Staff Directory

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Overall, the Yeargan Dental team is really just one large family, and we hope you feel that same unity and comfort if you choose to become one of our members. We are proud of our staff and the excellent job that they perform daily. We are a knowledgeable, highly skilled and truly enjoyable office.

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Our staff is trained and skilled. We strive to provide to you the highest quality of care in a relaxed, caring environment.

Rachel – Dental Hygienist

RachelRachel graduated from MCG in Augusta in 1999 with her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She also holds a BA in History/Political Science from the University of West GA. She greatly enjoys her job and her work environment. She can be seen working at the front desk or assisting the dentists but her true passion is caring for her dental hygiene patients. She has worked at the office since 2000 when she moved to Brunswick with her husband Hank. They have two wonderful identical twin boys. She enjoys attending First Baptist Church of Brunswick, scuba diving, traveling with friends and family and any outside activity.

Heather – Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

HeatherHeather attended Georgia Southern University and received her Dental Hygiene degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 1996. She is our office manager and a Registered Dental Hygienist. She also steps into other positions as needed. She is certified in CPR and trained in HIPAA/OSHA. Heather enjoys developing relationships with each patient. Heather married Justin in 1995 and they have a daughter, Victoria. Her family loves Disney and vacationing together.

Susan – Front Desk

SusanSusan is in charge of scheduling as well as maintaining medical records and insurance. She is a graduate of Glynn Academy and received her B.A. degree in Organizational Communications from Valdosta State University. She is certified in CPR and trained in HIPAA/OSHA. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, traveling, boating and spending time with family and friends. She is married to her husband, Erik, and they have two children, Kelsey and Drew.

Brandi – Dental Hygienist

BrandiBrandi is from Grayson, Georgia and moved to SSI in January 2012 with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has completed training in CPR, HIPAA/OSHA and is also a Certified Dental Assistant. She strives to provide high quality care to her patients. She enjoys her job and is dedicated to helping patients understand how to achieve optimal dental health. Brandi is married to Bryan and they have an adorable daughter, Bailey.

Kim – Dental Hygienist

KimKim has worked for Dr. Bert since 1986. She is a graduate of Glynn Academy. In 1983, she earned her Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene from the Medical College of Georgia. She is certified in CPR and sedation first aid, and is also trained in HIPAA/OSHA, implant, periodontal and orthodontic treatments. Because she has been with us for so long, she has a wonderful rapport with her patients and looks forward to seeing them at their regular visits. She has a daughter, MacKenzie who also graduated from Glynn Academy and is now furthering her education.

Windy – Dental Hygienist

WindyWindy earned her A.S. degree in Dental Hygiene from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 1999. She works for our office part-time on Fridays. She is a perfectionist when it comes to dental hygiene and is an excellent periodontal clinician. She is certified in CPR and is OSHA/HIPAA trained. Windy works full-time as a pediatric hygienist, but also has periodontal and orthodontic training. She volunteers at Coastal Medical Access Project (CMAP). She has a daughter (Nikki), a son-in-law (Dave), and amazing grandchildren. They are currently living in Uganda as missionaries.

Sara – Dental Hygienist

SaraSara graduated with her A.S. Degree in Dental Hygiene from Armstrong Atlantic State University, class of 2010. In 2003-2005, she attended Middle Georgia College. She was born and raised in Jesup, Georgia. She started in the dental field in 2005 under William L. Whatley on SSI as his dental assistant. There she gained a passion for dentistry and decided to get her hygiene license. She is certified in CPR and OSHA/HIPAA. She enjoys every patient she sees. She is married to Rex and they have 3 beautiful girls. They enjoy vacations at the beach, coaching their girls in sports and enjoying time with friends.

Gail – Dental Assistant

GailGail joined our dental family in 2009 as Dr. Hank's assistant and has been a friendly face our patients look forward to seeing. Besides working at our office full-time, she runs the Dental Assisting department of the CMAP project for Brunswick. Gail was raised in Brunswick and graduated from Glynn Academy in 1980. In 1987, she completed her CDA (Certificate of Dental Assisting) from Lake City College. She is certified in CPR and OSHA/HIPAA. Gail is married to Jonathan and they have 3 children. She enjoys racing, raising and training quarter horses on her family's farm. She loves the outdoors and is active in the Diamond-D Saddle Club.

Paula – Dental Assistant

PaulaWe are fortunate to have Paula as Dr. Bert's dental assistant. Paula is a graduate of Glynn Academy High School (class of 1983). She was raised on SSI and resides in Glynn County. Paula's passion for dentistry began in 1994 when she began assisting. She has expanded her duties to include but not limited to radiology, CPR, HIPAA/OSHA and has great expertise in the cosmetology side of dentistry. She is happily married to Pat and has two beautiful and smart daughters. Paula enjoys gardening, crafting and spending time with her family.