Meet the Team

Anthony Kasallis, DDS

Dr. Anthony Kasallis graduated from the University of Texas dental school in Houston before being accepted into the advanced education in general dentistry program with the U.S. Air Force. While serving his country, Dr. Kasallis had the opportunity to practice a wide range of dentistry in various parts of the world; his favorite time spent was in England. With this, Dr. Kasallis has gained years of experience and special training in general, cosmetic, implant and pediatric dentistry. Dr. Kasallis is also Level 2 sedation certified, which enables him to provide anxiety relief through moderate conscious sedation for nervous patients.

Dr. Jake R. Williams

Dr. Jake R. Williams graduated in the top 3% of his dental class, magna cum laude, from the prestigious Creighton University Dental School in Omaha, Nebraska. Since then, Dr. Williams has gained many years of experience and special training in general, implant, clear aligners, full mouth reconstructions and pediatric dentistry. Most people know Dr. Williams from his work and reputation with cosmetic smile makeovers. Dr. Williams has practiced dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, Colorado Springs, Colorado and most recently, since 2014, in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Williams is also Level 2 sedation certified which enables him to provide anxiety relief through moderate conscious sedation of nervous patients.

Dr. Shawn Beals

Dr. Shawn Beals is from Safford, which is a small mining town in Arizona. He got his bachelor’s degree in applied biological sciences from Arizona State University before being accepted to Midwestern University, College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. At MWU, Dr. Beals received extensive training in all areas of general dentistry, especially crowns and bridges, implant dentistry and endodontics. He is especially passionate about cosmetic dentistry and receives tremendous joy in making people more confident with their smile.

Dr. Beals has been married to his wonderful wife Valerie for 13 years and they have four beautiful kids. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling, exercising and eating.

His charisma, kindness and warmth resonates in the way he works with the team and patients. He puts forth all efforts to maintain the highest standard of quality care and friendly customer service that our practice has become known for.

Dr. Haley Johnson

Dr. Haley Johnson received her bachelor’s degree in Biomaterials Engineering from Clemson University. After graduating, she attended the Medical University of South Carolina where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Johnson practiced in Columbia, South Carolina before moving to El Paso and is working towards her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. She is dedicated to restoring her patients oral health and believes you’re never fully dressed without a smile.

Dr. Johnson and her husband, Brad, have a golden retriever named Cooper. The three of them are having fun exploring this side of the country by hiking, biking, and eating their way around new cities.

Dr. Alex Havig

Dr. Alex Havig graduated from A.T. Still University in Gilbert, Arizona. While Arizona has always been home, his dental career has taken him to Bossier City, Louisiana, and now El Paso. He is an experienced general dentist who is passionate about connecting with patients and restoring their smiles. He is skilled in all areas of general dentistry including dentures, crowns, implants and SureSmile® aligners.

Dr. Alex Havig was raised in Gilbert, Arizona. He and his wife, Kelsey have three beautiful children. In his spare time Dr. Havig enjoys exercising, traveling, golfing and spending time with his family. Dr. Havig and his family have loved living in El Paso and are excited to see what the future holds for them here.

Dr. Jerry Walker

Dr. Walker received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the UT Houston School of Dentistry in 2020, graduating in the top half of his class, and he joined our practice in January 2023. He appreciates working at an office that shares his philosophy for patient care, and he always does what is best for patients’ overall health.

Dr. Walker is married and has two dogs. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, wood-working and trying new restaurants.

Meet Our Team

The team at Agave Dental Care is here not only to help our dentists provide you with top-notch dental care in El Paso, Texas. Our team is also here to make sure that every aspect of your visit is the best it can be. Our friendly, experienced team members can answer your questions about your treatment, see to your comfort and even help you with insurance and financial issues. You can meet them below and when you call 915-755-7697 for your appointment. Our team members speak English, Spanish and Russian for the convenience of our patients.


