Dr. Kaestner was raised in Houston where he resides with his wife Lauren and children Cole, Samuel, Caroline and Emily. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology in 1984 from Stephen F. Austin State University, and was awarded his dental degree with honors in restorative dentistry as well as recognition for working with the handicapped, from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1991.
Dr. Kaestner’s professional affiliations include the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the Houston District Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Kaestner is also an active participant in the Seattle Study Club, and organization for professionals dedicated to advanced continuing education in dentistry.
Dr. Kaestner enjoys cycling, waterskiing and sports car driving at various tracks in Texas. His children’s college pursuits also keep him on the move when not practicing Dentistry. Cole is at Texas A&M Galveston. Sam is graduating from Baylor University this May. Caroline attends North Texas State University. Emily will be playing soccer and attending the University of Oregon. Go Ducks!!
Jill Ostrewich, RDH
Jill grew up in northeastern Pennsylvania and moved to Houston in 2009. She and her husband Mark have one son, Rhett. She enjoys local music, jogging at Memorial Park and trying out unique Houston restaurants. Jill also enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her rescue Weimaraners. Jill has been with in the practice for the past five years.
Arlene Marino, RDH
Arlene grew up in Port Arthur, Texas and graduated from Lamar University. She and Sam have seven children and thirteen grandchildren. She enjoys movies and listening to country and classic rock music. Arlene and Sam also enjoy weekends while entertaining family and friends at their beach house. They are also avid Astros fans. Arlene has been providing excellent personalized care for our patients for the past 15 years.
Carolina Rodriguez, CDA
Carolina is from Houston, and has been a dental assistant since 1987. She and her husband John have a daughter, Priscilla, who loves playing basketball. Carolina enjoys dance music and is an avid Dallas Cowboys football fan. She and John will be following Priscilla’s basketball career as she begins with a competitive travel team. Carolina has been assisting Dr. Kaestner in providing excellent patient care since 2005.
Gail Ogden, CDA and Front Desk
Gail enjoys traveling, movies and shopping with family and friends. Her bucket list for travel continues to grow. Great pleasure comes from watching her two grandchildren participate in sports, drama and orchestra performances. Membership in ESA International includes rewarding continuing education, philanthropy and community service. Gail has been the friendly voice and smiling face managing the front desk since 2003.