Sandy, our Patient Advocate, joined our team in April 2016. A native of Newberry, South Carolina, she attended Newberry College. After a 30-year career in marketing, sales planning and promotion with BellSouth, she made the change into the Dental Field. Sandy has 14 years of dental experience in office management and patient services.
True to her friendly nature, Sandy welcomes you as you arrive. Her goal is to provide each patient with exceptional customer care, while welcoming them into the family where patient needs come first.
Sandy has a daughter, a son and six grandchildren. She enjoys serving in her church, cooking, traveling, and relaxing with a good book during the time off.
Kenna Practice Manager
Kenna, our office’s Practice Manger is a Florida native. She moved to SC in 2019 and immediately fell in love with the homey, small town feel. “The way that everybody is there for their neighbor, is something that I love about the area. You don’t see much of that anymore.” She is happy to call Newberry County her home.
Her dental experience started in a Pediatric Dental office, as a treatment coordinator and then later a chair side Dental Assistant. She is proud to be a part of the Bela Team, and her goal is to have every patient to feel like they’re home and part of the Bela Family the moment they walk through the door. Developing the long-term relationships with her patients is something that Kenna strives for.
In her spare time, she tries to spend time with family and friends going to the beach, adventures outdoors and creating as many memories as she possibly can with her daughter Quinn, who was born at the beginning of 2020.
Brittney Patient Advocate
Brittney, is our patient advocate who joined our team in Febuary of 2020. She is a native of Newberry but resides in Laurens County. She was a former employee of Bela as a Dental Assitant from 2016-2018, leaving us after getting married to her wonderful husband. She attened Palmetto Career Development in Greenville SC majoring in Dental Assisting. She obtained her xray certification, and nitrous oxide certification from Midlands Technical College in Columbia.
Brittneys goal as a patient advocate is to have a postive influenece on every person that walks through the door. She loves to help ensure they have the best and most memorable experience. She is very passionate about creating a long lasting relationship with all of our patients.
Brittney loves spending time with her husband, decorating her house, and spoiling their two dogs, Bentley, and Odin.
April Dental Hygienist
April is a very compassionate, caring, experienced dental hygienist. She started her career in dental hygiene after earning her Associates in Health Science in Dental Hygiene from Midlands Technical College in 1999. She loves and values being part of the Bela Dental Team.
She is committed to giving each patient exceptional dental care while building a trusting relationship. She values her position as a licensed dental provider and enjoys educating her patients on the importance of having good oral health and homecare.
She is passionate about utilizing the latest technology to benefit her patient's dental care and overall well-being. Most of all, she loves interacting with her patients and growing lasting relationships.
April resides in Prosperity, SC with her husband and two beautiful daughters. She loves being active in her church, camping, and spending time with her friends and family.
Monica Dental Assistant
Monica, our Dental Assistant join the Bela team in 2018. She currently lives in Batesburg, SC where she is a Native. She graduated from Saluda High School in 2012 and then obtained her dental education from Midlands Technical College’s Dental Assisting program in 2014
Monica loves getting to know her patients and connecting with them on a personal level. She strives to ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible in our office and during their appointments.
In her spare time, Monica loves spending time with her family and reading a good book.
Carina Dental Assistant
Carina, is our newest Dental Assistant at the Newberry office, joining the Bela family in 2020. Born and raised in South Africa, she began her career in the dental field in the early 2000’s after graduating from a dental nurse program in the United Kingdom in 2004.
She most recently worked in private practice in the Upstate till she relocated to Newberry in 2018. Carina is highly committed to her patient’s health and loves to see them achieve their dental goals. She has an amazing ability to calm the patient and make sure that they have a firm understanding of what is going on.
In her spare time, she likes to travel and go “glamping”, cooking and spend as much time as she can with her loved ones.
Let’s begin a lifetime of good dental health together!