Dental Staff

Dental Staff, Wichita, KS

All of our professionals at Mason and Mason Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation. We seek as much continuing education as possible so that we can provide you a full range of services in areas such as cosmetic dentistry, implant restorations, CEREC services, TMJ therapy, Invisalign and much more.

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Ted O. Mason, D.D.S.

Wichita, KS Dentist

Graduated from Wichita State University in 1982 with Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree. Member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity and Dean's Honor Roll.
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1986. Recipient of the Outstanding Senior Award from the Academy of General Dentistry.
One of the first three clinicians in the U.S. to begin utilization off the advanced CEREC 3 CAD/CAM restorative system.
Currently a member of the Wichita District Dental Society, the Kansas Dental Society, The American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Recipient of the Dentist of the Year award by the Wichita District Dental Society in 2010.
Alumni of the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental study and the American Orthodontic Society curriculum for general practitioners.
Recipient of the Good Apple Award from USD 259 for 22 years of continued volunteer service of school exams during Dental Health Month.
Certified in the Invisalign system and CPR.
Dr. Mason has volunteered his services the last 12 years for the Kansas Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicap.
Cosmetic consultant to the Miss Kansas pageant.


Debra King Schmidt, DDS

Wichita, KS Dentist

Dr. Schmidt graduated from Wichita Northwest High School and received her BA from the University of Kansas, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. She attended Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in NYC and graduated from Creighton Dental School in 2004 where she was awarded the Dean's Recognition Award for her high scores of all sections of the national boards.
Dr. Schmidt also completed biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD where she worked for the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).
She had been practicing in Chicago and Dallas for 12 years before returning to Kansas and joining Mason and Mason Dentistry. She is Invisalign and CPR certified.
In her free time you will likely find her painting, decorating, scrapbooking, or spending time with her husband Justin and their son DJ who was born in 2015, their daughter Leighton who was born in 2019, and their chihuahua Bella.


Our Team

"I am so very fortunate to be able to come to my office each and every day looking forward to seeing my teammates! This group is absolutely wonderful to work with. Each of them is very hard-working and devoted to seeing excellence with our delivery of care. Knowing I have such a great team to work with makes my career much, much more enjoyable. They are a big reason for our ability to provide exceptional care for our cherished patients."
Dr. Ted Mason


Mary- Dental Assistant

Mary graduated as a Dental Assistant and has been working as an assistant since 1981 and joined the Mason and Mason Dentistry Team in 2004. Mary and her husband, Gary, live in West Wichita and have two children, Steven and Mason and have a sweet dog named Lenard. She enjoys traveling, quilting, taking their Volkswagen's to car shows and spending time with their children.


Janel- Certified Dental Assistant

Janel graduated from WATC as a dental assistant in 2003. Following completion of the Dental Assistant Program, she went on to achieve certification and joined the Mason and Mason Dentistry Team in 2010. Janel married her husband, J.P in 2011 and live in Derby, KS with their two beautiful boys, Sutton and Kyler. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, working in the yard, shopping and watching sports.


Tina- Dental Hygienist

Tina and her husband, Darrin, live in West Wichita and have three children, Nate, Gabby and Taylor with his wife Lauren. Tina enjoys supporting her kids in their different activites, spending time with family as well as watching WSU basketball, KSU football and Royals baseball. Tina treasures her patients and their families as well as being able to see them grow since she has joined the Mason and Mason Dentistry team in 1998.


Shannon- Dental Assistant

Shannon moved to Wichita in 2015. After attending The University of Kansas, she began her career as a dental assistant, and has been in the field since 1996. Shannon joined the Mason and Mason Dentistry team in 2017. She has two wonderful sons, Dax and Jake and is marrying her fiance, Mitch, in July 2019. In her free time she enjoys being with friends and family, cheering on the Jayhawks, watching movies, and playing tennis and golf.


Debbie- Dental Assistant

Debbie has worked in the dental field since 1990 and joined the team of Mason and Mason Dentistry in 2017. She and her husband, Mark, live on the West side of Wichita. They have 3 grown children, Russell and wife Blair along with their 2 children Kate and Connor, and Alisha and Eric. In her free time Debbie loves spending time with her family and her grandchildren keep her busy when she is out of the office. She also finds that her passion for music and adult coloring is a great way to relax. 


Sarah- Dental Hygienist & Dental Assistant

Sarah graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene with an emphasis in chemistry from Wichita State University. She works as both a Dental Hygienist and Dental Assistant here at Mason and Mason Dentistry. She is originally from Hays, Kansas and now lives in Andover, Kansas. Sarah is the youngest of three and has a cat named Jenx. When she is not working, her time is often spent enjoying the outdoors, painting, reading, and spending quality time with family and friends.



Brenda- Insurance and Account Manager

Brenda received her Secretarial Certificate from Fort Hays State University in Hays, KS in 1981. Brenda started in the dental field in 1982 and joined the Mason and Mason Dentistry Team in 1997. Brenda and her husband, Dick, have two children, Matthew and Michael with his wife Rachel and one precious grandson, Charlie. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching WSU basketball, reading, walking their Goldendoodle, Bentley, as well as traveling.


Danna- Receptionist & Scheduling Coordinator

Danna received her Bachelor's degre in Marketing from Kansas State University in 2013 and joined the Mason and Mason family in 2017. Danna is originally from the Wichita area where she lives with her husband, Ryan. She has 8+ years in the customer service industry along with experience in the medical field. Along with traveling to Chicago to see Ryan's family and friends, Danna enjoys walking her dog Fank, cooking, reading, and spnding time with family and friends. 



Laurie- Practice Manager

Laurie graduated from Friends University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She loves small buisness finance and operations and has worked in small business operations in Wichita for many years. Laurie loves spending time with her husband, three children and three step children. She enjoys hiking, camping, gardening and, of course, lake time.