Dental Staff

All professionals at Decatur Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.


Gina has been a hygienist at Decatur Family Dentistry for 20 years. The best part of her job is helping people feel more confident about their oral health! She also enjoys spending time with her family, going to their sporting events, and sports in general, especially IU basketball.

 

Kristy has been a dental hygienist at Decatur Family Dentistry since 2005. She enjoys developing relationships with her patients and being able to watch her young patient grow up! When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.

 

Beth has been a part of the Decatur Family Dentistry team, as a hygienist for 13 years. She has a passion for people and dentistry. Her passion has led her to serve on a yearly mission trip to the Dominican Republic. She also enjoys volunteering at her church and Bellmont Middle School Campus Life.

 

Christa has been with Decatur Family Dentistry since 2006, and has been the office manager since 2012. She enjoys helping patients maximize their dental benefits and coming up with affordable plans for non-insured patients. In her free time she enjoys DIY projects and spending time with her family.

 

Laurel has worked in the dental field since 2003 and has been with Decatur Family Dentistry since 2013, as our front desk receptionist. She is grateful to work in the caring, faith-filled atmosphere that Dr. Hammond has established in the office. Laurel enjoys reading, yoga and spending time with her husband, Greg, their children and grandchildren.

 

Whittney has been an expanded function dental assistant with us for 5 years. She feels honored to be able to serve the Decatur Family Dentistry patients and to be a part of the amazing DFD team! Her hobbies outside the office include exercising and spending time with her 2 kids.

 

Mary has a been an expanded functions dental assistant Decatur Family Dentistry for 30 years! She enjoys helping patients feel comfortable about receiving dental care, and being part of such a fabulous team. Outside of the office, she enjoys golfing, bike riding, and reading.

 

Linda has been in the dental field for over 35 years. She has spent 25 of those years with Decatur Family Dentistry, as a dental assistant. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, camping and her 3 grandkids.

 

Beth has been with Decatur Family Dentistry as an expanded functions dental assistant for 8 years. She loves being able to help patients feel confident with their smile! She also enjoys hanging out with her family, working out, interior decorating, and church activities.