Bartlett • Lakeland • Munford
dr. joshua a. brink
dr. jason e. white
dr. emily m. sheppard
dr. mary austin smith
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Aisha was born in Newellton, Louisiana. She grew up in Tampa, Florida, and made her way to Memphis, Tennessee in 2006. After graduating from Remington College in 2010, she began working as a Billing Specialist for well-known medical companies until finding her calling with us at Brink & White Pediatric Dental Associates as one of our patient account specialists. Aisha enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, and shopping.
Alecia serves in our Munford office as Surgery Coordinator. She graduated from Concorde Career College in 2014. She is a registered Dental Assistant with the State of Tennessee and holds certifications in dental radiology, coronal polishing, nitrous oxide monitoring and CPR. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jason, and sons, Jacob, Jackson and Jarrett and the rest of her close-knit family. In her spare time, she is traveling to see the Munford High School Marching Band compete and perform in competition.
Brandie serves as our Orthodontic Manager for all 3 locations. Brandie's hometown nature and kindness in its purest form in an asset for our practice, patients and parents alike. She and her husband, Steve, have 2 children; Shane, who is an active duty Army soldier where he serves and protects our great country as an air traffic controller, and Rachel who is a city court clerk. Brandie also loves her sweet granddaughter Raelynn Olivia!
Brooke works at our Lakeland and Munford offices as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She received her degree in applied science at Concorde Career College. She is certified in CPR, as well as administering local anesthesia and nitrous. Brooke always loved going to the dentist as a child and decided early on that she wanted to work in pediatric dentistry. You can find her visiting daycares and local schools when not in the clinic, teaching kids about proper brushing techniques and healthy food choices. Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband, Scott, and their puppy, Remi, as well as traveling, decorating, and being crafty!
Caitlin currently serves as the Clinic Manager in our Bartlett office. She is a registered Dental Assistant in the state of TN and holds certifications in coronal polishing, nitrous oxide monitoring, dental radiology and CPR. Caitlin was born and raised in Bartlett, TN and was a patient here for 16 years before becoming an employee. She is getting married this coming March and couldn’t be more excited to start the next chapter of her life!
Carol won’t be seen as often as she is heard!! Carol works with our Patient Support Team, and is one of the VOICES of Brink & White Pediatric Dental Associates. She is a born and raised Memphian, with a passion for children and dentistry. Carol graduated from UT Memphis with a degree in Dental Hygiene, but once her family began to grow, she forfeited dentistry for her children’s education. Now that her baby birds have left the nest, she is back in the dental game, and we are happy to have her!
Christa is our Munford Clinical Manager. She became a registered Dental Assistant because of her love of brushing puppy dogs’ and kitty cats’ teeth as a veterinary tech; but, she loves chatting with you more! Along with being registered as a Dental Assistant in the state of Tennessee, she also has certifications in nitrous oxide monitoring, dental radiology, coronal polishing, and sealant application. She, her husband, and her daughter relocated to the Memphis area from Jackson, TN. They enjoy anything outdoors: camping, four-wheeler riding, and hiking. While doing these fun activities, you better believe she is singing a Disney song too!
Danielle graduated from Concorde Career College from the Dental Assisting program. She is a registered Dental Assistant in Tennessee and Mississippi and has CPR and dental radiology certifications. She was a patient of Dr. Josh’s when she was younger, before becoming an employee. She has a little girl, Olivia, who is her world. Olivia loves to make anyone smile and loves anything outside.
Donna is our Bartlett Office Manager. She was born in Arkansas, but has lived all over, including: Louisiana, Florida, Kentucky, and Germany! Donna enjoys traveling, walking, and spending time with her family: husband, Morgan; daughter, Melanie; and son, Willis. Donna worked in the children’s ministry at her church for over eight years, so joining our team with her exceptional organization and leadership skills was a must! Serving not only the staff, but the precious children who come to our office for dental health needs is a no brainer for Mrs. Donna.
Erica currently serves in our Bartlett office. She is a certified & registered dental assistant with the state of Tennessee with additional certifications in coronal polishing, nitrous oxide monitoring, dental radiology, sealant application and CPR. Born and raised in Munford, Erica, is a director for the Miss Tipton County and Miss Mid-South Scholarship Pageant, where she assists in planning upcoming events and helps contestants with community service projects. She enjoys shopping sprees at Sephora and spending time with her son, Blaise!
Joy serves as our Support Assistant for all three offices. Joy brings 35 years of dental experience and holds a dental hygiene degree from Clayton College in Atlanta, Georgia. Joy is from Birmingham Alabama, she and her husband, Clint, of 42 years enjoy their lovely granddaughter Sarah. She loves preparing gourmet cuisine, gardening at home, relaxing at the beach and spending time with her church family at Highland Heights Presbyterian Church
Julie can be found most days working in the clinic at our Munford location. She graduated from Concorde Career College in 2014 as a Registered Dental Assistant. She worked with children prior to her dental career and enjoyed it, so she knew that she wanted to help children through dentistry. Julie has also admitted she loves the smell of the dental office! Julie and her family enjoy spending time together at the river and having cook-outs with friends.
