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Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people whose goal is to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible.

Dr. Suzan Furney

Hello! I’m Dr. Suzan Furney and I have been practicing in New Braunfels since 1981. My husband Steve and I are the proud parents of three children; Tyler, Daniel and Sarah, daughter-in-laws Lisa and Emily, and son-in-law Daniel, granddaughters, Reagan, Hannah, Maybrie, Brooke and Myla, and grandsons Ryan, Jacob and Major, twins Austin and Andrew. Yes, that’s 10 grand babies! We are very blessed.

After graduating from Texas A&M with a chemistry/biology degree I entered dental school at the University of Texas Dental School in Houston. We then moved to Tennessee where I practiced while my husband finished school before making New Braunfels our home. We have been a member of the First United Methodist Church for years and currently worship at Gruene United Methodist Church.

I am a “Fellow” in the Academy of General Dentistry, a member of the Texas Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Tri-City Dental Society. I enjoy all aspects of dentistry taking advanced training in cosmetic, interceptive orthodontics and implants/occlusion. I am Clear Aligner Therapy certified and thoroughly enjoy helping people improve and take pride in their smiles. I continually take advanced course work as I work toward a mastership in dentistry. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and relaxed in our office and to make Today’s Smile a place that you can trust.

Dr. Sarah McCutchen

Hi. I’m Dr. Sarah McCutchen! As a life long resident of New Braunfels, I love practicing dentistry in my hometown. My husband Daniel grew up in Norman, Oklahoma. We have two daughters Maybrie and Myla, and a son, Major. We love living in the Hill Country and enjoy the outdoors hiking, swimming and exploring at the river with our kids.

Some of you might know me as Dr. Furney’s daughter. I graduated from Texas A&M University (Whoop!) with a degree in Biology and then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio. I am a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. I frequently enjoy continuing education courses and love using my skills to provide you the best dental care possible with the most up-to-date technology available. I will listen to your concerns, and together we will give you the smile you desire.

Dr. Nataliya Verona

Hello, I’m Dr. Nataliya Verona. My husband Erik and I live here in New Braunfels with our two young sons Vittorio and Matteo. I am very excited to join the Today’s Smile Team. I enjoy working in private practice as well as teaching at The University of Texas Dental School as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry.

After attending The University of Texas at San Antonio, I then graduated from the Dental School receiving honors in research, the Award for Excellence in Clinical Dentistry, and The Pierre Fauchard Academy Award for Outstanding Academic Achievements in Dentistry. My passion for providing the best patient care drives me to take multiple continuing education courses to stay up to date with the latest research and constantly improve my knowledge and skills. I also graduated from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Cellular and Structural Biology after successfully defending my dissertation in the area of dental research. I am very excited to bring to the practice the cutting edge technology and procedures I teach in the dental school. I look forward to educating patients on their dental health and treating the body as a whole.


Paige – Registered Dental Hygienist

Paige, one of our Registered Dental Hygienists, is originally from Sheridan, Wyoming. Her and her husband Bryan have a French bulldog named Lola and a cat named Dennis. Paige loves being outdoors hiking or fishing, spending time with family, and going to the gym. Paige is excited to work with you and your family to continue working on your oral health. She loves meeting new people and looks forward to visiting with her patients.

Alie – Registered Dental Hygienist

Alie graduated with her Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2012. She decided to become a dental hygienist because of her passion for helping people and sharing her knowledge of oral health. Alie lives here with her husband John.

Sandy – Administrative Assistant

Sandy has over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She loves helping patients with options of how to get them the dental work they need. Sandy enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Harley. She has raised 14 children and now has 8 grandchildren. She and her husband John are still enjoying their teenage daughter Kassidy. If you have any questions about your treatment, Sandy is happy to answer them.

Jennifer – Administrative Assistant

Jennifer is happy to greet you, whether in person or over the phone. She will assist you in scheduling your appointments and explaining your treatment. She served proudly in both the Army Reserves and the Air Force Reserves. Jennifer is married to Michael, and they have three children, Taja, TeShaun and Trinity.



Shelby is a New Braunfels transplant, moving here in 2017 with her husband Jeff and their cat named Peaches. She is loving the Hill Country! Shelby enjoys floating the river, reading and cooking. Shelby loves visiting with patients and helping with their administrative needs. She will greet you in the front office, help with appointments, and is great with helping our patients maximize their insurance benefits.

Irma – Registered Dental Assistant

Irma has been in the dental field since 1991 and worked in all aspects of dentistry at Today’s Smile. Her key to helping patients is to stay educated and updated on the latest in dentistry. She chose to work with this practice because of the passion the staff has for being the best and providing the highest quality care to our patients. Irma is married to Scott, and has two children, Jade and Gunnar.

Marina – Registered Dental Assistant

Graduating in 2015 with her RDA, Marina always knew she would work in dentistry. She embraces the family practice atmosphere and is focused on her patient’s dental health and overall well-being. Marina is a small town country girl with a big heart and genuine personality. Her dedication and professional attention to her patients will always make you feel comfortable.


Heather grew up in Austin, Texas. She received her RDA in 2015 and is loving working with patients. Heather enjoys tubing the river and shopping all of the boutiques in Gruene. She’s always been fascinated with Dentistry and is looking forward to getting to know all of our patients and making them feel comfortable. Heather loves spending time with family and her dog, Parker. Obviously her favorite team is the Spurs, GO Spurs GO!