Regional Office Manager | Registered Dental Assistant

Amanda attended Career Centers of Texas, where she made the dean’s list in 1995. She joined our team in January 2017 and loves the feeling of family and of being part of a professional team that is so great at what they do. Amanda manages several offices and works hard to motivate and teach our team so that we can do our very best and help our patients maintain their oral health.

Amanda has four daughters and nine grandchildren. When not in the office, she loves to read, dance and play with her grandchildren.

Amber L.

Front Desk Receptionist

Amber attended the University of Austin, where she graduated with a degree in child psychology in 2006. In 2009, she also completed her teaching degree in mathematics. Amber has 16 years of experience as a medical assistant and billing assistant. She joined our team in June 2021 and loves the atmosphere and teamwork of our office. She always greets our patients with a smile and uses her knowledge of dental insurance and benefits to provide great customer service for each person she meets.

Amber is married and has two handsome boys and a beautiful step-daughter. She is a fan of the Cowboys and, in her spare time, enjoys building vintage motorcycles and working on classic cars.


Front Office Receptionist

Lupe is a proud mother of two sons. Her oldest son graduated from the same high school as she did and has a B.A and M.A. from UTEP. Her youngest son has attended UTEP and is an aspiring musician. Lupe enjoys walking in the park, listening to music, and dancing.


Front Desk Receptionist

Gabby started at our office in July 2022. She graduated from Brightwood College with her registered dental assistant certification and received her license in 2015. She went to Kaplan college in 2016 and graduated in 2017 with her certification as a medical office specialist. She plans to go back to college to further her education. Gabby loves to work at our office because she gets to be a part of a great team that is always willing to help each other. She always goes above and beyond when communicating and providing customer service.

Gabby has a 6-year-old daughter and a 2-year-old son. In her free time, she enjoys drinking coffee in the morning, spending time with her kids, taking her daughter to gymnastics class and getting her nails and hair done.


Regional Insurance Specialist

Lorena completed her degree in criminal justice at Hartnell College in 2001 and achieved her associate degree at Heald College in 2011 and medical assisting degree at Kaplan College in 2015. She joined our team for the first time in October 2020 and rejoined our practice in May 2022. Lorena is dedicated to providing accurate treatment plans to our patients, and she enjoys being part of a team where she is appreciated and where others are confident in her abilities.

Lorena has two children, Angel and Adrian, who are her life. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time at home with her family.


Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Angelly completed her bachelor’s degree in social work as well as her dental assisting certification. She joined our team in November 2020 and enjoys working with an amazing team and such great patients. She communicates effectively and is dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible care.

Angelly is happily married and has two daughters, whose volleyball games she enjoys attending.


Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Leslie completed her dental assisting program at Brightwood College and joined our team in June 2020. She appreciates the kindness and humbleness found in our office and works hard to learn new things and lead her teammates on a great path.

Leslie has two sons.


Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Sandy graduated with her Associate in Applied Science in dental assisting in 2015 from El Paso Community College. In addition to the standard training for registered dental assistants, she also completed training to become a certified dental assistant, which is the nationally recognized certification for dental assistants. Sandy joined our team in 2018 and appreciates her flexible working school and the way that our team functions as a unit. She enjoys that we always pull together and assist each other to care for our patients and keep our office running as smoothly as possible. She contributes to the success of our office in many ways, including supply management, day-to-day operations of dental assistants, support for our dental hygienists, mentoring for dental assisting students and on-boarding for new team members.

Sandy married her high school sweetheart and together they have three children and two beautiful granddaughters, as well as a dog. Her hobbies include gardening, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.


Registered Dental Assistant

Adrianna completed her training as a dental assistant in 2018 and her insurance processing training in 2000. In 2022, she become certified as a phlebotomist. Adrianna joined our team in May 2021, and she loves everything about our practice, from our amazing doctors and team to our incredible patients. She loves what she does and always maintains a positive attitude and a great sense of humor.

Adrianna is married and has one daughter. Outside the office she enjoys watching TV.

Griselda (Gracie)

Registered Dental Assistant

Gracie graduated from dental school in 2009 and joined our team in 2020. She has four children, two boys and two girls, and three dogs.


