Lauren is an Orthodontic Assistant and a Registered Dental Assistant. She started working in the dental field in 1977 and joined Dr. Bourquein in 1997. Lauren loves watching a patient’s smile change into something radiant and confident. She feels that working with the doctor is very inspiring, as he is so current with what is happening in dental technology, world events, and history trivia. Lauren has been married for over 32 years to her high school sweetheart and they have two wonderful children. Their son graduated from Texas Tech in 2006 and her daughter is working with her dad in the family construction business. They live on a ranch with horses, longhorns, dogs, cats and one turkey. When she’s not at work, she enjoys barrel racing and roping events.
Carolina is new to the dental field. She joined Dr. Bourquein’s team in 2018 as a Sterilization Assistant. Previously she worked as a receptionist at a local spa. Carolina graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 2016. She is a native to the area and lives in Harper. She enjoys hanging out with her family including her parents, 3 older brothers and her twin sister. They are very involved with their church and she enjoys sharing with others. In her downtime, Carolina loves to exercise and cook. She also loves to smile, being happy and maintaining a positive attitude. Her favorite quote is “Look for something positive each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”
Front Office Assistants:
Laura is the Front Office Assistant who began working here when she started in the field in 2012. Her favorite part of her job is meeting our wonderful patients and getting to know them and their families. The doctor inspires Laura because he loves what he does, and that makes her very excited to be a part of his team. When Laura's not working, she loves spending time with her two wonderful children, family, and friends. They are very involved with their church, which has enabled her to help with various building projects throughout the hill country and Austin area. She enjoys reading a good book, going to the beach, and traveling.
Jennifer is our Front Office Manager. She has worked in the field since 2000 and rejoined Dr. Bourquein's team in 2015. She graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 1991. Jennifer was born and raised in Fredericksburg. She loves spending time with her family, watching her daughter cheer and any fitness related activities. Her husband works as a Paramedic/Firefighter in Fredericksburg and Mason. Her daughter graduated with Honors from Fredericksburg High School June 2017 and is attending Texas Tech University. Jennifer enjoys being active outdoors, gardening, fishing, kayaking and running. Her favorite quotes are "And though she be but little, she is fierce" by William Shakespeare and "I can do everything through Christ who gives me strength" Phillippians 4:13.