Morgan joined our team in the middle of 2016 and has been huge benefit to our office as a whole, but especially to our ortho department. Morgan may be relatively new to our office, but she started in orthodontics in 2009 and brought all of her years of experience and knowledge with her to our office. From the moment she walked in our door, Morgan’s contagious smile and personality, immediately made her a forever part of the BDA Family. Morgan and her husband, Matt, have 2 beautiful daughters, Kaylee and Piper. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, “Mommy & Me” classes with her Piper, and being a “Pageant and Dance Mom” to Kaylee.
Chasma is a Certified Dental Assistant and she earned her diploma from Albany Technical College in 2007. She has been a member of the BDA, Inc. team since 2010. She is a well-rounded and versatile dental assistant and because of that, we are able to use her in multiple areas of the office. In our office, Chasma may be found chairside assisting Dr. Chase, working in our on-site dental lab or in our orthodontic bay with patients. Chasma is married to Morris and together they have 5 children. In her spare time outside of the office, she enjoys time with friends and family.
Leah is the newest member to the BDA, Inc. team and she works in our front office as our Schedule Coordinator. Though she was new to the “dental world”, she was quick to jump right on board and has been a great asset to our office. Leah is one of the first smiling faces that will greet you when you come into our office and is more than likely the voice you will hear to call and remind you of an upcoming appointment. Leah and her husband, Hudson, have a beautiful daughter named Libby. When she is not in the office, Leah enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Janice is such an essential part of the BDA, Inc. team. She started working with Dr. Brooks, Sr. back in 1988 and we are so glad that she still chooses to be a part of our team. When you call our office, chances are high that you will hear her voice on the other end. Janice not only answers the phone and schedules appointments, but she also handles the patient’s ledgers and statements. She helps to keep the front running smoothly which in turn helps to keep the back on track. Our patients look for her when they come in because they truly love and appreciate her smile & kindness. She and her husband, Walter, have 2 children and 7 grandchildren. Janice enjoys spending her time outside of the office antiquing and spending time with her family.
Larimee has been with BDA, Inc. since 2013, but has been in the dental field since 2009. She is an absolute vital team member to our office as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with experience not only in chairside dentistry, but also in oral surgery and hospital sedation. Larimee is our CEREC specialist with certifications from CEREC Assistant aCADemy. When she is not in the office, Larimee enjoys camping, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband, Matt, and their 2 children, Madelyn and Colton.
Victoria began her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2015 after earning her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Valdosta State University. She joined the BDA, Inc. team in 2016 and is such a team-player that she can be found working in the front office, in ortho assisting with patients, or helping out wherever she is needed down the hall. She also is a part-time dental hygienist for our office and is always more than willing to step in when she is needed. Victoria and her husband, Boone, have a 4 legged fur baby named, Dixie. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, shopping, and doing crafts.
Kelli earned her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from Darton College in 2009 and has been working on the BDA, Inc. team as a Registered Dental Hygienist since then. Kelli is one of the two full time hygienists that we have in our office and is a very sweet and gentle clinician. She is glad to have been able to start and continue my career at such a great office that is geared towards the best patient care with the latest technology and highest treatment standards. Kelli has 2 beautiful daughters, Emma and Ella, and she loves creating fun and special memories with them. Family is very important to Kelli; she was blessed with a large family with deep roots in the Blakely area and she enjoys spending time laughing and getting together with them.
Jennilee began her career in 2005 as a Registered Dental Hygienist after earning her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene degree at Darton College. She joined the BDA, Inc. team in 2012 and brought over 7 years of experience along with her. Jennilee is one of the two full-time hygienists that we have in our office and she is an exceptional clinical hygienist. She enjoys being able to build the confidence of patient’s and monitor the progress of their oral hygiene knowing they achieved their desired results. Jennilee and her husband, TJ, have 2 boys, Thomas & Tucker, which always keep her busy with all kinds of sports. When she is not busy with work or being a mom, she enjoys being active, watching Georgia football, and spending time with family and friends.
Michelle joined the BDA, Inc. team in 2013. She began her dental career in as a dental assistant, but later earned her A.S. degree in dental hygiene from Darton College in 2005. Michelle has had the opportunity to work in many different areas of the dental office during years of experience in the dental field and was able to be mentored by some of the best in this field such as Dr. Brooks, Sr. and Ms. Liza. Michelle handles any of the day-to-day issues that arise in the office as well as the Payroll and Taxes, Accounts Receivable, and is available to assist whenever necessary down the hall. She is married to Brian and they have 2 boys, Aiden & Mason (who always keep her on the go). Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, watching Georgia football, and she loves being a “baseball mom” to both of her boys.