Donna has been in the dental profession for over 27 years and has been a dental assistant with the practice for over 15 years. Donna is also on staff at Palmetto Surgery Center and Prisma Health Richland, where she assists with dental surgeries. She values spending time with her husband, Scott, her daughter, and especially with her grandbabies!
Brittany is our Business Office Manager and handles all billing matters. She has been with us for 14 years, starting as a part-time student initially. Brittany graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2008. She loves shopping, spending time with her husband Steven and baby son Eason and cheering on the Gamecocks! She states, “I enjoy working at Carolina Children’s Dentistry, because I get to help brighten our community one healthy smile at a time!”
Olivia is a dental hygienist and is the foundational member of our Hygiene Department. She has been on our team for ten years now and has a passion for ensuring that kids develop their best possible smiles. Olivia loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her friends, family, Daniel her husband and sons, Tyler and Grayson.
Anna is a dental assistant and anchors our Operative Department Team. She loves working with the children and making sure their visit is fun and is as comfortable as possible. Anna is also on staff at Palmetto Surgery Center and Prisma Health Richland, where she assists the doctors with outpatient dental surgeries. Anna loves spending time with her husband Wayne, baby son River, her beautiful English Springer Spaniel, Birdie, and enjoys boating on the lake.
Jessica is a member of our business office team and has been with us for six years. You’ll see her smiling face at checkout, where she will be happy to help you with any insurance, copay or scheduling questions you may have. Jessica enjoys singing at church and helping her husband run his professional wrestling company. She loves spending time with her husband Shane, daughter Praisleigh and her playful kitty, Winston.
Ariana is a member of our front office team and will warmly welcome you and your child upon arriving at Carolina Children’s Dentistry! She loves her role as a worship leader at her church and enjoys spending time with her family and husband, Geoff. Ariana loves traveling and it is her passion to someday visit New Zealand.
Natasha is a dental assistant in our Operative Department. She finished her dental assisting training in June 2016 and started with Carolina Children’s Dentistry a year later. She loves working with children and keeping them calm and happy during their visit. Natasha enjoys doing anything outdoors, especially swimming and riding horses, and loves spending time with her fiancée, Justin, and children, Lexi, Dominick, and Beau.
Taylor works in our Business Office at checkout and is also our OR Coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her fiancée, working out, visiting family and friends in her home state of Alabama and rooting for the Crimson Tide. Taylor has a great sense of humor and contributes greatly to the fun atmosphere at Carolina Children’s Dentistry!
Eunice is a dental assistant in our Hygiene Department and her warmhearted touch helps the children through their dental exams. Eunice is a native of Guatemala and provides our team with Spanish language communication ability. Eunice is a newlywed and loves spending time with her husband, Joel, bike riding, and cooking.
Laci is a lifelong resident of Columbia and recently joined our team as a dental hygienist. Recently completing her education at Midlands Tech, she is passionate about childrens’ dental health and enjoys making a positive difference. Laci enjoys singing, spending time with family, and traveling. She looks forward to meeting you soon!
Lauren is the newest member of our front office team and greets everyone with a sweet smile at check-in. She enjoys spending time with her fiancée, Kevin, going to the lake, and playing with her dogs, Lincoln and Layla.
Amber joined our Hygiene Team recently and primarily runs our X-ray department. Amber is the first smiling face you will see after being called back for your child’s exam and cleaning. She was born and raised in California and did a stint in the US Army before eventually settling in Columbia. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Justin, and her children, Logan, Ethan and Maddison. She also loves playing softball and working out.
Mark Mullen is the Practice Administrator for Carolina Children’s Dentistry. A native of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Mark earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Indiana University and later a Master of Health Services Administration Degree from the University of Michigan. After serving more than 20 years as a health care administrator in the US Air Force, Mark retired from the armed forces and moved to the Midlands to join the Carolina Children’s Dentistry team. He is married and has three wonderful daughters and two very special granddaughters.