Meet Our Staff


 Pam Simmons, RDA

Pam has been a registered dental assistant since 1995 and has been working with Dr. Hughes since 2000. She enjoys assisting Dr. Hughes and getting to know her patients in order to make them feel at ease in the dental chair.

Together, she and her husband Jimmy have 4 sons, 4 grandsons, one granddaughter, and their newest members, Reba(English Bulldog) and Barbara Jean(Pitbull). Pam loves the Texas Rangers,  fishing, muscle cars, the newest being a ’76 Trans Am. They attend New Life Worship Center and enjoy hosting their family reunions.


Misty Bridges RDH,BS, COM

Misty has been with Dr. Hughes since 1993 and has practiced dental hygiene since 1990. She has a background in oral health promotion and is a Certified Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist. She has a passion for educating the patient on their oral health as it relates to their overall health. She is certified in evaluating and treating orofacial dysfunctions such as thumb-sucking, nail biting, tongue thrust, and open mouth postures to name a few. Each patient is screened for any dental, periodontal/gum problems, cancer screening, airway interference, nutrition/diet counseling and soft tissue dysfunctions such as tongue ties. Misty enjoys staying current on the latest continuing education and strives to give each patient excellent care.

When not working Misty enjoys spending time with her family and serving in various local and international missions.