You’re in good hands at Royal Oak Family Dental. Dr. Flesher made a point to hire only the best and most qualified team to assist him. This friendly bunch will make you feel right at home from the moment you approach our front desk to the time you take your leave. You’ll be looking forward to your next appointment!
Dr. Deren Flesher — Your Oklahoma City Family Dentist
Dr. Deren Flesher is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He received his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Flesher is a longtime Oklahoma resident and is a graduate of Duncan High School in Duncan, Oklahoma.
He is a member of many professional organizations including the Oklahoma Dental Association, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentists. Dr. Flesher often provides dental care at events like Oklahoma Mission of Mercy, and through organizations such as Good Shepherd Ministries in Oklahoma City. In additional to local volunteerism, Dr. Flesher has also been on international mission trips, donating dentistry to those in need abroad.
His goal is always to treat the person, not just their mouth. Instead of talking to his patients, Dr. Flesher talks with his patients and includes them in the decision-making process to develop the best treatment plan for their long term health and satisfaction.
Dr. Flesher and his wife met while completing their undergraduate studies at Oklahoma State and are die hard Cowboys fans. They enjoy attending OSU football games and OKC Thunder games, and most importantly, they enjoy spending time with their kids.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Paige is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Originally from Kansas; she moved to Oklahoma 2011 to pursue her degree in dental hygiene at the University of Oklahoma. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2015, and has been practicing in Oklahoma City since. Paige feels passionate about treating all patients equally, but also individually based on their needs. Her accomplishments include CPR, First Aid, and AED certification, Oklahoma Mission of Mercy volunteer, and OSHA certified. In her free time, Paige enjoys cooking and traveling with her husband Robert, and walking their Pomeranian Chihuahua mix, Roxy.
Whitley is our hygiene assistant; she is continuing her education to become a dental hygienist. She enjoys being in dentistry and loves helping her patients feel comfortable and to smile at each visit. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, such as going to the lake or just going out for dinner and a movie. She also has a 4 year old Maltese named Mazie, and she loves taking her for walks at the dog park.
Amber is a clinical Dental Assistant and has been one for 17 years. She loves making people smile. She’s a mother to 5 beautiful children and wouldn’t change it for the world. She volunteer coaches for the YMCA and spends most of her weekends at games.
Lisa is a clinical Dental Assistant. She’s been assisting for 16 years and loves what she does. She’s a mother of 3 wonderful children and a min pin named Chloe. She spends most of her weekends outdoors laying by the pool, going to the lake, or enjoying a walk around the trails.
Kathy is our treatment coordinator. She assists patients with scheduling, insurance questions and billing. She is married with two high school aged boys and two dogs. Originally from California she has made Oklahoma her home for the last 31 years. In her spare time she enjoys yoga, going to the movies and cooking.
Front Office Assistant
Kayla is a Front Office Assistant and originally from Dallas, Texas. She is currently studying biology at UCO, with aspirations to become a high school biology teacher. She’s also a licensed Realtor with Kevo Properties. She has a golden retriever and a yorkie that she adores. Kayla loves to fish, hike, and travel as much as possible.
Community Service with OkMOM
Oklahoma Mission of Mercy, or OkMom for short, is a two-day clinic where patients of all ages who are uninsured or under-insured can receive free dental care. This yearly event is made possible with the support of volunteers and sponsorship from the Oklahoma Dental Association, the Oklahoma Dental Foundation, and the Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation. Dr. Flesher has participated at this clinic and helped patients get the care they need at no cost to them.