Team Members

Lina Mata, Hygienist

Lina graduated from UT Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.  She was born & raised in San Antonio. Her hobbies include decorating, spending time with family and caring for her 2 dogs, Asia and Lulu.


Peryl Garza, Scheduling Coordinator

Peryl is a graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word class of 2010 with a B.S in Biology. She has four years experience working as a scheduling coordinator. She enjoys cycling, painting and tennis to pass time.


Sofia Salas, Dental Assistant

Sofia has been working with Dr. Shelton over 13 years, she is his right hand. She graduated dental school in Mexico and received her RDA for assisting in San Antonio. Other certifications include nitrous oxide and Chairside Dental Designer (CDD) on the E4D.Sofia has been married to her husband Rafael for 24 wonderful years. She is blessed with 2 children, Alex and Tiger and 1 grandchild, Melanie. Sofia enjoys traveling to Mexico to see her family.


Rebecca (Becky) Quiroga, Dental Assistant

Becky has been a team member at Shelton Dental for 2 years.  She received her dental assistant certification January 1999 in McAllen Texas with SACMDA. Becky has worked in the dental field for over 11 years and enjoys her work. Certifications  include RDA, nitrous oxide and Chairside Dental Designer (CDD) on the E4D.Becky has lived in San Antonio since November 1999; she has 2 sons and 4 daughters. She loves to shop, read and spend time with her husband and children.