Front Staff Team


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Samantha joined the team in 2018 as our scheduling coordinator. She is a native to Texas, but she has called Tallahassee home for six years and absolutely loves it. She has extensive training in communications and enjoys helping people with their dental needs.

Samantha enjoys time outdoors with her boyfriend and their dog Oliver hiking, sailing, camping and canoeing.







Ian joined the team shortly after Samantha in 2018 as another member of the front staff. Although his previous dental experience was only from the other side of the chair, Ian has brought his years of customer service and technological expertise to streamline the office to make every patient’s experience as easy and stress-free as possible.

Ian prefers to spend his free time with his wife and two cats, rock climbing, and woodworking.




Clinical Team


Nashenna joined our team in 1998 as a Dental Assistant. She is a native to Tallahassee and graduated from the Dental Assisting Program from Tallahassee Community College in 1997.

Nashenna and her husband, Jonathan, have been married since 1997 and have an adventurous son, Levi. She enjoys being with her family, camping, relaxing on the beach and reading.







Although she permanently joined the team in 2013, Kathy has personally knows Dr. James Sykes for over twenty years.

Since graduating with a degree in Dental Assisting at Manatee College in 1980, Kathy has enjoyed a dental career spanning 35-years as a chair-side assistant for several high-volume, fast-paced dental practices all over the state of Florida. She even started a business in Tallahassee serving as temporary “fill-in” assistants to any dental practice needing the help.

Kathy has been married to her husband, Tom, since 1986, and they have two sons, Hunter and Garrett. Outside of work, Kathy and her family attend Deerlake Methodist Church, and she enjoys her time with her two dogs, friends, walking, yard work, and traveling.



Carmen is a devoted wife and mother of two beautiful daughters London and Paris. She is a native of Monticello Florida and graduated from Jefferson County High School in 2007. Carmen then attended Tallahassee Community College and became a Nationally Certified Dental Assistant in 2009. Whenever she is away from the office she enjoys crafting, baking and spending quality time with her family and friends. Whenever there are any extra moments to spare she dedicates them to getting her new photography business up and running. After the birth of her two daughters she found it extremely hard to put down her camera. She now enjoys sharing that same passion with other families. The name of her business is Pure Bliss Photography and she has high hopes that her business will be a great success in the Big Bend Community.


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Morgan joined our team in 2016 as a Sterilization Technician. She moved on to become one of Dr. Allen’s Dental Assistants in 2017. She is a native to Tallahassee and attends Florida A&M University as a Biology / Pre-Dental student. She aspires to become a dentist.

She enjoys being with her family and friends.