Our Staff

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We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide unparalleled service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and certifications, and years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!

Judy Mercer

Judy Mercer - Judy has short blonde hair and she’s wearing a black blouse with a black blazer.Judy has many years of experience in the dental field. She is currently in the role of office manager, but is also a certified dental assistant. Judy enjoys interacting with patients and helping them have a positive experience with our office. Dentistry is her passion! Judy truly enjoys assisting patients in becoming healthier through their dental care and seeing them smile their "best smile." Judy is very happy to be part of an amazing group of talented professionals.

Mary Ann Blevins

Mary Ann Blevins - Mary Ann has short brown hair, and she’s wearing long gold earrings and a black shirt.Mary Ann is a certified dental assistant with over 15 years of experience, and registered in the state of Tennessee. Her license includes coronal polishing, radiology, and nitrous oxide monitoring. Mary Ann and her husband have two wonderful children, Kevin and Stephanie, meaning most of their free time is busy at the softball field. Their family attends the Movement Church in Hixson where Mary Ann is active in the youth ministry. For the past two summers, Mary Ann and her daughter have enjoyed going to Nicaragua on Mission trips with a group from church.

Daniela Romero

Daniela Romero - Daniela has long, dark brown hair, and she’s wearing a black long-sleeved blouse and a silver necklace.Originally from Bolivia, Daniela has lived in Chattanooga for 12 years. She earned her dental hygiene degree from Chattanooga State Community College in 2011. Daniela is a wife and mother to two beautiful girls. She loves what she does and always wants to do the best for her patients!



​Kayla Higgins

Kayla Higgins - Kayla has light brown hair and is wearing a black t-shirt.Kayla is a Registered Dental Assistant who grew up in Soddy Daisy, TN. She attended Chattanooga State Community College for 2 years where she obtained her Dental Assisting Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree in 2015. Kayla loves working in dentistry and always wants to do what is best for each patient. In her spare time she is more than likely spending time with friends and family!



Leah Waller

Leah Waller - Leah has long blonde hair, and she’s wearing a headband and a black blouse.Leah has been a practicing hygienist since 2006, working in both general dentistry and periodontics. She is married and enjoys traveling, hiking, and music. In her spare time you can probably find her playing with her two dogs (Chase and Lula) or singing/playing French horn at Red Bank Baptist Church. She loves how it feels to make a person’s smile even brighter.