Meet Staff 


D’Ette Waldrop
Office Manager, R.D.A.

D’Ette is a native of Bryan and has a son and a daughter.  She has been with Dr. Hathaway since 2002 where she began as a dental assistant and received her Registered Dental Assistant certification.  With her background in banking and finance, she eventually became the office manager.  She continues to maintain her R.D.A.  Her favorite food is the Strawberry Tart at Café Eccell!

She loves helping patients achieve their oral health goals by explaining their treatment options and getting their treatment completed in an orderly and timely fashion.


Maddie Wells
Office Assistant

Maddie is originally from Portugal.  Her father is in the military so they moved frequently.  She has attended Blinn College.  Her favorite food is chips and queso!  Ole!

Her jobs include assisting D’Ette, running errands, helping with the administrative duties and keeping everyone caffeinated!


Tammy Miller

Tammy is a Bryan native.  She is married to Doug and they have 2 daughters.  She has worked for Dr. Hathaway since 2005.  Her favorite food is steak!  Yum!

She has spent many years developing her knowledge and skills in the area of periodontal disease prevention, treatment and management. 


Jessica Rojas

Jessica became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2010.  When she moved to B/CS in 2013, she joined Dr. Hathaway’s team.  She is married to Jorge and has a daughter.  Her favorite food is anything next to a good glass of wine!  Yum!

Patient care, comfort and education are  her top priorities.  She works to help every patient with their specific dental needs. 


Kalla Gaertner

Kalla moved to B/CS in 2014 and began working with Dr. Hathaway.  She is working towards becoming a Dental Hygienist. Kalla enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.  Her favorite thing is her mother’s iced tea!

She truly believes patient education is the core of  optimum patient health.