Meet our team.

Dr. Travis Heaton D.D.S.

Travis Heaton, D.D.S.

Dr. Heaton earned his Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Texas at Tyler.

He is a graduate of University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, and a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, East Texas Dental Society, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences with focus on Forensic Odontology.

"Trust, quality, care, and respect are the tenets around which our practice is built.”

Karen Hanson

Office Manager

Karen Hanson, Business Manager

Karen will greet you at the front desk. She has been at this office for 43 years and without a doubt is the heart of Heaton Dental. Growing up in Tyler has been such a blessing to her. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their children and grandchildren. She says working at Heaton Dental is such a pleasure. We enjoy getting to know our patients and making them feel comfortable while in our office. She looks forward to meeting you!

Tricia Krall

Registered Dental Assistant

Tricia Krall, Registered Dental Assistan

Tricia greets every patient with a smile and a warm heart. She has been a Dental assistant for 25 years. She joined our team with a wealth of knowledge and experience. She helps educate patients about the health of their teeth and procedures. She grew up in East Texas and will be a Tyler resident soon along with her wonderful daughter. Tricia is a devoted mother, daughter, and friend. On her downtime you will find her working away restoring a gifted 1900’s quilt and enjoying lots of cuddles from her sweet chihuahua. As our newest member, we are so blessed she chose to join Heaton Dental.

Wendy Rohal

Registered Dental Hygienist

Wendy Rohal, Registered Dental Hygienist

Wendy loves coming to work each day ready to greet each patient with a warm welcome. She has been a hygienist for about 20 years and is a valued asset to our team. Her goal is to provide high quality care to patients and making their visit a comfortable and positive experience. While not working she loves spending time with her family, her two grown children, her husband Scott, and of course their three dogs. She always carries a smile and we are glad she is part of our staff.

Kristie Copeland

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristie Copeland, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristie is an East Texas native and has been a hygienist for 25 years. She had been in the dental field for some time before deciding to pursue a degree in dental hygiene. This decision was inspired by her uncle and she has never looked back. She has a passion and love for serving others. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her family and is a dedicated mom to her two daughters. She keeps us laughing and we love having her as a part of our team.