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Dr. Judith Ragsdale was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her father was in the oil business so she and her family lived in several areas of Texas before settling in the Houston area. Dr. Ragsdale attended Westbury High School. She then attended Houston Baptist University where she was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Houston Baptist University in 1980. After finishing at HBU, she began the process of pursuing her dream of becoming a pediatric dentist and completed studies to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1984. To complete her lifelong dream of becoming a pediatric dentist, Dr. Ragsdale then continued her dental education at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, receiving her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1986. Dr. Ragsdale then moved to The Woodlands, where she established the area’s first pediatric dental office. Dr. Ragsdale then continued her studies to become a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Ragsdale is also certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and continues her dental education by completing at least twelve hours of continuing education every year. Dr. Ragsdale is active in the of American Adademy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, having served as the TAPD’s president in 2002 and 2003.

Dr. Judith Ragsdale is married to Mr. Arlin Maddox. They live in The Woodlands where Dr. Ragsdale is a respected member of the community. Dr. Ragsdale is a member of The Women of The Woodlands Study Group and participates in many church and volunteer activities. She loves her home and enjoys entertaining her family and friends. Dr. Ragsdale has a passion for the game of golf and enjoys working out, reading, Ladies Bible Study, needle work, arts and crafts, and spending time with her husband, her three nieces, Laura, Masey and Sarah, and her beloved kitty, BeBe.

Jeflyn Brocato
Patient Coordinator

Jeflyn was born and raised in Conroe. She has been with Dr. Ragsdale since October of 2004 and has been in the dental field for 24 years. She attended North Harris Community College and Sam Houston State University. Jeflyn has four children, Jarrod, Jeff, Jayci and Kayla and four grandchildren- Lauryn, Jenna, Chandler and Makenli. She lives in The Woodlands with her husband Mike and daughter, Kayla. Jeflyn also works as a personal trainer at her church. She enjoys weight lifting and outdoor sports.

Kimberly McKeon
Treatment Coordinator

Kimberly was born and raised in California and just recently relocated from Rhode Island. Kimberly has been working in the dental field for over 30 years. She started her dental career working as a claims examiner for a dental insurance company and soon realized that she preferred helping people with their dental needs in the dental office. She loves volunteering: from being a Girl Scout leader for over 8 years to helping with the Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic in RI. She has four children, three step-children, and 2 dogs. She lives just north of The Woodlands with her husband Paul. They have 4 children in college and their youngest is a junior at Montgomery High. Kim loves spending time with her family, working out, hiking and exploring Texas.


Two full-time registered hygienists are available to help with your children's periodic dental care visits. All of our dental hygienists are licensed by the state of Texas and maintain compliance with the rules and regulations of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. Our hygienists have completed a two-year intensive training program offered within our state. They have completed special training in sealant application and have been awarded special certification to be able to perform this procedure. Each of our hygienists completes 12 hours of continuing education yearly, as required to maintain their license. In addition, our hygienists have had years of experience working in pediatric dental practices, so they are extremely qualified to help take care of our patients' dental care needs.

Beth Ann Nichols
Registered Dental Hygienist

Beth Ann Nichols was born in Dublin, Texas and has been with Dr. Ragsdale from Day 1... 25 years! She has been in the dental field as a hygienist for almost 30 years but found that pediatric dentistry was her true "niche!" She and her husband, Anthony, live in Conroe where they have three horses and three dogs. They have six children – Jimmy, Allison, Bruce, Ashley, Alicia and Kristen, and three grandchildren. Their love for children and animals has them involved in volunteering for the Montgomery County Fair Association. Beth Ann loves to hunt, fish and spend time with her expanding family!

Cori Theiss
Registered Dental Hygienist

Cori began with Dr. Ragsdale in June 2012. She is a graduate of  Stephen F. Austin State University along with her husband, James. Both reside in Kingwood, Texas with their two dogs. She enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.

Dental Assistants

Nancy Copley
Certified Dental Assistant

Nancy was born and raised in the Conroe area. She has been in dentistry for over 25 years. She has worked with Dr. Ragsdale for over 15 years. She earned her national Certificate of Dental Assisting and became a Texas Registered Dental Assistant in 1993. She enjoys cross-stitch, stamping and spending time with her family. Nancy lives in Shepherd, Texas with her husband Robert and their daughter Samantha.

Kim McShan
ed Dental Assistant

Kim was born and raised in Cleveland, Texas. She has been in dentistry for more than 15 years and joined Dr. Ragsdale’s team in 2008. Kim lives in Shephard with her husband, Kevin, and their two children, Klint and Keri. Kim enjoys spending time with her family.

Andrea Stokes
Registered Dental Assistant

Andrea is from North Carolina and has been working as a registered dental assistant since 2006. Andrea joined Dr. Ragsdale’s team in April of 2007 as a hygiene assistant. Andrea has been married for seventeen years to her husband Brett and has three sons, Brett Jr., Brandon, Breshod and a dog named Cowboy. Andrea enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, working out, gardening and learning new things.