Frank-Dental Laboratory Technician
Frank is a certified dental technician specializing in creating porcelain ceramic dental restorations, noted for their aesthetic qualities and natural appearance. He uses only the finest materials and precious metals in all his lab fabricated restorations. Frank and his wife Kerie have been married for 35 years. They have 2 daughters Kimberly of Atlanta, and Amie of Memphis. Frank is a Navy veteran where he retired after 22 years. He has been with Dr. Dugard over 20 years. He enjoys traveling, fishing and exercising.
Judith is the office manager for Dr. Dugard. Judith is very knowledge about dental insurance and will help a patient understand and maximize their individual benefits. She assists patients with appointments, payment arrangements, treatment planning and financing. Starting out as a dental assistant, she has been in dentistry for over 27 years and has been with Dr. Dugard for 19 of those years. She and her husband Brian live in Germantown. They have 2 grown daughters, Ashley who lives in Eddyville, KY and Sarah, who is currently serving in the US Air Force active duty. They also have 1 granddaughter, Molleigh Grace. Judith enjoys her array of many pets, from cats and dogs to horses and chickens. In their spare time, she and Brian enjoy riding their motorcycle.
Kayla and Tiffany are registered dental hygienist. Both are graduates of University of Tennessee School of Dental Hygiene. They work together to meet the oral health needs of patients. Whether you visit your dental hygienist twice a year or more frequently, they are an integral part of your dental care.
The roles of the hygienist include:
-Assessing oral health conditions and reviewing health histories
-Probing and charting periodontal pockets
-Taking dental x-rays
-Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from teeth surfaces
-Applying preventive materials to the teeth (sealants, fluorides and antibiotics)
-Helping patients learn oral hygiene strategies to maintain optimal oral health
Kayla-Registered Dental Hygienist
Kayla has been in dentistry for over 25 years and has been with Dr. Dugard over 19 of those years. She graduated with honors from the University Of Tennessee School Of Dental Hygiene. She and her husband, Al, live in Germantown and have 2 daughters, Jesse-16 and Baylee-13. Their daughters keep them hopping to various sporting events from soccer to band competitions. They have 2 weimaraners named Spirit and Ozzie. The attend Living Hope Church. They enjoy traveling and cooking out.
Tiffany-Registered Dental Hygienist
Tiffany is also a graduate of University of Tennessee School of Dental Hygiene with honors. She and her husband, Brandon, and their 2 sons, Sawyer and Slayden, live in Middleton, TN. They attend the Middleton Church of Christ. Tiffany enjoys spending time with her family, they love to go camping and boating at the Tennessee River. She also loves to craft and cook. She loves her furry babies- her dogs, Tallie Ann and Tella and her cat, Tuffi.