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Teddy

certified therapy dog

We’re very excited to welcome our newest team member, Teddy, to the Designer Smiles team!

Teddy is a goldendoodle and is in the process of becoming a certified therapy dog.

Teddy is working on becoming acclimated to the office and working with patients and is well on his way to working for many days ahead.

Many of our patients have already fallen in love with Teddy, and you can, too, during your next visit!

FUN FACTS

1. Is an F1 Goldendoodle
2. Is in the process of becoming a certified therapy dog
3. Loves to shake paws and meet patients
4. Will do tricks for treats
5. Will make you smile with his big eyes, fun-loving spirit, and fluffy fur

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Casey Cole Walker

Administrative Director

Casey joined the Designer Smiles team in 2017. Casey's favorite part of her role as administrative director is ensuring the office is operating at its fullest potential. She also enjoys meeting new families and seeing the excitement of a new smile.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Casey loves spending time with her husband, Wesley, and their children, Carson and Emory. She always has a house full of family and friends! The beach is her happy place, but she enjoys any travel destination, outdoor adventures such as kayaking, and of course, Alabama football.

FUN FACTS

1. Was her high school’s mascot
2. Has lived in four different states
3. Was a certified Zumba & line dancing instructor while living in Colorado
4. Worked as a wrangler at a place called Sky Ranch right after high school, where she taught 800+ children a week about horses, leading trail rides & cattle drives
5. Ran an afterschool program with the Boys & Girls Club throughout college

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Celia Smith

Scheduling Coordinator

Celia joined the Designer Smiles team in 2019. Celia's favorite part of her role as a scheduling coordinator is getting to know patients and their families on a personal level.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she loves spending time with her husband, Dell, her son, Javen, and her family and friends. Celia loves to shop, listen to music, watch Alabama football, and travel.

FUN FACTS

1. Can write backward
2. Once had to visit the emergency room to have a moth removed from her ear
3. Loves music and loves to sing
4. Doodles on chalkboards for money
5. Good at impressions, memorizing song lyrics, commercial jingles, and lines from movies

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Alyssa Anderson

Treatment Coordinator

Alyssa joined the Designer Smiles team in 2016. Alyssa's favorite part of her role as treatment coordinator is the fast-paced work environment and meeting new patients and their families.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she enjoys serving in her church, running, shopping, and spending time with her husband, Preston, her niece, Harper, her Chinese Crested Powderpuff, Louie, and Goldendoodle, Benny. Alyssa is an alumna of Jacksonville State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree.

FUN FACTS

1. Obsessed with all things Disney
2. Married her husband, Preston, in 2020
3. Was once slimed on a television show called Slime Time Live
4. Favorite food: spray butter
5. Loves the Backstreet Boys

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Angie Myers

Treatment Coordinator

Angie joined the Designer Smiles team in 2006. Angie's favorite part of her role as treatment coordinator is welcoming and becoming acquainted with new patients and their families. She loves watching young patients grow into adults with beautiful smiles.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Angie enjoys spending time with her husband, Dustin, her children, Lexi and Mason, and their dogs, Daisy and Maggie. She enjoys vacationing with her family, reading, cooking and the outdoors.

FUN FACTS

1. Favorite movie is Sweet Home Alabama
2. Loves going to the beach with her family
3. Loves to cook
4. Loves any kind of dessert
5. Enjoys reading

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Elyse Waldrop

Front Desk Coordinator

Elyse joined the Designer Smiles team in 2020. Elyse's favorite part of her role as a front desk coordinator is the opportunity to come in contact with all of our patients and assist with a smile!

Outside of Designer Smiles, Elyse enjoys spending time with her husband, Heath, and son, Luke, and their favorite family activity is going to Auburn and Georgia football games. She also enjoys watching Luke play baseball and seeing his love for the game. Elyse is always up for a trip to the beach or anywhere tropical!

