Meet our Team of Passionate & Experienced Dental Professionals

DWC Dentists

William H. Trout, Jr. DMD

  • Hometown:  Richmond Hill, GA (since 1989) 
  • Experience:  Graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 1988.  Practicing general dentistry in coastal Georgia since 1989.  Founded Dental Wellness Centers in 2011.
  • DWC Position:  Founding ​Dentist  
  • Wellness Tip:  Attitude is everything.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Making his wife happy.
  • Family/ Pet:  Wife: Brandy, Children: Trey, Connor, Dalton, Parker and Rocket, Grandson: Bennett, Dog: Lucy.  Cat: Reeses.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Learn something new every day so that you don't go to bed as dumb as you were when you woke up this morning."

David L. Miller, DDS

  • Hometown:  Johnstown, PA.
  • Experience:  BS from University of Pittsburgh.  DDS in Dentistry.  Private practice for over 30 years.  Joined DWC in 2013.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dentist and Dentist Team Leader 
  • Wellness Tip:  You are what you eat.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Used to be golf, now it is boating.
  • Family/ Pet:  Wife: Heather Mary Miller.  Children: David and Lauren.  Fur babies: Suki (Shitzu/Yorki) and Misty Girl (Maltese.)
  • Quote to Live By:  "If you help enough people to get to where they want to go in life, you'll get to where you want to go in life!"

Maria C. Moran, DMD

  • Hometown:  Richmond, VA
  • Experience:  Graduated from VCU School of Dentistry 2012, completed AEGD at MUSC 2013, worked as General Dentist at Estill Dentistry until 2014, Joined DWC as General Dentist  in 2014
  • DWC Position:  ​Dentist  
  • Wellness Tip:  It’s all about balance if you don’t want to go crazy. 
  • Favorite Hobby:  Small woodworking projects
  • Family/ Pet:  Engineer husband, 2 little drama queen daughters, 3 neon tetras
  • Quote to Live By:  “If it won’t matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes worrying about it.” 

Misty M. Seale, DMD

  • Hometown:  Hinesville, GA.
  • Experience:  Graduated Medical College of Georgia School of Dental Medicine in 2014.  Experienced in restorative, extractions, dentures, partials, implants, orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry.  Joined DWC in 2015.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dentist  
  • Wellness Tip:  Chewing sugar free gum which has the ingredient Xylitol in it helps fight cavities and dry mouth.  
  • Favorite Hobby:  Camping, Jeeping, spending time with family.  
  • Family/ Pet:   Married to Erich Perez. American Bulldogs Zeus and Athena. 
  • Quote to Live By:  "A good leader listens."

Mark D. Valrose, DMD

  • Hometown:  Chicago, IL.
  • Experience:  Licensed in AZ, SC and GA.  Joined DWC in 2016.  Practices general dentistry with a focus on oral surgery procedures.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dentist  
  • Wellness Tip:  The greatest wealth is health.  Get more sun, specifically vitamin D.  Vitamin D and calcium help keep your teeth healthy and strong."
  • Favorite Hobby:  Golf and spending time with family.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out."

Michael S. Parr, DDS

  • Hometown:   Baltimore, MD.
  • Experience:  25 years Private Practice at Lincoln Center, Manhattan, NY.  Joined DWC in 2017.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dentist  
  • Wellness Tip:  Have a good patient experience, this is the utmost importance to Dr.Parr.
  • Favorite Hobby: Music and Art.
  • Family/ Pet:  Have a beautiful family and no pets.
  • Quote to Live By:  “Better to be prepared for an opportunity and not have one, than having an opportunity and not being prepared.”

Debbie L. Dismuke DMD

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Experience:  Joined DWC In 2018

DWC Position:  ​Dentist

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DWC Dental Hygienists

Blake Allison, RDH

  • Hometown:  Savannah, GA
  • Experience:  4 years RDH
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist and Clinical Team Leader
  • Wellness Tip:  Exercise, Drink Plenty of Water and Live Happy!! 
  • Favorite Hobby:  I love shopping, crafting, and spending time with family & friends. 
  • Family/ Pet:  I married my husband Brad in 2015. We have a yellow Lab named Boomer. 
  • Quote to Live By:  “A negative mind will never give you a positive life.” 

