Diane, Practice Administrator
I began my career with Advanced Dental Concepts in 1993. I can honestly say I LOVE MY JOB. It's a privilege to be here every day, working with such a talented group of people who all have the same goal, taking care of our patients. I have been married to the same wonderful man for over 25 years and have 3 grown children.
Karen, Business Assistant
I joined ADC April 2013 as a business assistant. I received my dental assistant certification from Atlanta College of Medical and Dental Assisting a long time ago. I have experience in both general dentistry and orthodontics as an assistant and as a laboratory technician. With my experience, I can answer questions about treatment, help with insurance needs and schedule appointments. To pass time when I'm not at ADC, I enjoy cooking, gardening, taking care of 2 dogs, 1 cat, 9 chickens and beekeeping.
Donna, Business Assistant
I am one of the voices you will hear when you call Advanced Dental Concepts. I also make appointments for patients; verify dental benefits and anything to help our patients have an awesome visit. You will get a smile from me when I greet you and as you walk out the door. I’ve been with ADC since 2000. I moved away for 8 years and now I’m back! My two favorite things about my job are meeting all the patients and working with everyone here. I have a daughter and son (April & Rick) and 4 beautiful grandchildren (Chase, Carte, Giannah & Quinn). I enjoy working out at the gym, going to the beach and spending time with Walter and Max.
Jessica, Clinical Liaison
I've been with ADC since August of 1996! I've had many different titles while working at ADC, but my duties have always been and are now to work together with the team keeping our dental office the best it can be. I graduated from the University of West Florida in 2003 with a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems. I have Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Dental Radiology, and CPR certificates. I enjoy learning about the latest dental and computer technologies and applying that to our office. We have a wonderful office that you will enjoy visiting.
April, Treatment Coordinator
I'm the rover in the office, I go where ever I'm needed. Most of all I consult and educate patients about their dental needs. I also have the privilege to coordinate the hygiene schedule. I started working at ADC in January 2009. I have had the privilege to work in the dental field since 2003. I started out as a dental assistant, moved to the front desk and now am currently a treatment coordinator. My favorite thing about ADC is working with the most fabulous ladies and a few good men! It is amazing how well we all work together and function as a family. I can't imagine working anywhere else. My favorite thing about dentistry is that I enjoy meeting and forming new relationships with each and every patient I have the pleasure of meeting. Every case is different and unique, which in return keeps me on my toes. When I'm not at ADC I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. My family and I are very involved in sports and enjoy watching and attending Auburn football games, WAR EAGLE! Bet you didn't know that I went on my 1st mission trip in July 2015 with Dr. Spurlock. I plan to go on a mission trip every year.
Marisa, Registered Dental Hygienist
My duties include routine cleanings, periodontal treatments, radiographs, fluoride treatment, fabricating NTI’s and giving oral health care instructions. I’ve been with ADC since 1999. My favorite things about dentistry are helping people understand oral health and seeing restored smiles. I love people so I love the one-on-one contact and personal care I can give my patients. I have a daughter Brittany, son Zac, husband Donnie and dog child Huck.
Corie, Registered Dental Hygienist
My duties include routine cleanings, x-rays, sealants and periodontal treatments. I’ve been with ADC since 2001. I enjoy my close, family-like relationship with all my co-workers. My favorite thing about my job is meeting new people and forming relationships with patients. I have two daughters Ryian and Jordan and husband Glen. For leisure I enjoy traveling, reading and spending time with my family.
Michele, Registered Dental Hygienist
My duties include routine cleanings, periodontal diagnosis and treatment, x-rays, sealants, orthodontic patient management, oral cancer screenings, fluoride treatment, teeth whitening and oral health education. I’ve been with ADC since 2005 and appreciate giving back to the community. My favorite thing about my job is my patients and co-workers. Some have become my extended family. I have two sons Corbin and Cole. I enjoy reading, running, triathlons and gardening. I have an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. In 2000 I passed the National Exam and I passed the Florida Dental Hygiene board in 2001.
Hailey, Registered Dental Hygienist
I have been with ADC since August 2012. I graduated from Pensacola State college in May 2012. My duties include performing adult prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, applying sealants, taking dental radiographs, whitening teeth, patient education and fluoride application. My favorite thing about dentistry is the challenge of helping ease anxiety many patients bring to the chair. I love brightening the world one smile at a time! One thing you don't know about me: my favorite hobby is bowhunting! I also enjoy fishing, watching Alabama football, camping, spending time with my family and 3D archery tournaments.
