Meet the Team!

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Dr. Richard Drake

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 a trip to the Amazon jungle for peacock bass landed him in a tent with a fellow fisherman who snored so loudly he scared the monkeys away at night. Soon after, he devoted his practice to the treatment of snoring, upper airway resistance, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine and has served as the Secretary/Treasurer and also President-Elect of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He routinely lectures to dentists and physicians all across the United States.


Dr. Stephen Yarbrough

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. After earning a BS degree at Stephen F. Austin State University, he received his doctorate degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. He has hundreds of hours of post-graduate education in dental sleep medicine.


Pam Nelson

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.


Kathryn Young

You won't find a more caring and kind person in all of Texas! Kathryn has worked in the dental field for many years and she brings all her experience to Dental Sleep Solutions of San Antonio to help our patients treat their sleep disordered breathing.


Brad Nelson

Brad is our Dental Sleep Solutions of San Antonio Marketing Director. He comes to us by way of California. Where he and his wife owned and operated a successful business for over 25 years. Owning his business has given Brad a wealth of experience dealing with people. He is known for his wacky sense of humor. However, more importantly, he is driven by his passion for helping people. When asked why Brad loves his job, he simply says, "I am fortunate to be marketing a medical device that will improve people's lives and potentially save a life!" "That's worth going to work every day."


Ashley McClellan RDA

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!


Lydia Ramos

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.

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