All our professionals at Kelly West DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Kelly West, DDS
Dr. Kelly West has been a mid-cities native the majority of her life. After growing up in Hurst, Texas, she now resides in Fort Worth with her husband Joel and their sons Grayson and Grady.
Upon graduation from L.D. Bell High School she attended Austin College in Sherman, Texas. She graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in biology. While attending Austin College, she played for the nationally ranked women's basketball team. Dr. West then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas in May of 2003. During her final year at Baylor she was chosen to be a faculty extender in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department. Upon graduation from dental school Dr. West became an associate in a thriving private practice in Colleyville, Texas for almost seven years. In 2010 she started her own office to proudly serve the Saginaw area residents. Providing technologically advanced and quality care to every patient is a rewarding aspect of practicing family and cosmetic dentistry for Dr. West.
Dr. West is a member of several organizations including the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Fort Worth District Dental Society. When not in the office, she often attends local and national meetings to further her dental knowledge and continue her dental education.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. West enjoys spending time with Joel and her boys, extended family, and close friends. Other interests include participating in various athletic events, cycling, cultural arts, attending concerts and social gatherings. She also enjoys involvement in volunteer organizations in the area and lending a helpful hand, or fundraising effort when needed. She has previously participated in dental mission trips to Mexico to deliver dentistry to those in need.
Anna Tye, DDS
Dr. Anna Tye (soon to be Dr. Anna Spencer) grew up in Southlake, Texas and currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas. In 2014, she graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. During her time at Baylor, she was involved in American Student Dental Association and Delta Delta Delta. After graduating from Baylor, she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Texas A&M (formerly Baylor) College of Dentistry in Dallas. During dental school, she was a member of the Texas Association of Women Dentists and served as president during her third year. She is also a member of two dental honor societies: The Odontological Society and Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
Dr. Tye joined Dr. West shortly after graduating from dental school. She enjoys meeting new people and spending time getting to know her patients. Dr. Tye seeks to provide the care and education that every patient needs to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile.
When she’s not working with patients or staying up-to-date on the latest developments in dentistry, Dr. Tye enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family, friends, and her goldendoodle, Leo. Her current hobbies include learning how to play the piano, wedding planning, and practicing yoga. Dr. Tye has participated in several dental outreach programs to deliver dental care to those who cannot access it.
Front Office Staff
Sara Phillips, RDA- Front Office Administrator
Sara graduated from dental assisting school in 2005. She has worked in nearly all aspects of the dental practice from being chair side with the patient and dentist, to managing all cares and concerns of the patients. She loves learning about and watching the wonderful advancements in the dental community and loves to help create beautiful smiles. Sara helps you plan your next visit with us and can answer any of the financial questions you may have to move forward with your care. Sara cares about building a relationship with you and expects only the highest level of care to be given to all our patients.
Sara and her husband, Daniel, married in 2006 and were blessed with two wonderful children, her son Kane and daughter Lennon. In her spare time, when they are not with family or friends she enjoys camping, hunting, fishing, shooting bows and doing home improvements.
Kammy Arment, RDH
Kammy has been in the dental field since 2003 and practicing as a dental hygienist since 2014. We have been glad to have her with us as our hygienist for the last 2 years, she provides exceptional care to our patients and we are grateful to have her. Kammy takes pride in providing dental education to her patients and assisting them in obtaining optimal oral health. She resides in Decatur TX with her husband and 2 kids and enjoys spending time off with family in friends.
Kristin Byam, RDH
Kristin, a Registered Dental Hygienist and 2008 graduate of Tarrant County College, is one of the newest members of our practice. Her friendly personality, kind smile and dedication to educating her patients are just a few of the many great qualities that Kristin shares with everyone she meets. Kristin enjoys learning about new preventive products and modalities to treat dry mouth, gingivitis and periodontal disease to provide our patients with the best care possible. Originally from the mountains of Truckee, California, she now resides in Fort Worth. Kristin and her husband Darian have two children, Samuel and Gwyneth. When not working and taking care of kids, Kristin is working out at Camp Gladiator or the gym.