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.
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!
Patricia was born and raised in San Antonio, Tx. She has been in customer service for over 10 years because she loves to help everyone any way she can. She is of Greek descent and enjoys sharing her heritage with others. She loves to host dinner parties and try new restaurants with her husband. In her spare time, she favors going to the movies, taking small weekend get aways, and spoiling her fur baby Luna. You will always catch her wanting to educate herself more so she can further her career in Dental Sleep.
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.
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.
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.”
Chelsey has always known she wanted to be in the dental field. She began her journey by becoming an RDS in 2019. She worked in general dentistry for 2 1/2 years. She then had the opportunity to join dr. Drake and his office in order to expand her education in dentistry. She looks forward to learning more and being able to help our patients have better quality of life with healthy sleep. Chelsey plans on continuing her education in dentistry. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews being the best aunt ever! She also enjoys hiking and exp,orng new places with her partner Michael.
Claudia has been a registered Dental Assistant since 2010 after graduating from Kaplan College. She has worked in general, orthodontic and pediatric dentistry. Has a new found love for dental sleep. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, camping and staying active.
I was born in Orlando Florida and moved to Texas when I was 2 years old. I am a mother of a son and twin girls. I am also a Nana of 2 sweet boys. I have been working in the medical field for 22 years. I have worked in Cardiology and Family Practice. In my spare time I love riding our Harley Motorcycles with my husband. I love going to the beach, watching football or just being with my family. I am on a new journey with my career with Dr. Drake’s Sleep Solution as a New Patient Coordinator and I am looking forward to learning all I can and to grow with the company for many years to come.