Janna Stafford, RDH

  • Hometown:   Poltava, Ukraine.
  • Experience:  14 years RDH.  Joined DWC in 2012.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:  Eat healthy, exercise 3 times weekly, brush your teeth twice daily and floss once a day.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Reading, cooking, running and watching The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
  • Family/ Pet: Husband: Stephen.  Children: 2 boys, Brenden and Brice; 2 girls, Stefanie and Diana.  2 dogs: Coco (Toy Poodle) and Daisy (Pomerainian.)
  • Quote to Live By:  “Love your life, appreciate every day and treat people the way that you would want to be treated.”

Kimberly Chavez, RDH

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  • Experience:  Joined DWC In 2018
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
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Barbara Ann Hays, RDH

  • Hometown:  Jesup, GA
  • Experience:  12 years RDH
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:  Keep your faith in God, stay positive.  
  • Favorite Hobby:  Being outdoors, family time, travel and antiquing. 
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband, son, dog & cat. 
  • Quote to Live By:  "Trust in the Lord with all your heart. In all things acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths." Proverbs 3:5-6 

Lisa Robinson, RDH

  • Hometown:  Jesup, GA
  • Experience:  5+ years of experience as a Dental Hygienist 
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:  Eat a balanced diet and get plenty of exercise. Don't forget to spend quality time with your family and cherish the little things! 
  • Favorite Hobby:  Being outside, spending time with my family, being on the water, fishing and working out. 
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband: Jonny; 2 sons Carson and John Wesley. 
  • Quote to Live By:  "Enjoy the little things in life because one day you will look back and realize they were the big things." 

Mataya Glasco, RDH

  • Hometown:  Pooler, GA
  • Experience:  1 year RDH.  Joined DWC in 2018.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:   Motivate the mind, the body will follow.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Enjoys the outdoors, camping, kayaking, fishing... you name it.
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband: Zachary, 2 year old daughter: Calla.  2 fur babies: Bella and Harley
  • Quote to Live By:  "Floss them or toss them."

Heather Carter, RDH

  • Hometown:  Hinesville, GA.
  • Experience:  9 years RDH
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:   Exercise and eat healthy. 
  • Favorite Hobby:   Spending time with my kids and running. 
  • Family/ Pet:  2 beautiful boys.
  • Quote to Live By:   "Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny." -C.S. Lewis. 

Maci Moody RDH

  • Hometown:  Wilmington Island, GA.
  • Experience:  2 years RDH.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:  Exercise, stay away from sugar & brush/ floss daily.  
  • Favorite Hobby:  Cheering on the Dawgs, Spending time on the beach & boating. 
  • Family/ Pet:  A Pomeranian named Chloe. 
  • Quote to Live By:  “In order to be successful, your desire to succeed must overcome your fear of failure." 

Andrea Pike, RDH

  • Hometown:  Maracaibo, Venezuela.
  • Experience:  2 years RDH.  Joined DWC in 2018.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Hygienist
  • Wellness Tip:   Always try to be positive, negativity brings stress and that makes you sick. 
  • Favorite Hobby:   Dancing and buying Lily Pulitzer. 
  • Family/ Pet:  Dog: Sophie.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Take the risk... if you win, you will be happy.  If you lose, you will be wiser.  Always know the best is yet to come."

Dental Assisting Team

Ashley Chipple

  • Hometown:  Hinesville, GA
  • Experience:  10 years as Dental Assistant
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
  • Wellness Tip:  Laugh often and drink lots of water.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Fishing, golfing and time with friends and family.
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband: Jonathan, Son: Dalton
  • Quote to Live By:   "Courage is grace under pressure." -Ernest Hemingway 

Jessy Harvey

  • Hometown:   Richmond Hill, GA
  • Experience:  5 years in dental field.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
  • Wellness Tip:  See a dentist every 6 months.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Boating, shopping, family and friends.
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband: Jordan.  Children: Jada and Tripp.
  • Quote to Live By:   "You only live once, but it you do it right, once is enough." 

Tiffany Butler

  • Hometown:  Yonkers, NY.
  • Experience:  15 years in dental field.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
  • Wellness Tip:  Take care of yourself because no one else will.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Bowling
  • Family/ Pet:  Fur Child: Joey
  • Quote to Live By:  The 6 Ps.

