Always patient centered and friendly, our entire staff is highly trained and passionate about delivering the absolute best dental care using the latest methods and technologies available. Whether it is thoughtful preventive dentistry, effective restoration of teeth and gums, cosmetic enhancements or predictable tooth replacement, we promise to deliver the most expert care possible in a clean, kind, comforting environment.
Debbie is a dental hygienist that has been serving patients in this practice for over 18 years! Debbie first realized her love for pursuing a career in dentistry in 1983 when she got a job as a dental assistant for $4.25 an hour. She went on to earn her Dental Hygiene Degree in 1997. In dentistry she is grateful for the opportunity to meet, know, and love a lot of amazing patients, coworkers, and employers. Away from the office, her husband, Steve, and Debbie love trying new things, especially if it’s outside - gardening, motorcycling, and cooking, and possibly future homesteading complete with all kinds of farm animals! They cherish time together and time with their 3 dogs and families.
Brittney is a dental hygienist who joined Forest Acres Dentistry in 2019. She loves being able to get to know her patients and their families on a personal level while taking care of their oral health! Brittney has been married to her husband Chris for 6 years, and they have two beautiful children - Paislee and Hudson. They love to spend time with their family and friends.
Suzie is one of our dental hygienists at Forest Acres Dentistry, and she joined our practice in August 2019. Suzie graduated from Clemson University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. Immediately after graduation, she started her dental career as a Dental Assistant. Then in 2005, she received an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from York Technical College in Rock Hill. She is certified in Infiltration Anesthesia, Nitrous-Oxide monitoring, and Basic Life Support and has extensive training in periodontal procedures and therapy. She enjoys helping our patients achieve optimal oral health in the safest, cleanest environment possible. She is married and resides in Blythewood with her husband and four boys. Her hobbies include hunting and fishing with her family, gardening, volunteering at her children's school, and vacationing at Fripp Island.
Marie has been a Certified Dental Assistant since 2009. She is very passionate about helping people, and she is grateful for the opportunity to do that every day through dentistry. She also enjoys constantly learning new technologies and techniques to improve patient care and comfort. During her time away from work, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Whitney was born and raised in Columbia, SC. She has been in dentistry for over 7 years and looks forward to many more years to come. She loves the fact that she can change someone’s smile or overall health through dentistry each and every day. She has 2 children - a beautiful little girl and a charming son. She spends her spare time with her family and friends enjoying game nights, doing arts and crafts, and most importantly, eating different foods.
Christi has been with Forest Acres Dentistry for over 7 years and in the dental field for over 30 years. She uses her invaluable experience in the administrative realm to keep track of insurance and finances and assist with scheduling. She is helpful, organized, and friendly and enjoys connecting with patients and helping them achieve their dental goals. She has been married to her wonderful husband for over 25 years, and they have one son. Her favorite things to do are cross stitching, spending time with her family and friends, and helping people.
Lauren is the friendly first face you meet at Forest Acres Dentistry. She coordinates scheduling, answering the phones, and so many behind the scenes logistics. She began her dental career in Pediatric Dentistry and joined our team in 2020. She has been married for two years to her wonderful husband who also works in the dental field. They love to spend time with family and their three rescue dogs Charlie, Layla, and Lincoln. She also enjoys photography, going to the lake, and traveling.