Flying elephant
Clemson: 864-722-9013
Seneca: 864-482-7900
Meet Our Team page artwork

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

Stephanie

Stephanie

Business Administrator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I love having fun with the team and helping to plan events! We enjoy our time together at Christmas parties and various office team building events.

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 schedule patients for dental surgery at the operating room. I assist with checking patients in and out, scheduling appointments, answering phone calls. I coordinate any financial or billing needs between your insurance company and yourself. I can answer any questions that parents may have regarding recommended dental treatment and the sedation process.

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

IV Sedation 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 games, slide, and children’s books. I also answer the phone, confirm appointments, check insurance, and schedule patients for treatment.

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 can't wait to come back!


Nancy

Nancy

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I may be the first person your child sees when they walk in our office. I get to know the children and want them to feel like family. I have a background working in an oral surgery office, so I am familiar with discussing dental surgery and sedation. I also assist with treatment plan presentations and answer any questions a parent may have about billing or financial arrangements.

What makes you smile at your job? I love talking to people! I enjoy getting to know our pediatric patients.


Jessie

Jessie

Patient Care Coordinator

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I work alongside a great group of people in the administrative area of the office. I answer phones, schedule appointments, confirm appointments, assist in explaining the financial aspects of an appointment and helping parents understand their insurance benefits.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have three dogs, six cats, a donkey, and a horse.

What makes you smile at your job? I love seeing children get excited when their name is put on the “No Cavity Club” bulletin board and get a prize at the end of their appointment!


Hygienists

Rose

Rose

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean teeth and provide patient education to children and parents to help them keep their smiles healthy at home.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am ambidextrous. I also have a B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communications from USC.

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing children leaving the dentist happy and excited to come back!


Anna

Anna

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean patients teeth, educate patients and parents, and take xrays to help keep kids maintain a great smile!

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am a reality tv junkie!

What makes you smile at your job? Seeing kids enjoy the whole dental experience, and walk out with a smile.


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!


MelissaS

Melissa

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist the doctors in procedures, take x-rays, and clean teeth. I also assist during our OR days at the hospital.

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

What makes you smile at your job? I love seeing patients be brave and allowing me to help them through their fear of dental treatment. When they come in nervous and leave smiling is the best feeling.


Karleigh

Karleigh

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I assist doctors in procedures and sedation appointments, clean teeth, take radiographs, and place sealants.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have 3 pets; 2 dogs and 1 rabbit!

What makes you smile at your job? Helping a child overcome their dental fear!


Maddie Knight

Maddie Knight

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? At our office, I assist the dentist during procedures, clean teeth, and take xrays for our pediatric patients.

What is one unique fact about yourself?  I am left handed and I can make balloon animals!

What makes you smile at your job?  I love being able to help our patients overcome their fear off the dentist and watching them leave with a smile!


Kyra

Kyra

Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I work with children during their cleaning appointments. I take xrays, review oral hygiene instructions, clean teeth, and reward our patients with prizes throughout their visit!

What makes you smile at your job?   I love helping the smallest patients overcome their fear of coming to the dentist!


Lillane

Lillane Loredo

Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean our pediatric patient’s teeth and take x-rays. I assist our dentists with procedures and sealants. I also translate Spanish for our non-English speaking parents and patients.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I have 3 kids who I love dearly!!!! :)

What makes you smile at your job? What mostly makes me happy about my job is when am able to translate for our Spanish speaking parents to make them feel comfortable during their appointment.


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!


Kat

Kat

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean teeth, take x-rays, assist our amazing doctors with procedures, and get to hang out with the most awesome kids!

What makes you smile at your job? When a child has severe anxiety/ fear of something , I love to be able to help them through the difficult situation and see them overcome their fear.


Kassidy

Kassidy

Certified Dental Assistant

What do you do at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry? I clean teeth, take x-rays, and assist the doctors in procedures.

What is one unique fact about yourself? I am the youngest employee at Issaqueena Pediatric Dentistry!

What makes you smile at your job? Helping children conquer their fear of the dentist!


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!