Meet Our Team

Meet Our Administrative Team

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Lisa

Lisa is using her abundant skills and knowledge to manage our front desk. Lisa has been in dentistry since 2000 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She is one of the friendly faces that meet and greet our patients when they come into the office. She loves working with the patients and seeing how excited our patients get when they change their smile. She has talented daughters, Morgan and Madison. Lisa and her husband Jeff enjoy a variety of hobbies. One of Lisa’s hobbies is shopping! She also loves to read and do crafts. Lisa is our analytical thinker and our resident photographer. These skills are much appreciated as she captures pictures of new smiles and uses her awesome computer skills with our digital technologies.

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Danielle has been in dentistry since 1998 and brings a diverse work experience background to our practice. She is our Insurance Coordinator and is skilled in administering our patient’s insurance plans. Danielle likes being able to provide her helpful service to patients to receive the dental care they need. Her warm smile and calm demeanor only enhance her focused efficiency. She has two beautiful children, Cayden and Maura. Danielle loves scrapbooking, spending time with her husband, children, friends, and watching the Florida Gators! We will continue to try and convert her. Go Vols! She is a fantastic addition to our team.

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Tarah is our excellent Financial/Treatment Coordinator and an asset to our administrative team. We value her many years of experience in the dental field and her vast knowledge and skill in working closely with patients to help schedule appointments and assist your financial planning in obtaining your desired smile. She is married to Brock, and they have three lovely children, Brantley, Brooklyn, and Greyson. Outside the office, she likes spending time with family, playing sports, and loves watching her children participate in their chosen sports. “I love dentistry because I love talking with patients and helping them in any way I can.” We appreciate her gift of an easygoing nature and expertise as she assists our patients in achieving their dental goals.

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Rhonda has been part of our dedicated Church Street team and is a beautiful addition to our Tusculum Dental Care family. She attended E.T.S.U. and is a Registered Dental Assistant. However, you will find her at the front desk as a welcome face, keeping the office running smoothly and talking to her with ease on the phone. She is extremely knowledgeable about dental insurance and helping patients to schedule their dental needs. Rhonda is married and has one sweet daughter. Her hobbies are reading, word puzzles, going to the lake, and spending time with her family.

Meet Our Clinical Team

Assistants

Alexa

As an integral part of our highly skilled clinical team, Alexa is an outstanding Registered Dental Assistant and is pursuing her Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certification. Along with her bright personality and stellar dental assisting skills, she brings positivity and loves helping each patient have a great dental experience. Alexa is married and in her free time, she enjoys a variety of activities.

Marcie

Marcie is a Registered and Certified Dental Assistant. She is an abundantly experienced dental assistant continuing to make each patient feel comfortable. Marcie is married and enjoys her daughter, stepdaughter, and granddaughter. She enjoys spending time with family, swimming, and gardening.

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Miranda is a Registered Dental Assistant and has earned her Expanded Function Dental Assistant Certification. She takes pride in providing excellent dental care for each patient with skill and compassion. Miranda and her husband enjoy their two lovely daughters and exploring the great outdoors. In her free time, Miranda enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking, and her passion for horseback riding.

Katie

Katie is a Registered Dental Assistant and has attended W.S.C.C., earning her Associate of Science Degree in Pre-Dental Hygiene. Having worked in general dentistry and oral surgery, she has a wealth of experience and is enthusiastic about providing a friendly and caring patient experience. Katie is an excellent asset to our team and is certified in Nitrous Oxide Inhalation monitoring and IV therapy. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and husband, Stacey. She can be found playing with her two sons, tending to flowers and trees, and has a love of all things fall. Here is a fun fact that might provide you with a few ideas for binge-watching, Katie and her husband love to watch Netflix.

Hygiene Team

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Donna has been in dentistry as a registered dental hygienist since 1995. She attends a variety of continuing education courses that keep her job interesting and exciting. Donna is great at patient care. Patients love seeing her familiar face and she tries not to lecture too much about flossing to the nonflossers…and you know who you are! She and her husband Andy have two children, Madison and Drew. Her family enjoys camping together. Donna also enjoys walking, and scrapbooking.

Jessica

Jessica has been a registered dental hygienist since 2005. Jessica is insightful and easily relates to others. She says, “Patient relationships are the best part of my job.” Jessica loves to hear her patient’s needs and meeting their goals. She is a busy mom and enjoys her kids, Tyler and Jacob. We are thankful for her friendly, warm, caring, and thoughtful manner. She finds relaxation in the outdoors and might be spotted in a tree stand every once in awhile!

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Megan

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Kandice received her B.S. in Dental Hygiene in 2008 from E.T.S.U. and an Associate of Science degree from W.S.C.C. She is dental laser certified and enjoys her role as a skilled Dental Hygienist, offering a beaming smile, encouraging words, and providing dental education in teaching our young to mature aged patients on optimum dental techniques and education for a lifetime of smiles. Kandice is married and has three delightful children and two fantastic bonus children with her husband. Although very busy, Kandice finds time to enjoy outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, hiking, and travel when she has free time.

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Rita received her B.S. in Dental Hygiene in 1994 and graduated Cum Laude. With her many years of professional dental hygiene experience and her dental laser certification, Rita enjoys her role as a Dental Hygienist. Her super caring personality, kindness, and gentle touch make her patients feel at ease. Rita and her husband have one lovely daughter. Rita’s favorite pastime is being outdoors and enjoying her Toy Poodle named Bridget.