Our Dentists

Jared Huvar, DDS

A 1996 graduate of Texas A&M, Dr. Jared Huvar completed dental school in 2000 at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Since then, he has received advanced training in cosmetic dentistry from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI) as well as advanced training in dental implants and orthodontics. Dr. Huvar has completed the Preceptorship in Dental Implantology at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio where he earned his Fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Huvar has also completed training as an Invisalign provider and has over 10 years experience with CEREC technology providing single visit crowns. Dr. Huvar is certified in LANAP periodontal therapy for treatment of advanced gum disease. Dr. Huvar is also a member of the Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, 9th District Dental Society, American Orthodontic Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also active in the West Columbia Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time, Dr. Huvar enjoys fishing, traveling, hunting and spending time with family and friends.

Services: Invisalign, Veneers, Tooth Colored Fillings, Single Visit Crowns and Bridges, Implants, Implant Supported Dentures, LANAP Gum Treatment, Cone Beam CT 3D Technology, Orthodontic services (Braces)

email: drjared@westcolumbiadental.com

Born and raised in West Columbia, Dr. Kate Kincannon is a 2003 graduate of Columbia High School, a 2006 graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station and completed dental school in 2012 at The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. “Dr. Kate” decided to return home to serve the people and the community she loves. Since graduation Dr. Kincannon has completed training as an Invisalign provider and has many years of experience with CEREC technology providing single visit crowns and bridges. She has completed Comprehensive Orthodontic Education from Gerety Orthodontics and The Academy of General Dentistry. She is certified to administer nitrous oxide sedation. Dr. Kincannon works with many young patients in the dental office. Dr. Kincannon is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the 9th District Dental Society. Following in her grandfather and mother’s footsteps, Dr. Kincannon is an active member of the West Columbia Rotary Club serving as the club's Secretary. She is also a member of the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. “Dr. Kate” loves visiting local daycares and schools as the “Tooth Fairy” educating young children on the importance of oral care and dentistry as a profession. In her spare time, “Dr. Kate” loves cooking, traveling, supporting her Aggies, hunting and fishing, and spending time with her friends and family.

Services: Invisalign, Veneers, Tooth Colored Fillings, Single Visit Crowns and Bridges, Implants, Cone Beam CT 3D Technology, Root Canals, Removable Partials/Full Dentures, Orthodontic Services (Braces), Extractions, Teeth Whitening, Pediatrics, Nitrous Oxide Sedation, Periodontal Treatment, Routine Cleanings with Licensed Hygienist

email: drkate@westcolumbiadental.com

Kate Kincannon, DDS

Mabel Martinez

Mabel is one of the friendly faces greeting you at the front desk of Columbia Dental every day. She has been working in the dental field for about 6 years. She is a registered dental assistant, but at Columbia Dental she schedules appointments, assists patients through their insurance benefits, and processes dental claims. She also helps to resolve any concerns that patients may have to make their visits a positive experience. She respects the knowledge, kindness, and excellent clinical skills of Dr. Kincannon and Dr. Huvar, and she believes that enables Columbia Dental to provide the best dental care possible to our patients. She helps to make our staff and office environment a very friendly and inviting place, and feels that the staffs ability to work well together provides a wonderful experience to our patients. Mabel has a husband, Frank, and five teenagers at home. She has three beautiful girls, two handsome boys, and the cutest dog in town to bless her life. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and she loves being an active member of her local church.

Services: Front Desk

Misti has been a practicing dental hygienist for 22 years. Her experience includes pediatrics, periodontal and general dental practices. Misti’s professional ethics are appreciated by her patients because of her concern for their individual comfort. Her desire is to provide the best possible experience to her patients during treatment. Misti has a daughter, Peyton, and a son, Pearson. She and her husband Kerry make family priority. Fun filled vacations. Relaxing weekends, special events for holidays and birthdays always include the family fox terrier, Pixie Sticks. Misti enjoys working at Columbia Dental. She feels patients are very fortunate to have Dr. Kate and Dr. Huvar because they make patient concerns their main priority.

Services: Hygienist

Misti

Maegen

Maegen has been a registered dental assistant with the TSBDE since 2012. The ability to help patients gain confidence back with their smiles is what Maegen enjoys most about her job. She loves making people laugh, and, most importantly, she loves to help make her patients feel at home in the dental chair.

Services: Dental Assistant

Nancy was raised in West Columbia and graduated from Columbia High School. She became a registered dental assistant in 2010. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. In her free time she enjoys reading, watching movies and crafting.

Services: Insurance

Nancy

Tonya Bailey

Tonya was raised in Brazoria, TX and graduated from Columbia High School. She attended The Wharton County Junior College Dental Hygiene program and has been a practicing dental hygienist for 17 years. Making patients comfortable in the dental chair is Tonya's top priority. She loves being able to work close to home at Columbia Dental. In her spare time, Tonya enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. She also enjoys shopping, reading, and camping adventures with family and friends.

Services: Hygienist

Katie has been a registered dental assistant for 7 years. She has been with Columbia Dental for one year. She has worked with oral surgeons, cosmetic dentists and general dentists, and she has found that general dentistry is where her heart is. She is passionate about being an advocate for her patients, building personal relationships, and working through treatment concerns that her patients may have. The most rewarding part of dentistry for Katie is calming patient fears, answering patient questions, and seeing that satisfied look on their faces when she's helped them navigate through their confusion and make treatment possible for them! In her spare time, Katie loves spending time with her family! She enjoys traveling and playing with her two daughters, Layla and Lainey. They make her heart smile!

Services: Dental Assistance

Katie Krumwiede

Stacy

Stacy Holzapfel Stacy was born and raised in Houston, TX where she started her career as a dental assistant in 1994. In 1999, she moved to front office work, but still retains her assisting license today. She enjoys helping patients achieve a happy, healthy smile. When their daughter moved to college, she and her husband decided to move to a smaller town. When they aren't traveling to watch their daughter rodeo they love being at home taking care of their horses, donkeys and goats.

Services: Front Office Manager