Patient and Insurance Coordinator, Dental Assistant

Years of Experience:
I’ve been working in dentistry since 1989.

When did you join this team:
2011-2014, 2018

Why did you choose the dental field, and what do you enjoy the most about dentistry?
Taking care of people was always important to me from a young age. Dentistry allows me to be in the healthcare field and treat people with compassion.

What is your philosophy in patient care, and what makes you different?
Every patient deserves to have all their concerns heard. I believe listening to a patient and making sure all their concerns are addressed can make a patient know they are truly cared for.

What hobbies and activities do you enjoy?
I enjoy B.A.S.E. jumping, paragliding, and extreme motocross… just kidding! I like to do paper crafting, baking, and spending time sitting on my front porch and reading.

When you were 10 years old, what did you hope to be doing as an adult?

What two radio stations do you listen to in the car the most?
K-love and Bon Jovi CD’s!

Favorite quote:
“You’re killing me smalls.” –Ham Porter, The Sandlot movie

Favorite vacation:
Chaperoning my daughter’s senior year music department trip to Disney World and Cocoa Beach! Who wouldn’t have fun with a motorcoach full of highschoolers!

Favorite book and/or movie:
“Jane Eyre” – by Charlotte Bronte

Proudest accomplishment:
All the people I am lucky enough to call my friends, I feel proud that they also call me their friend.