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Tammy Dental Hygienist

Tammy has been working with Dr. Miller since 2006 at the Georgetown location, but she has been in dentistry since 2002. She graduated magna cum laude from Florence-Darlington Technical College in 2004 with an associate’s degree in health science. Tammy holds several certifications, such as nitrous oxide and infiltration anesthesia. She attends various continuing education programs throughout the year. Tammy loves her profession! She likes teaching and helping patients. She also enjoys knowing that she is making a difference in her patients’ lives.

Tammy loves to spend time outdoors with her husband, BJ, particularly hunting and fishing. She also enjoys being with family and going to their sporting events. She is a member of Black River Freewill Baptist Church, where she teaches Sunday school and serves on several committees.

Jodee Financial Coordinator

Jodee is here to make your life a lot easier. She is in charge of dental plan benefits and helping patients make financial arrangements for their anticipated treatment. She recently joined the team, but she plans to stick around for a long while! Jodee enjoys being a part of a caring and experienced team that provides excellent dental care.

When away from the office, Jodee loves spending time with her husband and young daughter, boating, fishing, and watching Gamecock football!

Sandy Appointment Coordinator

Sandy is a local girl! She grew up in Georgetown and worked for many years in Charleston. She began her dental career in 1997 and has been a fixture with our team since 2012. She is a fantastic member of our team because she is able to put patients at ease the moment they walk through the door! She especially loves children.

Sandy is a big fan of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks as well as the Carolina Panthers. She enjoys fishing and time at the beach as well as visiting friends and family in Utah each year for Christmas.

Barbara Financial Coordinator

Barbara has been in the dental field for 20 years. She began working at the Georgetown location in 2007 and has since relocated to the Murrells Inlet location. What Barbara loves most about this office is our ability to provide our patients with the best care in the Grand Strand.

In her free time, Barbara spends as much time as she can with her daughter. She is also involved in church choir.

Becki Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Becki has been a dental assistant for over 20 years. She is also certified in dental radiography, nitrous oxide delivery and monitoring, CPR, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. She was also the clinical instructor for a dental assisting school for seven years. Becki has been with Dr. Miller’s practice since 2015.

In her “off work” time, Becki is raising a 14-year-old grandson with autism plus providing care for 13 rescue cats. The most gratifying thing about her job is that she is able to provide care for so many people in need. Becki was born a caregiver, and that is exactly what she does best. Her personal life reflects that. It is what she does.

Carmen Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Carmen has been working at The Smile Center since July 2010. However, she has been dental assisting since 2001. She enjoys being able to make people feel better about their smiles. When she is not working, Carmen enjoys spending time with her family. Carmen is also fluent in Spanish.

Elizabeth Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Elizabeth has been with The Smile Center since 2016, but she has been in dentistry since 2014 as an expanded duties dental assistant. She is certified in dental radiology, infection control, chairside assisting, and CPR. Elizabeth has completed continuing education courses at the Hinman Dental Meeting and the SCDA Convention. She loves working with people and helping them achieve more self-confidence through their smile.

In her free time, Elizabeth does CrossFit, spends time playing with her dog, CY, and spends time with her family.

Emily Dental Hygienist

Emily grew up in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania and studied dental hygiene at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) in Pennsylvania, where she graduated in 2010. She has been a hygienist ever since and has been with The Smile Center since 2015. Emily currently holds a license to practice dental hygiene in South Carolina and Pennsylvania. She is CPR certified and has a permit to administer anesthesia in Pennsylvania. Emily enjoys dental hygiene and the ability to connect with her patients as well as provide outstanding care and education about preventive techniques and products for her patients.

Emily and her husband, James, moved from northern Virginia in 2015 and built a house here in Myrtle Beach. Their daughter, Aubrey, was born in 2016, and they have a beagle named Bailey. For fun, Emily enjoys spending time with her beautiful family, going to the beach, paddle boarding, fishing, hiking, reading, and running.

Heather Dental Hygienist

Heather has been a dental hygienist at The Smile Center since 2008, when she first began her career in the dental field. Besides her degree in dental hygiene, she also holds certification in dental assisting and nitrous oxide monitoring. Each year when choosing her continuing education courses, Heather tries to select various areas to update herself on the advancements in dentistry. She really enjoys her job and helping others with their oral health. Heather also loves that we are all like family, both coworkers and our patients alike.

Outside of work, Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters. They love to do anything outdoors. They spend most of their time off during the spring and summer either boating or by the pool.

Kristina Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Kristina started her dental career in 2014 by working after school at The Smile Center. She holds her CDA, Zoom whitening, and CEREC certifications. She participates in over 12 hours of continuing education per year on various subjects to keep her up to date on the changes in the field. Kristina enjoys helping people. It’s rewarding to watch a patient gain confidence and self-esteem by improving their smile and giving them the smile they’ve always wanted.

In her free time, Kristina enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, and being the corn hole master of The Smile Center.

Pooja Dental Hygienist

Pooja was born in Boston, MA, but she was raised in Georgetown, SC. She went to the University of South Carolina and then to Horry Georgetown Tech, where she majored in dental hygiene. Pooja has been with The Smile Center since July 2016. She began in the Georgetown location, worked at both offices, and then finally settled in as a permanent hygienist at the Murrells Inlet location in October. Pooja holds national and S.C. Dental Hygiene Licenses as well as nitrous oxide monitoring, local infiltration, and CPR certifications. She has also taken continuing education in sleep dentistry, OSHA, and infection control. Pooja loves building relationships with patients and helping them keep healthy beautiful smiles!

When away from the office, Pooja loves traveling, spending time with friends and family, shopping, going to the beach, and cheering on the Gamecocks during the football and basketball seasons.

Tabitha Appointment Coordinator

Tabitha is originally from New York and moved here in 2007. She is new to dentistry, just starting this career back in December 2016. Formerly, she was an office manager for an FQHC primary care facility and for an integrated primary care and chiropractic office. Tabitha majored in business administration and business management at Coastal Carolina University. She loves the people she works for and with. Not only is her team like family, but they view patients as family, too. They care deeply about each and every individual who walks through that door.

In her spare time, Tabitha loves watching hockey (GO Kings, GO!). She even travels to Raleigh a few times a season to catch a live game, but she will watch them all. Tabitha is a football fan, too. GO COWBOYS! She likes to go crabbing in the marsh, cooking, boating with friends, and traveling to New York and Ohio to spend time with her family.

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