About Your Team

Tabitha

DENTAL HYGIENIST

Keeping you comfortable while providing state-of-the-art care – those are Tabitha’s two goals whenever you sit in her dental chair. Tabitha is a longtime dental hygienist trained in advanced procedures that will keep your teeth and gums healthy for years to come. She assists in

periodontal therapy and is certified to administer local anesthetics. Tabitha joined the dental team here in 2016 but has worked in the dental field since 2005. She has her associate’s degree in dental hygiene and a bachelor’s degree in health administration.

Her favorite part of the job is playing a role in restoring a patient’s oral health. When she’s not in the office, Tabitha is spending time with her three girls and exercising. She also teaches at Gulf Coast State College two days a week while practicing hygiene three days at Panama City Smiles.

Stephanie

CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

Stephanie has a knack for providing gentle care to each patient she sees at Panama City Smiles. She graduated from Gulf Coast State College in 2017 and began working at Panama City Smiles in July 2017. One of her favorite parts of the job is helping patients feel better and more confident about their smile. Stephanie spends her free time with her fiance, their daughters, and their two cats. The family loves swimming and watching movies together. Stephanie and her fiance are also known for their pool skills and are members of the American Poolplayers Association.

Carrie

DENTAL HYGIENIST

Carrie has been helping patients have healthier smiles since 2001. She joined our team at Panama City Smiles in 2011. Carrie has additional training in many areas and is certified in local anesthesia. When she is not busy helping patients have a fantastic experience, she enjoys going out on the boat.

Hanna

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Hanna began her career right here at Panama City Smiles in 2018. She is certified as a medical administration assistant. The best part of Hanna’s job is being able to touch a patient’s life in a positive way. Not only is Hanna able to give her patients a reason to smile, but she is actually helping them enhance the quality of their life. In her free time, Hanna enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. You might also find her at Gulf Coast State College working toward her dental degree.

Shelia

PRACTICE MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

Sheila has been working in dentistry since 1996. She joined our team in 2018 and is proud to say that she gets to work with the best of the best! Sheila’s duties vary between keeping our office running smoothly, supporting all team members, scheduling meetings, hiring new employees, and overseeing daily operations. Sheila tries to be open and honest with all of our patients because they are a part of our dental family. She loves the positive energy felt by everyone, and Sheila appreciates the care our doctors and team strive to provide to each patient.

Sheila has been married to her best friend, Robin Smith, for 31 years. They have three children, three grandchildren, two sons-in-law, and two daughters-in-law. Outside of work, Sheila loves spending time with her husband and family, swimming, fishing, exercising, and watching Alabama football.