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meet the team


Dr. Victa Edwards DDS

Outside of the office, Dr. Edwards enjoys spending time with his wife of 20 years, Kristi. His hobbies include wake-surfing, softball, golf, hunting, cycling, and traveling.

Dr. Edward’s passion is advising and helping patients achieve their best possible smile! His priority is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible during each visit. He will work closely with his patients to create a comprehensive, customized plan to meet their individual dental needs.

Dr. Sam Thalji DDS

Outside of the office, Dr. Thalji enjoys spending time with his family, wife Nichole of 20 years, and three beautiful children. His hobbies include little league assistant baseball coach, fishing, hunting, and hotrods.

Dr. Thalji’s passion is advising and helping patients achieve their best possible smile! His priority is to make patients feel as comfortable as possible during each visit. He will work closely with his patients to create a comprehensive, customized plan to meet their individual dental needs.



Stephanie is also a native of Bay City.  Patients appreciate her gentle and compassionate chairside manner.  Stephanie is focused on greeting patients with the utmost respect and friendliness, and she enjoys the excitement of helping patients achieve their smile goals. Stephanie is the mother of 3 children, and they keep her plenty busy with events and youth soccer games.  When not at work, she likes to spend time watching movies, going to the park, or traveling with her family.  She is even fluent in Spanish.  Se habla espanol.


Rosa joined our team in 2011after receiving her registered dental assistant certification from the Mark Manning Dental Assistant School.  Following her arrival, she earned her certifications in both nitrous oxide monitoring and CPR.  Rosa has 6 wonderful children who keep her plenty busy.  Outside the office, she is a member of the MFT Trailblazers and enjoys fishing, trail rides, and her dog C.J. Rosa relishes building lasting relationships with patients and changing their opinions on dentistry.  Patients appreciate that she is comforting, knowledgeable, and skilled.  Rosa works hard to treat our patients as she would her own family.



Karina was born and raises right here in Bay City, TX, and is the newest member of our dental team. Karina is bilingual and she can comfortably answer any of your questions in both English and Spanish. She is also a multi-tasker and a real bundle of energy. Patients appreciate her compassionate chairside manner and find her to be very kind and approachable. When she’s not attending her son’s activities, she’s enjoying her weekends looking for restaurants try and events to attend with family and friends.


Jessica is a native Bay Citian and is the first smiling face you see when walking through the doors of the office. She has been a team member in our practice since 2011. Behind her caring smile is a person who is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and building long-term relationships. Jessica has 3 children (Jessie, Sierra, and Cayman), and a grandson named Kayden. Her hobbies include movies, dancing, and most of all shopping! Jessica handles the front desk administration, including scheduling, treatment planning, and insurance. She is a great source if you have any questions. Committed to excellent patient care, Jessica shines in everything she does.



Ramona is also a major contributor to the front office when it comes to scheduling, confirming and insurances among other things. When she’s not cheering on her favorite team, the Houston Texans of course, she loves getting to know each patient on an individual basis and helping them with their needs. She hit the ground running when she joined our team in 2012 after transitioning from a Certified Nurses Aid. Her two children are Jordan and Mykaela. Jordan will start collage next year at SMU where he will play on the football team. Ramona loves the opportunity to make a difference in patients’ lives. She sincerely relishes in the opportunity to get to know people, and help them.


Sandra is the backbone of the office. She keeps the front-office team, the back-office team, and the doctors in line. Sandra started working with us in 2005. She always enjoys making a personal connection with patients, building relationships, and seeing people transform from coming to the office self-conscious and hiding their teeth, to leaving with a confident smile. Sandra is an active member of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. She is passionate about fitness and has accomplished numerous marathons and triathlons. She recently completed a full Ironman in the Woodlands which involved a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and 26.2-mile run. And yes, that was all in one day!! She also teaches an early morning CrossFit class. If you wake up bright and early, you can sweat with her!



Priscilla is a valuable member of our Dental Hygiene Team. She brings a lot of energy and a fresh new innovative spin to our in-office operations. Priscilla is currently a Bay City resident, but she is originally from Van Vleck. She earned her RDH license and CPR certification from Wharton Junior College Dental Hygiene School. Her hobbies include actively participating at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, running, working out, and spending time with her family and friends. Patients love that she is easy to talk to and thoroughly explains the procedures.


Erron was originally born right outside Bay City in Van Vleck. She received her degree from the Wharton County Junior College School of Dental Hygiene where she was president of the WCJC student chapter of the American Dental Hygiene Association. In addition, she also earned the coveted “Golden Scaler” award. Erron is seasoned in treating a variety of patients of different ages, needs, and comfort levels and is of course licensed in CPR. Outside the office, her husband Philip and their three children keep themselves plenty busy. Their 2 oldest daughters are heavily involved with show and rodeo activities. When not supporting her children’s rodeo endeavors she enjoys horseback riding, traveling, baking, and spending time with her friends and family.



Stacey was born in Richmond, TX, but she moved to Bay City years ago and is the newest member of our dental assisting crew. She obtained her dental assisting certification and immediately joined our team.  Since then she has also become CPR certified. Patients find Stacey to be very caring and friendly.  She’s married to her sweetheart David, and they are blessed with 3 children and 2 grandchildren. When not spending time with her family, she likes to shop, watch movies, and attend Van Vleck school functions. Stacey ensures that each patient comfortably receives high-quality care and leaves our office with a healthy smile.