The People Behind The Scenes

Dr. Thomas A. Reed

Dr. Reed was born in Duncan, Oklahoma and later moved to Garland, Texas. He has lived in Rowlett for the past several years with his wife Shelly and they have four children. After attending Garland I.S.D. schools and graduating from Garland High School in 1978, he attended and graduated with honors from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1982. He graduated with honors from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1986 and began practicing general dentistry in Garland. Having held a long desire to give back to the community that has supported him, he sought the office and was elected to the G.I.S.D. Board of Trustees in 1991. He served in that capacity for 21 years and served 3 years as president, 3 years as secretary and assistant secretary. Other Civic involvements include a 25 year membership in the Garland Rotary Club where he served as club president. He also has served on the Garland YMCA Board and served as the Capital Campaign Co-Chairman. He has been a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and has served 3 year term on the Peer Review Committee of the Dallas County Dental Society. Dr. Reed was awarded his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2005 and plans to continue the full time practice of general and cosmetic dentistry and plans to stay very active in this community for many years to come. Dr. Reed enjoys spending time at Lake Cypress Springs in East Texas with his family and friends, enjoys water sports, restoring cars, boating and most anything outdoors.


Shelly has been married to Dr. Reed since the summer of 2000. She has over 18 years experience working in the medical field and therefore was excited and welcomed the challenge to apply her work ethic to the dental field in the fall of 2008. Shelly’s passion is caring and helping others. She wears many hats in the office and provides excellent customer service to all Dr. Reed’s patients. Shelly is eager to help patients in scheduling treatment and working with them on their financial plans. Shelly enjoys life with her family and friends spending time at the lake and traveling. She has 4 beautiful children, that keep them very busy with college and high school.


Melissa enjoys working chairside with Dr. Reed since 2003. She brings 2 decades of experience in several disciplines of general dentistry. She’s bilingual, and a graduate from Texas State Technical College where she studied Dental Laboratory Technology/Sciences. Her passion is helping patients of all ages enhance their health, and helping them achieve a smile they can be proud of. Melissa is friendly, caring and dedicated to making your dental visit relaxed and comfortable. When not in the office she enjoys gardening, and spending time with family and friends.


CheriCheri works alongside Dr. Reed as one of his Registered Dental Assistants. She has worked with Dr. Reed on and off for over 20 years (she took six years off after having one of her children). Her dental career includes over 20 years in the field, as well as certification for nitrous oxide administration, radiology, infection control, and jurisprudence. Cheri continues to update her knowledge in the dental field with yearly continuing education courses. Cheri has been married to Joel since 1991. They have two beautiful children, Garrett and Grace. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to her children's activities, being outdoors and traveling.


Mitzi has been a dental hygienist for over 25 years. She attended Abilene Christian University and then went to Baylor College of Dentistry. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1990. Mitzi has since been practicing in the Dallas area and joined Dr. Reed’s practice in August 2008. She enjoys providing optimal dental care to each patient. She loves spending time with her 3 children Bailey, Peyton and Preston at sports and musical events.


Emily has been a part of the Campbell Crossing Dentistry family for a long time, beginning as a patient when she was seven years old. By the age of twelve, Emily already had a passion for dentistry. She graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 2007 with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. She began working for Dr. Reed in the fall of 2007 and is known for her thorough but gentle care with her patients. In her free time, Emily enjoys shopping, watching sports, and spending time with her family and friends.

Thomas A. Reed, DDS Campbell Crossing Dentistry

1204 Thomasville Court,

Garland, TX 75044

Phone. 9724144000