OUR STAFF

KelseyKelsey Everett – Receptionist, Radiation Safety Officer

Kelsey is from Decatur, Texas, where she graduated from Decatur High School. She attended McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, where she met her husband, Dr. Everett. After attending McMurry for two years and competing in track and field, she transferred to the University of North Texas in Denton, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. After graduation, she worked several years at South Denton Animal Hospital where she was a receptionist and assistant to the veterinarian during exams. She then decided to return to school to continue her education at Baylor University Medical Center’s Allied Health School of Radiologic Sciences, where she received her certificate in radiologic technology in 2013. She worked at Baylor Regional Medical Center in Irving for two and a half years before moving to Lubbock.

Kelsey enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves watching her daughter, Hadleigh, grow and change every day. She is a huge sports fan and loves the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Dallas Mavericks. She is an animal lover and has three dogs that she loves to cuddle with.


Tamara Childers – Receptionist, CNA/CMA

Tamara is originally from Spur,Tx, where she graduated high school. In 2005 she obtained her CNA License from Texas Tech Health Science Center. She then attended South Plains College to further obtain her CMA License. She has been in the medical field for thirteen years. Tamara enjoys meeting new people everyday as well as caring for her patients. She works hard to ensure their satisfaction and comfort during their visit so that they leave with a smile. In her personal time Tamara spends quality time with family and friends. Her daughters, Brijanae and Jada, are both athletes. She takes pride in building their sportsmanship and watching them grow into young ladies. She is a huge sports fan and LOVES her Dallas Cowboys and Golden State Warriors.


Crystal Blackbourne – Lead Surgical Assistant

Hello! My name is Crystal Blackbourne. I was born in Lubbock, Texas in 1982. I was raised by my grandmother who instilled in me hard working values and taught me how to become a strong, successful, independent woman. I graduated from Monterey High School in 2000. In high school, I volunteered to help special needs students with their art work. I loved to see their smiles when they completed their masterpieces! I completed Dental Assisting school in 2006. I also ran my own professional painting business for 5 years. I am a surgical assistant here at High Plains Periodontics and joined the HPP team in 2017. I have attended several continuing education courses to help strengthen my skills as a periodontal surgical assistant. I enjoy being in the dental field; it makes me feel good knowing I have helped a person in pain or I have helped to transform their smiles to give them their confidence back! I pride myself in compassionate patient care. People shouldn’t be scared to go to the dentist. Gaining a patient’s trust is always my first goal. I am a surgical assistant by day and a baseball mom by night! In my free time, I do art work and spend as much time with my three kiddos as I can.

“Be someone’s reason to smile today!”


Schedule a Visit with Our Amazing Staff

Our goal is to improve your life by improving your oral and overall health, all while making the experience as friendly and convenient as possible. To schedule a visit with Dr. Everett and our amazing staff, email info@highplainsperio.com, or call our office in Lubbock, TX at 806-686-1262. We offer a free consultation (typically valued at $400) that includes any radiographs Dr. Everett may need for proper diagnosis and to develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs and desires.

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