Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the States, Dr. Rafael A. Perez loves being a Texan. Or as he likes to say: a “Texirican.” After graduating from Midlothian HS, Dr. Perez entered the U.S. Air Force. After a 3-year active duty tour, which included Desert Storm, he landed in Wichita Falls to attend MSU. After completing his Bachelor of Science in biology he went on to Baylor College of Dentistry for his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). Dr. Perez is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and 13th District Dental Society.
To stay on the cutting-edge of dentistry, Dr. Perez takes multiple hours of continuing education courses each year in cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, dental implants, and current technologies. He loves being able to improve patients’ quality of life by improving their smile or improving their ability to function.
Dr. Perez and his wife, Alissa, have been happily married for seven years. They have two sons, Gavin and Cruz, a daughter, Annabella, as well as a Shi-Tzu named Lola. When he’s not in the office, Dr. Perez enjoys spending time with his family, being involved with his church, and helping others. He is currently an Elder at Colonial Church and serves on the board for Inheritance Adoptions.
Proudly born and raised in Wichita Falls, Dr. Sarah Fritzsch is a true hometown product. She graduated from Midwestern State University in 1996. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at The University of Texas-Houston Dental Branch in 2000, earning top honors. After graduation, she returned home to practice dentistry in Wichita Falls.
Dr. Fritzsch keeps updated on the newest dental technology by attending multiple education courses throughout each year. She recently returned from Boston attending a specialized course in restoring dental implants. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and the 13th district dental society.
Dr. Fritzsch and her husband, John, a native Wichitan, have been happily married for 17 years. They have 5-year-old twins, Luke and Emma. When she is not at the office, Dr. Fritzsch enjoys all outdoor activities, volunteering at her children’s school, and traveling with her family.
Dr. Hernandez keeps herself up to date with continuing education courses. For the past year and a half, Dr. Hernandez has been taking a Tip Edge Orthodontics course every 6 to 8 weeks to become Tip Edge certified. She enjoys the lectures and the clinical setting very much, and practices Tip Edge at Stone Lake Dental. Dr. Hernandez also enjoys taking continuing education at Baylor College of Dentistry to expand her knowledge in cosmetic dentistry, specifically in crown and bridge dentistry and dental veneers.
Dr. Hernandez is a member of the Academy of GP Orthodontics, North Texas Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, and The American Dental Association.
When she is not at the office, Dr. Hernandez enjoys spending time with her loved ones, biking on the trail with her boyfriend Colin, watching movies (especially the animated ones!), as well as making jewelry and playing racquetball.
Meet Our Team
Our team is excited to welcome you and your family to Stone Lake Dental. We work with Dr. Perez and Dr. Fritzsch to provide you with comfortable, gentle dental care. We invite you to contact our office today to learn more about us and to schedule a visit with our dentists in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Vickie has 35 years’ experience in the dental field and has been with our practice for the last 16. She is calm, dependable, and compassionate with all of her patients, and loves being part of a team that works so well together to give people such a great experience.
Vickie and her husband, Danny, have two children, Michael and Ashley. Michael and his wife, Heather, have two sons, Russell and Elijah; Ashley and her husband, JJ, have a daughter, Quinn, and a son, Jace.
Lyndie has been with our practice since 2012, and her favorite part of being here is the patients! She loves helping patients feel comfortable and really understanding their needs. Helping people love their smile is the most rewarding part of her day.
Lyndie graduated from the Dental Assisting School of West Texas, Lubbock, in 1999, and has a radiology certification as well as her RDA. She enjoys camping, hunting, working out, and gardening. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Shawn, for 12 years, and is mother to her Chihuahua, Chloe Grace.
Lindsay has been a hygienist with Stone Lake Dental for 14 years. She graduated with a BS in dental hygiene from Midwestern State University in 2001. Many of our staff have worked together here for more than 10 years, and she values the close-knit family environment that has developed. Lindsay loves providing our patients with optimal care as well as oral health education. She and her husband Jason have two kids, Gavin and Kaegan.
Krystal obtained her BSDH from Midwestern State University in 2000, and has been at our practice essentially ever since. She loves educating our patients about preventive care, and enjoys the family-friendly environment for both the staff and patients here. Krystal and her husband, Chris, have two children, Magee and Kase.
Heidi absolutely loves her job here at Stone Lake Dental. She truly cares about the wants and needs of each patient, and does her part to always help wherever needed. She likes being part of a team that is more like family, and that has patient care and satisfaction as its priority.
Heidi obtained her RDA certificate in May 2013 and participated in the BETA Club and FFA at Byers High School. She and her wonderful husband, Travis, have two wonderful girls, Miley and Charli, as well as two cats and a dog.
Janet graduated from MSU with a BS in dental hygiene in 1982, and has been with our practice for over 8 years. She strives to treat every one of our patients like the family she feels our staff has become. She loves the supportive environment we have encouraged here.
Janet is married to her husband Joe, and has two daughters, Michelle and Beth, a son, Ryan, and a daughter-in-law, Malorie.
Ka has been with Stone Lake Dental for 29 years. She says that if we don’t take good care of our patients, someone else will, and takes pride in providing customer care, not just customer service. She loves being part of a practice where we are all good friends.
When she is not at the office, Ka enjoys traveling, teaching fitness, and hanging out with friends and family. She is married to her soulmate and best friend, Bryan, and have two boys and two girls, Jody, Morgan, Skylan, and Dalan.
Darice has been with us for over 13 years. She helps us in our mission to keep patient care first by helping with everything from scheduling to getting insurance information. She loves having a great team atmosphere and fostering great patient relationships, where friendships have developed.
Darice likes to travel and spend time with her family. She and her husband, Dee, have three children, Heather, Hilary, and Zane, and two dogs, Melody and Dixie.
Becky is the longest-tenured member of our team, having been here for now 38 years. She graduated as a dental hygienist from MSU in 1975. She has been a stable, reliable, and friendly presence in our office for many years, and her ability to serve people is highly valued. Becky enjoys reading, gardening, farming, ranching, and beekeeping.
Sierra was born and raised in Wichita Falls, and as a bonus all of her family lives there as well. She has been a dental assistant for 7 years, having graduated from Vernon College. She enjoys being a part of the Stone Lake Dental Team. She loves interacting with our patients on a more personal level. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, camping, and reading.
Bridgit loves being at Stone Lake Dental and finally feels like she has a “working home.” She loves working with patients to help them achieve outstanding dental health. Bridgit is originally from Pensacola, Florida. She received her dental assisting training in the USAF and was stationed at Sheppard AFB in 1995. Bridgit and her husband, Wade, have been together for 24 years and have 2 daughters named Ghanima and Emery. They also have a German Sheppard named Echo and a ferret named Dax.