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.

Sarah-Lyn Saxon

Sarah-Lyn Saxon

Hygiene Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love that I am constantly learning, every single day! This is especially exciting for me, because I am in the process of applying for the Dental Program. I love working at Effingham Smiles because we are like family to one another!

What do you do for fun?

For fun, I love cheering for my Alma Mater, the University of Georgia! I also love to go on fun, new adventures with the love of my life, Ashton and our families. We love playing new card and board games and eating at new restaurants. 

Brittany Wyman

Brittany Wyman

Hygiene Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

I love the connection with my patients. I get to see the same patients every 3-6 months and over the last 7 years, I’ve met some wonderful people who I’ve grown close to. My patients become like family and they forget they are even in the dental chair as we talk about everything. I’ve laughed with them, cried with them and will always love what I do because of my patients!

What do you do for fun?

Family is everything to me! We can always be found at the beach or our home away from home, Universal Studios. It it’s Fall, that means football and you can count on my family to watch or go to every game! Go Dawgs!

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. 

Brittany Jenkins

Brittany Jenkins

Hygiene Dental Assistant

What do you love most about your job?

What I love most is the lovely ladies that I work with and how they always give me so much support! I love that I am constantly learning, especially since I am applying for the Dental Hygiene Program. There is never a day where I do not learn something new. I also love meeting new people and seeing returning patients!

What do you do for fun?

Watch Netflix, dancing, traveling, going to Amusement Parks and spending time with my friends and family. Being born and raised in Savannah, I love going to Tybee for a day in the sun! I love to try new experiences like scuba diving and sky diving with my high school sweetheart, Brandon. We love taking our two pups downtown to eat and get some sweet treats. 

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