I am a Mississippi girl, but started in dentistry when I moved to Georgia in 2005. I moved to St. Petersburg, FL in 2015 where I worked in oral surgery. I moved to Greenville in September 2019 and was fortunate enough to land a job at this fabulous office!
What I like about dentistry: I love our patients! To see a smile transformation is truly life changing.
Personal Interests: College football, I am a huge Georgia Bulldogs fan – GO DAWGS!!!! I also enjoy traveling, movies, and music.
My Happy Place: At home snuggled up on my couch reading a good book.
My Bucket List: I would love to travel to Paris, Italy, and Ireland. To see Garth Brooks in concert and skydiving.
Hobbies: I am a huge foodie! I love to go out and try new restaurants
Favorite Quotes: If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours – Dolly Parton
Be who you are and say what you feel, those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind – Dr. Seuss
Motto: Treat others how you wish to be treated.
My Husband, Ken and I moved to the Grenville area in 2001, from St. Petersburg Florida. We presently reside in Travelers Rest with our 100 pound German Shepard and our 2 exotic birds.
What I like about Dentistry: I love meeting new people and providing a warm and friendly environment for the patients to walk into. I have worked in this field in many capacities, from welcoming patients into the practice, assisting with surgeries, explaining procedures and tirelessly working to make every visit their best and most comfortable visit.
Personal Interests: I am an avid reader and also enjoy the numerous beautiful outdoor activities the surrounding areas offer. I enjoy camping, hiking and kayaking on the great waterways available in the Upstate and nearby states. When i need to get away, there is nothing better than a long drive in the countryside. And spending quality time with my Grandchildren.
My Happy Place: is in the kitchen, creating new and delicious meals
My Bucket List: To visit Glacier National Park in Montana.
I grew up and currently live in Travelers Rest South Carolina.
Why Hygiene? As a child, I always looked forward to going to get my teeth cleaned. There was something about my hygienist that began the spark of love for hygiene in me. Hygiene allows me to have a personal relationship with my patients. I enjoy educating and seeing their overall oral health improvement. Seeing them smile and feel confident makes me love what I do.
Motto: My passion is to instill and promote oral health education to every patient.
Personal Interest: I enjoy teaching dance at my new dance studio, Just Fierce, in Travelers Rest, spending time with my husband, Burton, and our golden doodle, Fisher.
Education: Greenville Technical College. Favorite dental joke: My dentist told me I needed a crown. I was like “I KNOW RIGHT!?!”
I am from the Starr-Iva community and currently reside in Greer with my husband, Jimmy.
Why Hygiene? After completing the dental assisting program, I decided to continue my education and pursue a degree in dental hygiene. Being able to educate and improve the quality of our patients oral health is my top goal.
My getaway: I enjoy spending my weekends relaxing at the lake. You can find me in a hammock or cruising on Lake Secession.
Hobbies: I enjoy nature’s beauty whether it is a sunset or a hiking venture to the mountains.
Education: Greenville Technical College.
Bucket list: A night on the town with Betty White!
What I love about dentistry: I love building relationships and seeing the change in patients’ oral health.
Why I became a RDH: After becoming a dental assistant, I decided to further my education to become a hygienist. I wanted to do more and give more to my profession. It was the best decision I have ever made!
Hobbies: I love spending time with my fiance and my two dogs.
Favorite quote or motto: “She believed she could so she did!”
Bucket list: I would love to go to the PBR World Finals in Vegas one day!
Education: Greenville Technical College
I was born and raised in a small city in metro Detroit, MI and moved to Greenville in April of 2017 with my boyfriend Michael. I spend a lot of my free time taking my fur baby (his name is Ralph) downtown to falls park and hiking different trails close by.
What I love about Greenville: I love that people from all over the Country have made Greenville their home. It’s always interesting to hear where everyone is from and their reasoning for choosing this amazing city.
Hobbies: Making DIY projects on Pinterest come to life, working out, hiking and spoiling Ralph!
Favorite quote: My favorite quote was written by my favorite math teacher who has since passed away. “Life is a collection of moments, drink them all in. Tolerating the bitter, savoring the sweet, but never let anyone quench your thirst.” -Jason Ford
Bucket list: Vacation in an overwater bungalow!
I was born and raised in Medellin Colombia and moved to the United States in 2000. I currently reside in Simpsonville, SC with my husband Rich.
Why Dental Assistant: I enjoy helping people and building relationships with patients all while educating them about the importance of keeping gums and teeth healthy.
Education: Greenville Technical College
Free Time: Spending time with family, cook outs, and playing games with my grandson
Hobbies: Reading, DIY decorations and crafts, dancing, and puzzles
I was born and raised in Virginia and moved to Greenville, SC in 2011 with my husband and daughter.
What I love most about assisting: I love helping to build the trust and confidence in a person through their smile, and for some, seeing a smile for the very first time!
My life verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3: 5-6
My happy place: With my family and friends and driving my new camaro!
My bucket list: learning to play my acoustic guitar, see the Northern Lights, swim with dolphins, and a mission trip with my church.