Ashley has worked at our office as Registered Dental Assistant since 2004. She holds a state of Tennessee License in Dental Assisting, Radiology, and Nitrous Monitoring. In 2010, Ashley took over as our office manager, and she now handles treatment options, appointments, finances, and insurance. Her experience in the field helps her raise the level of care our patients receive. She still uses her skills chairside while assisting Dr. Bell with patient procedures. We truly value Ashley for her smile and ability to make other feel welcome. She loves being able to help patients and will bend over backwards to see that their dental needs are met.
Ashley is happily married. She has two wonderful children, a Weimaraner, and a English Springer Spaniel. Ashley loves spending as much time as possible with her family. She is also very active in her church and enjoys boating and vacationing.
Kayla is the daughter of Julie. She discovered her interest for dentistry during her senior year of high school while participating in the clinical program. Kayla is currently a Registered Dental Assistant, holding a state of Tennessee License in Radiology and Nitrous Monitoring. She loves helping other in any way she can. Kayla can be found in the front office scheduling appointments, calling on insurance, or in the back assisting Julie with fillings.
Kayla enjoys spending her free time on the lake. She is happily married and has two dogs, a Boxer Missy, a Blood Hound Amos and a cat Millie.
Julie first discovered her love for dentistry in 1992 while she was a student at McNairy County High School. She was given the great opportunity to shadow at Dr. Bell’s office and did so well that we gladly hired her full-time assistant in 1994. Julie has great personal skills and works very hard to make each patient feel comfortable and at ease. She is currently a Registered Dental Assistant, holding a state of Tennessee License in Radiology, Coronal Polishing, Nitrous Monitoring, and Expanded Functions. Julie assists Dr. Bell at chairside and is known as the “lab queen” around the office. She is a real team player and can even be found up in the front office helping out at times.
Julie enjoys spending her free time with her family. She has three children, 2 grandchildren, and cat named Roadie. She also likes to go antiquing, especially when there are old cars top be found.
Tammy was hooked on dentistry from her first day at Dr. Bell’s office, when she was still a student at McNairy County High School. She began working part-time in 1981, while attending school to become a dental hygienist, and gladly joined our team full-time in 1989. She is responsible for providing comprehensive oral hygiene care and educating patients to make good progress during treatments. Tammy understands all about the anxieties people bring with them to the dentist. She takes great care to relax and comfort each patient by providing gentle and thorough cleanings. Patients find no reason to fear Tammy’s work; in fact, they often come to enjoy and look forward to their visits.
Tammy was born and raised in Selmer. She loves it here! Tammy is happily and has three children, three grandsons, and a Chihuahua named Deats. They all keep Tammy very busy.
Shandal has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 16 years. She is also certified in the administration of Nitrous Oxide. Shandal’s smiling face and bubbly personality helps her patients feel comfortable so that their experience with dental treatment is an enjoyable one. Children always seem to gravitate toward her. Pink is her all time favorite color and by the time you leave her operatory it will also be yours.
Shandal is married and has three beautiful children.
Amanda has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 30 years. She is also certified in Local Anesthesia and administration of Nitrous Oxide. Helping her patients connect their Dental Health with Total Body Health is her passion. Making her patients feel comfortable and at ease is one of her specialties.
Amanda has two adult children and loves spending time with them.