Our Team

Our Talented Staff
Kathleen Torres, DDS

Kathleen Torres, DDS

Dr. Torres is from Alice, Texas, and received her degree in Microbiology from the University of Texas in Austin. She then completed her dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She is an active member of the Academy of Orthodontics and a certified Six Month Smiles provider. She is a lifelong learner, dedicated to staying on top of advancements in dental health in an effort to provide the quality care that her patients deserve. She has three beautiful children that she loves to spend time with, and looks forward to meeting you and your family.

Trish Cortezano, RDA

Hygienist
Trish Cortezano, BS, RDH

Trish has been with Reality Bites Dental since it was born as an idea. She is a part of the original team that founded our practice. With 7 years of dental assisting experience, she originally was our head dental assistant. Ever the achiever, she later returned to school to pursue her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. While in school, she was actively involved in community service and research. There, she graduated as Magna Cum Laude in 2016. Trish has since returned to our office as our full time dental hygienist. You will recognize her by her calm chairside manner and kind demeanor. Trish will work with you and your family to customize your experience to ensure we maintain an effective oral hygiene regimen and a healthy, beautiful smile.

Trish enjoys writing music, playing the guitar, and taking long walks with her two wonderful dogs.

Patricia Johnson, Office Manager

Office Manager
Patricia Johnson

Patricia is a 2003 Graduate of San Antonio College of Dental Assisting. After receiving her Registered Dental Assistant Certification, Patricia became motivated to immerse herself in the administration division of the dental world. She began working the front desk before advancing to office manager. Always hungry to learn more, she actively continues to develop her dental education through Continuing Education (CE) courses. As the office manager of Reality Bites Dental, Patricia is able to address most of your concerns and questions. Patricia has a passion for excellent customer service and you always recognize her beautiful smile when you walk in.

Patricia is happily married with one son, who loves to take any opportunity to show you his dance moves. When she’s not in the office, she spends her time with her family going to concerts and traveling the U.S.

Amber Arredondo, RDA

Dental Assistant
Amber Arredondo, RDA

Amber is the head dental assistant at Reality Bites Dental. She received her registered dental assistant license from San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants in 2007. Over the years, she has attended several continuing education courses, and her love for dentistry has grown to be a part of who she is. Amber’s deep passion for patient care and comfort is evident from the minute you sit in her chair. She has a talent for actively listening to your problems and is your liason for understanding the world of dentistry. It is an honor to trust us with your smile and Amber is there to ensure that your experience keeps you smiling. She will walk you through your dental visit with the doctor and will always answer any questions you may have.

Joy Weatherman, RDH

Hygienist
Joy Weatherman, RDH

Joy is a veteran in the dental field. She has been in the dental field for 8 years. Her career began as a registered dental assistant where she flourished for 4 years. Realizing her passion for patient care, she decided to take her career to the next level and returned to school to study dental hygiene. Joy graduated from Tyler Junior College in 2014 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She continues to fine tune her skills through continuing education and prides herself in delivering a pain free experience to all of her patients.

Joy is an active advocate for providing education to help her patients improve their oral health and overall well-being. She looks forward to caring for you and your family.

Joy and her husband Eric have one fur-baby, a cat named Odin. Outside of the dental office, you can usually find them volunteering at their church in Leon Springs, hanging out with friends, lifting weights at the gym or catching up on the latest super hero movie.

Destiny Willman, RDA

Dental Assistant
Destiny Willman, RDA

Destiny is originally from Hondo, Texas. She moved to San Antonio, TX with her two fur babies and boyfriend in order to pursue her education. She received her associates in Business Administration and Liberal Arts before making the transition to the dental field. She received her RDA from Concorde Career College and started working with Reality Bites Dental in 2016. Now that she’s here, she can’t imagine working with a better group of people! She enjoys helping patients feel better about their dental care by providing a calm atmosphere and getting to know them on a more personal level.

I’m so glad I went to see Dr. Torres. I was very nervous,
but she made me feel comfortable and at ease...
–Trisha Hernandez
MAKING CONFIDENT SMILES
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20079 Stone Oak Parkway Suite #2102
San Antonio, TX 78258
Phone: 210-399-5951   Fax: 210-265-3886
Email: info@realitybitesdental.com
Office Hours:
Mon: 9am - 5pm • Tues: 9am - 5pm
Wed - Thurs: 9am - 7pm • Fri: 7am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 5pm • Sun: Closed