Beau Blankenship, DDS
Dr. Blankenship was born and raised in the small panhandle town of Borger, TX, where he graduated a year early. He completed his undergraduate work at West Texas A&M University where he received a B.S. in Biology. He went on to graduate from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2006.
Dr. Blankenship resides in Georgetown with his wife and four children. He enjoys playing the guitar, outdoor activities with his family, and trying out new foods and restaurants around the area.
Dr. Blankenship wants to get to know you as a patient and learn how he can help you achieve satisfaction with your oral health. He enjoys the opportunity to simplify all your options in dental care so that you can make choices that best suit your dental health needs and goals.
Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.
Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.
Betty Naranjo – RDA
I have been in dentistry for 26 years. I was born and raised in Thorndale and still live there today! I have 4 wonderful children and 4 step children. My biggest joy in life is my 4 grand babies. I enjoy spending time with my family and fishing. The thing I love most about working in the dental field is making our patients feel like family when they are in our office.
I have been in dentistry for 10 years and I really love what I do!
I have lived in the Milano- Rockdale area for 28 years. I have three children and love spending time with them. My husband and I love spending time at home with all our animals. I am very excited to be working closer to my hometown and seeing all the familiar faces. I am proud to be part of the Sabal Dental team!
Allison Tangeman – RDH
Allison grew up in Mobile, Alabama. During her senior year of high school, she enlisted in the United States Navy and received training as a dental technician.
Upon her honorable discharge in 1978, she began her college studies. In 1982, she graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry with a baccalaureate degree in Dental Hygiene. Allison spent the first 16 years of her career in Florida before moving to Hutto, Texas in 1998.
Allison is an active member and volunteer with her church in Hutto. She has been a member of the American Legion since 2001.
She and her husband, Dennis have been married for 36 years and they have two children and two grandchildren.
Allison is truly honored to be part of the Sabal Dental Team in Rockdale.
Kelly Kovar – Registered Dental Hygienist
Kelly is a graduate of Coastal Bend College. Her certifications and trainings include:
- Nitrous oxide sedation
- MI paste
- In-office whitening (Sapphire™ Whitening System)
Kelly regularly attends continuing education courses. Recent courses include:
- Sugar and diet directly related to decay
- Street drugs (Meth Mouth)
- Periodontal disease and systemic links
- Diabetes and gingival health
- How to treat the pediatric patient
Kelly and her husband John have two children: Kelsey and Kaden. Outside the office, Kelly enjoys exercising, being with family and friends, watching her kids play baseball and softball, and shopping.
Chris Lewis – Front Desk/Financial Coordinator
As the Financial Consultant for Dr. Blankenship’s office, Chris’ job is to help people construct a plan to restore their mouth. Whether its a couple of fillings or a full mouth restoration, she is there to provide guidance and direction to all patients. It’s very fulfilling for Chris to lead this process and, in many cases, transform a person’s life. Being a part of that has always been her favorite part of her work. In her spare time, Chris competes in Endurance riding on her horses, runs, travels and helps her husband with their farm and cattle.
Laci Oldham – Office/Hygiene Coordinator
As front office/hygiene coordinator, Laci will be the first and last face you see while at Dr. Blankenship’s office. Laci has been in the dental field for 10 years. She has worked every position from dental assistant to sterilization tech, but enjoys working the front desk best. Laci grew up in Shamrock, TX but has lived in Giddings for the last 6 years. She has two children; a son, Hayden and daughter Kinley. In her free time she likes playing with her chocolate lab; Ammo, spending time with family, eating good BBQ and going to the lake.