Our Team is here for YOU!

As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians.  To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning.  We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care.  Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.



Laura East

Office Manager/Patient Coordinator

A lifetime resident of St Simons Island, Laura East began her educational pursuits in 1975 earning an Associates Degree in Business. With a desire to work in the dental field, Laura became a Certified Dental Assistant in 1981. Wanting to hone her skills and better serve the St Simons community, Laura earned her certification as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant in 1990 followed by a Concious Sedation certification in 2007. When out of the office, Laura and her husband Mike like to spend time on their boat, riding the Harley and hanging out with their sweet dog, Little Bit.



Heather Griffe

Dental Hygienist

Heather was born and raised in Fernandina Beach, Florida and has called Hortense, Georgia home for the past 7 years. A registered dental hygienist, Heather earned her degree in dental hygiene from Florida State College in Jacksonville in 2006. She married her high school sweetheart, Justin, and they are the proud parents of their handsome son Jeremiah and their bulldog, Daisy. Heather likes to read and spend time in the great outdoors with her family.



Hillary Brady

Dental Hygienist

Hillary was excited to start her career in the dental field in 2014 when she graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Sanford Brown. A native of Brunswick, Georgia Hillary enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family, especially her fiance Chris and her two sweet, playful dachshunds, Piper and Penny.



Leslie Ward

Dental Assistant

Originally from east Tennessee, Leslie currently resides in Jacksonville, Florida.  A Certified Dental Assistant she attended Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tennessee where she received an associates degree in Science. Leslie earned her Dental Assistant Certification, Expanded Functions and Radiology certifications in Sarasota, Florida. Married to Tim Ward, together they have six children and two grandsons. They also have two sweet dogs, Browning and Gunner. Leslie and Tim enjoy spending their spare time in the great outdoors together.


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