Meet the Team


Scheduling Coordinator

Shanna is one of the first people you will meet when you come into the office. She has been with Cunningham Orthodontics for over 11 years! Shanna is a Hill Country native that calls Dripping Springs home. Fun fact~her son, Josh, was Cunningham Orthodontics' first set of braces! She can help you with anything from finding an appointment to financials, as well as the best places to shop or have lunch. Shanna is married to Darrel, and has two wonderful children; Josh and Missy. She loves dressing up her precious Rusty, the Chiweenie, for the holidays.


Treatment Coordinator, RDA

Shannon originally hails from Houston, but calls Austin home. She has 12 years of dental/orthodontic experience. Shannon is the person who will create your very own personalized treatment plan in coordination with Dr. Cunningham. She can also help you customize financial options when you are ready for treatment. Her training was completed at UT Health Science Center. Shannon loves seeing her patients' smile journey from beginning to end. She is married to Charlie and has two sons, Blake and Cooper. Make sure you ask her about her sweet bulldog Chloe.


Office Manager

Cassie was born in La Marque, TX. Being an Air Force Brat, she didn't stay there long. After years of traveling, she now calls Dripping Springs her home. Cassie is a retired DSISD teacher, so you may recognize her when you come into the office. She loves seeing former students and helping find ways to support the community. Cassie is a graduate of David Crockett High School and Southwest Texas State University. She is married to Wade and they have two children; Carson and Hannah. Their dog, Bailey, keeps them busy!


Treatment Coordinator assistant, RDA

Annie comes to us from Shreveport, LA. She is a graduate of Southwestern Assemblies of God University, with a degree in pre-professional counseling. She received her RDA earlier this year. Annie works with our treatment coordinator, Shannon, to help create your personalized treatment plan. Annie will take your photos, xrays, and scans, as well as collect any insurance information you would like for us to verify. She loves getting to work with the children who come in to the office, as well as making their parents feel welcome in our office. Annie is newly wed to Austin.



Kathy is our amazing in-house lab tech from Dripping Springs. She has over 40 years of dental/orthodontic experience! We are so lucky to have someone who can create so many of our orthodontic appliances locally. Not only can she create retainers, but she is always willing to jump in where needed!! Kathy loves sharing in the celebration of our patients achieving their best smiles. Kathy's sweet pup Annie is a huge part of her family.



Lowery comes to us from the wonderful city of Wimberley. She has had over two years of dental experience, and was trained at Austin Dental Assistant School. Lowery served in the United States Navy before moving to civilian life. She absolutely loves getting to know all of the amazing patients and watching them grow. Lowery is married to Travis, and has three children (Jesse, Lynzee, and Ryann). Penny the Pooch completes the family.



Mai's hometown is Medellin, Columbia. She is a graduate of our very own Dripping Springs High School, Everest Institute, as well as Austin Community College for some hygiene training. She brings over 13 years of dental/orthodontic experience to our office. Mai has a gentle demeanor, loves connecting with patients and seeing them smile. She is married to Leo and has a precious son named Daniel.