Dental Staff

All our professionals at O'Neal DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Steven M. O'Neal

Dr. Steven M. O'Neal

Dentist in Tyler, Texas

Steven M. O'Neal, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. O'Neal was born in Sulphur Springs, TX. He received his Bachelor's Degree in graphic design at Baylor University, and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He was an associate dentist in Sulphur Springs before starting his private practice in Tyler in 2006. Dr. O'Neal is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantology and is an active member in several dental societies including: AGD, ADA, ICOI, AACD and The Smith County Dental Society. He also enjoys donating his time to Bethesda, Texas Mission Of Mercy, and Give Kids a Smile. He is married to Katie, and they are the proud parents of their toddler, Grace. In his free time Dr. O'Neal likes spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, and the arts.





Sheri Ross

Sheri Ross

Office Manager

Sheri is from Dallas, Texas. She has grown up in the dental field; her father is a retired dentist. She has been working for Dr. O'Neal since he opened his practice in Tyler. Sheri greets all patients, handles the reception desk, and manages our schedule. She will help you with any questions or concerns you have regarding your insurance policy, payment options, or your treatment plan. She is always eager to help make you feel at home, and is available for fashion advice upon request. When Sheri is not working, she loves spending time with her 2 grandkids.

Carrie Fout

Carrie Fout

Insurance Specialist

Carrie grew up in Brownsboro, TX. She has been in the dental field for 20 years, working as a dental assistant first before moving to the front office to handle scheduling and insurance needs. She is married and has a 17 year-old son, Austin. Carrie loves to watching her son play football and baseball.

BreeAnn Neely

BreeAnn Neely

Registered Dental Hygienist

Bree has been a Registered Dental Hygienist at Dr. O'Neal's for over 10 years. BreeAnn grew up in East Texas. She graduated from Big Sandy High School, then received her degree from Tyler Junior College in 2003. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters out on the lake and coaching softball. BreeAnn's knowledge and experience of dental hygiene are truly helpful in our patients' understanding of all their oral care needs.

Zazzi Councilman

Zazzi Councilman

Registered Dental Hygienist

Zazzi grew up in Mineola, TX, and moved to Tyler in 2004. She knew Dr. O'Neal as a child and started working for him after she graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Tyler Junior College in 2008. Zazzi loves helping patients achieve a healthy smile and getting to know them. She also enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and reading. Zazzi is an avid baseball fan.

Keely Murphy

Keely Murphy

Registered Dental Assistant

Keely is a native East Texan hailing from glorious Gladewater. She has been a registered dental assistant since 2012 and enjoys serving and helping people. Keely’s biggest joy is her daughter Leiken. They enjoy shopping and four-wheeling.

Linda Duke

Linda Duke

Registered Dental Assistant

Linda grew up in East Texas and has been a registered dental assistant for 19 years. Linda has worked in the front office but really enjoys hands-on dentistry and helping people achieve a healthy smile. She has five kids and enjoys spending time outdoors with her grandkids.