Team Members

Jessica Hurst

Jessica Hurst

Office Manager

What do you love most about your job?

I love being able to work with an awesome team and Doctor. On top of that, seeing smiling faces from our patients making working all worthwhile.

What do you do for fun?

For fun, I enjoy spending time with my husband and girls. We enjoy outdoor sports from hunting to kayaking.

 

Andrea Cratty Murphy

Andrea Cratty Murphy

Insurance Coordinator

What do you love most about your job?

 I truly enjoy patient interaction. Additionally, it makes me so happy to watch patients come in with fear and need treatment then leave so much happier and relaxed. That is my favorite.

What do you do for fun?

As a mother of three, I have the most fun spending time with my children. I also enjoy reading, baking, and going to concerts.

Maggie Denney

Maggie Denney

Hygiene Treatment Coordinator

What do you love most about your job?

I love building a one-on-one relationship with our patients and giving them the best dental experience ever. We consider our patients like family and love seeing them leave with a satisfied smile. 

What do you do for fun?

Family time is very important to me. I love spending time on our family farm, going to the beach, and enjoying every moment we have together. 

Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Treatment Plan Coordinator

What do you love most about your job?

I love working with the great group of ladies we have here at Effingham Smiles. We all care for our patients and go out of our way to help them and make sure they are taken care of. We have a lot of different personalities, which to me makes our office fun and a great atmosphere to be in!

What do you do for fun?

Spend time with my husband Daniel and daughter Joli, go to church, spend time with family and friends. I also enjoy hunting and watching Georgia football!

Keli McClour

Keli McClour

Front office Assistant/ Insurance Coordinator

What do you love most about your job?

I love helping others and coming to work everyday with my awesome co-workers.

What do you do for fun?

I love puzzles, arts and crafts, watching movies, cooking and spending time with my friends and family.

 

Emily Harrison

Emily Harrison

Front Office Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

What I love most about my job is the environment I get to work in at Effingham Smiles. We are like a big family that works together!

What do you do for fun?

For fun, I like to spend time with my husband and daughter. We like to be outdoors chasing our two boykins, Duke and Daisy, around and watching Georgia football! Go Dawgs!

Nikki Bell

Nikki Bell

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you love most about your job?

It is very rewarding to help people stay healthy and feel great about themselves. I love getting to know my patients and their families. I want my patients to love their smile and have good oral health!

What do you do for fun?

In my spare time my husband and I enjoy training for local triathlons in the area. I like gardening and fitting in as many beach trips as possible.

Brooke Forehand

Brooke Forehand

Registered Dental Hygienist

What do you love most about your job?

I love working with my team members to create a fun, family friendly environment for our patients. I enjoy working with my patients to help them achieve a healthy smile.

What do you do for fun?

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two girls. We like trips to the lake, fishing, camping, and many other outdoor activities. Spending time together with friends and family is what we like the most!

Lauren Saxon

Lauren Saxon

Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love being able to help put a beautiful smile on our patients faces. I look forward to coming to work and seeing the people I consider family every day.

What do you do for fun?

When I’m not working you can usually find me with my man, in Pooler Shopping or at Tybee Island.

Kristen Mobley

Kristen Mobley

Hygiene Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love getting to work with such an amazing team that truly care about what is best for our patients…not to mention Chick-fil-A being next door and all the awesome snack boxes every month from all over the world!

What do you do for fun?

During my free time I am always having fun with my little boy outside! We love to ride buggy’s, four-wheelers, swim in the lake, go to the ball field and sometimes spend our whole day watching Boss Baby! I love it!

Chandler Grassi

Chandler Grassi

Hygiene Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love my co-workers, because we are all very supportive of one another and work as a team. I also love the patients that we see. I love helping adults and kids overcome their dental anxiety, and reassuring them that we will do anything we can to deliver the best possible dental visit. 

What do you do for fun?

I love spending time with my two kids at the beach. I always enjoy being outdoors with my loved ones and friends. I love watching sports, whether it is on TV or in-person and I am always down for road trips!

Marcie Marsh

Marcie Marsh

Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love helping patients overcome their fear of the dentist and helping them have a positive experience. Also, helping one find their smile again by fixing small things. 

What do you do for fun?

My little family and I love doing anything together outside!

Kimberly Swindle

Kimberly Swindle

Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love knowing I am helping someone regain the confidence that they once had, one smile at a time. 

What do you do for fun?

I love spending time with my children, Terrell and Rico, and my fur baby, Koby. I also love traveling, shopping and catching a good movie. 

Alicia McKinney

Alicia McKinney

Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love getting to know my patients and seeing their smiling faces.

What do you do for fun?

I enjoy spending time with my husband and my son. We love riding dirt roads in our Ranger, kayaking and fishing.

Alana Hayes

Alana Hayes

Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love working with an amazing team and most importantly getting to build relationships with our patients. I enjoy getting to know them all and them being confidant with their smiles. It is such a rewarding position. I love my Effingham Smiles family!

What do you do for fun?

I spend time with my family and our pups at home, riding back roads, anything that involves food, traveling, exploring  the beauty of Savannah, and the occasional shopping spree! Those are my favorite things to do!

Heather Daughtry

Heather Daughtry

Dental Assistant

 

What do you love most about your job?

I really enjoy coming into work everyday knowing that we have the best Doctors and Dental Team to care for our patients. 

What do you do for fun?

I enjoy spending time with my husband, our two boys, and bulldog, Tyson. We love going out on our boat, hanging out by the pool, drag racing, going to different skate parks and beaches. 

Jamie Tadla

Jamie Tadla

Insurance Coordinator

 

What do you love most about your job?

Working as a team to ensure that we give patients the best experience and care. Dental Health is so important and a lifelong commitment. I want patients to have trust and confidence in our team when they visit. A smile goes a long way. With every patient that walks through our doors, is a smile that goes out into the world. That is an important and great thing to be a part of!

What do you do for fun?

I enjoy spending time with my husband, kids and rescue animals. We spend a good amount of time at the ball field. When we are not there, we enjoy going to events in the community, trips out of state and little adventures. 

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