Meet Our Team
At Distinctive Dentistry, we are proud to offer a variety of options designed to enhance your beautiful smile! The latest in smile-enhancement and general dentistry is here, coordinated for you by our outstanding dental team. Our staff is unsurpassed in patient care and understanding. In our pampering atmosphere, we offer complimentary consultations for all dental services so your questions can be fully answered.
For your routine cleanings you will be seen by our outstanding hygienist Brandy. Always there with a smile on her face she is sure to make your check up comfortable and relaxing. She loves what she does and it shows through in her thoroughness and attention to detail. If you’d like she will even do a complimentary hand spa and ring cleaning at your visit.
Away from the office Brandy is a busy mother to Tucker and Kennedy. She loves spending time with her family and taking the kids to the basketball games her husband coaches.
As Practice Manager Erin helps you discover that general and cosmetic dentistry treatments are affordable. Erin's experience in our office over the years makes her the "go to" person for answers to your questions. Erin makes things happen financially, not only for the practice, but especially for you, the patient.
Erin enjoys spending time with her husband and two little girls, Makayla and Audrey. In her free time she enjoys gardening, biking and camping with her family.
The first smile you'll see when you come in the door is Katie, our receptionist and concierge. She's got a background in communications and journalism, bringing creative ideas to our practice. She also handles the administrative side of our Dental Assisitng 101 course.
Katie is full-time at Distinctive Dentistry, so you'll see her every time you visit.
Away from the office she enjoys leading a group run and is active in triathlons and marathons.
Dental Assisting 101 Instructor
Melissa is a wonderful asset to our practice as she heads up our Dental Assisting 101 program. She’s the main instructor in our semi- annual course and loves teaching and encouraging students to pursue their goals as a Dental Assistant. One of our past students said, “Melissa was always available to help! She is patient and very knowledgeable on her subjects. I would recommend this class and feel very comfortable with asking questions.”
Away from the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids Nicholas and Molly. She also enjoys reading and outdoor activities.
Lead Dental Assistant
Renee has a way of making you feel at home the moment she greets you to walk back to the treatment rooms. She prepares everything before your visit to be sure your treatment runs smoothly and timely. She is also great at explaining your procedure to make sure you feel comfortable with the appointment scheduled. We’re so glad to have her on board as Dr. Shipley’s full time lead assistant.
Renee enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable dogs Oscar and Teddy. She also enjoys live music and spending time outdoors.