Registered Dental Assistant

Paulina started at our office in September 2022, and she graduated from Kaplan in 2014. She loves being able to help people gain their confidence back with their new beautiful and healthy smiles. She helps our office by learning new things every day, having a positive attitude and having compassion towards her coworkers and every patient.

Paulina’s family is the most important part of her life. She and her husband have been together for six years, and they have two beautiful kids: 11-year-old Isabella and 19-month-old Logan. They also have two furry kids: Bucky and Morgan. In her free time, she loves to travel, have cook-outs and enjoy every minute with her family.


Registered Dental Assistant

Joann values the culture at Agave Dental Care, being able to help our patients and bring smiles to other people. She always makes an effort to be patient and take care of all our nervous patients. She does everything she can to help the team and make the office run smoothly.

Joann is a 2014 graduate of Vista College and has been with us since February 2021. She has a beautiful son who is her life. She really enjoys likes being outside and playing with her son.


Registered Dental Assistant

Estrella has been a valued member of Agave Dental Care since she joined our team in December 2022. She is a graduate of Canutillo High School and then went on to Brightwood College to continue her education. Her dedication to teamwork has been instrumental in contributing to the success of our practice; she is an exceptional team player who works well with her colleagues.

Estrella is a devoted mother to her son, Ethan, and is very close to her brother, Irvin. They are the most important people in her life. In her free time, Estrella enjoys going to the gym and staying active. She is also an avid learner and plans to go back to school soon to pursue a degree in radiology.


Registered Hygienist

Bridget earned her dental assistant certification in 2016 and her associate degree in dental hygiene from EPCC in 2021. She joined our team in October 2021, and she loves the positive atmosphere in our office and the willingness of our team to help each other out. Her positive attitude and upbeat personality make our office an enjoyable place to be each day.

Bridget is originally from Seattle and moved to El Paso in 2018. She has two dogs, Milo and Ollie, and in her spare time enjoys hiking with her dogs, working out and traveling.


Registered Hygienist

Hermi attended El Paso Community College for her Associate of Applied Science in dental hygiene. She then attended the University of Texas at El Paso to complete her bachelor’s degree in education. Hermie joined our team in May 2022. She is a great team player and loves being part of such an awesome team that she works well with.

Outside the office, Hermi’s hobbies include walking and dancing.


Registered Hygienist

Jeannie attended EPPC for her Associate of Applied Science in dental hygiene, graduating in 1983. She also attended UTEP for her Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in sociology, which she completed in 1993. Jeannie joined our practice in April 1999 and loves being part of such a great team. She also appreciates our recent remodel and that all our equipment is up to date. With over 39 years of experience in the dental field, she enjoys seeing patients of all ages and appreciates the flexibility of our office.

Jeannie has been married for over 38 years and has one son and one daughter. Her son currently lives in Austin and her daughter is a medical student who aspires to be a pediatrician.


Registered Hygienist

Juan attended El Paso Community College (EPCC) for his dental hygiene degree before joining our team in September 2021. He appreciates the close friendships found at our office and works hard to help our patients receive the care they need and to keep our team running smoothly.

Juan is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He has one daughter, and outside the office, his hobbies include going to the gym, watching movies and traveling.


Registered Hygienist

Lulu joined our dental family in April 2021, and she enjoys being able to see and care for patients that she has known for over 20 years and with whom she has built trusting relationships. Lulu has one son and three grandchildren. Outside the office, Lulu enjoys riding her bicycle and going to the gym.


Registered Hygienist

Patricia completed her associate degree in dental hygiene at El Paso Community College. She joined our dental family in June 1988 and enjoys the relationships she has built with patients that she has known for over 30 years. She also loves being part of a team with such amazing doctors and coworkers. Patricia is dedicated to continued education and stays on top of developments in the dental field in order to provide excellent care to her patients.

Patricia has been married for over 35 years. She has two sons and one daughter, and her daughter is applying to dental school! Her hobbies include weightlifting, running and reading.