Staci, Registered Dental Hygienist
I joined ADC in February of 2013 devoting 100% of my efforts to oral hygiene management. I have over 20 years combined dental experience including: insurance, practice management and since 2006, Dental Hygiene. I graduated from Pensacola Junior College with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 2005. I also have certifications in radiology, expanded functions, CPR and dental anesthesia. I enjoy building relationships with my patients and co-workers, continuing education (especially trips) and just simply looking forward to the new things that tomorrow has to offer!
My duties include comprehensive periodontal evaluations and treatment, radiographs, routine dental cleanings, sealants, teeth whitening, fluoride administration, oral cancer screenings, and patient education. My favorite thing about dentistry is being able to give back, whether in education or service to others. Seeing that restored smile on a face you first saw frowning at you is the ultimate reward! ADC is committed to putting our patient’s needs first! We have four amazing doctors with the same goal in mind, our staff is definitely numerous and our ladies certainly out number our gentlemen, but our teamwork is like none other! ADC is my home away from home and I am so blessed to be a part of this family! I am married to my amazing husband Michael and have a beautiful daughter Brittani. In my leisure I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, boating, fishing, shopping and traveling. I enjoy outdoor/natural light photography and I’m an Auburn fan…War Eagle!
Marianne, Registered Dental Hygienist
I have been a full time dental hygienist at ADC since April 2013. I received my hygiene license from Pensacola Junior College in 2010. My favorite aspect of dental hygiene is to be able to help patients understand the importance of their oral health and make an impact in each patient's life that will ultimately help them maintain optimal health of their teeth and gums. My husband Peter and I have 2 young children. When out of the office I love spending time with family, traveling, eating delicious foods and watching the Florida Gators play-GO GATORS! My favorite dental hygiene related quote is, "Life is too short, smile while you still have teeth!"
Chassidy, Registered Dental Hygienist
I joined the ADC family in August of 2013 as a Certified Registered Dental Hygienist. I earned my license after completion of my Associate's Degree from Pensacola State College May of 2013. In addition to qualifications in radiology, CPR and other expanded functions, I was among the first graduating classes to complete certification requirements to administer local anesthesia in Florida. My favorite part of my job is helping patients overcome dental anxiety, educating patients on good hygiene habits, dental products and other aspects of oral health.
Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my husband and our 4 furbabies. My hobbies include reading, photography, paddle boarding and yoga. My future aspiration is to be able to provide fostering and rehabilitating services to abused or abandoned horses.
"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way". --Napoleon Hill
Smile On Everyone!
Meghan, Registered Dental Hygienist
I have been practicing hygiene since 2008 and have been with ADC since August 2016. I love working with the ADC family and cherish the relationships that have been created since I joined the practice. My duties include performing adult prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, applying sealants, taking dental radiographs, patient education, administering local anesthesia and fluoride application. My favorite part about being a hygienist is seeing improvements in my patients from visit to visit.
Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my three kids and husband of 10 years!
Penny, Clinical Director
I've been a CDA since 1990 and worked at ADC since 2004. I consult with and educate patients about their dental needs. My other duty is to coordinate the doctors and staff on where to go and when...like a quarterback. I have a son named Evan. Bet you didn't know that I played travel competitive indoor and sand volleyball for 25 years all over the US.
Luljeta, Sterilization Technician & Dental Assistant
I am responsible for maintaining all of our sterilization equipment and for processing all of our instruments. I ensure that our office is in compliance with all cleaning standards. I also assist the dentist with all clinical procedures. I’ve been with ADC since 1999. I enjoy working with great friends and the way we help each other as a team. My immediate family members include my two beautiful children Anna and Jonathan and my mother Lumturi. Both of my children and I are bilingual. My leisure time is spent with my children, gardening and exercising.
Jennifer, Dental Assistant
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Holley, Dental Assistant
I've been with ADC since June 2012 and my favorite thing about my job is that I learn something new every single day. There is always a new challenge! My duties include providing patients with comfort and care during their dental visit, anticipating the doctor's needs and assisting for many different procedures. I specialize in teeth whitening products and procedures. My favorite thing about dentistry is the ability to transform a patient's smile into something they love! I have 2 young children and enjoy going to the Palafox Market with them, going to the beach, longboarding and cooking. Bet you didn't know that my daughter is my best friend and I love doing everything with her.
Jolene, Dental Assistant & Laboratory Technician
I have been with ADC since 2013. The best thing about my job is to be able to help people smile! I'm married to Jonathan and we have 2 boys (Garrett and Jacob). In our free time we love to spend it outdoors camping, fishing and hunting.
Deidra, Registered Dental Assistant
I have been a dental assistant since 2008. I have a young son and we are die hard Alabama Crimson Tide fans, Roll Tide! I'm an avid reader that also loves museums, historical places and visiting the zoo. I am a big time foodie, especially local seafood. When not at work, I enjoy spending time with the family and singing in my church choir.