Meet the Staff
Dr. Fred Haight
Dr. Fred Haight was born in Petaluma, California in 1969 but realized he was missing out on the great state of Texas and got here as soon as he could! He graduated from McKinney High School in 1987 and graduated as a dentist from The University of Missouri-Kansas City Dental School in 1993. He opened Haight Family Dentistry in 1995 and relocated to his current location on Preston Road in 2004. Dr. Haight is passionate about dentistry and promoting good oral health. He makes every effort to find the most conservative approach to help his patients. He strives to create a welcoming atmosphere in the office and you'll feel the difference as soon as you walk through the doors!
Dr. Haight has been married to his wife and high school sweetheart, Alicia, for 28 years. Soon after they were married they realized their need for God and both made a life-long commit to becoming Christians in 1989. Dr. Haight is not only knowledgeable about dentistry, but also loves to teach Early Church History, particularly the first 300 years. They are devoted to teaching and serving those around them, which makes for the ideal doctor to work for! They currently reside in Melissa, TX and have been there since 2003. They have four wonderful children, Willie (22), Jack (19), Peter (17), and Abigail (15), as well as their sweet daughter in law, Celsey.
In his spare time, Dr. Haight likes to watch the Dallas Cowboys play football (hopefully this year they'll make a come-back) and enjoys spending quality time with his family traveling. A few times throughout the year he will take his family on Dental Mission Trips providing dental work for the under privileged in Haiti. Dr. Haight truly takes care of those around him, so go on and schedule your appointment today!
Learn more about his charity: www.HaitianSupport.org
Dr. Taylor Niggle
Dr. Taylor Niggle has lived in Dallas since 2001. She attended the University of Kansas, where she earned a degree in journalism. Following graduation,she worked at an advertising agency in Kansas City, helping produce television commercials for Sonic Drive In. Shortly after beginning her career, she felt a calling to go back to school to pursue dentistry. Returning home to the great state of Texas, she attended the University of North Texas and received a BA degree in biology. She was then accepted to Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry. She graduated with Deans Honors and was awarded the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry student merit award out of her entire class.
Taylor and her husband Mike were married in 2012 and they welcomed their first daughter, Laine, in 2015. They have another sweet baby girl on the way, due in July! In their free time they keep busy with their little one and their silver labrador retriever, Nash. They are always out and about with friends and family, spending time on the lake, and cheering on the Kansas Jayhawks!
Dr. Kwangseok Ahn
Dr. Kwangseok Ahn was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He attended his "first" dental school at Yonsei University in South Korea and graduated with his D.D.S. gegree in 2001. He also successfully completed the orthodontic postgraduate residency program and graduated with his master's degree in Dental Science. Dr. K extended his expertise by studying abroad in the states and attended his "second" dental school at the University of Michigan where he obtaind his D.D.S. degree again in 2010.
Dr. K's family fell in love with our beautiful country and decided to make it their home. He was tired of the Michigan winters and at the end of 2010 decided to move South and make Texas their permenent home. Since then, Dr. K has been providing orthodontic treatment in the DFW area. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association.
Taylor Smith, RDH is our fun-loving red head that you will not forget! She has a bit of a country accent which matches perfectly with her sweet southern charm. Having an aunt in the dental field, Taylor was inspired at a young age to become a hygienist. She pursued her goal and earned her Bachelor's degree for Dental Hygiene from Texas Womens University in 2011. She has been a hygienist with Haight Family Dentistry since 2012 and has built great relationships with many of her patients.
Taylor married her high school sweetheart, Kyle, in October of 2014. Soon after getting married they quickly decided they wanted to build a new home in Melissa, TX and have been there since 2015. Much of their time is spent caring for their 2 dachshund fur-babies, Winsley and Meadow! In her spare time she enjoys working out, watching the Dallas Cowboys, going on trips with her husband and spending quality time at the lake with her family.
Fun Fact: Taylor, along with Meagan Owens, own an online clothing boutique called Southern Ginger! Feel free to ask them about it for more information!
Errinne Horton, R.D.H. has been the most bubbly addition to our staff since 2010. A native Texan, she grew up in Coppell and attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate education, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health in 2008. She then continued on to Blinn College where she received her Associate in Applied Science for Dental Hygiene in 2010. She is an outgoing individual who truly enjoys people and is always excited to find a special connection with each person in order to better relate to them and meet his/her needs.
Errinne and her husband, Clay, were high school sweethearts and married in 2008. They'll be celebrating their 8 year anniversary this year! They have 2 precious children, Brenna and Coleson, who keep them on their toes! In their free time, they enjoy being outdoors and going on adventures as a family! They love to serve their community and do all they can to help those around them. Errinne is a ball of sunshine, you will love her as your hygienist!
Lindsey Burns, R.D.H. began as a dental hygienist at Haight Family Dentistry in 2009. She was raised in Allen, TX and later moved to Arkadelphia, Arkansas to play collegiate soccer for Ouahita Baptist University. After deciding to pursure a degree in Dental Hygiene, Lindsey relocated to Bryan, TX, where she later graduated from Blinn college in May 2009. We've been blessed to have her ever since!
She has a passion for serving her patients and working along side them to reach their oral health goals. She strives to make her patients feel comfortable and at ease during their appointments and educate them about their dental health. Lindsey lives in Melissa with her high school sweetheart, Chaz. They have 3 young children, Emmy, Reese and Beau along with their shitzu fur-baby, Chewy! Lindsey enjoys being involved in her church and a local exercise boot camp group. Some of her other hobbies include redoing furniture, crafts and participating in various athletic competitions.
