Meet Our Team


Manuel Sapien.
Manuel Sapien, Dental Laboratory Technician

Raised in Texas, Manny joined the Navy and served for 20 years as a dental lab technician. During his time with the military, his creativity and craftsmanship made him stand out among his peers. He was nominated to receive advanced training in maxillofacial prosthetics and learned to how to fabricate facial prostheses for wounded veterans. Manny has been with Denture Designs since it opened in 2000. He works diligently behind the scenes, making beautiful custom dentures for our patients that look and feel natural. All his work is inspired by decades of mastering the art of hand-crafted dentures. At home, Manny enjoys being creative in the kitchen and spending time with his wife Sheila and their 3 dogs.

Maxine Irwin, Receptionist

Originally from Oklahoma, Maxine has worked in dentistry for nearly 30 years. She has been with Denture Designs since the beginning and is deeply knowledgeable in everything about dentures. Whether you’re new to the office or a long-time patient, Maxine treats everyone like family and she’ll make you feel at home with each visit or phone call. At home, she loves to spend time in the garden or staying in touch with her 3 great-grandchildren!