Meet The Doctors
Meet the Doctors
Michael R Lovelace, D.D.S.
Owner – Founder of Princeton Family Dental
Michael grew up in Sherman/ Denison and graduated from Sherman High School and went on to get his BA from Austin College in 1994. Michael attended Baylor School of Dentistry and graduated in 1999. Michael established Princeton Family Dental in 2004 in Princeton because he genuinely loved the people in the community and wanted to be of service. He has practiced in Princeton for over 15 years now and has loved watching families and the area grow. Michael has a way of putting his patients at ease and making everyone feel like family. Dr. Lovelace has 2 sons and 4 dogs and loves to spend time at home, outside and watching the Cowboys.
Dr. Lovelace is devoted to offering the highest quality care by assembling the finest professionals to assist him in that goal.
We invite you to experience the professional and gentle care Dr. Lovelace provides all of his patients.
Soumya Thomas, D.D.S.
Dr. Thomas is a recent addiction to the Princeton Family Dental Team and she is excited to serve the dental needs of you and your family! She grew up in Murphy Texas, received a Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M University, and went on to pursue her career in Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio. Following her Doctorate degree, Dr. Thomas completed a one year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in Meza, AZ. She loves educating her patients on their oral health and doing all things dentistry.
Dr. Thomas loves to travel in her spare time and recently visited Portugal and loved it! She loves photography, movies and spending time with her friends and family trying new restaurants.
Meet Our Staff
Registered Dental Hygienist
Patti grew up in Garland and developed a passion for dentistry right out of high school. Patti attended Tyler Junior College where she obtained her Dental Hygiene degree. She later obtained her Bachelor,s degree in Psychology and is certified in Advanced Scaling and Root Planing from the Panky Institute. This additional training really allows Patti to educate her patients on gum disease and their oral health. Patti has a 6-year-old granddaughter, Landry, that she loves to spend time with creating art.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Lisa grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and moved to Caddo Mills in 2011 with her family.
Lisa loved going to the dentist growing up and knew she wanted to be in the dental industry. Lisa went to the University of Louisiana at Monroe and received her BA in Psychology and her BS in Dental Hygiene.
Lisa has a daughter, Rylie that is 15 years old and a son, Danny 10 years old. Basketball, softball, football and cheerleading keep them all very busy. Lisa loves to craft in her free time and spend time with her family and friends.
Registered Dental Assistants
Registered Dental Assistant
Guiliana has been with Princeton Family Dental for 10 years and has loved watching our patients families grow. Guiliana enjoys assisting with all dental procedures and her goal is to make sure the patient is comfortable and at ease.
Guiliana grew up in Lima, Peru and now resides in Farmersville with her husband, David and her youngest son, Austin. Her oldest son, Robert, is attending college at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. Guiliana has 3 rescue Rottweilers that she adores and loves spending time with.
Registered Dental Assistant
Karissa is originally from Troy, New York, but grew up in Greenville, Texas. In High School, she knew she wanted to work in the dental field. She began her career at a Pediatric Dental Office and loved working with the little ones and making sure they were comfortable in the dental chair. She still loves learning all she can about dentistry.
Karissa and her husband were grade school sweethearts and have been together for 12 years and will celebrate their 1st wedding anniversary this year. They are currently building their dream house. They have 1 baby, a rescue cat, named Sugar that is very spoiled. Karissa loves to be outside and spend time with her family and friends.
Tonya L Hood
Tonya spent 25 years as a retail executive traveling the Southeast and Puerto Rico before she came to work at Princeton Family Dental. Tonya’s goal is a happy and efficient team to ensure that the patient has a smooth visit and experiences unparalleled service.
Tonya and Dr. Lovelace have been sweethearts for 12 years and are so excited to get to work together everyday with a shared love of patient care.
Assistant Practice Manager
Kaylie loves all aspects of her job from welcoming patients to be being their advocate with insurance companies. Kaylie ensures patients gets the most out of their insurance benefits and that they have an amazing experience with our staff. She is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Business Administration. Kaylie and her partner Miranda are getting married in August 2020 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. They have 2 dogs, Emma and Addie and they enjoy hiking, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.
Katlyn was born in Washington and raised in Amherst, New Hampshire up until high school when she moved to Farmersville, Texas. She is married to Jacob and has two beautiful children, Arlee who is 7 and Hudson who is 2. When Katlyn is not busy chasing her children around, she is busy chasing her fur babies around! She is a proud mom to a pot belly pig named Maisy, two cats names Simba and Snocone, and finally, a puppy named Skie! In her free time, Katlyn enjoys looking up new recipes to try, shopping for home décor, and planning future vacations that she hopes to take one day! Her list of vacation destinations is long, but on the very top of her list is Greece! Katlyn loves the friendly atmosphere Princeton Family Dental has to offer and loves being witness to patients’ lives being changed one smile at a time!