The Fresh Team

Candace Brown, DDS

Lead Dentist

Dr. Candace Brown is a native of Dallas, Texas. She attended Lake Highlands High School in Richardson ISD, where she first decided to pursue a career in dentistry. She went on to receive her B.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences from Baylor University. While at Baylor, Dr. Brown was very active in the community and on campus serving as a member of the Baylor Nutrition Society, a Mission Waco Ministries Mentor, Special Olympics Volunteer, Waco Humane Society Volunteer, and the President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Baylor College of Dentistry during which time she served as an active member and President of the Student National Dental Association and was awarded the Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health Award by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. 

Dr. Brown is a member of the Texas Dental Association, Dallas County Dental Society, American Dental Association, and the National Dental Association. She is also a member of the Urban League of Greater Dallas Young Professionals and a Fellowship Christian Academy Mentor where she continues her commitment to community service.  She enjoys the unique opportunities dentistry provides to change lives and build lasting relationships. She strives to not only treat her patients to quality care but to educate them on how they can improve their own dental care needs. 

In 2017, she and her husband started an investment company with hopes of making an impact on Dallas and its thriving economic potential. Their goal is to create capital and allocate resources for businesses to grow, develop, and empower underserved communities. They continue to work diligently to make the necessary strategic alliances that will make this vision a reality.

In her spare time, Dr. Brown and her husband are avid lovers of sports and they enjoy traveling with family and friends. They are the proud parents of a spunky doberman pinscher named Murph. He has a very unique personality and enjoys the company of others as much as Dr. Brown. On any given day you can find Dr. Brown reading and soaking up knowledge in abundance. She believes that as long as she is a student of life, her successes and influence are limitless.

Jayson Scroggins, DDS

Associate Dentist

Dr. Scroggins is a native of Wichita Falls, TX. He first became interested in dentistry in the third grade while living in Lawton, OK. A local dentist spoke to his class and the interest never left. He played collegiate basketball at Oklahoma Baptist University, where he was the pioneer tutor for an after-school program in Tecumseh grade school. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from West Texas A&M University. While at WTAMU, he started the Pre-Dental Association, was a member of the Healthcare Club, volunteered for the Special Olympics, and also worked for Arrow Child & Family Ministries. He also tutored, mentored, and trained kids of all ages in academics, behavior management, and basketball, respectively.  Dr. Scroggins received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Texas A&M College of Dentistry where he received the Community Achievement Award.  He is a member of the American Dental Association and a National Invisalign Provider. In his spare time, he enjoys working out, doing car repairs, cutting hair, and mentoring.

Angela Rodriguez

Registered Dental Assistant/Clinical Director

Angela is a dental assistant with lightening fast skills and dental tricks up her sleeve. She is clever in every way and this makes her a strong asset to our Fresh Team. She is currently attending college in pursuit of her dream to become a future dentist. What better opportunity than to receive mentoring from Doctor Brown, one of the best dentist in town! She is also the mother of a 4-year-old daughter, Scarlett, and a wild chocolate lab named Yogie. In her downtime, she loves to read, paint/draw, and work on crafts.

Aurelia Carson

Front Desk Manager

Aurelia is the first welcoming smile you see when coming to our office. She manages the front desk and all of the scheduling. Her goal is to help our patients feel at home and assure them they are in the best hands in town (Dr.Brown). Aurelia has been in the dental customer service industry for over 7 years. She looks forward to getting her RDA license in the near future so that she can be crossed trained as part of the clinical staff. Aurelia comes to us from Waxahachie, TX where she lives with her husband of 17 years, Tarrell. They enjoy spending time together and with family. In her spare time, Aurelia‘s favorite hobby is practicing photography on her family and friends and trying new things. Come let Aurelia make your dental experience one worth smiling for!

Eliska Gauthier

Registered Dental Hygienist 

Eliska is a dental hygienist with a love for life! She is extremely personable and cares about patients’ oral health needs. She enjoys sharing her knowledge & educating patients on the importance of Oral Health, and seeing the difference this can make in their lives. When she is not in the office, Eliska loves volunteering with dental missions, taking part in community service work, and mentoring students. As a mentor, her goal is to help ease new graduates’ transition into the world of dental hygiene and guide them in enhancing their professional development. In her spare time, she loves being with her family, enjoys crafting, wellness and fashion.

Marlene Gonzalez

Registered Dental Assistant/Office Manager

Marlene Gonzalez provides unparalleled administrative support to our Fresh team. She is dedicated to ensuring our patients receive outstanding customer service and support. Marlene is also a registered dental assistant and with her clinical experience she can guide any patient concerns with confidence . Outside of work, she is a full time mother of a 2 year old and a wonderful wife. She also enjoys southern hospitalities and crafting.

Rosandra Lopez

Registered Dental Hygienist/Hygiene Director

Our hygienist, Rosy, comes to us from Grand Prairie , Texas. Rosy started out as a dental assistant. While working as a dental assistant, she was inspired to continue her education in the dental field through dental hygiene. Rosy states that doing dental hygiene is rewarding in that “it makes people happy when they see the results” and she loves being a part of making that happen. Rosy is very close to her family. She has a son, Diego and daughter, Camila. Spending time with them is her favorite hobby. We are so happy to have Rosy as part the Fresh Team.

Flexible Scheduling

Accepts Most Major PPO Insurance Plans

Convenient Payment Options

Third Party Financing

Relaxing Atmosphere

Innovative Technology


Monday – Closed

Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday 11:00am-7:00pm

Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

Friday 8:00am-2:00pm

Saturday – Closed

Sunday – Closed

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145 West FM 1382 Ste 500
Cedar Hill, TX 75104

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