Fun Facts:
1. Was a majorette in high school
2. Loves red velvet anything
3. Favorite artist is Jason Aldean
4. Loves trying new restaurants
5. Is an only child

 

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Shana Sims

Clinical Director

Shana joined the Designer Smiles team in 2018. Shana's favorite part of her role as clinical director is ensuring the clinic runs smoothly and efficiently. She also enjoys seeing the transformation of our patient's smiles from start to finish.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Shana enjoys spending time with her husband, Austin, her son, Troy, and their two dogs, Louie and Roxy. Shana also enjoys Auburn football, going to the beach, and visiting the mountains.

FUN FACTS

1. Her last name has changed four times since birth, but she has only been married once
2. Was a cheerleader K-12
3. Has caught and kissed a wild stingray
4. Got engaged to her husband at an Auburn football game
5. Has an extra vertebra but is only 5’2”

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Dedria Carroll

Lab Coordinator

Dedria joined the Designer Smiles team in 2019. Dedria's favorite part of her role as lab coordinator is providing patients with excellent care.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she loves spending time with her husband, Tony, and her son, Landon. Dedria enjoys kayaking, boxing, shopping, trying new restaurants, spending time with friends, and watching Auburn football.

FUN FACTS

1. Enjoys boxing
2. Lived in California
3. Will travel to Greece with her family next summer
4. Favorite food: Mediterranean
5. Favorite movie: a tie between Shawshank Redemption and Taken

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Abbey Garcia

Clinical Assistant / Lab Technician

Abbey joined the Designer Smiles team in 2017. Abbey's favorite part of her role as a lab technician and clinical assistant is working to create a friendly atmosphere for patients and families.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Abbey enjoys coaching soccer and spending time with her son, Max, and the rest of her family.

FUN FACTS

1. Is bilingual
2. Loves to coach and play soccer and her favorite pro team is Atlanta United FC and is a season pass member
3. Her favorite movies include anything to do with Star Wars or Marvel
4. Loves coffee all day, every day
5. Is an adventurous eater and loves to try new foods

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Holly Hinchman

Clinical Assistant

Holly joined the Designer Smiles team in 2015. Holly's favorite part of her role as Clinical Assistant is the process of developing incredible smiles for our patients.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she loves spending time with her husband, Chad, her sons, Collin and Jude, and the rest of her family. Holly also likes going to concerts and listening to music, particularly the Beatles!

FUN FACTS

1. She has seen both surviving members of The Beatles live!
2. Has a minor in French
3. Has attended more than 100 concerts
4. Loves 80's movies and cult classics
5. She and her husband are Penn State fans

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Morgan Busby

Clinical Assistant

Morgan joined the Designer Smiles team in 2015. Morgan's favorite part of her role as a clinical assistant is interacting with all of our patients and helping them achieve a beautiful smile.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Morgan loves to travel with her husband, Troy, serving in her church, and spending time with friends and family.

FUN FACTS

1. Loves to bake
2. Has a lot of plants that she enjoys taking care of (and cares for the office plants, too)
3. Played volleyball from 6th - 12th grade, including travel volleyball
4. Loves to scare her co-workers but she, herself, is completely un-scare-able
5. Is extremely observant and has a very good memory

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Casey Cofield

Pell City Office Coordinator

Casey joined the Designer Smiles team in 2019. Casey's favorite part of her role as the Pell City Office Coordinator is walking with patients throughout their orthodontic journey from start to finish and seeing the result of a beautiful smile.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Casey enjoys hunting, the outdoors, watching Alabama football and spending time with her family and fur babies, Autumn, Bristol, Meathead, and Whiskey.

FUN FACTS

1. Likes to hunt
2. Played football when she was younger
3. LOVES eggnog
4. Enjoys to freehand draw, paint, & make crafts
5. Has naturally curly hair that is 40 inches long (and growing!)

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Destin Harris

Clinical Assistant

Destin joined the Designer Smiles team in 2020. Destin's favorite part of her role as a clinical assistant is seeing the excitement of a new patient beginning their orthodontic journey.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she enjoys spending time with her sons, Grayson and Sage, their dog, Acey Girl, her family, and best friend, Stephanie. She loves to shop online, and she is always up for a movie night!