Stephanie Hinton R.D.H. has been with Haight Family Dentistry since 2013. Her passion for oral hygiene shows through her personality with her patients. She always makes them feel at ease and will put a smile on their face. Stephanie graduated with her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from Texas Womens University in 2011.
She has been married to her high school sweetheart, J. R. since 2008 and they have three fur babies; miniature schnauzers, Zoey, Skeeter and Bella. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys going bowling every week with her family on their bowling league, and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers play.
Come by and see Stephanie for your oral healthcare.
Katrina Pham, R.D.H. grew up in Wichita Falls and has lived in the DFW metroplex since 2009. She attended Texas Woman’s University where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene and also received the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award in her class. Although this is the beginning of her career, she has already found a passion for serving her community. She loves interacting with patients and helping them achieve a beautiful and healthy smile!
When she is not advocating for oral health, Katrina enjoys quality time with her fiancé, Travis, planning their wedding, relaxing with her family and friends, and baking up tasty treats in the kitchen!
Meagan Owens R.D.A. has worked for Haight Family Dentistry since she was 17 years old. She has known Dr. Haight and his wife Alicia since she was 6 years old. Her loyalty, dignity and integrity definitely create a strong backbone for the office. She lives in Melissa, TX with her husband Brandon of 9 years and has two boys Mason and Dillon. In her spare time she is usually watching her boys play sports. Her oldest son plays baseball and football, and her youngest son plays soccer.
Fun Fact; Meagan, along with Taylor Smith, own an online clothing boutique called The Southern Ginger Boutique. Feel free to ask them about it for more information!
Bailey currently works as a dental assistant, but is also an insurance pro! Bailey is a breathe of fresh air at Haight Family Dentistry and has an eagerness to learn whatever is thrown her way. Her long term goal is to get her Bachelor's Degree as a Dental Hygienist.
Bailey and her boyfriend, Aaron, of 2 years met at Murray state where she played collegiate softball. Together, they have a red heeler/golden retriever puppy named Hercules! They love doing puzzles that cause most people headaches and enjoy outdoor activities.
A fun fact about Bailey is that she was born in New Mexico and has moved 15 times in the last 20 years! She has 2 biological sisters, 1 biological brother, 3 adopted brothers and her parents have fostered 12 kids over the last 10 years. No wonder she gets along so well with everyone at the office. We know you'll love her just as much as we do!
Front Desk Team
Sarah Wolfe- Patient Coordinator
Sarah has been with our office for the last 3 years and has been trained in several different positions at the office. She always knew she wanted to be in the dental field and had the opportunity fall into her lap when Dr. Haight approached her after a church function asking if she'd be interested in a job at the office. She jumped on board and we've locked her in ever since!
Sarah is the sweet, bright-smiling face you see when you first walk through the doors at Haight Family Dentistry. She works hard to make sure your visit goes as smooth as possible from the time you call to the moment your seen. She use to assist Dr. Haight and now schedules all of his appointments. Sarah is very sympathetic and understands that no toothache is too small to not call!
When Sarah is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband Brandon of 5 years and two children; Ariana and Uriah. Their favorite family past time is chasing one another around the house during a nerf gun war! They're a pizza loving family who enjoy listening to music and dancing the night away.
Mandi Thoma - Hygiene Coordinator
Mandi is our newest team member, and we know you will love her just as much as we do. She grew up in Washington state and relocated to Texas with her boyfriend William. He was raised here in Texas but moved to Washington in 2014. They met shortly after he moved and have been together for 3 years! Their favorite things to do are camping and kayaking, or anything involving the ourdoors. They also recently started a new hobby crafting signs and etching glass, and have starting building a kitchen table. Soon they hope to be welcoming a fur baby into their lives.
Mandi was introduced to the dental field by her mother, who was a dental assistant for 20 years. She taught her how fun and unique the dental field is, and fell in love. We are lucky to have Mandi!
Tracy Civick - Office Manager
Tracy grew up in South Carolina and after graduation, she accepted a position with ClubCorp of America. In 1996, she came to our great state for a business meeting and never left! She fell in love with Texas and has been proud to call it home for over 20 years.
After needing some major dental work herself, Tracy developed a passion for the industry when she experienced first hand how important a compassionate dental team is to a terrified patient. She began her career working at the front desk of a small private office, learned the ropes quickly, and eventually started her own business as a dental consultant where she was able to train front office teams how to truly care for patients.
In 2015, Tracy met her husband, Tim. After several dates, Tim asked Tracy to join him for dinner with a few of his friends. One of those friends was Dr. Fred Haight. She agreed to do some consulting for Haight Family Dentistry and fell in love with the mission of the practice, quality of dentistry, and the amazing team. In September of 2016, Tracy joined the staff as the Office Manager.
Today, Tracy lives in McKinney with her wonderful husband and 2 terrific sons, Christian and Cameron.
Haley Jackson - Patient Coordinator
Haley started working with Haight Family Dentistry in 2016. She is a great addition to our Melissa team! As soon as you walk into our Melissa office, she is the bright smiling face that will greet you. She makes sure that patients feel comfortable and at ease as soon as they walk into the office.
In her spare time Haley enjoys spending time with her fiance Blake. They love playing fetch with their three rescue dogs, Scout, Ranger, and Fauna. Haley and Blake live just around the corner in Anna, and plan to get married in the next couple of years.