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Our Team

Meet Our Doctors

Ryan A. Street, DDS

Ryan A. Street


Ryan D. Hyde, DDS

Ryan D. Hyde



Meet Our Team


Ralphie Grider

Office Manager

Ralphie Grider is one of the friendly faces you’ll see first when visiting the practice. She performs endless tasks to help make Amarillo Dental Associates an exceptional environment for patients and coworkers. Ralphie began working for the practice in 2000, after working in the banking industry for 25 years. She and her husband Sam have three children, and love being grandparent to four amazing grandkids. She has a passion for serving at church, feeding the homeless and being the hands and feet of Jesus.


Wendy Bolton

Dental Hygienist

Wendy Bolton has been practicing hygiene at Amarillo Dental Associates since 2001. She started her dental career as a Dental Assistant and soon discovered the dental field to be a great fit for her. After two years as an assistant, she attended the Dental Hygiene program at Amarillo College. Amarillo College has been a big part of Wendy’s life, as she met her husband there, graduated from there in 1999, and was employed there for a time as a Clinical Instructor in the Hygiene Program. She’s very grateful for the family-friendly atmosphere in the practice, both with patients and employees.


Gail Tipton

Dental Hygienist

Gail graduated from Miami-Dade Junior College in 1975, with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She worked primarily in Periodontics for most of her career, and has been with Amarillo Dental Associates since 2005. She has served on the Amarillo College Dental Hygiene Advisory Board for approximately 20 years. She is a sports fanatic, and her favorite teams are the Miami Hurricanes, Miami Heat, Miami Dolphins, Texas A&M Aggies, and the Chicago Cubs. She has a son and a daughter, both of whom graduated from Texas A&M University and live in Chicago. Her husband is also in the dental field as he is a dental technician, owning a dental laboratory.


Gabriela Barba

Dental Hygienist

Gabriela joined Amarillo Dental Associates in 2021. She graduated from Amarillo College Dental Hygiene in 2015. She has a special interest in periodontal therapy, and maintaining great patient rapport. You will find that she is compassionate, able to put her patients at ease and ensures a positive dental experience. Gabriela speaks Spanish and English.  When not at the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, tending to her house plants, working on art projects, being outdoors, and baking delicious pastries.


Erica Brassfield

Dental Hygienist

Erica began her dental career as a Dental Assistant in 2003. She graduated from the Amarillo College Dental Assisting program and earned her credentials from the Dental Assisting National Board. She continued her education at Amarillo College graduating from the Dental Hygiene Program in 2006. She received her Bachelors of Applied Science with a specialty in Dental in 2015. Her favorite part of dentistry is the people. Outside of work, Erica enjoys spending time with her husband Dustin, children Isabella and Solan, and her 5 dogs. She especially loves all bird dogs and volunteers with the Texas GSP Rescue.


Claudia Nimmo

Dental Assistant

Claudia Nimmo has worked for Amarillo Dental Associates since 2004, starting with the practice at the same time as Dr. Street.  Her favorite part about working as an assistant is getting to see extensive cases from start to finish because it makes such a positive difference in peoples’ lives.  Although all of our patients enjoy getting to know Claudia, all would agree she has a special gift with children.  She loves spending time with her husband, traveling to visit family and watching the Dallas Cowboys.


Kelsey Benavidez

Dental Assistant

Kelsey received her dental assisting certification in 2014 and has been with Amarillo Dental Associates since 2018. Her favorite part of dentistry is patient care and making a positive impact on patients’ lives. In her down time she loves spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends. She enjoys traveling and is a huge sports fanatic. Football is her favorite. She never misses a Dallas Cowboys game!


Sarahi Ramirez

Dental Assistant

Sarahi joined ADA in 2022. She was born and raised in Amarillo Texas. She graduated from Milan Institute with her RDA in 2018. She is experienced in many areas of dentistry from ortho to pediatric sedations. She is a valuable member of our team as she is fluent in Spanish and takes pride in helping those with language barriers. She is compassionate and strives to make patients feel safe and comfortable. She and her husband have two children and enjoy the outdoors with them. She is grateful for being able to be part of the Amarillo Dental Associates family.


Sydnee Brewer

Dental Assistant

Sydnee was born and raised in Amarillo. She graduated in 2019 from Amarillo College Dental Assisting Program, earning her Texas Registered Dental Assistant certification. Along with her Texas RDA, Sydnee pursued and acquired her CDA, a national credentialing through the Dental Assisting National Board. She has always had a love for dentistry, but her favorite part would have to be helping others with their smile and making their experience the best it can be while receiving treatment. Sydnee loves her job each and every day and says she wouldn’t want to be anywhere else – “Amarillo Dental Associates feels like home!” When she is not at work, she spends a lot of time with family, friends, and her husky, Bentley.


Nannette Daniel

Office Assistant

Nannette Daniel is an Amarillo native that has a heart for the city and its people. She has been the dental field since 2002 where she assisted in an orthodontic practice and has since crossed over to general practice, joining the team at Amarillo Dental Associates in 2018. She is a great fit because she believes you can change the world one smile at a time. That is probably why she also volunteers working with our US veterans and loves sharing joy with them as well as friends and family.


Paige Adams

Office Assistant

Paige began her journey in the dental field in 2022 as a member of our front office team. After spending most of her adult life as a teacher of public education, she decided to make a career change. Being a patient of Amarillo Dental Associates for many years and appreciating the friendly faces and their professional service, when the opportunity arose, Paige knew that becoming a part of the ADA team was a move in the right direction. When not at the office, she and her husband love getting outside to spend time with their family and friends.

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4525 Van Winkle Dr
Amarillo, TX 79119
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