MEET OUR TEAM
Candace Carnley – Administrative Office Manager
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 – Administrative Patient Coordinator
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.
Alyssa Woodle – Administrative Patient 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.
Jennifer Soth – Patient Coordinator
Jennifer joined our team in July of 2021. She is new to dentistry but loves the opportunities to help people at Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.
She has three children, ages 14, 11, and 6 and stays busy driving them to and from sports. She and her husband love spending time with their kids and watching them participate in all of their activities.
When she isn’t watching the kids, she and her husband are rooting on the Dallas Cowboys!
Abby Ports – Patient Coordinator
Abby joined Grove Avenue Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in May of 2021. Abby coordinated the hygiene schedule and is often the first face you see when you come into the office.
Abby loves helping and meeting new people, which has made her a natural for this position. She says that even though she just started her career in dentistry, she has learned so much, and is looking forward to continuing helping patients.
Abby is planning to marry her fiance in November of 2021. She loves fitness and music.
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 Blake – 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 is married to Adam and enjoys hikes with their dog Gunner, visiting wineries and breweries, and game night with friends.
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”.