Meet the Team

We are extremely proud of our long-established dental team at Sugarloaf Smiles.  For decades, we’ve shared the pleasure of getting to know our dental patients and their families and we look forward to the generations ahead.

Whether you are an old friend or new in town, our team is excited to see you soon!

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Justin,

Office Manager

Day-to-day, you’ll find Justin tending to the daily office operations and assisting where needed. While you may not always see him at the front desk, he enjoys contributing behind the scenes and making sure that Sugarloaf Smiles is staying connected with our patients. Justin’s years of leadership and management keeps the office running, focused on a high level of service. In his spare time, Justin enjoys working on home renovations and spending quality time with friends. He values trust, family environments, and being supportive of those in need.

Janet,

Registered Dental Hygienist

Janet graduated from Clayton State University with an Associate of Applied Science in dental hygiene in 2002. This is Janet’s second career following a 28-year career in nursing. She enjoys the family atmosphere of our office and likes establishing relationships with patients that build trust and respect.

Hilary,

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hilary, one of our hygienist’s graduated 30 years ago from Bergen Community College in New Jersey. She was awarded best overall achiever in her graduating class. Hilary is board certified in the northeast region, the southeast region as well as California. Hilary and her husband Lionel enjoy spending their time with their fur kids or riding their Harley.

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Lidia,

Certified Dental Assistant

Lidia graduated from Lanier Tech. in 2000. She has worked 12 years in general and 5 years in pediatric hospital sedation. Lidia enjoys expanding her knowledge and learning new procedures that benefit our patients. But, most of all, keeping a family atmosphere.

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Brenda,

Certified Dental Assistant

About Brenda coming soon.

Karen,

Insurance Coordinator

Karen is a graduate of Alterius College for dental assisting. After several years working in the field Karen desired to learn more than just the back office, she was eager to learn as much as she could about the dental field. She studied the in’s and out’s of the business office with a special focus on insurance. Karen is now what some may refer to as an insurance specialist. In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending quality time with her husband and going fishing.

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Ellen,

Financial Coordinator

Ellen is a Mercer University graduate with a B.A. degree in teaching special needs children. After raising a family, she went into the dental field and has enjoyed getting to know and provide excellent customer service to patients for 30 years. Her hobbies include playing the piano, gardening, and sewing for charity.

Carol,

Patient Coordinator

About Brenda coming soon.