Dr. Robert Hendricks

Robert Hendricks, D.D.S.

General Dentist

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.


Ali Golshani, D.D.S.

General Dentist

Dr. Ali Golshani grew up in New Orleans, LA as the youngest of three. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. Prior to dental school, he received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Louisiana State University.

Dr. Golshani met his wife, Sara, during their freshman year of dental school. After graduating, they immediately moved to Austin and have been serving the Austin area since. Dr. Golshani takes pride in providing an excellent dental experience for all of his patients. With compassion and a drive for excellence, he makes sure all of his patients receive the highest quality of care in the most comfortable setting.

Dr. Golshani is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time outdoors. When he is not at work, you can probably find him spending time with Sara and their two dogs, Brees and Bailey.

Crystal, Dental Hygienist


Dental Hygienist

Crystal was a Registered Dental Assistant for 10 years prior to attending Dental Hygiene School. She is a 2014 graduate of Coastal Bend College in Beeville, TX, where she obtained and Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She thoroughly enjoys her job and has a passion for educating patients and helping them better understand the importance of good oral health as well as their specific dental needs. She also loves going to local schools and daycare facilities to play games and educate children about their teeth, while helping to ease any anxiety they have about going to the dentist. 

When she's not caring for patients, Crystal enjoys antique shopping and live Texas Country music, but most of all she loves spending time with her husband and playing outside (usually with dump trucks in the dirt) with her son.

Karen, Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

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.



Dental Assistant

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, Office Manager


Office Manager

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, Account Manager


Account Manager

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.