Morgan came to us after graduating from Miami Jacobs Career College as a Certified Dental Assistant. Her job involves a multitude of duties, from assisting the dentists chairside with treatments, to sterilizing equipment, to planning treatments. She’s also here to make sure that the patients are as comfortable as possible during any dental procedure they may be having. She loves that she gets to work alongside a great team that provides quality care to all patients. She also loves that the staff is so attentive to the patient’s personal needs during their appointment, providing the best, most personalized treatment plan possible.
Mindy came to Garland and Johnson Dental after completing the Dental Assisting program at Kaplan College. As a Patient Coordinator, she is a vital part of our team. She checks you in, verifies your insurance, and works with you one-on-one to make sure that you have the best experience possible with our dental practice. She loves the genuine care and compassion that every team member has for our patients’ care, and she’s a big part of that process every day with every patient.
Outside of work you’ll find Mindy…..outside! She loves to explore the great outdoors with her 2 sons and her boyfriend.
Christine has been working in dentistry for over 35 years and joined our practice in 1992. She received her education at the University of Cincinnati at Blue Ash, graduating as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She was encouraged to go into the dental field by a family friend who is a dentist, and she has loved working with patients ever since. She especially enjoys educating patients on how to take care of their smiles while providing quality dental care during their dental visits.
Outside of work, Christine enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, gardening, and reading.
Jodie has been working with our practice for over 22 years, and is always available at the West Chester office to help with anything and everything around the office. She received her education at the Institute of Medical and Dental Technology, and is also a certified ophthalmic technician. She was always interested in a career in the medical or dental fields, so after working for a pediatric ophthalmologist for a time, moving to a dental practice was a natural fit. She loves working with the patients, and she loves that everyone in the office treats the patients like family.
Outside of work, Jodie loves to travel, visiting new restaurants, wineries, and breweries with her family, as well as reading.
April received her education at Wright State University, majoring in Biology, and at University of Phoenix where she majored in Business Management. Her dad is a dentist, so she grew up loving the dental industry and teeth, but preferring to stay in the worlds of numbers and people rather than becoming a dentist herself. She loves the people she works with, and loves seeing patients’ lives changes after they’ve received a smile makeover. You’ll find her handling a number of different office related tasks, from marketing and community relations to discussing treatment plans with patients, to simply answering the phone when you call.
Outside of the office, April is a volunteer at the Hospice of Dayton Foundation, and is a CPR & First Aid Instructor. She also participates in NAMI of Montgomery County and the Clark County Dental Health Initiative when she’s not playing with her beagle/boxer mix, Brownie.
After completing dental studies at Sinclair Community College, Amy received her EFDA certification in 2000, and her commitment to education and continued learning did not stop there. Amy has advanced training in Invisalign therapy and leadership learning, along with CPR certification. She’s also been a member of the Dental Assisting National Board since 1999. Amy enjoys getting to know patients during their visit to the practice, building trust, comfort, and confidence in their dental care. She truly loves making people happy, helping to show off their healthy smiles. At Garland and Johnson Dental, Amy also takes the time to educate individual patients about their specific dental needs and concerns, helping to ease worry so patients leave feeling cared for and content. She’s been married for 21 years, with three adorable children. When she’s not in the office, Amy enjoys coaching volleyball and making improvements with home remodeling projects.
Holly received her degree from Sinclair Community College with post-graduate training through Youngstown State University and Miami University. She’s worked within the dental industry since 2005 and started working full-time with the Garland and Johnson team in 2011. Holly assists with restorative, cosmetic, and surgical procedures. She also places restorative fillings and helps with IV sedation treatments. Holly is also trained in CAD/CAM Dental Design technology and proficient in providing same-day crowns. She enjoys making a difference, whether it’s helping patients to smile again or simply putting a person at ease during treatment. Holly and her husband are members of the Oaks Community Church and appreciate spending time outdoors with their son, hiking, swimming, and fishing.
Thanks to 25 years in the dental industry, Nancy knows what it takes to make each and every patient truly care about their smile. She’s licensed in local anesthesia administration from Sinclair Community College. Nancy loves helping patients, providing them with valuable education and understanding of how they can always work to improve their dental health. She’s passionate about the practice’s commitment to providing excellent treatment that lasts a lifetime. Nancy likes to spend time with her husband and two daughters when she’s not busy caring for teeth. She also loves boating on Lake Cumberland and reading a good book.
Amanda is no stranger to providing passionate patient care, having worked in dentistry for 20 years. She’s been a member of the Garland and Johnson Dental team for nearly five years, helping patients with CEREC same-day restorations, crowns, fillings, and a variety of additional assisting duties. Amanda attended Sinclair Community College and received advanced CAD/CAM Dental Design training through Planmeca University. She enjoys helping patients, teaching them all about the practice and dentistry as a whole. Amanda and her husband of 16 years enjoy spending time with their four children, being outdoors, and running.
With almost 40 years in the dental industry, Darla has a wealth of valuable experience that she brings to the practice each and every day. She has devoted numerous hours to vocational school classes and continuing education seminars. On any given day at the practice, Darla’s responsibilities range from scheduling, treatment planning, collecting and posting payments, and various front desk duties. She wanted to work at the practice due to its great reputation, outstanding commitment to patient care, professional office setting, and dedicated team of professionals. Darla likes providing life-changing treatments that make a difference in our patients’ lives. She enjoys spending free time with family and friends, sailing, cooking, swimming, and entertaining.