Sherry Adams

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  • Experience:  Joined DWC 2018.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
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Priscilla Schaffer

  • Hometown:   Fayetteville, NC.
  • Experience:  1 year Dental Assistant
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
  • Wellness Tip:   Only floss the teeth that you want to keep.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Cooking/ baking, shopping and going to the beach. 
  • Family/ Pet:  Married to Jay for 10 years.  2 boys, Rocco and Zane. A cat named Kit Kat. 
  • Quote to Live By:  “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” -Dr. Seuss 

Gina Davis

  • Hometown:   Savannah, GA.
  • Experience:  36 years in dental field.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
  • Wellness Tip:  Limit caffeine.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Reading, crafts, baking and home improvements.  
  • Family/ Pet:  Married 35 yrs to Jack. 2 daughters: Dawna and Tessa. 2 cats: Weezie and Stupid.  
  • Quote to Live By:  "Treat others as you would like to be treated." 

Madison Wheatley

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  • Experience:  Joined DWC in 2018.
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
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Alexis Phillips

  • Hometown:   Richmond Hill, GA.
  • Experience:  1 year Dental Assistant
  • DWC Position:  ​Dental Assistant
  • Wellness Tip:  Always eat breakfast.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Crabbing.
  • Family/ Pet:  Husky: Aspen.
  • Quote to Live By: "Smile more." -Roman Atwood

Front Desk Team

Kimberly Lavelle Miller

  • Hometown:   Bethlehem, PA
  • Experience:  6 years at DWC. 5 years working for Dr.Barry Glassman at the Allentown Pain Center (TMJ.)
  • DWC Position:  ​Jesup Practice Team Leader
  • Wellness Tip:  Drink plenty of water and go for a walk!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Reading and Crafting.  Spending time with friends and family.
  • Family/ Pet:  Kim shares 3 dogs and 2 cats with her fiancé: Bill.  Kim has 2 sons and 2 of the cutest grandchildren ever!
  • Quote to Live By:  "You were not born to be mediocre!"

Melissa Belfield

  • Hometown:   Staffordshire, Great Britain
  • Experience:  6 years with DWC.  Formally a registered midwife practicing in the UK.
  • DWC Position:  ​Savannah Practice Team Leader.  Assistant Executive Director
  • Wellness Tip:  Keep smiling, it's contagious.  It lowers your blood pressure and looks good on you!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Cooking, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.
  • Family/ Pet:  Moved to the US in 2010 with husband: Paul, 2 children: Beth & Joe, and chocolate lab: Sebastian.  Family has since grown after adopting a ginger cat.
  • Quote to Live By:  "No matter what comes your way, stay positive and grateful.  Never lose hope, never stop fighting for what you believe in."

Emily Johansson

  • Hometown:  Richmond Hill
  • Experience:  4 years at DWC.  Continuing Undergraduate degree in Health Administration.
  • DWC Position:  ​Paulsen Practice Team Leader
  • Wellness Tip:  If you see someone without a smile, give them yours!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Cooking and Exploring new places (travel)
  • Family/ Pet:  Most family lives in Richmond Hill or surrounding area.  Some family lives in North Georgia as well.  Emily has two sweet dogs "fur babies"... their names are Lady and Archie.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today."

Shanna Taylor

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Virginia Hadwin

  • Hometown:   Savannah, GA
  • Experience:  Joined DWC in 2017.  Experience in hospitality and auto industry prior. Career focus on training and communications.
  • DWC Position:  ​Front Desk Team Leader
  • Wellness Tip:  Drink lots of water. Do your best to eat healthy at least 80% of the time.  Floss daily and most importantly, count your blessings every morning!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Exercising, Painting and going to the beach.
  • Family/ Pet:  2 fur babies.  Chipper is her first born rescue: 10 lb Jack Russell Terrier/Dachschund mix.  Buddy is her newest rescue: handsome 50 lb American Pit Bull Terrier.
  • Quote to Live By:  "A secret to happiness is letting every situation be what it is, instead of what you think it should be."

Melanie Yeckley

  • Hometown:  Currently lives in Shellman's Bluff.  Originally from Richmond Hill, GA.
  • Experience:  18 years of dentistry
  • DWC Position:  ​Richmond Hill Practice Team Leader
  • Wellness Tip:  Don't forget to Floss!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Tennis and Yard Scaping (sorry Ryan!)
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband: Ryan (married in 2013), son: Ronan (3 years old.)  Goldendoodle: Holly.
  • Quote to Live By:  "The only person you should try to be better than, is the person you were yesterday!"

Christie Lawrence

  • Hometown:   San Antonio, TX
  • Experience:  BS in Healthcare Management.  Joined DWC in 2017 with experience in the healthcare field.  Background in superior customer service and accounting.
  • DWC Position:  ​Patient Coordinator
  • Wellness Tip:  Brush regularly, maintain your hygiene checkups to prevent having to have more extensive work later.  Treat your teeth like you would treat your kids.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Spending time with family and watching her girls cheer.
  • Family/ Pet:  2 Malti-poos, 4 children and an amazing husband of 18 years.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Start each day with a grateful heart."

