Liz W. - Treamtent Plan Coordinator
Liz is our warm and bubbly treatment plan coordinator. She was clinically trained as a dental assisstant and recieved her assisting degree 16 years ago in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been in the dental field ever since and truly enjoys both the clinical and administrative side of dentistry. Her passion is being able to use her extensive clinical knowledge and experience to break it down in layman's terms and really help patients understand their treatment needs, while also working with them on finanical arrangements. Liz is no doubt a people person and loves building relationships with her patients. She understands going to the dentist can be nerve-wracking, so she takes great pleasure in making her patients feel comfortable and confident. Liz is delighted to work with Dr. Mullens and Dr. Nguyen and be a part of a dental family that truly cares about their patients. In her off time, Liz loves spending time with her two boys and their pets.
Brittany S. - Administrative Assistant
Brittany has been working in the dental field since 2010 after attending Florida State College at Jacksonville. Over the years she has continued her education through numerous courses and seminars in the dental field. She enjoys problem solving and being able to help her patients and co-workers in any way that she can. Her favorite part about working on the Mullens & Nguyen Team is being surrounded by a wide variety of personalities, who are passionate and serious about the level of care they provide and still find time to be have some lighthearted fun. In Brittany’s free time she enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, doing CrossFit, volunteering, and expanding her knowledge on health and nutrition. You can also find her outside on the beach sunbathing or surfing, and exploring historic cities.
Lisa V. - Insurance Coordinator
Lisa has been on our team for 18 years working as our Insurance Coordinator and has enjoyed watching the practice grow and expand. She received her dental assisting degree in 1992. Her favorite thing about working with Dr. Mullens and D. Nguyen is having the opportunity to create long lasting relationships with patients and being their personal advocate. She loves working with a supportive, trustworthy team that helps one another. When she’s not in the office, Lisa enjoys antique shopping, laying by the pool, playing with her adorable dog Ruby, and spending quality time with her family.
Sheri C. – Patient Coordinator
As our patient coordinator of thirteen years, Sheri supports the entire clinical team, keeping everthing together and organized. She keeps the sterilization area immaculate, tracks and orders our clinical supplies, and works in lab tracking cases and pouring models. She makes every patient feel welcome by offering a comforting hand and a smile. Sheri has two children, Kelly and Rusty, with her husband, Russell. She has been blessed with four wonderful grandchildren with whom she spends as much time as possible. During her leisure time, Sheri can be found reading, going to the movies, or volunteering for church activities.
Debbie C. – Dental Hygienist
Debbie began working with the office in 2009, as a substitute Hygienist, when Lisa and Kay took days off for vacation and personal leave. She began her dental career while in high school and fell in love with dentistry. She loves sharing new information that comes out in research, but mostly, getting to know patients personally, and having a professional and personal bond with them is her passion. Her husband is an avid golfer which allows her to visit beautiful golf courses as a rider in his cart. She loves living in Florida near all kinds of water – rivers, creeks, ocean and springs and being a dental hygienist. She states, “Could life get any better?”
Kay R.– Dental Hygienist
Kay has provided excellent continuing care for our patients for over twenty-three years! She sees patients throughout their treatment and offers oral hygiene instructions so that patients can better understand how to care for their teeth & how it affects their overall general health. Kay enjoys the time she gets to spend with patients, and they can't wait to see her as well. In her spare time, Kay enjoys time with her family and friends,attending Church, and her dog Molly. The Beach is her happy place and she enjoys taking pictures and scrapbooking.
Krystal P. - Dental Hygienist
Krystal began working for our team in 2016 doing preventive dental work and maintenance of oral health. She first began dental assisting in 2007, after attending Florida State College at Jacksonville, and graduating with her Associates degree in Science and Dental Hygiene. Her favorite part about working on the team is getting to know each patient individually and educating them on the importance of good oral health. In her free time, Krystal loves being with her husband Jimmy, and their two children Jack and Kinley. You can find them working on home improvement projects together, spending weekends at the lake with the family or at church with our other hyienist, Debbie.
Lisa G. – Dental Hygienist
Thirteen of Lisa’s twenty-four years in dentistry have been as a hygienist for our team. She provides exquisite periodontal care for patients, preventive maintenance treatment, and education on proper dental home care. With her easy smile and infectious laughter, everyone in the office has a good time. She takes the time to get to know patients on a personal level so that they know she truly cares for them. Outside the office, Lisa loves spending time with her husband, Charlie, and their children, Jackson, and Avery. She enjoys photography and making jewelery.
Christine H. - Expanded Functions & National Board Certified Dental Assistant
Christine is one of our top-notch dental assistants who started working with us in January 2018. She obtained her dental assisting degree in 1997 from Pensacola State College and has a whopping 20 years of experience. She is a member of a nationally-recognized premier certification and credentialing agency for dental assistants, DANB, which demonstrates a commitment to the profession and a passoion for lifelong learning. Christine loves working with all types of patients and works particularly well with our very fearful patients, putting them at ease by explaining the procedure step by step. During her time away from the office, Christine is very active with her husband and 2 boys going to their soccer practices/games. They also enjoy outdoor activities and playing with their 2 miniature Australian Shepherds that they added to their family this past year.
Heather L. – Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Heather has been a part of our clinical team for seven years, assisting in all aspects of patient treatment as a dental assistant, with particular interest and expertise in oral surgery. She is seasoned in the field of dentsitry, having been in it since 2002. She loves making patients happy and comfortable about their dental appointment in any way possible. She moved from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina with her husband Michael. They have three beautiful children Camren, Caylub and Cayleigh. She loves cooking and spending time with her family.
Bonnie C. - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Bonnie is an expanded functions dental assistant. She assists the doctors with a variety of procedures ranging from simple fillings to complicated surgical procedures. She graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Dental Assistant program in 2012 an has been working in the field ever since. She is currently continuing her education and in the process of completing her AA degree in Biology. Her favorite aspect of working with Dr. Mullens and Nguyen is seeing their dentistry treated as an artform. Every procedure is performed with intricate attention to detail to ensure the best possible result. Most of her leisure time is spent on house projects or spending time outdoors and at the beach with her husband, step-daughter and two boxer dogs.
Deidra M. - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Deidra began working for our team in 2014 while attending Florida state college of Jacksonville. She became a certified dental assistant through the University of Florida. Deidra is passionate about educating her patients and boosting their self-confidence through dentistry. Her favorite part about being a part of the Mullens & Nguyen family is being surrounded by people who are passionate about health and patient care at the concierge level! Outside the office, Deidra can be found blaring country music, at concerts, wake surfing on the boat, horseback riding in the woods, or just relaxing and soaking up the sun at the beach with her pup, Biscuit. She plans to plant roots in the sunshine state, where snow never comes!