Stephen Nichols – Clinical Assistant
Stephen is Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge’s right hand man. Stephen has been a Certified Dental Assistant for over 25 years. He came to Texas via Virginia, but he will tell you he loves Texas now. Stephen has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree, but has always considered dentistry his career. Stephen chose dentistry, when he was only a junior in high school. He spent a great deal of time in the dental chair, himself, being an anxious patient. Stephen has now made it his mission to help patients overcome their anxiety. Educating patients and letting them know about their procedures and what to expect, helps patients ease their dental fears. Stephen helps patients focus on the beautiful outcome of their dental procedures. Stephen is married to his best friend, Leticia, who he actually met in the dental office he worked in, when they lived in Virginia. Stephen has a son, who attends college in Virginia. He and Leticia, also, have two very special dogs, Sophie and Salsa. They enjoy spending time with family, traveling and Stephen loves paddle boarding. Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge think you will appreciate the knowledge of dentistry Stephen possesses, along with his charming smile and passion to help people.
Codi Ackal – Patient Coordinator
Codi is one of Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge’s amazing Hygienists. She is a graduate of LSU, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Codi went on to continue her education with an Associates of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Mississippi Delta College.
Codi’s passion for dentistry goes back to her Grandfather, who was a dentist in New Orleans, and a great role model for her. Codi strives to take excellent care of her patients, always keeping their best interest at heart. She would tell you the best part of her job is developing and building relationships with her patients.
Codi is married to her high school sweetheart Jay, and they have recently moved to the Heights area. She is an outdoor enthusiast, who enjoys riding bikes and fishing in Galveston. Codi also loves sports and spending time with her family and friends. Codi has a constant smile on her face and is a great motivator and encourager to both our patients and fellow Team Members.
Julie Stone-Office Adminstrator
Julie is Dr. Frazar and Dr. Hedge’s Financial/Insurance Coordinator. She has been in the field of dentistry for over 20 years, and is a valuable asset in the office with her outgoing personality and friendly smile. Julie went to school to become a Surgical Technician at Cambridge Medical School and has experience working in many types of dental offices.
Julie finds that working in dentistry is very rewarding. She likes the hands on part of treatment, and also enjoys working on the business side of dentistry to help patients find a way to achieve their dental health goals. Julie will say, where there is a will, there is a way to accomplish it.
Julie has been married for 21 years to her loving husband, Jeff. They have 5 beautiful children (Krysta, Brittanie, Amber, Ashley and Jeffrey) and 2 grandchildren, Kolton and Aubree, who are the apples of her eye. They also keep her very busy, when she has time off. Julie is very active. She begins her day, every morning, running with her dog (Hunter). She loves spending time outdoors with her grandchildren. Some of their favorite things include, spending time at a park or the beach.