Sandra AndersonOffice Manager
I am Sandra (Sledge) Anderson, Office Manager for Southaven Dental Care. I have lived in this area for over 40 years and have been involved in dentistry for the last 24. I think a great smile is your greatest asset. It bridges nationalities, conflicts and happiness; therefore, keeping one in top condition is a good involvement. I hope you will become part of our team as we work together to keep your greatest asset in the best shape possible!
Ashley ColburnDental Assistant
My name is Ashley Colburn. I am one of the dental assistants at Southaven Dental Care. I grew up in Byhalia, Miss. I graduated from Concorde Career College in 2005. I have been working with Dr. Umfress for the past six years. Dental assisting is very enjoyable because not only am I helping the doctor, but I am also helping patients. My husband and I have a daughter, Cadence. We enjoy spending time with her and going to her soccer games in the spring and fall.
Whitney FreemanDental Assisting
My name is Whitney Freeman. I graduated from Delta Technical College for Dental Assisting in 2011. I am a native of Senatobia, Miss. My husband and I have a beautiful daughter named Carlee. Most of my free time is spent with my family. I also enjoy reading, going to the movies, and shopping. I am very happy to be the newest member of the Southaven Dental Care team. Although I have not been in the dental field for long, I have enjoyed every minute of it. It is very rewarding to be able to help people every day.
Kelley JonesDental Hygienist
My name is Kelley Jones. I am a dental hygienist at Southaven Dental Care. I graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2009. I received the Colgate Community Award and the Central Mississippi Dental Hygienist Award. I am a native of Southaven, Miss. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, playing with my dog, and traveling to new places. I enjoy working at Southaven Dental Care. I am blessed to have such wonderful and caring co-workers and boss. I love working with my patients and I am dedicated to helping them achieve optimal dental health!
Kelly DawsonDental Hygienist
I graduated from Northeast Mississippi Community College in 2004, with my associate’s degree in dental hygiene. My husband, Ben, and I have been happily married for almost three years. We have one K9 child named Sheila. I enjoy using my skills to help others, whether it be volunteering in the local community or doing mission trips to Africa with my church. I believe that having a great smile helps build self-esteem and improves a person’s confidence.