meet our staff
Korinn – Registered Dental Hygienist Korinn is a Dental Hygienist who graduated from Chattanooga State. She worked as a gymnastics coach through high school & college and loved working with kids! Korinn loves to explore the outdoors with her husband and dog, Grey. She especially loves backpacking, hiking, and traveling.
Alex – Dental Hygienist Alex has been with us since August 2013 but has been a dental hygienist with us since June 2016. She graduated from ETSU with a bachelor of science in dental hygiene. She is married with a 4-legged fur baby named Maverick. Alex enjoys hiking in her free time and trying new restaurants with her husband. What drew her into working with kids is their fun personalities and colorful imaginations.
Sarah – Registered Dental Hygienist Sarah is a full-time Dental Hygienist. She is from Northern Pennsylvania but attended Chattanooga State where she received her dental hygiene degree in May 2013. Sarah and her husband love spending time outdoors and exploring the beautiful city of Chattanooga with their new dog Flynn.
Krista – Registered Dental Hygienist Krista Fugate has worked with us as a dental hygienist since 2009. She attended college at Chattanooga State and received an A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene in 2004. Krista loves working with children and feels blessed to be a part of a child’s positive dental experience. She is married and has 2 precious children. Her family also includes a lab name Winston and a Rottweiler named Max. Outside of work she loves spending time with her family and friends, getting outdoors, reading, and being involved with her children’s activities.
Sarah – Registered Dental Assistant Sarah is a Registered Dental Assistant. She graduated in May of 2017 from Chattanooga State where she received her degree in dental assisting. Sarah also has a Bachelors in Elementary Education. She has a passion for helping kids. Sarah is married and has two precious kitties. She loves being with family and playing music with her husband.
Ashley – Registered Dental Assistant Ashley is one of our Registered Dental Assistants. She joined our staff in 2015. She graduated from Chattanooga state in 2010 where she received her degree in dental assisting. Ashley is married and has a beautiful daughter and two very playful dogs. Outside of work, she loves to be outdoors, playing with her daughter, crafts and all things Disney.
Heather – Registered Dental Assistant Heather is one of our Registered Dental Assistants and joined our team in September 2012. She graduated from Chattanooga State in 2007 when she received her degree in Dental Assisting. Heather has two kittens, Luna and Mila. She enjoys spending time with friends, hiking and she loves to travel.
Front Desk Team
Tiffany – Tiffany is from N GA and has over 5 years in the dental field. She is married to Gavin and they have 4 sons and 2 cats. When not at work she enjoys traveling all over the country for adventures with her husband on their motorcycle. She also spends a lot of her free time doing fundraising events for TC Thompson Children’s Hospital, as well as other local charities that she and her husband are heavily involved with.
Dana – Dana has 17 years’ experience in the dental field, she joined our team last December. Dana is married and has three children, Meredith, Zach and Sara Beth, along with two fur babies(Shih-Tzu) Lexie and Lanie. She loves children and is enjoying the pediatric side of dentistry. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling.
Ashley – Ashley has lived in Chattanooga for 9 years and is finishing her education at UTC with a degree in Family and Child studies. She enjoys living in the Northshore area with her pug, Knox. In her free time, she loves traveling, spending time meeting friends and family, and attending concerts.
Deana – Front Office Deana was born and raised in Chattanooga. She has worked in the dental field for almost 20 years and has been with Children’s Dentistry of Chattanooga for almost 4 years. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education. She loves traveling with her husband and spending time with her family. One of her favorite past times is watching her 15 years old daughter play high school soccer and track and field.