Meet our Friendly Team of Dental Experts
Taylor, Registered Dental Assistant
Taylor is from Chattanooga, TN. She studied Pre-Dental at The University of Tennessee Knoxville and transferred to Chattanooga State to continue her education. She is a huge UT Football fan and also an active member at Silverdale Baptist Church. She spends most of her free time with family, friends and her husband Garrett. She also enjoys exercising, singing and watching movies.
Mark, Patient and Financial Treatment Plan Coordinator
Mark joined the team at East Hamilton Dental in mid-2016. Mark is a native of Chattanooga, and attended Carson-Newman University, majoring in Business Administration and IT. His background in sales and account management made him a perfect fit to help with the business side of East Hamilton Dental. Mark has a passion for customer service and loves working with people, but his first love is music, and when he’s not at EHD, he spends his time writing and performing music with his bands. Mark currently lives in Chattanooga with his dog, Marshall.
Heather, Insurance Coordinator
Heather is our insurance coordinator. She graduated from Miller-Motte Technical College in 2013 as valedictorian of her class. Heather was a dental assistant here for 4 years and has now transferred duties and is working with insurance and accounts receivable. Heather has a wonderful husband and a beautiful daughter. She has four furry babies (3 cats and 1 dog) that complete her little family. She loves to knit, garden, and spend time with her family.
Jasminka, Registered Dental Assistant
Jasminka first joined our team at East Hamilton Dental a year ago. She received her dental assisting education from Chattanooga State Community College and is also certified in radiology, coronal polishing, nitrous oxide, and dental sealants. Her favorite part of her work is being able to make people smile!
Originally from here in Chattanooga, Jasminka’s family consists of her mother, stepfather, big brother, and baby brother. In her free time, she enjoys vacationing, shopping, and spending time with loved ones. She is actually bilingual and speaks Bosnian in addition to English.
Lori, Office Manager
Lori is originally from Lakeland, Florida. She moved to Tennessee where she attended Bryan College and earned her BS in Business Admin. She previously has worked in legal and accounting fields before coming to East Hamilton Dental. She has two adult children, Dustin and Maci, and a daughter in law, Nikki. Lori enjoys time with her husband, Jeff, watching sports, trips to the beach, cooking and working out.
Katie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Katie joined East Hamilton Dental in 2016. She earned an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Chattanooga State and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. She was also the recipient of the Procter and Gamble Oral Health Care Award for her graduating class, which she received for outstanding compassion and dedication to patient education. Her passion for dentistry began during her many years in the Veterinary field, where she performed dental cleanings on cats and dogs. She is a Tennessee native, residing in Chattanooga with her four cats and enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Kassie, Registered Dental Assistant
Kassie is originally from Soddy-Daisy and she has a very loving and tight-knit family. Her hobbies outside of work include shopping, running, traveling, water sports, and spending time with loved ones. Her family is actually a direct descendent of the Cherokee Indian tribe!
Jess is from Ooltewah, TN. She is “momma” to her 5 year old daughter, Gracelyn Jo. She enjoys playing guitar, writing songs, and attending local music events. Her family is very important to her and she looks forward to their Friday night grill outs. You can only come if you can karaoke.