Meet Our Administrative Team
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.
Danielle has been in dentistry since 1998 and brings a diverse work experience background to our practice. This includes dental assisting and front office duties. She is now our Financial Coordinator and is skilled in administering our patient’s insurance plans. Danielle likes being able to provide financial options to patients so that they can 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 children and friends, and watching the Florida Gators! We will continue to try and convert her. Go Vols! She is a fantastic addition to our team.
Trixie has been with us since we opened our doors. She is an extremely loyal and dependable member of our team. She is a jack-of-all-trades, being fully trained as a dental assistant and with equal competence has gradually moved to a variety of positions to meet our patients’ needs. This is unique and valuable to our team. Patients love her, as do we. She loves to help people feel good about themselves and to be proud to smile. Trixie is remarkable at remembering events. She has untold hobbies such as sewing, scrapbooking, gardening, photography, camping, crafts, and painting. We have definitely benefited from her good cooking! Trixie is a compassionate soul who also finds meaning in raising orphaned wild animals. She and her husband Danny have one daughter, Danielle, and a cute-as-a-button grandson, Reed.
Meet Our Clinical Team
Linda is the senior dental assistant, and has been in dentistry since 1975. Linda is well versed and adept with all things dental. She continues to learn and grow in the form of new and better techniques and materials. Linda is married to David, and they have 3 daughters, Gini, Leah, and Susan. She has three beautiful grandchildren. Linda and her husband David enjoy motorcycle riding and reading. We are so thankful to have this skilled, caring professional as part of our team.
Miranda is another of those highly skilled clinical dental assistants, and has been in dentistry since 2000. She and her husband Derick have two children, Kylee and Kolby. They are a gorgeous family. Miranda enjoys spending time with her family. She and her girls can be found riding horses on a trail or down the road. Miranda has extensive experience in the dental office and is a skilled dental assistant. Well liked, Miranda seems to know everybody! You can count on her. We are thankful for her dedication and commitment to providing quality care.
Tarah is an experienced dental assistant and spends time both clinically and with our administrative team. 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 son play travel ball. “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 to achieve their dental goals.
Rachel is a wonderful asset to our clinical team. Surrounded by years of experience, she continues to be excited about her career in dentistry and being a part of the Tusculum Dental Care family.
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 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!
Vivian has been a registered dental hygienist since 2006. However, you may have met her prior to this as she worked here as a dental assistant for 5 years. Vivian comments, “I spent a lot of time in the dental chair growing up, and I was always intrigued about all the neat stuff they used. What I love most about being a hygienist is teaching the patients about the importance of their own oral health.” She enjoys her two daughters, Jessica, and Alexus, her son-in-law Benjamin, as well as their grandson Cadin. Vivian enjoys working in the garden, doing home improvements, continues to enjoy sports of all kinds, and still loves to play volleyball and tennis. You just might see Vivian and Donna out walking alongside the bypass at lunch. Honk and offer your support!
Dorma has been a registered dental hygienist since 1983. She has a passion for dentistry and shares our commitment to excellence and compassion in care. Dorma has three children that she adores. We are thankful for her wealth of experience, caring nature, and commitment to providing excellent care.