Marilyn Fox, Insurance Coordinator
A current resident of New Braunfels, Marilyn has been working in her current profession for eight years, and it shows in her skill and enthusiasm as she handles a variety of tasks at the office, including gathering insurance information, reviewing treatment plans for patients, and scheduling procedures. She enjoys the welcoming environment at Comal Dental, and her attention to detail and organizational skills make her the perfect fit for the position. After all, these aspects help her to provide the most accurate information to the patient at all times!
Like Dr. Earnest, Marilyn is also married to her high school sweetheart, and together, they have two adult daughters, one son-in-law, and one beautiful grandson. In her free time, she enjoys attending concerts, traveling, and science fiction, which is her guilty pleasure.
Aubrey Barnhart, Registered Dental Assistant
Currently residing in New Braunfels, Aubrey has enjoyed working as a newly Registered Dental Assistant within the last year. Aubrey greets patients into their room with a friendly smile. She assists with x-rays and provides side-by-side care with Dr. Earnest in all patient treatment. Aubrey appreciates the opportunity to guide and educate patients’ everyday about their dental health. She also loves the atmosphere of respect for patients and co-workers here at Comal Dental.
In her free time, Aubrey enjoys spending time with her son; disproving the existence of dinosaurs, baking, going to rock concerts and running 5k’s with Lisa
Kim Johnson, Hygienist
Practicing dental hygiene in New Braunfels for the last seven years and a current member of Phi Theta Kappa & the National Scholars Honor Society Kim provides thorough, yet gentle cleanings, and is always mindful of her patient’s comfort, wanting your visit to be as pleasant as possible.
In fact, Kim was voted as one of the Best Dental Hygienist in the 2012 Herlad-Zeitung’s “Reader’s Choice Awards”. Kim doesn’t believe in “lecturing” her patients, instead, she likes to help them find products that will address their individual needs, and works with them to develop a routine that enables them to achieve & maintain optimal oral health. Patients appreciate her honest smile & positive attitude.
Happily married for over 27 years, she enjoys staying at home with her family for fun game nights with her two children. Kim also enjoys decorating, working in the yard, doing DIY (do it yourself) projects, and snuggling with her hubby to catch the latest offerings on Netflix.
Joanna Lehrmann, Hygienist
A Hygienist for two years, Joanna is professional and gentle in keeping your smile clean, bright, healthy and happy.
With a degree from Texas Tech University and a Dental Hygiene degree from Amarillo College, she is well educated and keeps up with all the latest in oral care. Joanna is a current member of ADHA (American Dental Hygiene Association) and has had experience in using her hygiene skills on a mission trip to Nicaragua in 2011. Her favorite part of her job is making patients smile and helping them obtain the best oral health. She also loves the fun and positive atmosphere here at Comal Dental. Patients appreciate her caring and fun attitude.
Texan born and raised with family all over the lone star state, Joanna relishes in spending her free time catching up with family, enjoying the outdoors, and kayaking on the river. She also enjoys keeping up with the Texas Tech Red Raiders.