Meet The Team

Diana

Assistant

Diana joined our group in 2011 as a chair side dental assistant. Diana brings over 20 years of dental experience to our practice. Her knowledge and expertise has helped her excel here. Diana serves not only as one of our lead assistants but also as our laboratory coordinator. Patients say her bubbly personality, great sense of humor and contagious laugh often put them at ease. When not working, Diana enjoys serving at her church Emmanuel Episcopal, spending time outdoors, and taking care of her family including her husband Johnny and two teenage daughters Aly and Jenna.

Tami

Assistant

Tami has worked in the dental field since 1997. She joined our practice in 2012 and has become an integral part of our team serving as one of our lead dental assistants. Her kindness and warm personality is a joy to be around. Her knowledge of dentistry spans from restorations to implants to bleaching. We are proud to say she has the brightest smile in the entire practice! When not spending time with us, Tami enjoys renovating and decorating her home, jet skiing on the lake, and spending time with Richard.

Holly

Assistant

As young as she may be, Holly been with the practice since 2013. Her sweet personality and soft spoken words help relax patients and make them feel comfortable. She has a wonderfully calm attitude and desire to always jump in and help others. When not doing dentistry, Holly enjoys spending time with her husband and best friend Charles, relaxing with friends, and taking care of her dog, Shadow.

Debbie

Assistant

Debbie brings over 25 years of dental experience to our team. Her technical skills as a dental assistant are incredible and her chair side manner is extremely professional and caring. Debbie is truly thorough in her work and does everything she can to give patients a truly great experience while they are here. Debbie has even received training on communicating with others using sign language, which makes her a wonderful resource for our patients with difficulties hearing. In her spare time Debbie loves to go camping and fishing, spend time with her husband Dale and children Sarah and Hannah.

Carrol

Hygienist

With over 17 years of experience as a registered dental hygienist, Carrol has an extensive background in treating patients with a wide variety of periodontal issues. Carrol received her dental hygiene degree from ETSU in 1996. In 2008 she was awarded the “Hygienist Hero” by Johnson and Johnson and the ADHA. Only nine hygienists in the entire country received this prestigious award! Her commitment to providing the utmost thorough care with a gentle touch is what keeps bringing patients back year after year. Her kind heart and lovable personality is something we cherish. We are so fortunate to have Carrol a part of our team. When Carrol isn’t treating patients, she loves to hit the road on her motorcycle, travel, and spend time with her loving family and pets.

Kara

Hygienist

Kara started working in the dental field in 2005 and has been a member of our team since 2008. She graduated with honors receiving her dental hygiene degree from Wytheville Community College, where she was President of her class. Kara is extremely involved in the dental profession; she serves as the President of the Southwest Virginia Dental Hygienists’ Association; an executive board member at the state level; but also as a volunteer for several years running at the annual Mission of Mercy Project in Wise, Virginia. Our patients love Kara’s ability to connect with them, understand their needs, and are pleased at how comfortable and confident they feel in her chair. When she is not with us, Kara enjoys attending sporting events and spending time with her husband, Brian.

Stephanie

Hygienist

Stephanie grew up in Dante, Virginia and has been with our practice since 2016. She is a graduate of Wytheville Hygiene program. She loves the outdoors and going on adventures with her boyfriend, Sebastian.

Anya

Hygienist

Anya has been an hygienist since 2009 and has been with our practice since 2015. A native of Abingdon, she enjoys spending time with her two children and her husband, Brandon.

Kerra

Front Office

Kerra Lauren Vance was born and raised in Cedar Bluff, VA.  She is a graduate of Richlands High School, class of 2011.  Kerra graduated from Emory & Henry College in 2016 with  bachelor’s of Science in Biology.  Here interest and hobbies include: boating and fishing on South Holston Lake with family and friends, taking care of her kitties, visiting the Outer Banks of North Carolina annually, and traveling to new places with her husband, Jack.  She loves taking photos of family and friends documenting her travels.

Dionne

Assistant

Dionne brings over 23 years of experience in general dentistry and oral surgery to the practice.  She has two teenage daughters, Annabelle and Abby.  When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her girls, hiking, mountain biking and spending time at the lake with friends.

Amanda

New Patient Coordinator

Amanda has 2 years of experience of dental experience mainly front office and scheduling.  She enjoys watching football, spending time outdoors and fishing with my husband, Will and our two boys, Austin and Carter.

Sherry

Financial Accounts Manager

Sherry has 19 plus years of dental office experience with billing, insurance and patient care from pediatrics to general dentistry and currently with prosthodontics.  When not at work she loves spending time on South Holston with her husband, Kevin and our two sons, Mark and Nathan and our new grandson Sebastian.

Lisa

Front Office

Lisa has been in dentistry for 30 plus years.  She was a former dental assistant and graduate of ETSU.  Lisa has worked in general, pediatric and orthodontic offices.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Randy, children and granddaughter, Rileigh.  Also enjoys the beach, photography and making crafts.  Lisa is also a 3 time cancer survivor.

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