Robert Hendricks, D.D.S.
Dr. Robert Hendricks received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Before attending dental school, he received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Texas Tech University. Robert practiced dentistry in San Antonio before relocating to Austin in 2008.
Dr. Hendricks enjoys treating patients of all ages and has a love for all aspects of dentistry. He is a member of the Texas Dental Association, Capital Area Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and American Dental Association. Robert’s goal is to create a comfortable environment for his patients and provide the highest quality dental care. Dr. Hendricks is committed to continuing education and takes many advanced courses each year to enhance his skills to better serve the dental care needs of his patients and provide them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.
When he's not providing great dental care for his patients, Dr. Hendricks enjoys exercise and spending time relaxing with his wife, daughters, and dogs.
Kristen Hendricks, D.D.S.
Dr. Kristen Hendricks received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Prior to attending dental school, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry, from Southern Methodist University. Upon graduating from dental school, Kristen moved to Austin with her husband, Robert, and began practicing dentistry in Austin.
Dr. Hendricks loves working with children sharing her passion for dentistry with her community. Kristen is an active member of the Texas Dental Association, Capital Area Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. Dr. Hendricks is committed to continuing education and takes many advanced courses each year to enhance her skills to better serve the dental care needs of her patients and provide them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.
In her free time, Kristen loves to spend time with her husband, Robert, her daughters and dogs.
Amanda A. Marx, D.D.S.
Dr. Marx is a graduate from the University of Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, where she focused on pediatric dentistry and removable prosthodontics. Upon graduating cum laude, she was presented the Merit Award fro distinct recognition of Removable Denture Prosthodontics in May of 2002. Dr. Marx continued her education with a one-year general practice residency at St. Clare’s Hospital in Schenectady, NY (the same hospital she was born in) to give back to the community that helped start her life. Prior to Buffalo, Dr. Marx spent three years at the State University of New York at Binghamton, Harpur School, where she graduated magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
While in New York, Dr. Marx was heavily involved in organized dentistry and served on several committees. She was previously the Schenectady County Representative for the Fourth District and was currently serving as the Secretary of the Fourth District in New York (and was planning on moving up the chairs) prior to moving to her beautiful new home of Spicewood, Texas. Dr. Marx maintains her membership with the American Dental Association and is looking forward to becoming involved with the Texas Dental Association and Capital Area Dental Association as well.
Dr. Marx was in private practice full-time for 16 years in upstate New York, and in that time also became happily married with 2 children (currently 12 and 13 years old). The decision to relocate to Austin was made as a family. Her values and beliefs have stayed the same throughout the years: Listen to what your patients want, listen to what your patients need, and make those things fit in the most functional, esthetic, and cost-effective treatment course of action so the plan works.
Matthew Largent, M.D., D.D.S.
Dr. Matthew Largent hails from the San Francisco Bay Area where he attended Bellarmine College Preparatory, an all-boys, Jesuit institution. He earned both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Washington in Seattle. Educational pursuits took Dr. Largent to Texas in 2003, where he pursued a certificate in oral & maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
As a dual degreed oral & maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Largent was conferred his medical doctorate from the University of Texas in 2006. He was attracted to the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery due to the scope of practice and the opportunity to make significant changes in the lives of patients with regards to pathology, function and esthetics. Dr. Largent is committed to continuing education and takes many advanced courses each year to enhance his skills to better serve the dental care needs of his patients and provide them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.
In his spare time, he enjoys distance running, college athletics, and music.
Karen has been in the dental field since 2009, and joined the team at Bright Smiles Family Dentistry in 2015. She enjoys doing her part to ensure her patients are satisfied with their experience when visiting the office. In her free time, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband and her two children, usually traveling around the Hill Country where she grew up.
Yessenia has been in the dental field since 2014 and joined Bright Smiles in 2017. It is important to Yessenia that patients have a great experience when visiting the office and leave with a smile. When she is not at work she likes to go on hikes and loves to stay active with her dog Storm.
Nancy has been with Bright Smiles Family Dentistry since 2013. She has been active in the dental field since 1991. She is originally from Southern California and relocated to Cedar Park in 2006. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and 2 four-legged furry children and finding new things to do and places to eat in Austin.
Cynthia has been with Bright Smiles Family Dentistry since 2013. She graduated from Dental Essentials in 2007. It's very important to Cynthia that patients leave with a great experience and a smile. For her, it's about having a connection, and she likes getting to know each and every one of our patients. When she's not at work, she loves to spend time with her husband and two children. She also loves to read and go shopping in her free time.