Fun Facts

1. Raced in a triathlon and won second place for her age group
2. Has watched every episode of Friends and can recite most lines
3. Was on the yearbook staff in high school
4. Eyes change colors depending on what she wears or how she feels
5. Loves game nights

 

 

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Ali Jones

MARKETING COORDINATOR

Ali joined the Designer Smiles team in 2020. Ali’s favorite part of her role as Marketing Coordinator is finding new and creative ways to spread the unique message of Designer Smiles.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Ali enjoys spending time with her husband, Taylor, and her family and friends. Ali enjoys working out, listening to podcasts, cooking, and the beach. Ali is a 2017 University of Alabama Alumna.

FUN FACTS:

1. Has a Goldendoodle named Duck
2. Married her husband in June 2020
3. Loves Alabama football
4. Got to meet Taylor Swift
5. Favorite TV show is Grey's Anatomy

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Ashleigh Guess

CLINICAL ASSISTANT

Ashleigh joined the Designer Smiles team in 2020. Her favorite part of her role is interacting with patients and seeing the joy on their faces when they get the smile they have always wanted.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Hunter, their two little girls, Laura and Waelynn, and their many animals. She enjoys duck hunting & working on her family farm.

FUN FACTS:

1. Loves to worship
2. Was Nicknamed “Pooh Bear” as a child
3. Has three dogs, two horses, four cows, two goats, four chickens, three guinea pigs, and one rabbit
4. Loves anything leopard or cheetah print
5. Favorite drink is cold caramel coffee

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Kourtney Baggett

RECORDS ASSISTANT

Kourtney joined the Designer Smiles team in 2020. Kourtney's favorite part of her role as a records assistant is interacting with patients and helping put their minds at ease before they begin their orthodontic journey.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she loves spending time with her friends and family. Kourtney enjoys exercising, painting, cooking, and going to concerts!

FUN FACTS:

1. Currently a student at Jacksonville State University
2. Major: Pre-Health/Biology
3. Favorite Food: Chinese
4. Favorite TV Show: The Vampire Diaries
5. Loves country music

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Shey Clements

Insurance Coordinator

Shey joined the Designer Smiles team in 2020. Shey's favorite part of her role as the insurance coordinator is helping patients and families navigate their treatment and maximize their benefits.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she loves spending time with her fiance, Kyle, her dog, Boone, and her family and friends. Shey loves to shop, work out, and watch all college sports.

FUN FACTS:

1. Favorite place to be is TJ Maxx
2. Played college softball
3. Currently planning her wedding that will be in November 2021
4. Loves her labradoodle, Boone
5. Enjoys meeting new people and seeing new places

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Alanah Zimmerman

Clinical Assistant

Alanah joined the Designer Smiles team in 2021. Alanah's favorite part of her role as a Clinical Assistant is building relationships with patients and watching their smiles transform.

Outside of Designer Smiles, Alanah enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is currently at student at Jacksonville State University!

FUN FACTS:

1. Active member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Jacksonville State University
2. Played volleyball from 6th-12th grade
3. If she is not at work then you can most likely find her at Target
4. Favorite drink: Dunkin Donuts Iced Coffee or Mountain Dew
5. She is happiest when she is eating Chick-fil-a

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Abbey Roberson

Clinical Assistant
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Jessalyn Lambert

Clinical Assistant
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Cilla Nelson

Financial Coordinator

Cilla joined the Designer Smiles team in 2019. Cilla's favorite part of her role as Financial Coordinator is getting to know the individuals that come into the office. She says it is a joy to see the excitement on their faces when they begin their Designer Smiles journey.

Outside of Designer Smiles, she enjoys spending her time with her husband, Chris, her two children, Chasity and Cayden, and her boxer baby, Ty. They love to ride their bikes, go on a run through the woods, or spend a relaxing day at the beach.

FUN FACTS:

1. Cilla has run 6 half marathons in 6 different states and hopes to run in every state.
2. Cilla is not afraid of an outdoor adventure.
3. Cilla enjoys riding mountain bikes with her son & husband.
4. Cilla once won a Burlesque dancing contest in Las Vegas.
5. Cilla loves to read a good book while lounging with her puppy, Tyrese.