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Melanie has been with the practice since April 2015 and loves every minute of her work day. She is a Registered Dental Assistant who spends most of her time in the Lakeland office, although she can also be found in Bartlett or Munford. When Melanie isn’t working, she like spending time with her husband and young son and getting ready for baby girl coming in August! She loves cooking healthy foods, traveling, and singing in her church choir.
Melissa works in Bartlett as the check in coordinator. Melissa loves working with people, and there is no doubt that her smiling face and easy going personality welcome the families as they enter our office. Melissa and her husband enjoy spending time with their sons, Caden and Chase, who keep them busy.
Peggy has always lived here in the Mid-South area, Memphis in particular. Peggy may be seen working in the Bartlett clinic, Bartlett welcome post, or usually working with our Patient Support Team. Combined, she and her husband have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. When not at work, she enjoys family and friends, church events and activities, sporting events, music, and traveling to the beach for relaxation!
Raechell was born a little north of here in Wasilla, Alaska, but was raised in Tipton County. She still lives in Brighton. Raechell is a Registered Dental Assistant and works our check out post at the Munford Office. Since her first visit to an orthodontist in high school, Raechell has had a passion for dentistry. Watching a smile transform right before her eyes with all the tools, techniques, appliances, and x-rays, she knew this was where she was destined to be! Raechell and her husband, TJ, enjoy cooking and trying new recipes, playing with their puppies, gardening and yard work, and summer time swimming.
Hola, Ella se llama Sandra! Sandra is our interpreter for our Spanish speaking patients and parents. Her parents are from Mexico, she was born in Louisiana, and raised in Memphis, TN. She works at our Bartlett office as a Registered Dental Assistant with the state of TN and sometimes you might see her working at the checkout desk. She obtained coronal polishing, nitrous oxide monitoring, dental radiology and CPR certifications. Outside of work she loves being with her loving daughter Zoe Sophia and her two fur babies Sassy and Sloan. She also takes pride in serving at her church Bellevue-Bella Vista.
"Psalm 96:3 Declare his glory among the nation, his marvelous deeds among all peoples."
Stasia has been part of our team since the summer of 2014 and has been serving in the dental field since 2007. She is an honors graduate of FACS and became a Registered Dental Assistant in 2008. With experience in clinical and management, she is a great asset to our team. Stasia has now joined our practice full time as our Patient Support Manager. She is happily married and God has blessed them with three amazing children. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, loving on her children, and Starbucks.
Stephanie serves in our Munford office as Office Manager but can also be found in the clinic assisting with patients. With over 10 years of experience in dentistry she is Certified & Registered with the state of Tennessee and holds certifications in coronal polishing, nitrous oxide monitoring, dental radiology, sealant application and CPR. Stephanie's sweet and caring nature are true comfort for our patients and staff included. Stephanie has 3 children; Hannah, Nathan and Aiden, they are her heart and soul. She comes from a tight knit family and they love spending time together doing whatever the day brings.
Taylor serves in our Bartlett office and is instrumental in the flow of the hygiene department. Taylor was born and raised in Cordova, Tennessee and has always wanted to be a dental hygienist. She is currently enrolled at the University of Memphis and is working toward a dental hygiene degree. Taylor enjoys spending time with family and friends, and also loves soccer.
Tela is a teammate to our Patient Support Team. Her energy is out of this world, and you can hear the smile on her face when you call into our office. Tela was born and raised here in Memphis. She is an only child, and very family oriented. Recently, she graduated from Delta Technical College as a Registered Dental Assistant. “God, my family, and friends are what makes my heart beat!”
Tracey operates as our Hygienist in the Lakeland office. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry and also possess certifications in nitrous oxide administration and CPR. She brings over 20 years of experience to our practice and your family. Tracey is instrumental in providing exceptional dental care as well as building a solid foundation of proper oral hygiene and assurance for not only our patients but our parents too.
Twana currently serves as our Office Manager in our Bartlett office and brings over 20 years of dental experience to our practice! She is a certified and registered Dental Assistant with the state of Tennessee and holds additional certifications in coronal polishing, nitrous oxide monitoring, dental radiology and CPR. She has also served on staff at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital to assist our doctors during dental surgeries. Twana is undoubtedly a cornerstone for our practice. Her ability to communicate and ease the fear of the unknown with our little patients and their parents is unparalleled and possesses vast knowledge if dental treatment and procedures. Dentistry is obviously in her genetic makeup…as her daughter, Jennifer, is the hygienist at our Bartlett office. Twana is very active in her church family and her connection class. She is a long time member of the Faith Celebration Choir and active in the Faithwalk Discipleship Outreach Ministries. She and her husband, Bobby, have 3 wonderful grandchildren, Davis, Caroline, and Mary Claire. Her greatest joy comes from being known as their “Honey”.
