About Your Team
Dani , - Practice Manager of Operations
Quote about dentistry: "Teeth are always in fashion!"
My Mission: The number one goal in my career is creating a long-lasting dental home for patients. Having a practice where patients want to refer their friends and family. A place where patients can come and trust that they are receiving the best dental care that they both need and deserve. My role is supporting my team to help provide the best care clinically and building relationships within our community.
Educational and Professional Background: I have been in dentistry since 2009. I graduated from high school at the age of 16 and started the Dental Assistant program at New Horizons in Hampton, VA. I was hired while I was still in school and continued working full-time while I finished my program. After a few years of assisting, I transitioned to the front desk where I fell in love with my new role in helping patients. After years of being at the front desk, I am now serving as the Practice Manger where I can support my team in helping provide the best care for our patients. If you need help with your dental insurance, I am the expert in that!
Life and Hobbies: I married my best friend and the love of my life Luke. We have 2 Frenchie fur babies that we love and adore, Guinness and Stella. We enjoy traveling the world and experiencing new cultures together. When we are not on the go and traveling, we are spending time with our close friends and family enjoying great food and wine together.
Amanda , - Business Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “A genuine smile comes from the heart but a healthy smile needs good dental care. “- Wayne Chirisa
My Mission: My mission as a dental professional is to make a difference in a patient’s life and make sure they understand their insurance and benefits so that they can be best taken care of.
Educational and Professional Background: I was born and raised in Chesapeake, VA and graduated from Oscar Smith High School in 2008. I have many years of experience working in billing for both the medical and dental field. Most recently I have been in the dental field for almost 4 years.
Life and Hobbies: In my spare time, my two daughters keep me busy, and my very large immediate family of 20. I also enjoy trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.
Nyna , - Business Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “Smiles are contagious, so go forth and contaminate as many people as you can!”
My Mission: To be a part of providing the highest quality care in a warm, caring, comfortable, and friendly environment. Remaining open minded to always being willing to learn new things.
Educational and Professional Background: 2016 Graduated 2016-2021 I worked in the education system with special needs children. 2021 I started my new journey in dentistry.
Life and Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, and going to new restaurants and trying new foods. Originally from California, I enjoy the outdoors and the beach during the summers with my husband.
Tyler - Business Assistant, - Business Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “My shiny teeth that twinkle just like the stars in space. My shiny teeth that sparkle adding beauty to my face”. - Chip Skylark
My Mission: To be committed to helping patients maintain a smile that makes them happy for life.
Educational and Professional Background: 2012-Graduated from Lakeland High School Suffolk, VA 2016-2021 – Dental Assistant at Morrison Dental and Kool Smiles 2021-current working at Hanbury Dental Care as a business assistant.
Life and Hobbies: My life revolves around my 2 amazing dogs, Stella and Snickers. My husband Philip and I enjoy taking them for walks, going to the beach, and fishing. In our spare time, we love traveling as much as we can and experiencing new things.
Savannah , - Business Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “You’re never fully dressed without a smile!”
My Mission: To work together with my team to make a difference in our patients' lives and to help maintain good dental health for a lifetime!
Educational and Professional Background: I graduated from dental assisting school in 2014. I’ve been in the dental field on and off since 2014. Pediatrics and general dentistry are my favorites!
Life and Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my husband, JP, and our three kids Addisyn, Ripken, and AJ. As a family we enjoy attending Addisyn’s softball games and cheering her on from the stands. I have my own YouTube channel called (savvycraftswithSavannah) for crafting that I love making videos on.
MeDina , - Dental Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “Dentistry is my favorite team sport.”
My Mission: Being supportive to my doctors, team members, and patients while displaying respect and integrity.
Educational and Professional Background: ECPI – Associates Degree in Dental Assisting ODU - Pre-Dental Courses I have worked in dentistry since 2012 in public health, private practice, and corporate offices.
