Meet Dr. Hatfield
Meet Dr. Brawley
Meet Our Staff
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
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
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
- The American Academy of
- The Texas Academy of General
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 /
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.