Our Team

Dr. David Harrell, D.D.S

Dr. Harrell
Dr. Harrell is a native Oklahoman, having grown up in Oklahoma City. As an undergraduate he attended The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City and obtained his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma. He then attended The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry where he received his DDS degree in 1980. He and his wife Tiena (a native Lawtonian ) settled in Lawton shortly after Dental School and have three children, Lindsay, Brent and Sydney. Lindsay is a graduate of OU and is now a first grade teacher in Norman, Okla. Brent attends The University of Oklahoma where he is studying Geology. Sydney attends Cameron University in Lawton and is studying Public Relations and also works at Wayne’s Drive Inn. Dr. Harrell has been active in organized Dentistry and is a member of The American Dental Association, the Oklahoma Dental Association, past president of The Comanche County Dental Association and he is also a member of the American College of Oral Implantology, He is also a “Fellow” of the International Congress of Oral Implantology Implant Prosthodontistic section. He is a former member of the board of directors for Delta Dental of Oklahoma. He has training in Sedation Dentistry and is a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. Although he practices all phases of general dentistry, Dr. Harrell has extensive experience and expertise in cosmetic and restorative dentistry and has a special interest in Dentures and Implants. Dr. Harrell received advanced implant training at the prestigious Misch Implant Institute in Pittsburg, PA and has been surgically placing and restoring Dental Implants since 1987. When not doing Dentistry, he enjoys fly fishing for trout, four wheeling and Jeeping in the mountains with his family and friends.

Kathy Franklin, RDH, Dental Hygienist

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Kathy earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Rose State College. She is a member of The American Dental Hygiene Association, The Oklahoma Dental Hygiene Association, and she is a Past President of the SouthWest Dental Hygiene Society. She has over 30 years in the Dental Profession and over 19 years for Dr. Harrell. Her excellent skills and exceptionally gentle touch are the perfect combination, and create a sympathetic rapport with patients when counseling them in dental education and the importance of good home care.

Angie, Barbara, Dawn - Dental Assistants

Dental Assitants
ANGIE WREN, SENIOR DENTAL ASSISTANT (left): Angie has worked in the dental profession for 32 years and 17 for Dr. Harrell. She has exceptional dental assisting and organizational skills. It seems she is “reading the doctors mind” and knows his next step before he does. Her chairside manner is most reassuring to the apprehensive dental patient. In her spare time Angie loves to ride motorcycles with her husband Sam.

BARBARA KAHUE, DENTAL ASSISTANT (center): Barbara has worked as a dental assistant for 14 years. She has a wide variety of skills. Barbara is very conscientious about her work and always has the patients best interest in mind. We have been very lucky to have had Barbara join us over a year ago. Being retired military she has lived in the desert, the tropics and in Alaska. She and her husband Warren live in Cache. She has three daughters, two of which are in the dental field. Randi is a senior dental student and Che’ is a dental hygienist.

DAWN FINCHUN, DENTAL ASSISTANT (right): Dawn has over 9 years experience as a dental assistant and over 1 year here. Dawn’s steady hands and confident manner make her an indispensable asset to our dental family. We are very fortunate to have employees who care as much about our patients and their dental care as the Doctor!

Linda and Chantelle - Front Office Staff

Front Office Staff
Linda Modisette (left): has worked for Dr. Harrell for 17 years, before coming to work here she gained extensive experience in the healthcare field in Oklahoma City. Linda’s expertise lies in coordination of the doctor’s schedule and juggling smoothly the daily emergencies so common to a dental office. Linda is often the one you first talk to when contacting our office. She stays busy confirming and scheduling your visits and following up the next day to see how you are after your treatment.

Chantelle Wilkinson (right): has had over 19 years in the medical and Dental field and she has worked for Dr. Harrell for two years. She has been both a dental assistant and a front office manager. This gives her a special insight processing our patients insurance. She knows how to get all the benefits you deserve. Her professional attitude and expertise is essential to the smooth operation of the front office. And since our office has been computerized since 1985 we can process and submit your insurance claims electronically on the same day as your dental treatment. Chantelle serves as patient financial planner and insurance coordinator and processor.