We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


 

Andrea

Andrea

Registered Dental Hygienist

Andrea has been a member of our team since our office first opened. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1986 from Perimeter College in Dunwoody, Georgia and was the president of her graduating class. She enjoys getting to know her patients and their families and making sure our patients have a great experience while providing compassionate comprehensive care.

Andrea resides in Landrum along with her husband, Jeff. They share four children as well as two grandchildren. She enjoys entertaining family and friends, spoiling grandchildren, baking and cheering on her favorite college football team, the Georgia Bulldogs!

 

V

V

Registered Dental Hygienist

V graduated from Mott Community College in Michigan (Phi Theta Kappa) and went on to earn a Bachelor’s in Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude). In 2015, she became certified at MUSC to administer infiltration anesthesia.

V and her husband, Fernando relocated to South Carolina in 2012 and built their forever home shortly after she joined our Foothills Family Dental team. They share four children and five grandchildren. In their down time, they fill it with friends and family, music and anything involving the beach and sunshine!

 

Nikki

Niki

Registered Dental Hygienist

Niki graduated from Greenville Technical College in 2019 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and also has an Associate’s Degree from Spartanburg Technical College in Medical Office Systems Technology. She has certifications in infiltration anesthesia and monitoring nitrous oxide. Niki joined Foothills Family Dental in January of 2020. She loves meeting new people and building professional relationships with my patients. The most rewarding part of her career is providing treatment and education to patients who truly appreciate it. It is exciting to see a patient grasp her recommendations and begin to assist with improving their periodontal health!

Niki is a Blacksburg native, but now lives in Chesnee, SC with her husband, Chris, her two boys, Landon and Hunter, and her Goldendoodle, Toby. She attends Buck Creek Baptist Church and in her free time Niki loves camping, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

 

Kathy

Kathy

Patient Coordinator

Kathy received her education at Spartanburg Community College and has worked as a Dental Assistant and Patient Coordinator since 1997. She is originally from Upstate New York and moved to South Carolina over 20 years ago to make it her permanent home.

Kathy resides in Duncan with her Husband Scott. Together they share four daughters, one of which was adopted from Ethiopia, two granddaughters and two grandsons. During her free time, Kathy enjoys boating, reading and spending time with family and friends.

 

Kelly

Kelly

Patient Coordinator

Kelly has worked in the dental field for over 22 years and earned her degree in Dental Assisting form Greenville Technical College in 1988. She assisted in pediatric dentistry for 10 years and an additional 10 years in an orthodontic practice. She currently works in our front office and enjoys building relationships with our patients. When not in the office, Kelly enjoys spending quality time with her husband and their 4 children.

 

Amy

Amy

Insurance Specialist

Amy began her career as a dental assistant and received her degree from Greenville Technical College in 2010. She became a member of our team in 2012 and serves as our Insurance and Billing Coordinator. Amy is a great navigator in helping our patients understand their dental insurance benefits and provides excellent guidance to assist our patrons in utilizing their plan to its full potential.

Amy is a hometown girl who grew up in Startex and now lives in Greer along with her husband Chris and their three children. She enjoys reading, gardening, bike riding and spending time with family.

 

Shelley

Shelley

Certified Dental Assistant

Shelley graduated from Spartanburg Community College in 2004 with a degree in Dental Assisting. She started with our office in 2004 and has remained with us since then. She always has a positive attitude and makes sure our patients have the best experience possible.

In her free time, Shelley enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is also quite the talented singer and can be seen on Sundays at her church performing with the choir.

 

Melissa

Melissa

Certified Dental Assistant

Melissa grew up in Duncan, SC where she attended James F. Byrnes High School and furthered her education at Spartanburg Community College with a degree in Dental Assisting. She has been a part of our team since 2010 and strives to make patients feel comfortable and at ease during their dental procedures.

When not at work, Melissa and her husband love spending quality time with their family doing outdoor activities, shopping and traveling.

 

Marina

Marina

Certified Dental Assistant

Marina graduated from Greenville Technical College with an Expanded Duty Dental Assisting degree in 2017 and has been a member of our team since January 2020. She was born in Alaska and moved to South Carolina with her family in 2005 and attended Byrnes High School.

When Marina is not at work or at a church event, you can find her spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys playing tennis and drinking lattes while playing one of her favorite board games, Catan.