Dentist in Plano, TX
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Brett Bridgeman
Dr. Brett Bridgeman grew up in Plano and attended Texas A&M University. He graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1995. Dr. Brett is a member of the Dallas Country Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Brett enjoys spending time with his family and playing guitar.
Dr. Scott Eckhart
Dr. Scott Eckhart graduated from A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in 2011. He is a newlywed to Katie Eckhart since May of 2012!
Dr. Scott brings his expertise to Bridgeman Dental while providing a friendly atmosphere to the dental office. Welcome Dr. Scott to the practice!
Dorthy—Registered Dental Hygienist
Hi, my name is Dorthy, and I am a graduate of Caruth’s Baylor School of Dental Hygiene with a Bachelor of Science degree. I’ve been with this practice since 1988. I love my patients and enjoy working with a group that is dedicated to offering top-notched dentistry.
I am married to George, an attorney, and we have three children: Josh, Tobin and Candice. When I’m not helping my patients have healthier smiles and pearlier whites, I enjoy working out, reading, playing piano, and being with my friends.
Melissa Kanz---Registered Dental Hybienist
My name is Melissa. I graduated from Old Dominion University in Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree. I have been practicing dental hygiene since 2001 and have been with Bridgeman Dental since Jan. 2011. I love working with the staff at Bridgeman Dental and enjoy the wonderful patients as well. I make it my goal to use my talents and education to provide excellent dentistry while striving to give each patient an enjoyable visit.
I have been married for 16 years to my husband Jason. We have two children; Daniel is 9 and Isabelle is 7 years old. We also have a new Goldendoodle puppy named Lily. While at play… I love running, scrapbooking, reading, and spending time with my friends and family.
Patricia Fulwiler---Registered Dental Hygienist
I am a graduate of Dental Hygiene from Indiana University and have been working as a dental hygienist for 30 years. I have lived in several states including Indiana, Illinois, North Carolina and now in the great state of Texas since 2007. I started working with the practice back in 2008 for a year and grew to love the Doctor’s and their caring & nurturing attitude toward the patients. I moved to full-time in 2011.
While not at work I enjoy spending time with my husband of 28 years and 2 children who are attending local colleges. In my free time I enjoy walking our 2 dogs, biking, reading, knitting, quilting and cooking – and of course eating too!!
Charlotte—Registered Dental Assistant
Charlotte has been a dental assistant for 34 years and with Bridgeman Dental for 7 years. She enjoys working here because of our team atmosphere and the fun we have while helping our patients. Charlotte brings such a joyful presence to our office.
While not at work, Charlotte loves spending time with her eight grandkids, her husband of 48 years, and any little animal she finds. She loves animals almost as much as her family!
Cori—Registered Dental Assistant
My name is Cori, and I am the youngest of the bunch. I started working at Bridgeman Dental in March 2008. I graduated from the Texas Dental Assisting School in Plano. I enjoy working here because the staff and the patients are so wonderful!
In my spare time I enjoy the time with my husband, and my new baby girl! We enjoy family cookouts, dirt track racing, and riding four wheelers.
Molly—Financial / Business Coordinator
Even though I am originally from the Hoosier State, home of the fighting Irish, I began my journey in dentistry in Sarasota, Florida, as a clinical assistant. I moved to Texas in 1991 to be closer to my family who relocated to the Dallas area.
My goal is to make every phone call and visit an enjoyable one, and your smile is Bridgeman Dental’s main concern.
In my extra time, I enjoy college football, entertaining friends and family, and refinishing antique furniture—thus my nickname, the “dumpster diva.”
Pam—Front Office Coordinator
My name is Pam, and I have worked at Bridgeman Dental for 19 years. I am a Registered Dental Assistant and have been in dentistry for thirty-one years, but have recently joined the front office team. I enjoy working on all of our patients. Once I get to know a patient, it’s like they are part of my family.
I have been married for 30 years to my husband Tom. We have two children; Angela is 26, and Brad is 19. We love spending time with our kids and families in our spare