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Dr. Larry Hatfield, D.D.S.

Dr. Hatfield was born and raised in La Grange.  He graduated from La Grange High School in 1974.  He attended Texas A&M University and graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology.  He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch in Houston in 1982, with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.  He returned to La Grange and started practicing dentistry in 1982.

Dr. Hatfield is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Capitol Area Dental Society.  He has attended the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida and has completed many continuums of continuing education.  He has served as one of the vice presidents in the Capitol Area Dental Society.

Dr. Hatfield and his wife, Mary Ann, have four children.  Their older daughter, Jennifer, is a dental hygienist.  Jessica is currently working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in Occupational Education at Texas State University.  Twins Jordan and Joseph attend Texas A&M University, where they are majoring in Biology and Biomedical Science respectively.  They are members of the First United Methodist Church in La Grange.  Larry and Mary Ann are active in various church organizations and services.  Faith is important to them and their family.

Dr. Hatfield wants to help patients with their dental problems.  Restoring their dental health and educating them to maintain optimum health is important.  He works with the latest technology and with specialists to aid patients in their journey to attain dental health.  It is not just simple “drillin’ and fillin’”.  He feels a well rounded staff with team oriented goals helps their patients.

Dr. Hatfield enjoys helping people with all types of dental situations, but the people who suffer from TMJ problems are in the fore of treatment.  Their painful symptoms can be addressed and successfully treated.  Following successful treatment of TMJ their other dental problems can be treated and alleviated.

Dr. Hatfield enjoys the opportunity to work with patients and is thankful for the trust they grant he and his staff.  He looks forward to continuing the old relationships and to building new ones.


Kari L. Brawley, D.D.S.

Dr. Brawley was born and raised in Smithville, Texas.  She graduated from Smithville High School in 1998.  She then went to Southwest Texas State University, now known as Texas State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2002.  Dr. Brawley entered dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in May 2005.

In May 2006, Dr. Brawley joined Hatfield Dental Clinic as an associate with Dr. Hatfield.  She is very dedicated to creating outstanding smiles and good oral health for her patients, with a gentle touch.

Dr. Brawley currently resides in La Grange with her husband, Curtis and their daughter Kylin, whom was born August 8th, 2008.  She also has a Labrador retriever named Nyla.

Dr. Brawley is a member of:

            - The Texas Dental Association

            - The American Dental Association

            - The American Academy of General Dentistry

            - The Texas Academy of General Dentistry


Mary Ann Hatfield – Office Manager


Mary Ann (otherwise known as Dr. Hatfield’s wife) has been with Hatfield Dental Clinic since the very beginning.  She was Dr. Hatfield’s star patient when he was a student at The University of Texas Dental Branch and she now works in the clinic as Office Manager.  She received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Houston in 1982 and has performed and taught in many different musical venues since that time.  Her greatest accomplishments are her four beautiful children, Jennifer, Jessica, Jordan and Joseph and her 29 years of marriage to Dr. Hatfield.


Christy – Business Assistant

Christy joined Hatfield Dental Clinic in 2004 as a business assistant.  Christy and her husband Greg have been married since 2000 and have two boys, Garrett and Gavin.  In her spare time Christy enjoys spending time with her family and attending The University of Texas football games!


Jessica – Registered Dental Assistant

Born and raised in La Grange, Jessica has been at Hatfield Dental Clinic since 2006.  She graduated from La Grange High School in 2005.  She attended Dental Assisting Options and has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2006.  Jessica enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Lisa – Registered Dental Assistant / Business Assistant

Lisa has been with Hatfield Dental Clinic since 1993.  She is a registered Dental Assistant and is currently a Business Assistant for the office.  She and her husband Gary have been married since 1988 and have two sons, Dillon and Dustin, all of which keep her very busy!  In her spare time, Lisa enjoys walking, watching her sons in many activities and participating in recreational activities with her family.


Crystal – Registered Dental Hygienist

Crystal has been with Hatfield Dental Clinic since 2002.  She graduated from hygiene school at Wharton County Junior College in 2002.  Crystal currently resides in Chappell Hill, with her husband Kelvin and 3 beautiful children, Chesley, Keely and Kord.  Crystal spends her spare time raising kids and cows!


Cindy – Registered Dental Assistant

Cindy has been working at Hatfield Dental Clinic since 1991.  She is certified in radiology, infection control, jurisprudence and nitrous oxide monitoring.  Cindy also helps to teach a dental assisting program that is offered to individuals interested in becoming dental assistants.  Cindy and her husband, Ray have been married since 1984.  They have two sons, Brady, who is attending Blinn Jr. College and Cody, who is attending La Grange High School.  In her spare time, Cindy enjoys reading, watching CSI and spending time just hanging out with her family.


Joyce – Registered Dental Hygienist

Joyce began working at Hatfield Dental Clinic in 2002.  She graduated from hygiene school from Wharton County Jr. College in 1975.  Joyce and her husband Denis have been married since 1980 and have two grown children Theresa and Andrew.  Joyce enjoys her job and the people she works with.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, sewing and music.