Our experienced dental team is here to help you enjoy a beautiful smile! Our mission is to always be patient-focused and dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care in a warm, caring, Christian environment. We strive to exceed the expectations of our patients and to provide personalized service to every person who entrusts us with their dental care. Our goal is to maintain a tranquil and comfortable atmosphere, and to always act with integrity, respect, and professionalism. We also seek to provide the education you need to make informed decisions about your dental treatments. We look forward to meeting you!
My name is Carol (Froehlich) Friedrichs. I’m Dr. Rick’s wife and I want to share a little of our many blessings with you. Dr. Rick and I have been married since 1979 and are blessed with two boys and a girl as well as one granddaughter. Our oldest son, Scott, and his wife, Kinsey, along with Harper, our granddaughter, and Gunner, our grandson, live here in Tomball, as does our daughter, Elaine, and her husband, Jake. Our son, Brent, and his wife, Lauren, along with our granddaughter, Evelyn, live in Edna, Texas, on the Lavaca Rio Ranch.
Our roots as well as our faith grow deep here. We met at the same church my parents were married in and the one I was raised in here in the Heights. It also is the church Rick and I were married in, and the pastor at our wedding was Dr. Rick’s own father, Pastor Roland Friedrichs. My grandparents were E.P. and Emma (Scherer) Kleb and A.J. and Alma (Seidel) Froehlich, all of whom were from the Tomball, Klein, and Rosehill area. I am the bookkeeper for the practice amongst many other duties behind the scenes, and I enjoy so much being active in the practice in the small capacity I am and getting to see and meet and connect with so many of our wonderful patients. I feel very honored to live and work here in Tomball as my grandparents before me did.
Brad Bowsher (General Manager)
I have been married since 1981 and am blessed with two daughters. I am an active member of Rosehill UMC, where my parents have been members for over 30 years. I am a BGSU grad and have over 20 years’ experience in the dental field as a successful business consultant. I have managed our growing and expanding practice since the spring of 2013.
Kimmerlee Buckholts (Hygiene Liaison & Scheduling Coordinator)
I have worked in the dental field since 1975, acting as an assistant in the fields of general dentistry and periodontal surgery before transitioning into administrative positions. I was born in Germany and raised in a military family. My father had a career in the Air Force, so we lived all over the world. I have been married since 1976 and have two daughters. My oldest daughter graduated from Tomball High School in 2000 and from U of H with a degree in English literature. She is now teaching at Aldine ISD. My youngest daughter graduated from Tomball High School in 2011. We have lived in Tomball since 1992, and I have worked with Dr. Friedrichs since April of 2003.
Carrie Reno (Financial Coordinator)
I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of general dentistry. I attended UTDB Dental Assisting Program in 1980-81, and I switched from dental assisting to an administrative position in 1985. I have been married since 1981 and have three kids, two boys and one girl. They all graduated from Tomball High School in 2001, 2004, and 2008. I also have two granddaughters and I have lived in Tomball since 2000. I take continuing education in all areas of dentistry each year.
Rosy Rangel (Insurance Coordinator)
I graduated from dental assisting school in 2007 and am a certified RDA. I have been happily married to the love of my life since 2008, and we enjoy fishing, country music, and road trips on the weekends to the country. I was born and raised right here in Tomball, Texas, and feel very blessed to have the opportunity to serve our community.
Bridget Morris (Registered Dental Hygienist)
I graduated from Coastal Bend College Dental Hygiene School in 2013. I was born and raised in Conroe, Texas, where my parents and four siblings still reside. We are a very close-knit family, and I love spending time with them. I am an active member of the Family Faith Church in Willis, Texas, and feel so blessed to now be a part of such an amazing dental practice. I have a deep passion for dental hygiene and love being able to help people smile and feel confident. I am so excited to be a part of this community and to serve our many wonderful patients.
Paula Peltier (Registered Dental Hygienist)
I have been married since 1974 and am blessed with four children, all of whom are graduates of Texas A&M University. I have 32 years of experience in dentistry and am a charter member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Society. I have also been blessed with 9 grandchildren, and my family has been active members of our community since 1997. I have been a hygienist since 1997 and have been fortunate to be a member of our staff since 2000.
Cindi Wood (Registered Dental Hygienist)
I was raised in a dental family; my father has been a dentist for over 40 years and my sister is a Registered Dental Assistant. I enjoy quality time with my family; we spend a majority of our time in the outdoors. We love to travel and experience life. I also have an Applied Associate in Art degree; I enjoy painting and blowing glass. I was awarded the 2014 Community Service Award. I am an active member in the Greater Houston Dental Hygiene Association, Texas Dental Hygiene Association, and American Dental Hygiene Association. My goal is to have my own government-sponsored hygiene clinic in Colorado that helps the less fortunate. I truly believe in changing lives one smile at a time.
Bella Patel (Registered Dental Hygienist)
I moved to our community in 2005 by way of London, Calgary, and Atlanta. I have been married since 1997 and am blessed with two boys. I am a UT-Houston grad with a BSC in dental hygiene, and I have been part of our staff since January 2013.
Janice Johnson (Registered Dental Assistant)
I have worked as an RDA since 1975, and continue my dental education regularly. I am certified in nitrous oxide, oxygen, jurisprudence, cross contamination, and CPR. I have lived in Texas my whole life and have been very fortunate to work in some very professional dental offices and also with great people. This dental practice and team is the best I’ve worked with. I have been in Tomball and with Dr. Friedrichs’s office since 2003 and hopefully will retire here. I have two dogs, two cats, and no children. I love to read and cook in my spare time.
Emiko Charbonneau (Registered Dental Assistant)
I was born in Los Angeles, CA, but was raised in Dodge City, KS. My dad was a United States Marine and met my mom while stationed in Japan (it’s a long but great love story). I met and married the love of my life in 2006 after being a single parent for many years, and I love spending time with my family and friends, cooking, and estate sales. I am certified in radiation, jurisprudence, nitrous oxide sedation, and CPR.
Lauren Duncan (Registered Dental Assistant)
I was born in Palestine, TX, but was raised in Austin. I am the oldest of four siblings and enjoy cooking, reading, and spending time with friends and family. I feel very blessed to serve this community and to have the opportunity to work with Dr. Friedrichs and this awesome team. I am certified in nitrous oxide sedation and CPR.