Meet Our Team
Practice Administrator and Treatment Coordinator
Darlene Clark was born in Warner Robbins and raised in Savannah. She is a graduate of Johnson High School and Savannah Technical College. Darlene has continued her education by attending specialized management, finance and information technology programs. She is a member of the Dental Assisting and Dental Office Management Advisory Committee for Savannah Technical College, and a lifetime member and Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (FAADOM). Darlene was the manager of a specialty medical practice for ten years prior to joining our practice in 1993.
As Practice Administrator & Treatment Coordinator, Darlene is responsible for handling treatment plan questions, as well as any financial arrangements that may be required to complete treatment in the most efficient and comfortable way.
Andrea Sanchez Andrea Sanchez was born in Nashville, TN. She moved to the Savannah area with her family in 2000. She currently resides in this area with her husband, Roger. She is new to the periodontal field; however, with her outstanding customer service background, she has transitioned well and is a great addition to our practice. She will greet you with her warm smile, assist in scheduling your appointment and help make your visit pleasant.
Heather Lockhart Heather Lockhart was born in Savannah and currently lives in Richmond Hill with her husband and two daughters. She has worked with our office for several years and also owns her own home-based photography business. She is always eager to assist patients scheduling and provides much needed support in the business office.
Debbie Wood is from Augusta, and has made her home in Savannah to be near her family. Although she is new to the periodontal field, she has extensive experience in healthcare working with adults, teens and children’s programs. Debbie is pleased to be able to assist patients in scheduling their appointments for continued care. She loves animals and spends a great deal of her time away from the office working with pets.
Michelle Fletcher is a graduate of Florida College of Medical and Dental Assistants. She has many years of experience in a variety of dental specialties, while living in several areas along the east coast and abroad. Michelle and her family returned to her home-town of Savannah in 2001, and has been with our team since that time.
Jan W. Epstein, RDH is a Savannah native. She earned an associate degree in dental hygiene from Armstrong State College in 1986. Since graduating, Jan has worked exclusively in the Savannah area. Her hobbies include walking and Zumba.
Connie E. Simon, RDH was raised in Augusta, Georgia. She has lived in the Savannah area since 1998. Her interest in dentistry began as a Certified Dental Assistant after graduating from Augusta Technical Institute in 1995. In 2004, she earned an associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Armstrong Atlantic State University. Connie is active in Ladies ministry and bible study and enjoys reading, music and spending time with her husband and two sons.
Sarah T. McCleery, RDH was born and raised in Dalton, Georgia. She has lived in the Savannah area since 2010. She completed her pre-requisite courses for dental hygiene at Dalton State College and Armstrong Atlantic State University. In 2013, Sarah earned an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Savannah Technical College. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, exercising and fishing.