Natalie is an Austin, TX native, born and raised right here in this beautiful city we call home. She graduated from Garza High School in central Austin in 2018 and is now happily serving as Hygiene Coordinator at Hedgecock Dental. Natalie loves meeting and connecting with patients, whether in person or over the phone. She says, "Hedgecock Dental feels like one big family, it's as if you're walking into a judgement-free zone!" She loves that we get to know patients on a personal level and help make positive changes in people's lives. Natalie is very close with her family and loves spending most of her free time with them. When she's not in the office or hanging out with family, Natalie enjoys paddle boarding and exploring central Austin for it's amazing vegan/vegetarian lifestyle that allows her to explore her cooking journey and expand her horizons. She loves all the cultures Austin has to offer!
Meet Our Team
Ivette is one of our Registered Dental Assistants and another Austin, TX native-born and raised! She attended Travis High School before going on to the College of Healthcare Professionals where she graduated in 2013. Ivette is bilingual and enjoys helping patients gain confidence in their smile while educating them about oral health. She comes from a big, loving family, and her grandparents mean the world to her. She is the loving mother of two beautiful daughters, and together they love to swim in the summer, play board games, and go out for ice cream. They also love to have "girls' days" where they get their hair and nails done. When she's not spending time with family or helping patients in the office, Ivette loves dancing, playing volleyball and softball, and playing with their poodle. "We love to travel and have a great time without any special occasion."
Heather grew up in South Alabama where most of her family still lives, but recently moved to Austin from Alaska. After she graduated from high school in 2004, she started learning on the job with a dentist, then became a certified Dental Assistant in 2015. She's worked with specialists in periodontics, orthodontics, and endodontics, and her favorite part of dental assisting is meeting and getting to know new people, as well as helping ease their anxiety about visiting the dentist.
Heather and her family love the outdoors, especially the mountains, and she hikes whenever she has the chance. She also enjoys movies and crafts. Her amazing girlfriend, Erin, is serving in the US Coast Guard Reserves and attending nursing school. Her daughter, Ellie, is loving middle school and the weather in Texas. Heather, Erin, and Ellie have two dogs: Gertrude and Hartley.
Racquel, or Rocky as her friends call her, was born in Oklahoma and grew up in Bertram, TX, where most of her family lives. Racquel attended Burnet High School and received her RDA license in 2011. She worked in pediatric dentistry as an assistant until she was accepted to Dental Hygiene School in 2015. She received her RDH certification from Coastal Bend College in Beeville. A real go-getter, Racquel also went on to receive her 2nd Associate degree in biology from Blinn College in Bryan, TX and is also certified in CPR and nitrous oxide administration. For Racquel, the best part of this job is meeting new people, getting to know them and providing the quality care they deserve. Racquel comes from a big family, and is happily married to her husband, Adaam. Together they have a sweet young goldendoodle named Penny, who she loves to play with in her free time. She also loves to shop, travel, watch movies, spend time with friends and family, and find fun local activities in Austin!