Our Staff


“Our exceptional team of staff members is the “heartbeat” of the office. Their individual strengths combine to offer each and every one of our patients an outstanding, personalized experience. Many of our team members have been providing outstanding care here in the office for years. We are all committed to delivering the very best patient experience possible!”Dr. Lowe

Denise Ashworth – Treatment Coordinator

lowe-dds-4.jpgDenise started her career in orthodontics in 1980. She has been with Dr. Lowe since August 2005. Denise wears many hats in our office! Not only is she a chairside orthodontic assistant, but she is also our treatment coordinator. In her free time, she enjoys many different outdoor activities including boating, camping, four-wheeling, and attending rodeos. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, her son, Cole, her daughter-in-law, April, and her grandchildren. Denise’s ability to multi-task, along with her outgoing, compassionate personality, makes her a tremendous asset to our team!

Maleny Jimenez – Chairside Assistant

lowe-dds-38.jpgMaleny graduated from the Texas School of Business in 2014. She lives in Pasadena with her parents and two younger sisters. She is very family oriented and spends her free time with her family and friends. Maleny has a very relaxed personality and brings a youthful presence to the office.

Lisa Kellough – Financial Coordinator

lowe-dds-10.jpgLisa is our receptionist and financial coordinator. She’s the smiling face who greets our patients as they walk through the door! She has worked in the orthodontic field since 1988, and has been with Dr. Lowe since 2005. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her husband, four children, and grandchildren. She also enjoys weekend motorcycle rides with her husband, BBQ’s, and relaxing by the pool. She is dedicated to helping give our patients the best experience possible in our office.


Kristen Hailey – Marketing Consultantkri1.jpg

Kristen works as our marketing consultant and has been with us since 2015. She is the one behind the scenes with social media, in-office contests, business-to-business relationships and website updates. She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. The family pets include a sweet husky dog, Gracie, and a happy, go-lucky turtle named Buddy.  She loves music, being a dance mom, vacationing with family and crafting. She is excited to bring fun, new ideas, events and ways to support the community through her work with Dr. Lowe and the staff. 

Zella Escobedo – Clinical Coordinator

lowe-dds-24.jpgZella joined our office in 2007. She brings with her over 30 years of experience as an orthodontic assistant. She is easygoing and displays a real passion for life. Outside the office she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, Stephanie and Kimberly, her grandchildren, and grand dogs, Brady and Sadie, as well as other family and friends. She has a variety of interests including scrapbooking and playing Bunco. Zella’s secret ingredient for happiness is that she always considers her life an “awesome adventure.” Her easygoing personality and true affinity for people help ensure patients that their care is in good hands!

Emily Perez – Chairside Assistant