Dr. Drake earned his DDS degree from the University of Texas HSC in San Antonio, TX in 1989. He practiced general dentistry until 2001 when he devoted his practice to the treatment of snoring, upper airway resistance, and obstructive sleep apnea.
Known for his caring and compassionate approach to dentistry, Dr. Yarbrough has over 36 years of clinical experience in a state-of-the-art dental practice. Additionlly, he has hundreds of hours of post-graduate education in dental sleep medicine.
Dr. Escalante graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio. She sees the transformative power sleep dentistry has for her patients and is grateful to have the opportunity to serve our patients in this way.
Adrienne is a registered dental assistant and has been in the dental field since graduating from Texas Dental Assisting Academy in 2016. She has worked as a chair side assistant in general, cosmetic, and pediatric dentistry. Dental sleep is her newest passion and she is excited to assist Dr. Drake and our associate dentists with helping our patients breath better to live longer!
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs.
Ashley is a Registered Dental Assistant with the state of Texas and has been in the field since graduating from San Antonio Dental Assisting School in November 2015. She worked in general and cosmetic dentistry as a chair side assistant until joining Dr. Drake’s team in June 2016. Ashley is an enthusiastic RDA who also volunteers her time as an assistant but nothing makes her more happy than to assist Dr. Drake and his patients in finding a healthy good nights rest!
Camila was born & raised in San Antonio. She has been a dental assistant since 2017, starting off in general and orthodontics dentistry. She recently joined Dr Drake’s practice as a new team member, and is embracing our world of dental sleep medicine. This new side of dentistry, for her, is fascinating and rewarding!
Heidi was born and raised on the gulf coast in Rockport, Texas where all of her family still resides. Although she loves the beach and living on island time, she moved to San Marcos and enjoys being closer to Hill Country to spend her free time outdoors camping, hiking, tubing and traveling.
She graduated from the Academy for Massage Therapy and specializes in sports massage. Her career in massage therapy led her to treat patients who suffered from TMJ pain and found it very rewarding to see the difference it made in their day to day life.
She is excited to be a part of our team and eager to learn about dental sleep medicine and how she can assist patients with world class care and customer service.
You won’t find a more caring and kinder person in all of Texas! Kathryn has worked in the dental field for many years and brings her expertise to Dr. Drake’s Sleep Solutions to help our patients treat their sleep disordered breathing. Kathryn and our team are dedicated to minimizing costs and maximizing patient insurance benefits!
I grew up in the Mojave Desert in Ridgecrest, CA. I am the proud mother of 6 and Grandmother of 6. I am currently working on my degree in Sociology with a minor in Business at Texas A&M University. I enjoy being a spectator of football, baseball and track; my children and grandchildren are very athletic! I love to read, write, walk, bake and I am discovering my new creative/artistic side. I love to learn and have been greatly blessed in life to work with special needs children and the elderly. I am on a new journey with my career as New Patient Coordinator at Dr. Drake’s Sleep Solutions in which I am thoroughly enjoying and feel very blessed to be a part of helping to save lives.
Lydia is a very patriotic, born and raised Texan! Lydia accepted her position as Dr. Drake’s Insurance Coordinator shortly after we opened the Huebner office. She brings over a decade of medical billing experience to the Team. Dr. Drake boasts “Lydia is so good at the verification of benefits both in English or Spanish, patients fondly refer to her as my Insurance Guru”. When Lydia is not using her skills at the office, you will find her cruising through the streets of San Antonio in her Silver Mustang “Sally”. Sally’s back window boasts of Lydia’s favorite pastime, The Washington Redskins! Yep Lydia is not a Cowboy or Texan fan she rolls with the Redskins and she really understands the game of football, she will take your money! During the offseason Lydia enjoys fishing, tubing, camping and all things outdoors. She is the proud yet fearless mother of three grown successful young men. Lydia is not quite an empty nester, she shares her home with “Diva” her 4 year old Dachshund. Diva and Lydia will often cuddle while watching Netflix. So if you have any questions about your medical insurance and how it will help cover your dental device, ask for our “Guru”, Lydia Ramos. Rest assured she has your back when it comes to fighting for every dollar your insurance will allow.
Marlene was born a raised in San Antonio, Tx. She has been a dental receptionist for 3 years in a general practice until joining Dr. Drake’s team of dental medicine. In her spare time Marlene and her husband love to go to rock concerts, rave festivals and trying new Ramen Shops in the San Antonio area. She also loves spending time with her family, friends and her fur baby Iggy.
Melinda is a Medical Assistant, after receiving her certification she was introduced to Sleep Medicine where she became a Polysomnographic technician. She has had the privilege to train and work closely with many Sleep Specialists in treating sleep disorders throughout San Antonio. Melinda is very honored to work with Dr. Drake’s Sleep Solutions where she can continue her growth through the experience in Dental Sleep Medicine.
Nicole has been in the dental field since 1995, she actually worked as a dental assistant for her Uncle Dr. Frank R. Danna for 10 years. 2006 she started working for Dr. Jay Hudson in Devine where she started her front office duties that led all the way to management with him. During her time with him they merged with a dental management company called Heartland Dental where she went through extensive management training.
When she’s not working she enjoys being out in the country with her family and spending a lot of time with her kids Corey, Hannah and her grandson Cole.
Nicole is excited to be working with a world class company and really devoting time to our patients and helping them obtain the best sleep ever!
Pam has worked in the private industry field her entire lifetime, from running printing businesses to schools to now a dental sleep medicine practice. She knows all the Ins and outs of insurance and works hard to keep your out of pocket to a minimum.
Shadab graduated from Indianapolis Dental Assisting school in 2011 and has been assisting chair side since. She loves to spend time with her family and do a little shopping in her down time. In 2017 she moved to San Antonio with her 2 children and Husband then started working with Dr. Drake shortly after. “I love seeing people coming back with big smiles after they have experienced good sleep with their new device.”