Our Doctors

Elizabeth A. Hunsaker, D.D.S.

Dr. Elizabeth A. Hunsaker, a lifetime Houstonian, received her dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. Upon graduating in 1985, she joined her father, Dr. Jerry D. Hunsaker in his family practice in the Medical Center area. She is currently very active with the University of Texas School of Dentistry Alumni Association and presently serves on the UT Alumni Association Board and the UT Dental Advisory Board. Dr. Hunsaker is currently a member of the University Dental Study Club and the Seattle Dental Study Club. She practices full time and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.

Kathy L. O'Keefe, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Kathy O’Keefe is also a lifetime Houstonian. She graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston in 1985, and joined the Dental Branch faculty in 1986. She joined the Hunsaker dental office in 1998. In 2000, Dr. O’Keefe received her Master of Science degree in Oral Biomaterials, specializing in bonding of tooth-colored restorations. Along with her private practice position, she maintains a position as Adjunct Associate Professor at the U.T. Dental Branch. Dr. O'Keefe is a member of the ADA, TDA, GHDS, UTSD Alumni Association, University Dental Study Club, and the Seattle Dental Study Club. Dr. O’Keefe is married with two children.

Steve Hunsaker, D.D.S.

Dr. Hunsaker is a graduate of the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. A native of Houston, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1989. Prior to attending dental school he graduated from Texas A&M University with both a Bachelors and a Masters degree.

Dr. Hunsaker is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Dental Society. Before relocating to Houston he was in Private practice in Corpus Christi, Texas for 18 years. While there he served on the executive board of the Nueces Valley District Dental Society, as an advisor to the Del Mar College Dental Hygiene program, and as a volunteer for the underserved at the William Allen Dental Clinic.

When not in the office, Dr Hunsaker enjoys fishing, hunting, reading and spending time with his wife, Carol, and their four children.

Our Staff

Nancy Garmon
Registered Dental Hygienist

I have been in dentistry for over 7 years. I graduated from Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, TX. I recently moved from Corpus Christi to Houston. I joined this great team recently and have loved every minute of it. In my free time I like to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Kathy Kirtley
Registered Dental Hygienist

I have been in dentistry for over 19 years. I started out as an assistant and then in 2003 entered the Hygiene Program at The University of Texas Dental Branch, here in Houston. I have been with this office for over 4 years, and enjoy working here. The doctors and staff are very personable.

Vanessa Wilson
Registered Dental Assistant     

I have been working in dentistry since 1985. I am very passionate about helping others and feel a great sense of pride when our patients express how happy they are with the services we have provided. In my off time, my husband of 19 years and I, enjoy fishing and spending as much time as possible with our beautiful grandchildren.

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