Rebecca Mintonye

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  • Experience:  Joined DWC in 2018.  
  • DWC Position:  ​Patient Coordinator
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Reagan Vega

  • Hometown:   Wellington, FL
  • Experience:  Joined DWC in 2018 following family footsteps into a career in the dental field.
  • DWC Position:  ​Patient Coordinator
  • Wellness Tip:   Eating healthy and exercise... self care is important and feels good.  Get your vitamin D.  Spend time outside and relax away from everyday stress.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Painting and going to the beach.
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband in military. 2 cats: Elvis and Oreo.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Take time to do what makes your soul happy."

Kandie Boyles

  • Hometown:  Born in Washington, NC Raised in Brunswick, GA.
  • Experience:  18 years in dental field. Joined DWC in 2017.  
  • DWC Position:  ​Patient Coordinator
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  • Favorite Hobby:  Spending time with family and friends, crafting, and the outdoors. 
  • Family/ Pet:  1 dog: Evie. 2 boys Cody and Dawson. 
  • Quote to Live By:  "Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive." 

Lacee Burnsed

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Brandy Trout

  • Hometown:  Ocala, FL.
  • Experience:  Joined DWC in 2010.  
  • DWC Position:  ​Patient Coordinator
  • Wellness Tip:  Find an accountability partner and give them permission to push you.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Barre Fitness, work, cooking, work, reading, work, beach, work, spending time with family, work. 
  • Family/ Pet:  Husband: Dr.T, Kids: Trey, Connor, Dalton, Parker and Rocket.  Grandson: Bennett.  Dog: Lucy.  Cat: Reeses
  • Quote to Live By:  "Failed plans should not be interpreted as a failed vision.  Visions don't change, they are only refined.  Plans rarely stay the same, and are scrapped or adjusted as needed.  Be stubborn about the vision, but flexible with your plan." -John Maxwell

Support Team

Lesley Grubbs

  • Hometown:   Savannah, GA
  • Experience:  30 years of dental experience.  Joined DWC in 2015.
  • DWC Position:  ​Financial Coordinator and Support Team Leader
  • Wellness Tip:  Every day is a fresh start.
  • Favorite Hobby:  Shopping and spending time with family creating a lifetime of memories.
  • Family/ Pet:  No pet at this time (but she really wants a teacup poodle.)  Lesley is "mom" to a beautiful daughter and "grandmother" to 2 adorable grandchildren.  She is "daughter" "sister" "auntie" and "friend" to her family.
  • Quote to Live By:  "Dance like no one is watching, sing like no one is listening, love like you've never been hurt and live like heaven is here on earth."

Amanda Ray

  • Hometown:   Born in Providence, RI.  Grew up in Clearwater, FL.
  • Experience:  6 years with Humana as a Healthcare Contractor/ Network Analyst.  2 years Dental CBO Manager in KS. Joined DWC in 2017 as our Assistant Financial Coordinator on our Corporate Support Team.
  • DWC Position:  ​Assistant Financial Coordinator
  • Wellness Tip:  Remember that you are beautiful inside and out!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Baking, cooking, hiking, camping, motorcycles and snorkeling.
  • Family/ Pet:  Married to an amazing Army man with 2 gorgeous children: 10 year old girl and 7 year old boy.  2 large fur babies: Karma (Russian Shephard) and Khaos (Timber Wolf.)  Also lives with a giant iguana dragon: Night Crawler (Blue Cayman Iguana.)
  • Quote to Live By:  "Live free, laugh hard, and love always as tomorrow is never promised."

Pika Miranda

  • Hometown:  Brooklyn, NY.
  • Experience:  18 years in Dental/Medical field with two degrees in Health Finance and Management and Psychology 
  • DWC Position:  ​Insurance Coordinator
  • Wellness Tip:  It's never to early or too late to work on being the healthiest you. 
  • Favorite Hobby:  Singing, Dancing, Cooking, and Painting. 
  • Family/ Pet:  Married to the most amazing soldier and mother to 4 amazing young clones (3 young ladies and 1 handsome little fella) and two fur babies... 1 Welch Corgi: Kimchi, 1 pit mix nanny dog: Katana, a Nana (Mother in law), and Aunt Dorothy. 
  • Quote to Live By:  "If you Love what you do, you will do it well.  Progression in life moves in one direction, never look back."