Tabatha is a very bright individual. She is always thinking outside of the box to improve protocols and processes. She remains focused and very effective under pressure. She also understands the value of collaborative work within her team. She will take the lead when needed but is also happy to support her teammates when they are leading the pack.
Samantha absolutely loves her job, and has known since she was a teenager that she wanted to work in the dental field. Samantha loves learning about new dental techniques and giving back to her community by teaching what she has learned to others.
Abbey was fresh out of school when the COVID 19 pandemic started. All dental offices were shut down. She was asked to stay working, while including her boss in her bubble, to re-arrange all the appointments that had to be cancelled and take any phone calls or emergencies that would come in. She also helped her boss re-arrange the whole office.
Abbey continued working so she could ensure the patients were taken care of and her team was supported.
Katie Dickey is an outstanding RDA and an asset to the dental assisting profession. She is extremely talented when it comes to both her technical skills and patient care. Patients request to have her in on their appointments specifically because of her bubbly personality, communication skills, and expertise with X-rays, impressions and temp crowns.
Jess is compassionate, smart, innovative and hard working. She is a great team player and treats everyone with the upmost respect. She understanding and loving to her patients and her co-workers. Jess has a ton of responsibilities in the office, and handles them all flawlessly. This dental practice would not be able to function without her, and she makes coming to work everyday a joy.
Amber is a born leader. As a new grad, from day one she presented an eagerness to learn with attention to detail. As a careful observer, she quickly saw areas that could be enhanced in daily operations. Her organizational skills increased efficiency in all areas of the practice, making everyone’s job easier. Always looking for ways to work smarter, she developed systems that are unique to our work environment.
Recently, she was involved in a national diagnostic initiative. Despite being understaffed in the clinic, she was able to excel and be recognized while still working her regular day. Patients appreciate her care and knowledge of their oral health. Team members appreciate and benefit from her ability to engage all to raise the bar higher. When we have uncertainty with anything it is often overheard, "go ask Amber!" There are no roadblocks for Amber as she will always find the best route to our destination!
During this unprecedented time, her leadership in best practice and collaboration in the workplace was truly remarkable and has successfully enhanced our team. Amber is a success story that went from "New Grad" to "Team Lead!"
Susie is the epitome of a collaborator- she is the most incredible relationship builder and has become an outstanding leader in the practice. She is one our most skilled and talented assistants but more than that she is a true leader for our team. She knows the way, shows the way and goes the way. She is inspirational to our team, our patients and our community. We have had numerous kids in our practice go on to pursue careers in the field of dentistry because of Susie. She is having an impact on a generation through her work.
We have fun every day at work - and a lot of that has to do with Susie. She has an amazingly positive attitude and can turn even the most stressful days around with her outlook on life. Her team cherishes her immensely - she is a true gem in the dental practice and the dental profession as a whole.
Brindley is an ambitious Dental Assistant and team member. She arrives at the office early every day and stays late or works into lunch whenever required. She is always smiling and quick to jump in and help anywhere in the office that is needed. Brindley's rapport with patients is second to none. She does an excellent job making sure patients are comfortable during their dental appointment and all their questions are answered.