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Meet the Staff of Advanced Dental Care

Annie Higgins – Office Manager​Annie Higgins

Annie Higgins

Annie was born and raised in Johnson City, Tennessee where she graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology/Criminal Justice. She moved to Valdosta in 2010 with her husband Chuck and son Colby when Chuck joined the management staff of Langdale Honda/Kia. Annie joined the Advanced Dental Care team in 2011 with 10 years experience managing a dental practice in Tennessee. On weekends she enjoys cheering her son on as he races go karts in the Southeast region. Annie feels fortunate to be a part of such a great dental team and is dedicated to providing our patients with a positive experience while assisting them with their insurance billing and financial arrangements.

Donna Davis – Scheduling Coordinator

Donna joined the ADC team in September of 2011 and brings over 7 years of experience in the dental field. She was born and raised in Valdosta, went to school at Georgia Christian School in Dasher, and attended Valdosta State University. She has been married to her husband Jeff for 25 years. They have 4 beautiful children: Kristin, Karrie Beth, Britton, and Brody. Donna is very experienced in customer service and will always greet you with a smile!

Donna Davis – Scheduling Coordinator

April Whitaker - Front Desk

April Whitaker - Front Desk

April was born in Panama City, Florida and was raised in Blakely, Georgia. She went to school in Early County and graduated in 1998. Then, April moved to Valdosta to attend Valdosta State University where she graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing. April has two handsome boys, Kaden and Kole, that she enjoys spending time with. She joined the ADC team in January of 2013 and truly enjoys being the first happy face that the patients see as they walk in the front door!

Heather Johnson, RDH – Hygienist

Heather is a native to Valdosta and is 2001 graduate of Valdosta High School. Prior to attending dental hygiene school at Valdosta State University and Valdosta Technical College, Heather was a Dental Assistant for over 3 years. After graduating at the top of her class in 2005 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree, she joined the ADC team. Heather has a very gentle touch and wants to help make your next dental visit the most pleasant experience possible.

Heather Johnson, RDH – Hygienist

Erin Moore, RDH – Hygienist

Erin Moore, RDH – Hygienist

Erin was born and raised in Lowndes County. After graduating from Lowndes High School, Erin attended Valdosta State University and Valdosta Technical College. She enrolled in a dual program and graduated at the top of her 2001 class, receiving an Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Erin currently resides in Adel with her husband, Adam, who is a Pharmacist with Hogans pharmacy and the SGMC pharmacy. Erin and Adam have two boys: Charles and Brooks. Erin encourages you to come and experience Advanced Dental Care and all the dental services we have to offer.

Kathryn Bentley, RDH - Hygienist

Kathyrn was born and raised in Valdosta. She graduated from Valdosta High School in 2006. She is an Alpha Delta Pi alumni from Valdosta State University, where she studied Dental Hygiene. Kathryn has been a practicing Hygienist since 2011 and joined the ADC team in early 2012. She loves doge and anything outdoors. Come meet her for a great dental experience!

Kathryn Bentley, RDH - Hygienist

Leslie Broome, RDH - Hygienist

Leslie Broome, RDH - Hygienist

Leslie moved to Tifton in 2009 and joined the ADC team in May of 2010. She graduated from Florence Darlington Technical College in Florence, SC in 2003. Leslie's father is a retired dentist from Central Florida so she has been around dentistry her entire life. Leslie has worked in dentistry since 1998 and has worked from front desk, to chairside and then on to being a Hygienist. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know our patients and interacting with them. Leslie values excellent, quality dentistry and that's shy she's most proud to be a part of Advanced Dental Care! She and her husband Brian have been married for 10 1/2 years and they have a 6-year-old daughter and a 14-month-old son.

Leslie Klein-Scott, RDH - Hygienist

Leslie was born in Texas and raised in Warner Robins, Georgia. She graduated from Northside High School in 1999, and went on to attend Middle Georgia Technical College. Leslie graduated in 2007 with and Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She recently moved to Valdosta with her Air Force husband, Tavaris and handsome son, Kaleb. Shortly after settling in, she joined the ADC family and has been a wonderful fit. Leslie has a bubbly personality and makes her patients feel very comfortable in her chair. Patient education is of the utmost importance to Leslie and she would love to get to know you and educate you on proper dental care.

Leslie Klein-Scott, RDH - Hygienist

Phyllis Sparks – Dental Assistant

Phyllis Sparks – Dental Assistant

Phyllis is a graduate of The Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education, directed by Dr. Frank Spears. She has worked chairside with Dr. Bill Moorman for over 27 years. Phyllis loves to help make people beautiful with "smile makeovers". She is proud to be a member of the ADC Team.

Phyllis lives in Ray City, GA with her husband Danny Sparks. Danny works for the NWTF. They have 6 children-Justin, Jessica, Lauren, Whitney, Dani and Katie; and four grandchildren.

Cindy Stone, CDA –Dental Assistant

Cindy joined the Advanced Dental Care team in December of 2000. She has been Dr. Barclay Woodward’s main dental assistant since 1998. She attended Valdosta State College and Valdosta Technical Institute. Cindy completed her Dental Assisting Certification in 2001. She graduated from the Ross Nash Esthetic Epitome Dental Assistants Program in Charlotte, NC. Cindy has one son, named Braden, and enjoys educating patients on the latest techniques that dentistry has to offer.

Cindy Stone, CDA –Dental Assistant

Brittney Hayes – Dental Assistant

Brittney Hayes – Dental Assistant

Brittany was born and raised in Quitman, Georgia. She attended Brooks County Schools and was selected to participate in the apprenticeship program in 2002 which began her career with the ADC team as a lab assistant. Brittany graduated from high school in 2003 and enrolled in the dental assisting program at Lanier Technical College. Shortly after, she became and still is Dr. Ashley Moorman's main dental assistant. Brittany currently resides in Quitman with her husband Chase, and their beautiful daughter Cali. She would love for you to visit to comfortable and promising environment we offer at Advanced Dental Care.

Holly Carter – Dental Assistant

Holley is originally from Leesburg, Georgia and graduated from Lee County High School in 2005. She attended Albany technical college and graduated from the dental assisting program in 2008. Holley has been Dr. Woodwards assistant since June 2011. Holly currently lives in Valdosta with her husband Garrett and their son Gage. Holley encourages you to come visit the friendly staff at Advanced Dental Care.

Holly Carter – Dental Assistant

Dawn Hunnicutt, CDA - Dental Assistant

Dawn Hunnicutt, CDA - Dental Assistant

Dawn was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. Dawn graduated from Osborne High School in 1992 and completed the DCI Dental Technical Assisting program in 1993. Prior to joining ADC, Dawn was lead Dental Assistant for Dr. Lewis L. Brown in Atlanta for 19 years. Dawn and her husband, Christian, have been married for 15 years and have a beautiful ten year old daughter named Presley. Dawn joined the ADC team in February 2014 assisting Dr Ashley Moorman and takes tremendous pride in delivering professional and courteous patient care.

Amber Tanner - Lab Assistant

Amber was born Thomasville, Georgia and raised in Valdosta. She graduated from Lowndes High School as a Viking in 2009. Shortly after, Amber enrolled in the dental assisting program at Wiregrass Technical College. During the program, she joined the ADC team to complete her internship. Amber graduated in 2013 and became a permanent member to the ADC family. She recently got engaged to her fiance, Kevin Simpson, and has a wedding planned in March 2015. She encourages you to come visit us and make ADC your family dental home.

Amber Tanner - Lab Assistant

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