Candace Carnley – Admin

Candace joined our team in 2013.

Candace has been in the dental field for more than 19 years. She loves working with patients and being a part of their smile.

As a mom of three, she considers herself a Chaos Coordinator, and loves the mom life and being a sports mom.

Diane SDiane S – Admin

Diane joined our team in 2019.

Diane enjoys helping others feel confident about their smile.

Diane has two daughters, Hayley and Katie. She enjoys time with family and friends, traveling and being outdoors.

Insurance Billing

Lisa Parker – Insurance Coordinator

Lisa joined our team in 2015.

Lisa loves it here at Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry because of the relationships she has formed.

She is married to Daryle and they have a beautiful baby girl, Kinslee. She enjoys the lake, boating and decorating.

Tabitha Draper – Billing & Insurance Coordinator

Tabitha joined our Insurance team in 2020 and has been with us since 2013.

Tabitha loves the family vibe between co‐workers and doctors, and interacting with the patients.

She enjoys hikes with her dog Gunner, visiting wineries and breweries, and game night with friends.

Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 9.48.44 AMMartha Jones: Insurance Coordinator

Where can we find you when you’re not working?
Gardening, and spending time in the mountains.

Tell us about your family.
Two wonderful furry kids. Doesn’t everyone have at least one?

What are the main lessons you’ve learned in life?
Don’t sweat the small stuff…not always good at it, but it’s something I try to remember!

Colleen Ritter – Insurance & Billing

Colleen joined our team in 2004.

“I so enjoy the friendships I have made here, both patients and coworkers. It’s nice to have the opportunity to help people with their dental needs.”

She is married to Troy, and a mother of two, Rachel and Zach. Collen enjoys walking, bike riding, spending time at the beach, and “hanging out with hubby”.

Dental Assistant

Phavy Lee – Dental Assistant

Phavy joined our team in 1997.

Phavy enjoys getting to know her patients and encouraging each of them toward great oral health.

Phavy is married to her husband Phan. They have five children ages, 25, 23, 18, 16, 13. She enjoys being with her family and the lake.

Virginia Hayden – Dental Assistant

Virginia joined our team in 2005.

Virginia says that there are too many things she loves about working here to list. She loves making patients feel at ease in the chair and helping educate them on great oral health.

She has been married 9 “Glorious years”, with only furry babies. She enjoys Wineries, Art Museums, Jazz concerts and visiting with her elderly friends.

Brooke Melton – Dental Assistant

Brooke joined our team in 2014.

Brooke loves watching people’s confidence change due to the change of their smiles.

She is a single mom of teenagers, one son and one daughter. Brooke loves gardening and crafting.

Alexa Holle – Dental Assistant

Alexa joined our team in 2020.

Alexa loves what cosmetic dentistry does to the self‐esteem of our patients.

She has been with her boyfriend, Austin, for 2 years. She loves to draw, paint, explore the city, and listening to classic rock.

Caitlyn Matheny – Dental Assistant

Caitlyn joined our team in 2020.

Caitlyn loves interacting with such a diverse group of people; it is rewarding to be able to provide care that improves the quality of our patients’ lives.

“My boyfriend and I have a podcast that we do weekly. I am a personal trainer, and I also love to draw and paint.”

Dental Hygienist

Stephany Covington – Dental Hygienist

Stephany joined our team in 2005.

Stephany loves the rapport she has with her patients, as well as the patient education she provides to ensure optimal oral health.

She is married with one son and one daughter. She loves spending time with her family, attending the kids sporting events, cooking, camping, and the beach. She loves to laugh.

Bethany Snider – Dental Hygienist

Bethany joined our team in 2014.

“I love teaching patients about their oral care and showing them what to do at home, it is so rewarding to see patients improve.”

She loves golf and enjoys her dogs, Colgate and Penny.

Helena Ports – Dental Hygienist

Helena joined our team in 2018.

“I love meeting people in all walks and seasons of life. I love dentistry because oral health has an effect on the entire body.”

She loves to cook for friends and family, shopping, ice cream & pizza, so she works out with her husband, Lenny. She serves on the worship team at her church.

Front Desk

Alyssa Woodle – Front Desk, Hygiene Coordinator

Alyssa joined our team in 2015.

Alyssa loves the interaction with patients and the rewarding feeling from helping a patient achieve a healthy smile.

She is married to Bradley, they share a son, Wyatt, and their fur baby Sadie. She enjoys spending time with family at the river.