Our team of dedicated dental health professionals are here to serve you. We combine extensive knowledge in the field of dentistry with a passion for helping people love their smiles. It is our goal to create a friendly and professional atmosphere that you can rely on for all of your dental needs.
Dr. Lisa Martin
Dr. Lisa Martin opened Lake Country Dental in January of 2013. She graduated Valedictorian from Jonesboro High School in 2001, then received her Bachelor of Science from Tarleton State University in 2005 with Summa Cum Laude Honors, and graduated with Cum Laude Honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio in 2009 with her DDS in General Dentistry. The following year she had the honor of being selected for an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the Veterans Hospital in Temple, TX. In her residency Dr. Lisa gained extensive knowledge in general dentistry and also learned how to place dental implants and perform IV sedations. Since that time she was employed as an associated at Gatesville Family Dental in Gatesville, TX.
Lisa Laird was born in Temple Texas and was raised in the big city of Jonesboro Texas. She is moving from her family ranch of 289 acres where she has called home, in search of an opportunity to do what she loves and have fun doing it. Being from a small town she has learned the value of community and friendship. She truly believes in helping others and treating people how she would want to be treated.
Lisa Laird married her high school sweet heart Joey Martin in July of 2008. Their life changed forever in early 2011 when they were blessed with their twin daughters, Addie Kay and Emma Lynn. So needless to say, she is pretty busy at her house right now. She enjoys traveling when she can and spending time with family and friends. She is very excited about officially moving to Horseshoe Bay!
Dr. Lisa is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the local dental associations. Dr. Lisa loves to learn new things, so she is continually enrolling in continuing education classes. She also volunteers at the Rotary Club Dental Clinic in Marble Falls.
She will do everything she can to provide you with quality dental care in a warm and friendly environment. She looks forward to meeting you and helping you maintain good oral health.
Deidra, Patient Coordinator
Deidra was born in Odessa, Tx on 9/10/1976. She was raised right here in the hill country. Deidra enjoyed water skiing at home and sports in school while growing up. Today she enjoys running for sport. She is very close to her family. Deidra has the privilege of getting called mom by three very handsome as well as smart, sons. She went to school in Austin to become certified as a dental assistant in 1998. And also attended CTC for a year program to get certified in accounting in 2020. Deidra worked about four years dental assisting and then transferred to the front where she now wears many hats.
She is working hard towards a management position here at Lake Country Dental. Deidra has been employed here almost seven awesome years and claims she still loves where she works! She calls it her second home. At the end of the day, she loves going home to her two precious dogs, Nuke and Ros co. They greet her as soon as she arrives ready for their walk and treats.
Debra Fowlkes, Hygienist
Debra is originally from the Great Lakes state of Michigan. At the age of 20, she made a life-changing decision to move to Houston, Texas. She put everything she owned in her Honda Prelude and off she went. Even though her parents weren’t 100% on board with the idea, they didn’t hold her back from her new venture.
Her first job in Texas was for a Plastic Surgery Group, Cronin Brower & Biggs. After working there for a year her neighbor helped her get a job at Gulf Oil, where she met her husband. When Gulf Oil was acquired by Chevron/Texaco, she went to work for the Super Computer Company, Cray Research.
In 1986 she married her husband Randy, a Texas native, and became an instant mom to her two stepchildren, Jamey and Ivy.
After relocating several times for her husband Randy’s job opportunities; Colorado and Missouri, in 1991 they were finally back in Dallas, Texas. It was at that time she decided it was time for a career change. Her husband encouraged her to go to college and afforded her this opportunity, she embraced it full speed ahead.
Debra was a “non-traditional” college student. She started her journey at the age of 30. Debra graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas in 1995 with her (BSDH) Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. She was awarded the Honorary Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society Award. After graduation, Debra practiced in Keller, Texas before moving to the Highland Lakes area in August of 1999. Debra has practiced in Horseshoe Bay, Texas for 21 years.
Debra continues to learn new modalities to improve and achieve optimal oral health with yearly continuing education classes. Debra is passionate about dental hygiene and takes pride in providing our patients with the highest standard of care. She enjoys educating patients on attaining and maintaining their optimal oral health. Our patients often kid her for being a “perfectionist”.
In her spare time, you can find her and Randy entertaining at their second home on the Frio River. She enjoys relaxing in the river with family and friends, and especially, with her grandchildren ranging in ages from 18 years to 2 months. They are the love of her life and they affectionately refer to her as Nana and Randy as Papaw.
Crissy Alderman, Dental Assistant
Crissy Alderman has been in the Highland Lakes area for 40+ years. She has raised three amazing boys. She enjoys outdoor activities and learning new things. She is the co-founder of a local charity, 100 Chicks for Charity, that provides assistance for non-profit organizations. Crissy has been in the dental field for four years, and enjoys helping patients achieve their dreams of having a great smile.
Anyssa Balba, Dental Assistant
Anyssa Balbas, Dental Assistant, Comes to us from a small town, Shamrock texas, where she graduated Shamrock high school, and worked throughout her high school education as a waitress. Soon after graduation she came to the hill country to follow her dream and have more opportunities.
Anyssa has been Dental Assisting for three years and loves being able to help bring the patients back to a happy, healthy state. She works two jobs, Here at Lake Country Dental, and as a waitress at Cafe 2300 in Burnet Texas. In her free time she loves spending time with her nieces, nephews and two dogs (Spur and Tate). She is a very caring, sweet, and happy soul.