about our dental office Dallas, TX
Here at Lake Highlands Dental, we believe that a smile tells a thousand words, and we are dedicated to giving our patients high-quality dental care. We offer a full range of dental services, so all of your family's needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your smile, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (214) 613-1279!

Dr. Lyndel Stripling

Dr. Stripling graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1976, where he was selected as Outstanding Senior by the Delta Sigma Delta fraternity. Aft...

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Dr. Lyndel Stripling

Dr. Stripling graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1976, where he was selected as Outstanding Senior by the Delta Sigma Delta fraternity. After graduation, Dr. Stripling began a private practice in Longview, Texas, where he served as President of the Gregg County Dental Society and the Land of Pines Dental Study Club. He began his Dallas practice in 1988 and continues to be active in the Dallas County Dental Society. Dr. Stripling holds a Fellowship degree in the Academy of General Dentistry and is a lifetime member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association.
Dr. Stripling and his wife, Kathy, have six children and six grandchildren. His outside interests include photography, sculpting, music, and hunting. He is dedicated to improving and maintaining healthy smiles with long-term relationships.

Dr. Sajjad Ashnagar

Dr. Ash is a full-time traveling periodontist, practicing in Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Texas. He earned his periodontology diploma from the Univers...

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Dr. Sajjad Ashnagar

Dr. Ash is a full-time traveling periodontist, practicing in Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Texas. He earned his periodontology diploma from the University of Michigan and is specialized in treating gum disease, dental implants and regenerative surgeries. He is licensed to perform I.V. moderate sedation and high-risk anesthesia.

Dr. Ash studied general dentistry at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Six months after opening his private practice in Tehran, he immigrated to the United States and interned at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) periodontics program. Soon after, he was accepted at the University of Michigan periodontology residency program to specialize in gum surgery. After graduation, he chose to live in Dallas, Texas, and establish his traveling practice, serving the entire DFW area.

He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific dental journals and has been highly cited by dental researchers. He is a proud recipient of Dr. and Mrs. Steven Meraw Periodontal Scholarship and a member of the Dallas County Dental Society, the Fort Worth District Dental Society, the American Dental Association® and the Michigan Periodontal Association.

Cindy McCourt – Practice Manager

Cindy has more than 30 years of dental experience, and she was a dental assistant before becoming the practice manager. She graduated cum laude with a...

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Cindy McCourt – Practice Manager

Cindy has more than 30 years of dental experience, and she was a dental assistant before becoming the practice manager. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and a Master of Arts in management, and she is a Fellow with the American Association of Dental Office Managers. Cindy and her husband David have one young lady at home, five grown children, and one grandchild.

Pinny Sy – Dental Hygienist

Pinny has been with our practice for more than 20 years, and she holds a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. Pinny endeavors to provide outstanding...

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Pinny Sy – Dental Hygienist

Pinny has been with our practice for more than 20 years, and she holds a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. Pinny endeavors to provide outstanding quality of care to our patients, and she’s proud to be part of a team of talented coworkers. Originally from Cambodia, she arrived in the USA in 1981 and speaks Khmer. She is married and has three girls, and she loves spending with her family.

Leticia Gutierrez – Dental Assistant

Leticia, one of our dental assistants, excels at making patients feel comfortable before and after their visits. She graduated from Skyline High Schoo...

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Leticia Gutierrez – Dental Assistant

Leticia, one of our dental assistants, excels at making patients feel comfortable before and after their visits. She graduated from Skyline High School Career Development Center and holds a certification in dental assisting from the Floral Culture Cluster. Leticia loves spending time with her kids, and she enjoys watching her two oldest children compete in football.

Jenna Gillund – Dental Hygienist

Jenna began her dental career as a dental assistant in Dallas, eventually making her way to work in Beverly Hills, California. Gaining her experience ...

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Jenna Gillund – Dental Hygienist

Jenna began her dental career as a dental assistant in Dallas, eventually making her way to work in Beverly Hills, California. Gaining her experience in general and cosmetic dentistry, she decided to further her career by becoming a dental hygienist. She has since relocated back to Dallas to be with her family and continue her journey at our office. She is passionate about the quality of care for her patients and the relationships they build and is always putting the patients’ needs first.