Morgan can be found in Lakeland or Munford working alongside the doctors to help aid in keeping our patients informed and at ease. She attended Concorde Career College for her certification in Dental Assisting. She is registered with the state of Tennessee, holding certifications in nitrous oxide, coronal polishing, radiology, and CPR. Morgan is a born and raised Millington gal who enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her son, Bentley.
Sherrie moved to Shelby County from Greenville, MS by way of Arlington, TX. She’s been a dental assistant for 13 years, in which she’s worked in various branches of dentistry. Sherrie is a single mother of 2 beautiful and intelligent girls, Tianna and Dominique. She’s been a part of Brink & White Pediatric Dental Associates since May of 2016 and loves working with our patients. She’s not only an assistant but also works in our lab and x-ray room. In her spare time she loves hanging out with family and friends and taking road trips. “Come see us where your smile shines!”
Lauren Miller is married with two sweet boys! She graduated from college in April of 2016 with her RDA with honors and at the top of her class. Before becoming a Dental Assistant, she taught early childhood development for 5 years. She loves children and feels that God was calling her to pediatric dentistry. In her free time, she loves to paint, enjoy the outdoors and spend time with her family.
Hola me llamo Angelica. Angelica is a Dental Assistant at our Bartlett office. She graduated from Olive Branch High School and then attended Concorde Career College, where she earned her certification in Dental Assisting. She is also certified in nitrous oxide monitoring, radiology, coronal polishing, and CPR. Angelica has always wanted to work in a pediatric office because she has a heart for kids! When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, friends and family. She loves the outdoors and tries to spend as much time at Shelby Farms as possible!
Hello, I am April and I work at our Lakeland location! When I am not helping make your smile shine, you can find me spending time with my fiance, Devon, and my daughter, Lilian. My happy place is a beach somewhere and I love painting or creating art!
Katrina was born and raised in a small town that goes by the name of C-Town (Covington, TN). She graduated from Concorde Career College as a Dental Assistant and then joined our Lakeland office. She loves working with kids because they are full of joy, laughter, and they are always entertaining. She loves her son Brycen, who enjoys eating Reeses and playing with his Hot Wheels. You might find Katrina sporting her favorite color, purple!
Regan is a registered Dental Assistant at our Lakeland location! She loves working in pediatric dentistry and is passionate about her career. She enjoys bringing beautiful smiles to all of our patient's faces. Regan was born in Georgia but she has called Hardeman county home for 20 years. She is a true believing Christian and a member of the Church of Christ. She is also a proud mother of two beautiful daughters!
Ashley is a Bartlett native and graduated from Bolton High School (Go Wildcats!) She graduated from Concorde Career College and received a Dental Assisting license. Ashley has over 15 years of experience in dentistry and is happy to join Brink & White as our Lakeland Office Manager! She enjoys spending time with her family, watching her nephew play sports, and is looking forward to spoiling her neice arriving in August of 2018! When Ashley is not in the office, she likes crafting with friends, trips to the beach, spending time outdoors, and fishing with her boyfriend!
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Dee joined our Brink and White family in March of 2017! She was born and raised in Memphis. She has 10 years of experience in pediatric dentistry. Dee works at our check out post at the Bartlett office and is always full of laughter! She loves spending time with her son Jared and their family. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing games with her family, or catching a cruise to Mexico!
Mandie is from Atoka, Tennessee. She attended the Dental Staff School of Tennessee in Franklin. She enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughters Aubrie and Braylie. In her free time, she enjoys running and lifting weights. She chose pediatrics because she is a very outgoing person who enjoys the fun little personalities that come to see the doctors here at Brink & White!
Hi, my name is Natalie. You can find me at our Lakeland office, where I serve as the check-in coordinator. I am a graduate from Concorde Career College, where I earned my Dental Assisting Degree! I have a heart for special education and so blessed to have a career that allows me interact and work with children. I can’t wait to welcome you to our office and make sure your child has a wonderful experience! “If you’re not being yourself then who’s life are you really living?!”
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Peyton has served as our scrub tech in the Munford office since October of 2017. She is certified in CPR and just recently became a registered dental assistant who will soon be certified in nitrous oxide monitoring and dental radiology. She says that none of that would have been possible without the constant support from her loving team members. Peyton is also currently attending college as a sophomore and has plans to major in Biology. After gaining her Bachelors degree, she aspires to further her education and become a Pediatric Dentist. She believes that God has called her into children’s dentistry and hopes that one day she will be able to care for little one’s oral health not only locally, but globally as well.
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