been an RDH since 2018 and moved to Austin from Hastings, MN!  Outside of her work at Dr. Sherwood's, Sarah likes running, hiking, paddle-boarding, and spending time with her husband and two dogs, Stella and Winston. 

Tayde “Ty”

Tay

Tayde (or “Ty”) is the administrative director and treatment coordinator for our practice. Ty expertly assures that Dr. Sherwood's schedule runs smoothly and that your family’s information is current and complete. Ty came to our practice as a temporary assistant in 2017, and after only a short time, our team unanimously agreed we wanted her here permanently—whatever it would take! Ty is a certified dental assistant, the highest level of certification, which is only obtained after the highest levels of education and experience. Ty previously served as a surgical dental assistant at Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Outside of work, Ty enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, and she’s very active in her church.