Meet Our Team - Lexington, SC

Meet our dedicated team

Practice Manager
Jill is our Practice Manager at White Knoll. She is originally from Illinois and brings over twenty years of dental experience to our practice. She graduated from Lakeland University with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has worked in several capacities in dentistry through the years, each being patient centered, and will bring that same caring spirit to the Bela family. She has served her community as a Dental Hygienist when beginning her career and soon became the Dental Programs Coordinator for an initiative that provided dental care to underserved and at risk children. Overseeing this program, she coordinated services at two dental clinics and multiple mobile clinics in the community. Eventually serving as a Quality Director for the program as it became a Federally Qualified Health Center offering both dental and medical services. Most recently, she was a Practice Development Manager in Wisconsin, prior to moving to South Carolina to be nearer to family.

Jill resides in Columbia with her husband, a retired firefighter, and two pups. Her hobbies include quilting, reading, gardening and especially spending time with her grandchildren. Over the years she has been a football mom, wrestling mom, baseball mom and soccer mom and understands the difficulty scheduling can sometimes be. She brings her understanding, caring and willingness to do what it takes to build lasting relationships with each patient and their families. She is looking forward to meeting the wonderful patients that have chosen Bela Family Dentistry and serving their dental needs.
Dental Hygienist
chelsea dental hygienist

Chelsea, a compassionate registered dental hygienist, started her career at Midlands Technical College where she obtained her Associate Degree of Health Science in Dental Hygiene. Originally from Lexington, she knew she wanted to provide care and educate the community in which she grew up.

Being passionate about people and understanding the importance of overall health, Chelsea enjoys helping patients make the connection between the mouth and the body. Her favorite part about her career as a dental hygienist is the relationships she establishes with patients. She strives to give the best quality care to her patients and help them achieve their oral health goals. She enjoys attending continuing education classes to further her knowledge in hygiene and stay up to date on the most relevant information in dental care.

Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and traveling.

Patient Advocate
Joyce was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She achieved her Dental Assisting certificate upon graduating from the BOCES Technical Scholl in Freeport, NY. Shortly after graduation, she got married and started a family and put her career on hold. Later, she moved to Florida where her family status changed and she found herself again in the dental world, this time she would be working the administrative part of the office and has been helping patients with their insurance and treatment plans ever since.

She now lives in Lexington, SC, and enjoys the company of her three children, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. Joyce loves to bake and try new recipes, as well as quilting and crocheting which she considers her "therapy".

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