Meet Our Team
The team at Designer Smiles is the perfect mixture of experience and youth. They are friendly, dedicated and committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience every time you visit our practice. Continuing education is important. Our team keeps updated with the advances in orthodontic treatment and enhance patient relationships by attending continuing education seminars.
Cilla Nelson, Scheduling Coordinator
Celia Smith, Scheduling Coordinator
Alyssa Angel, Treatment Coordinator
Alyssa started working with Designer Smiles by Benton in 2015. What she loves most about her job is the fast-paced work environment and getting to know our patients and their families. She enjoys going to church, running, shopping, her niece, Harper, and her Chinese Crested Powderpuff, Louie. Alyssa graduated from Jacksonville State University with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations.
Angela Myers, Treatment Coordinator
Angie began her journey with Designer Smiles by Benton in 2006. What she loves most about her job is getting to know our patients and their families. She loves watching the younger patients grow into adults with beautiful smiles! Angie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping, going to the ball-field with her two kids, Lexi and Mason, and playing with her fur-babies, Daisy, Maggie and Big Al.
Sunnie Cotton, Marketing Coordinator
Sunnie started working with Designer Smiles by Benton in 2019. What she loves most about her job is the opportunity to see patients enjoy the journey to their best smile. She enjoys meeting new people and hearing their stories. Sunnie also loves to spend time with her husband, Chase, and their Goldendoodle, Finn. She loves coffee dates with friends, seeing the world, adventuring whenever she can, and serving alongside her church family.
Casey Cole Walker, Front Office Coordinator
Casey’s favorite part about her job is the warm and welcoming feel of the office. She especially loves to see how excited and happy our patients are when they come to see us at every visit. She loves spending time with her family and friends that have become family. Her world revolves around all of their babies! The beach is her happy place but she also loves kayaking, campfires, sunsets, anything outdoors and Alabama football!
Lisa Bearden, Insurance Coordinator
Lisa joined the Designer Smiles by Benton team in 2017. what she loves most about her job is meeting the patients and getting to know them and their families. Lisa and her husband spend their weekends traveling to secretary and judge rodeos and spend her free time with her grandbabies.
Robin Crowe, Financials
Robin began her journey with Designer Smiles by Benton in 1994. She enjoys meeting families and building personal relationships with them. She also loves the friendly atmosphere at Dr. Benton’s office and hearing funny stories from her coworkers about their families and pets. Robin enjoys spending time with her husband, Greg, her two children, Kristian and Kaleb, her family and friends and her Maltese, Dixie. She loves the outdoors, traveling to new places, listening to her children sing, watching old episodes of Andy Griffith and Auburn Football! Robin graduated from Gadsden State Community College with an Associates Degree.
Holly Hinchman, Clinical Assistant
Holly started working for Designer Smiles by Benton. What she loves most about her job is creating wonderful smiles for our patients! She loves spending time with her family, going to concerts, and listening to music (especially the Beatles)! Holly attended Jacksonville State University.
Morgan Busby, Clinical Assistant
Morgan began working for Designer Smiles by Benton in 2015. What she loves most about her job is interacting with her patients and helping them achieve their beautiful smile. She also loves her co-workers and meeting new people! Morgan enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to church, playing/coaching volleyball, going to concerts, and going on vacation.
Shana Sims, Clinical Coordinator
Shana started working for Dr. Benton in 2018. What she loves most about her job is interacting with her patients and watching treatment from start to finish. Shana loves to spend every free second with her son, husband and their 3 fur-babies, Layla, Love and Roxy. Shana enjoys going to the beach, mountains and anything Auburn football!
Abbey Garcia, Clinical Assistant/Lab Technician
Abbey started working for Designer Smiles by Benton in 2017. She loves seeing beautiful smiles and creating a friendly atmosphere for all of our patients. Abbey attended Gadsden State for two years and has a little boy, Max. In her spare time she enjoys coaching soccer and spending time with her family.
Haley Hyde, Clinical Assistant/Lab Technician
Haley started working for Designer Smiles by Benton in 2016. She loves working for an upbeat family oriented business. She spends all of her time with her family and little boy, Bryson. They enjoy going camping, fishing, playing tee ball, and going on exciting adventures.
Kelsey Mabry, Clinical Assistant
Kelsey started working at Designer Smiles by Benton in 2019. She loves how Designer Smiles creates such a positive working atmosphere and she is excited to be part of a team that helps give both children and adults the beautiful smiles they have always wanted. Kelsey spends a lot of her weekends traveling and competing in rodeos along with her husband, Zack. In her spare time she enjoys riding her horses, being outdoors, and spending time with family. She has her Bachelors degree in Biology from Athens State University.
Casey Cofield, Clinical Assistant
Dedria Carroll, Lab Technician
Tristan Johnston, Clinical Assistant
Tristan started working with Designer Smiles by Benton in 2019. What she loves most about her job is the positive, upbeat vibe and seeing all of the transitioning smiles.
Tristan likes to spend her time outside of work with her husband, her baby boy, her 3 fur babies (Cocoa, Sadie, and Max) and her family. They love being out on the water and at the beach. She also loves to watch Alabama football, Roll Tide!