Dr. Heyen has been practicing dentistry since 1995. He graduated summa cum laude from Abilene Christian University and from Baylor College of Dentistry with high academic honors. Following graduation, Dr. Heyen completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Langley AFB, Virginia. In 1998, Dr. Heyen moved his family to Wichita Falls and has since enjoyed helping his patients maintain their oral health.In 2001, Dr. Heyen became a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (F.A.G.D.) in New York City. He completed his Mastership Award in the Academy of General Dentistry in June of 2013 in Nashville, TN. The Mastership Award is the highest honor available in the AGD, and less than 2% of all general dentists hold this distinction. He has also served as an Alternate Delegate in both the Texas Dental Association and the American Dental Association, and is a board member of the 13th District Dental Society.Dr. Heyen has been married for over 25 years. He enjoys spending time with his family, participating in sports activities, travelling, and leading worship at his home church.
Meet Our Team
Our friendly team is committed to helping patients receive the quality dental care they need to enjoy good oral health and a beautiful smile. We work hard to create a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere at our practice, and to provide comprehensive dentistry with honesty and a gentle touch. We invite you to contact Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry at 940-257-2522 to learn more about dental care in Wichita Falls, Texas, and to set up your next appointment with our dentist. We look forward to meeting you soon!
Debbie – Dental Hygienist
Debbie has been with Heyen DDS Family & Cosmetic Dentistry since 1974. She attended Midwestern State University and graduated in 1978 with her dental hygiene degree. Debbie enjoys her job and can’t imagine doing anything else. She loves our team and the close bond we share, and she enjoys building friendships with our patients as she works to take care of all their dental needs.
Debbie married Zack in August 1978, and they have one son, Zane. Outside of our office, she enjoys reading, travelling to new places, some crafts, and walking her dog, Susan.
Christy – Dental Hygienist
Christy has been with our team since 2011. She attended Midwestern State University for her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene, graduating with honors. She loves our patients and works hard to help them keep their teeth healthy and clean and to provide them with education about proper at-home dental care.
Christy and her husband, Nick, have 2 boys, Aiden (age 10) and Easton (age 6). Her hobbies include crafting and sewing. Christy is a member of the Faith Baptist-Iowa Park church.
Macy – Registered Dental Assistant
Macy joined our practice in May 2016. She loves helping people and making them happy about their smile. She is a team player and loves all her co-workers. Macy is also certified in nitrous oxide.
Macy has a half-sister named Jennifer. She likes to spend time with her family and friends, and she enjoys shopping.
Judy – Registered Dental Assistant
Judy has been with our team for 24 years. She works hard to be efficient and knowledgeable about our procedures and to help our patients feel comfortable with their treatments. Her favorite part of our practice is the family-like relationships she has developed with Dr. Don W. Heyen and our team.
Judy and her husband, Scott, have 2 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, 4 grandchildren, and a four-legged child named Piper. In her spare time, Judy enjoys baking, home decorating, and spending time with her family.
Vanessa – Insurance & Financial Coordinator
Vanessa joined our team in 2015. She helps our patients understand their dental insurance benefits and works with them to help them apply those benefits to their dental care. Her favorite thing about our office, aside from our patients, is the Christian foundation our practice is based on. Vanessa is fluent in Spanish.
Vanessa and her husband have 1 son and 2 daughters, and a Goldendoodle named Echo. Outside of the office, Vanessa spends her time with her family and at her children’s extracurricular activities. She also enjoys decorating.
Shanna– Scheduling Coordinator
Shanna rejoined our team in 2018. She worked as a Registered Dental Assistant for nearly 10 years and now has transitioned to our front desk area. She will be happy to help you with all of your scheduling needs!