Simone Tricarico joined the team of Dr. Erica Cummings in February 2019 and has over 30 years of dental field experience. She grew up in Germany and moved to California in the late 1980's. Recently, Simone relocated to the Houston area to be closer to her family and is elated to assume her role as Office Coordinator at Sterling Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry.
Her abilities include a multitude of dental administrative skills, in addition to certifications in CPR, radiography and clinical chairside assisting....... Simone is committed to creating a positive experience for our patients and their families! She enjoys working with our very warm and inviting team. Simone loves the positive energy felt by everyone and really appreciates the attentive care Dr. Cummings and the team strive to provide, as individuals and collectively, to each patient.
Simone is most proud of her two daughters. She enjoys spending her time with her grandchildren, eating a good meal and loves going to concerts/live music.
Bridget Klesel, RDA
Head Dental Assistant
Bridget Klesel has been part of Dr. Cummings’ team since May 2011 and has been working in the dental field since 1996. Bridget grew up in a small farming community in South Central Iowa. She received her degree with a license in Dental Assisting from Des Moines Area Community College in 1996 and then moved to Houston in 2002. After working in the Houston metropolitan area for 9 years, she and her husband moved to Magnolia in 2011 to start a family. Bridget came to work with Dr. Erica Cummings when she opened her dental practice in 2011. Her certifications include: nitrous oxide, CPR, training at the LVI Institute, Great Lakes Orthodontics, and Spear Institute, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and Myobrace. She has many years of experience in general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and TMJ therapy.
Bridget married her husband Bryan in 2005, who has been with Schlumberger since 1998. They have two children, Sam and Addi. In her spare time she is busy with her children at their sporting events and spending time with family. Bridget also volunteers her time at the Give Kids a Smile Day pediatric event annually, the Dentistry From the Heart community event, a mission trip to Guatemala serving the indigenous Mayans during the summer of 2015 and other local community events. Her goal in dentistry is to pamper and wow her patients while helping provide the best dentistry possible. She looks forward to meeting you as a new patient!!
Danielle Wolfe, RDH
Danielle joined Sterling Ridge Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in March 2015. She graduated from Lone Star Community College in Kingwood, Texas with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science, focusing on Dental Hygiene. While attending college, Danielle was awarded with the Outstanding Student Award for the Science division in 2009. Her certifications include: preventive sealant placement, nitrous oxide monitoring, radiology and laser therapy.
Through life experiences and an enthusiasm for health, Danielle developed a passion for complete body health. Specifically, related to nutrition and the importance of diet in relation to oral health and overall well-being. She reads and takes continuing education that allows her to help her patients beyond the mouth. She loves helping patients improve practices and increase their confidence through educating them on good practices for a well-balanced life. Danielle is married to her high school sweetheart Jassen Wolfe, a member of the Lyondellbasell team since 2017. She is also a proud mother of a son Seth and a daughter Makenzie.
Megan Tipton, RDH
Megan attended The University of Houston while studying Human Nutrition and Sciences. Shortly after moving from Houston to San Antonio she began dental hygiene school and graduated with an AAS in Dental Hygiene from Concorde Career College.
She is very dedicated to her career and helping her patients achieve healthy smiles. She is committed to providing cutting edge, up-to-date care for her patients and tailors care to meet each of her patients’ needs.
Spending time with her husband, Jeremy, family and traveling are among her favorite things to do in her time off. She also enjoys working out and trying new recipes in the kitchen.
Katelyn joined the team of Sterling Ridge Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in October 2019. She is currently working towards her goal to become a registered dental hygienist Her dental journey began as she was observing the hygiene team at Dr. Cummings' practice to complete her required 20 hours of observation for entry into a dental hygiene program. Katelyn demonstrated a hard work ethic and a passion for oral healthcare. She is currently working full time as a dental assistant while she awaits acceptance into a DH program. Beyond her proficiency in entry-level administrative skills and digital radiography; Katelyn specializes in assuring our patients feel as comfortable as possible while maintaining a positive and safe culture at Sterling Ridge Cosmetic and Family Dentistry.
Katelyn was born and raised in Spring, Texas. She has a love for anything with fur and teeth! In her spare time, she enjoys improving her online clothing boutique, shopping, biking, spending time outdoors with family, watching tv shows on amazon prime, and playing spike-ball with friends. She plans to marry her Fiance of 5 years and have a family of her own.