Meet Our Staff

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Maha Shahidi dental team irvingMaha Shahidi

Office Manager
Maha Shahidi is originally from  Egypt and studied in Jordan. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Jordan. After graduation, she worked for Eli Lilly for about 5 years.After moving to the United States with her husband, Mounir, she began working as a pharmacist for CVS pharmacy in Indianapolis, as a pharmacy manager. After her husband’s graduation from the Indiana College of Dentistry, they moved along with their 2 children to Texas. She worked for CVS Pharmacy for 13 years until she transitioned into her current position with Radiance Dentistry, as office manager. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling.

Matt Griffin Business Manager


Matt Griffin

Business Manager
Matt was originally from Arizona where he started his business career in a Real Estate Development business he started with his father in 1998. Since that time, he has also exercised his enterpenual skills in the Oil and Gas industry as well as a Business Management Firm. He has a beautiful wife Jennifer and two great kids, Turner and Rylee Grace. Matt really enjoys traveling and road trips.

Frank Galdamez Treatment coordinatorFrank Galdamez

Treatment Coordinator
Frank has been in customer service since the mid 90’s when he obtained his degree in social science and business management. Frank worked as a customer service and relationship consultant for many years helping small and mid-sized companies developing their customer service performance. Frank joined us in 2014 and works with passion to exceed client expectations and build long-term relationships based on mutual trust and respect. In his free time he enjoys participating in community services and social education projects for children and youth.

Isabel Delgado treatment coordinatorIsabel Delgado

Treatment Coordinator
Isabel Delgado joined Radiance Dentistry in 2015.
She loves the family atmosphere at Radiance and feels the most rewarding part of her job is watching patients go from hopeless to thriving and confident. Originally from Carrollton, Texas; Isabel enjoys being outdoors with her two dogs, watching scary movies and attending concerts. Her goal is to make every patient feel comfortable and welcomed.

Pat Benetato Insurrance CoordinatorPat Benetato

Insurance Coordinator
Pat worked 15 years with the oral and maxillofacial surgery department at Duke University Medical Center located in N.C. and 3 years with a private practice in Tampa Fl; overall she has worked in the dental field over 31 years. She is responsible for the front office duties and dental insurance affairs. She has been in our practice since 2009.

 Catherine Carballo dentistry team in irvingCatherine Carballo

Registered Dental Hygienist
Catherine joined Radiance Dentistry since 2010, Catherine was born in England, grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Savannah, Georgia to pursue her degree in dental hygiene. She graduated from college in 2002 and has been working as a Registered Dental Hygienist ever since. She treats her patients as if they are family and is very quality conscious. Catherine is currently working on her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) and will graduate in 2018. Catherine is married to her best friend and they have 3 children. In her free-time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and exercising.

Liz Andrade Registered Dental AssistantLiz Andrade

Registered Dental Assistant

Lis joined the Radiance Team in 2010, where she found her home to her second family. She loves what she does, so much so she doesn’t consider it work because she enjoys changing patients lives with a new smile.

Lis is a proud soccer mom of two sweet little girls, Genesis and Alisa. She spends most of her free time on the “soccer field” cheering her girls on.  For a break from the fast pace of life, she enjoys a good book by her favorite author Paulo Coelho.

Laura Alfaro Registered Dental AssistantLaura Alfaro

Registered Dental Assistant

Laura began her dental career over 6 years ago as a registered dental assistant. Her upbeat attitude makes her the perfect addition to our team. If you ask her what she loves about dentistry, it would be how changing a person’s smile can transform his/her life. She has  2 fun loving and wonderful kids, Emmanuel and Emma. In her free time, she enjoys being outside, watching movies and spending time with her family.

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Patrick A. Sampeck quality inspectorPatrick A. Sampeck

CDT/ Quality Control Manager / Ceramist
Patrick was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He has been a dental tech 1979, and a C.D.T. since 1989, certified in Ceramics. His hobbies include playing drums & percussion, blue water fishing, scuba diving and equine training.

Tim irving dentistry specialistsTim Pham

CAD CAM Designer
Tim is originally from Vietnam, and lived in California for 23 years before moving to Texas. Tim has 13 years of experience in the Dental lab setting. He has worked in a variety of positions as a Wax Tech, CAD, Dental Implant, AllOn4, Bridge and Titanium Bar creation and as an Assistant Manager.

Jose Vasquez dental team irvingJose Vasquez

Removable Restoration Technician
Jose is originally from El Salvador. Jose Vasquez, moved to Dallas, TX 3 years ago. He has been a dental technician for 8 years and absolutely loves what he does! He has a 5-year-old son and enjoys playing soccer in his spare time.

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