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Meet Our Team

Our friendly team members always greet you with a smile.


"From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!" - Dr. Seuss

Administrative Staff

Cathy

Cathy

Office Manager – Seneca location

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I help you maximize your insurance benefits, review financial information, and coordinate sedation appointments with our anesthesiologist team.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I plan on being active until I am 101 years old!

What makes you smile at your job? Babies, puppies, and the fact that I can see mountains in a couple hours or the beach in a few hours.


Stephanie

Stephanie

Patient Care Coordinator / Insurance and Financial Coordinator – Clemson location

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I review your insurance information and help you maximize your benefits, coordinate sedation appointments, and handle all billing and financial questions.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I spent two weeks traveling to London and Ireland.

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing children excited about coming to the dentist!


Kristy

Kristy

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist with checking patients in and out, scheduling appointments, and answering phone calls. I also schedule and coordinate IV sedation with our anesthesiologists. I can answer any questions parents may have regarding the sedation process, the dental procedures, and any financial / billing needs.

What is one unique fact about yourself? My favorite place to visit is Charleston. I love going to the market, historical sites, and of course going to the beach!

What makes you smile at your job? I love seeing children come in excited about seeing the dentist.


Heather

Heather

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I greet patients as they check in, schedule follow up appointments that are convenient for the family, place reminder calls, and verify certain insurance plans.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I love horses but I am also terrified of them.

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing how brave children are when they come to the dentist and always leaving with a smile!


Teresa

Teresa

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I am a patient care coordinator that checks insurances, enters updated data into patient’s charts, calls and confirms appointments, and manages the schedule for both practices.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am a proud MiMi!

What makes you smile at your job? I enjoy seeing children have smiles on their faces before and after appointments.


Morgan

Morgan

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I am the first one your little one sees when they come into the office. I greet their sweet faces and direct them to the fun arcade and children’s books. I also answer the phone, confirm appointments, check insurance, and enter updated information into patient’s charts.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I was stung by a jellyfish when I was little.

What makes you smile at your job? Hearing kids say they love the dentist and want to come back.


Nicole

Nicole

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist with checking patients in and out, placing reminder calls to patients, verifying insurance benefits and answering phones.

What is one unique fact about yourself? Red is my natural hair color.

What makes you smile at your job? The excitement on kids’ faces when they see all of the fun things we have in the office.


Jim

Jim

Executive Business Manager

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I handle the business management aspects of the practice with the doctors.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I worked in South America with an American tobacco industry after college.

What makes you smile at your job? I enjoy seeing my grandchildren come to this great dental practice!


Hygienists

MelissaC

Melissa

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean teeth, educate children on proper oral hygiene instructions, and communicate to parents how they can assist or supervise their children at home to implement these tips.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am married to my high school sweetheart.

What makes you smile at your job? Helping children learn to better care for their teeth means healthier and happy children!


Nicole

Nicole

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean teeth and educate children and parents on proper oral hygiene instructions.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I was a nanny in Spain.

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing a nervous patient leave with a smile!


Amanda

Amanda

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean teeth and educate families on how to help them implement a regimen at home to keep teeth healthy!

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have 2 different colored eyes!

What makes you smile at your job? Turing a frown upside down…an unhappy child leaving happy and excited!


Dental Assistants

Amber

Amber

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with restorative appointments, sedations and operating room procedures. My goal is to make sure each child leaves smiling!

What is one unique fact about yourself? At the end of this year I will finish my nursing degree and become a registered nurse!

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing children have positive experiences at the dentist. I love when they come back for future visits more excited than the one before.


Kylie

Kylie

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with dental procedures, sedation appointments, and operating room procedures. I work closely with patients to ensure they are comfortable throughout the appointment.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have lived in four different states from the East to the West Coast.

What makes you smile at your job? Making each appointment fun and watching them smile when they receive their prize at the end of their appointment!


Veronica

Veronica

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with dental procedures, sedation and operating room procedures, as well as handling laboratory procedures.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have over 25 cousins on my mom’s side of the family!

What makes you smile at your job? I enjoy helping children feel comfortable about their appointment and I can translate in Spanish to families that speak limited English.


Kayla

Kayla

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with restorative appointments, sedations, and operating room procedures.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have a twin brother.

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing every child leave with a smile on their face! I love giving children fun and positive experiences at our office.


Rebecca

Rebecca

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with procedures, sedation appointments, and dental hygiene appointments.

What is one unique fact about yourself? In my free time, I enjoy doing hair and makeup for young women who participate in pageants!

What makes you smile at your job? I love seeing the kids leave with a smile on their face and excited to come back!


MelissaS

Melissa

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with operative procedures, place sealants, sedation appointments, and dental hygiene visits.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am left handed.

What makes you smile at your job? Helping to make children comfortable for their dental appointments and seeing them smile!


Marie

Marie

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors with operative procedures, sedation appointments, dental hygiene visits, and I place sealants.

What is one unique fact about yourself? My birthday is on New Year’s Eve.

What makes you smile at your job? Making others smile!


Abby

Abby

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors in dental procedures and sedations, take impressions for athletic mouthguards and nightguards, clean teeth, and help make children feel comfortable at the dentist!

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am the oldest out of 6 siblings!

What makes you smile at your job? I love helping children who may be afraid or nervous leave the appointment happy and proud of themselves!


Kaili

Kaili

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors in dental procedures and sedation appointments. I clean teeth and teach children how to properly care for their teeth.

What is one unique fact about yourself?

What makes you smile at your job? I love it when children get excited about the prize they get after their dental appointment.


Hannah

Hannah

Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist in dental hygiene appointments, placing sealants, and operative procedures.

What is one unique fact about yourself? In middle school my best friend and I made up our own language.

What makes you smile at your job? Snow days, watching home videos, and bluegrass music!