Meet Us

Dentist in New Braunfels, TX

All professionals at Herring Family Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

The Doctors

Dr. Tami Herring

Dr. Tami Herring-Sahni was born in San Marcos, TX. Growing up in New Braunfels, Dr. Tami has many memories of the area and especially her mother’s dental practice. She graduated from New Braunfels High School in 1990 then furthered her education at Texas Tech University in Lubbock graduating in 1994 with Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry. Dr. Tami went to dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and graduated in 1999. She then completed a Hospital Residency at Hermann Hospital in 2000. Dr. Tami has been practicing dentistry for over 17 years now.

Dr. Tami worked full time here at Herring Family Dental until her daughter Saura was born in 2007. In 2009 she had twin boys, Kolton and Konner. Dr. Tami now practices dentistry full time. She enjoys cooking, traveling and reading as well as spending time with her children.  Dr. Tami wants to enjoy the happy and healthy family that she has been blessed with. 

Dr. Tami is a member of the United Methodist Church, Moms of Preschoolers, River District Dental Society, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and American Society of Specialty Dentistry

Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Zoumboukos

Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Zoumboukos joined Herring Family Dental after moving to Texas from Oregon. Dr. Kate was born in Eugene, Oregon and grew up with a love for sports and the outdoors –hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping.

Dr. Kate attended Marist Catholic High School, and the University of Nevada-Reno where she received a full athletic scholarship to play basketball. Dr. Kate has always loved Texas; many road games allowed her to visit Texas while she was in college. Dr. Kate majored in Biology, and attended Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Dentistry, graduating in 2012. 

Dr. Kate met her husband Peter Zoumboukos in high school. Peter is an educator, with a background in school counseling and coaching high school football. They have two Boston Terriers: Zeus and Aries.

Dr. Kate is a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, and belongs to the River District Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.


Dr. Patricia Herring

I opened Herring Family Dental on July 13, 1983. It was an honor and privilage to serve many patients over the years. I am pleased and happy that my daughter, Dr. Tami Herring has taken over the practice. I retired from patient care but not from caring about patients. I still come to the office frequently and look forwardto seeing you and catching up on how you are doing! 


Amanda, RDH -Hygienist

Amanda has been practicing dental hygiene since 1995 and joined Herring Family Dental in 1997. Amanda loves cooking, the outdoors, and spending as much time as possible with her husband and daughter. She is eager to make your dental appointment as pleasant as possible, please call.


Jamie, RDH - Hygienist

Jamie lives in New Braunfels with her husband John and their two poodles Mitford and Spice. They moved to New Braunfels in 2009 after having lived in San Antonio for almost 20 years.

Jamie received her hygiene license in 1984 and has been practicing hygiene ever since. She has been at Herring Family Dental since February 2010. Jamie treats her patients the way she would like to be treated with great care and compassion. Jamie has been described by her patients as very sweet and gentle.

Jamie likes to read, work in the yard and spend time with her nieces. She and her husband John also love to travel

Office Staff

Summer, RDA - Registered Dental Assistant 

Hello, I am Summer, I was born and raised here in New Braunfels with my family. I enjoy spending time outdoors with my boyfriend Eric and our fur- babies Dax and Eleanor. I graduated from Kaplan College in Febuary of 2015 and was a member of the honors society for academic achievement throughout the term. I am a registered dental assistant but you may see me all around the office. I look forward to seeing all our patients old and new for many years to come. 


Kristy, RDA - Registered Dental Assistant 

I was born and raised in Katy Tx, where I was an RDA for 16 years, then I got married and relocated to New Braunfels where I joined Herring Family Dental. I enjoy spending time with my husband and our 3 dogs. 








Tracey - Receptionist 

I was born in to an airforce family and raised in Europe, Asia, and finally settling in San Marcos at Texas State University. I graduated with degrees in Respiratory Therapy and Health Administration and practiced RT for over 20 years. Once becoming an empty nester I put my administrative degree to work and have been a part of the Herring Family Dental practice since March 2013. I love to travel and spending time with my number one dog, a chiweenie, Pete.