Life and Hobbies: I am a small business owner in digital illustrations and printing. I have one daughter named Madison who is my pride and joy. I enjoy spending my time shooting pool, playing cards, spending quality time with my family and yes, even watching dental surgeries on YouTube.
Danielle "Dee" , - Dental Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “The greatest scientists are artists as well.” - Albert Einstein
My Mission: Going to the dentist can come with many anxieties and challenges for patients. It is my mission to make the dental visits of patients as comfortable as possible. I enjoy getting to know our patients and helping each one reach their smile goals!
Educational and Professional Background: 2016- Graduated from Maury High School (medical and specialties program) 2019- Earned my Associates of Science from Tidewater Community College.
Life and Hobbies: When I am not at Hanbury Dental Care, I enjoy spending time with my many pets. My passion in in holistic medicine. I also enjoy growing my small business, Dandelion Décor & More, Co. With my small business, I am able to create handmade Jewlery, art, house décor and more that are inspired by nature. I am an advocate for being environmentally friendly and protecting the peace and beauty of Mother Earth.
Erin , - Dental Assistant
Quote about Dentistry: “Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” - Mother Teresa
My Mission: To make a difference! To provide a comfortable dental experience so that even patients with dental anxiety love coming to the dentist!
Educational and Professional Background: 2005- Medical Assisting – Kee Business College 2007- I started the LPN program at ECPI and decided to switch to dentistry halfway through. 2007-2021- Worked as an orthodontist assistant from. September 2021 - Started at my forever office here at Hanbury Dental Care!
Life and Hobbies: I have 2 boys, Brayden and Cameron, and 2 dogs, Bear and Penny. I absolutely love snowboarding with my fiancé Chris and our two boys. I enjoy attending concerts and music festivals. In the summers you will always find me at H2OBX or on the beach. I am obsessed with house plants and have 40 different plants currently!
Sherry , - Registered Dental Hygienist
Quote about Dentistry: “Be the reason someone smiles today.”
My Mission: To promote the oral and general health of our patients by providing quality dental hygiene care and education.
Educational and Professional Background: Grad 2000- Bachelor degree of Health Science in Dental Hygiene Certifed member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry Registered Dental Assistant for 18 years prior to becoming dental hygienist.
Life and Hobbies: I have 2 children who I love and adore! They are the ones that continue to make my heart beat. Spending quality time and eating good food with my kids is the best thing I could ever ask for. I love surf fishing and riding horses as well as attending horse and livestock shows.
Sydney , - Registered Dental Hygienist
Quote about Dentistry: “The mouth is the window to the body, so floss only the teeth you want to keep.”
My Mission: To contribute to patients' dental health by delivering high quality care and educating them regarding their oral health.
Educational and Professional Background: Dental assistant for 3 years prior to attending Dental Hygiene school. I graduated in 2014 from Thomas Nelson Community College with an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. Certified member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry
Life and Hobbies: I am a total foodie who loves to travel, enjoy time with my friends and family, and reading a good book! Most of all, I enjoy participating in my Bible education ministry, enriching others' lives and spirituality.
Michelle , - Registered Dental Hygienist
Quote about Dentistry: “Keep it flossy.”
My Mission: To give patients an enjoyable experience by helping them through their anxiety that is often associated with dental visits.
Educational and Professional Background: Graduated 2014 - Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Old Dominion University Certified member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Life and Hobbies: I love spending time with my husband and our son on the weekends. In my spare time, I enjoy working out, traveling, and photography!
Elena , - Registered Dental Hygienist
My Mission: I am dedicated to improving my patient's overall health, with my focus on oral health through preventive and maintenance care including patient education in a comfortable atmosphere.
Educational and Professional Background: A.A.S Dental Hygiene – College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL – 2017 Certifed member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Life and Hobbies: On the weekends, you can find me in my woodshop working on my latest build or relaxing with my husband and our 2 mastiffs.