8610 Greenville Ave #150, Dallas, TX 75243

We offer same-day emergency care
to help you regain your smile.

Dr.StriplingDr. 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. Shawn Nemovi

Dr. Nemovi received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in 2012. After practicing for 2 years, he was awarded the opportunity to attend school at the University of West Virginia to complete an advanced, one-year periodontal preceptor surgery residency. In this residency, Dr. Nemovi received training in complex implant surgery, full mouth extractions, tissue grafting, sinus lifts, and bone augmentation surgeries.

Dr. Nemovi has served as part-time clinical faculty at the West Virginia College of Dentistry, where he was the Clinical Instructor and Clinical Evaluator for 3rd – and 4th -year dental students. He was also a guest lecturer, presenting different topics in Cosmetic and Surgical Dentistry.

Furthermore, Dr. Nemovi has completed an extensive training in IV moderate, conscious sedation in order to better treat his anxious patients. This treatment is available for not only surgical procedures but also for simple procedures such as fillings and cleanings. Dr. Nemovi currently holds a dental license in 3 different states. He has advanced training in Cosmetic Dentistry (including veneers and Lumineers®) and holds an advanced level certificate for Invisalign®. Dr. Nemovi has completed advanced training at the Pikos Institute for advanced implant soft tissue grafting, advanced bone grafting, and sinus grafting for implants. He also trained at the American Academy of Facial Esthetic for Botox and dermal filler treatments.

Dr. Nemovi is a certified piano instructor and music composer. He has composed and arranged music in different genres, including jazz, classical, house, R&B, and modern music. His compositions were played on OKC FOX Morning News.

Dr.Sigurdson Dr. Shaun Sigurdson
Dr. Shaun Sigurdson earned his Bachelor of Arts in biology from the University of Texas in 2011, and in 2015 he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. Dr. Sigurdson moved to Dallas to continue his dental education at Baylor College of Dentistry, and completed an advanced education in a general dentistry residency in 2016. Following his residency, he was selected for a one-year Fellowship in advanced restorative, esthetic, and implant dentistry, and served as full-time faculty in the Baylor advanced general dentistry clinic. Dr. Sigurdson’s advanced training included aesthetic dentistry, complex restorative treatment, full-mouth rehabilitations, implant surgeries, and endodontics.

Dr. Sigurdson is passionate about providing high-quality, patient-centered dental care, with a gentle touch. His mission is to help his patients improve their oral health and overall quality of life through excellent personalized dental treatment. Dr. Sigurdson is continually educating himself to provide you with the most progressive, innovative, and comfortable treatment possible.

Dr. Sigurdson is also a member of the International Team for Implantology, American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Dallas County Dental Society. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Sigurdson enjoys spending time with his family, working out, hunting, skiing, traveling, playing guitar, and attending sporting events.

Meet Our Team

Each member of our team at Lake Highlands Dental is trained and passionate about what they do. We love getting to know or patients and helping them achieve healthy, beautiful, and confident smiles. We invite you to get to know our team so you can feel more at home when you visit our office.
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.

PinnyPinny 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.

ShellyShelly Hodges – Dental Hygienist

Shelly is a very experienced dental hygienist. She graduated in the top 10 of her hygiene school class in 1978, and she has been with our practice for more than 20 years. But even after all those years, she still feels like the patients she helps are treasured friends. Shelly has been married to her husband for 35 years, and she enjoys singing in choir and spending time with friends and 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 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.


MariaMaira Lazalde – Hygiene Coordinator

Maira greets every patient, helps them check in, and answers any questions they have when they arrive at our practice. She became a certified dental assistant in 2004 and is a backup dental assistant in our office. Maira and her husband of more than 10 years enjoy spending time with their son and watching movies as a family.