Korla Kay Collins, Business Manager

Korla has been the Business Manager at Cambridge Dental, Inc and close personal friend of Dr. Walters for many years. Throughout the 30 plus years she has worked in the dental field, she has gained great experience and has dedicated herself to helping others.  She utilizes her organized, systematic and detailed-oriented traits to make sure things run smoothly for our staff and our patients. Korla is always willing to assist the patients in obtaining the best dental care possible by maximizing their dental insurance benefits and responding to patients’ questions and concerns in a timely and professional manner. She takes great pride in bringing professionalism and expertise to the team and at the same time, assisting the patients whom are like friends and family to her.

In addition to being a proud native Texan, she is also the proud parent of her daughter,  Rebecca "Rusty", along with son-in-law, James and her three beautiful grand-daughters, Lauren, Mary and Sadie. Outside of work, besides spending time with her family and friends, Korla also loves antique shopping, reading and fishing.

  Chuc T. Nguyen, RDH

 Chuc graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from UMKC School of Dentistry in 2007. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and Greater Houston Dental Hygiene Society.  Chuc has been a part of the Cambridge Dental, Inc. team since 2007, and has always enjoyed working with Dr. Walters and the staff because they always go the extra mile for the patient!

Chuc is passionate about helping her patients make a difference in their oral health. She genuinely cares for each of her patients and takes her time with the patients so that they fully understand everything about their dental status.  She has been and will continue to be an integral part of the team to help patients prevent oral disease and maintain optimal oral health.

In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies and spending time with her family and friends. On occasion, Chuc visits Kansas City, where she lived for sixteen years, to see family members and her dear friends.


 Karla Cohea, RDH

Karla graduated with an Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont, Texas. Karla is a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Hygiene Association. Karla is bilingual, speaking fluent Spanish and English. She became part of the Cambridge Dental Team in 2015 and is excited to have found her new dental home. Karla loves the passion and dedication that Dr. Walters and her staff have for their patients and she is proud to be a part of such an exceptional team!

Karla is passionate about her work. It is important that she aid each and everyone of her patients in the prevention of periodontal disease, as well as halting the progression of those with active periodontal disease. Karla loves being a dental hygienist and her goal is to help all her patients reach a state of optimal oral, dental and overall health.

When Karla is not busy caring for her patients, she is busy with her beautiful son, Noah, and her wonderful husband Markiese. Karla enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves traveling, crawfish, and visiting her family in Port Neches, Texas and Mexico City, Mexico.

  Mika Dionglay, RDA

Mika was born and raised in the Philippines. In 2008, her whole family moved here to Houston. She started as an intern with us and officially became part of our team when she finished the dental assisting program in 2014 at San Jacinto College. She fell in love with the dental field and wants to follow in the footsteps of our two wonderful hygienists, Chuc and Karla. She is currently taking classes to further her studies in the dental field and has been accepted and will be attending hygiene school at Lone Star College in Kingwood Texas this fall.  Together with our awesome team, she is dedicated to helping others acheive their best oral health, one smile at a time.

Outside of work, Mika enjoys hanging out with family & friends, watching movies and exploring Texas attractions, as well as, volunteering at the Texas Mission of Mercy.

 Tangernika Kelly, RDA

Tangernika was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has always been passionate in helping people feel good about their smile. This has led her to follow the path of dentistry. In 1997, she graduated from the Astrodome Dental Career Center as a Registered Dental Assistant. She joined the team at Cambridge Dental in 2014 and has been a great asset with her 16 years of dental experience and her great since of humor.

In her spare time, she enjoys attending her sons Anthoula's and A'marion's football games. 

   Jovana Escamilla, RDA

Jovana is a Registered Dental Assistant’s who joined our team in April 2016 and is a current student at Houston Community College where she is furthering her education to be a Registered Dental Hygienist.  

Jovana  was Born in SLP Mexico and is the 2nd of 6 siblings. Jovana’s favorite things are Art and Music. She  is very adventurous and likes to travel to Vegas where she enjoys watching Circus shows.     


 Clare Wilcox-Hallmark, RDA

Clare was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas. She developed her love for the dental field by working as a dental assistant during her summer and school breaks during high school and college. She attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2014. She is currently in her second year of dental hygine school at Houston Community College.  She loves helping people acheive their best smile. She joined the Cambridge Dental team in the summer of 2015 after she moved to Houston. She loves working with such exceptional people!

Clare was married in June of 2016 to  Adam Hallmark. In her free time, she loves to cook, read and cheer on her Aggies at home football games. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends and checking out all the cool stuff Houston has to offer. 






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Office email: office@txcambridgedental.com

We are conveniently located at 8526 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX 77054, minutes away from NRG Center, near The Texas Medical Center. We're near the corner of Almeda Road and the 610 feeder.






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