Meet The Staff

Our Registered Dental Hygienists

Our hygienists are licensed by the state of Tennessee and each participate in continuing education every year and have received advanced training in preventative periodontal treatment. Each of our hygienists in dedicated to increasing their knowledge which results in a high level of professional diagnostic skills.

Sherri Bush, RDHSherri-Bush
Donnis Wells, RDHDonnis-Wells
Amanda Gibson, RDHAmanda-Gibson
Renee Rymer, RDHRenee-Rymer
Sherri has been in the dental field since 1987 and joined the Cleveland Dental team September of 1997. She graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, OH in 1993 with her Associates Degree in Applied Science. She was a dental assistant prior to going into the dental hygiene field.

Sherri has served as the Chattanooga Dental Hygienist’s Association as President, Newsletter Editor and currently as their web designer. She has also served as Newsletter Editor, Continuing Education Chair and web designer for the Tennessee Dental Hygienist’s Association.

She spends her time off with her husband, Don and their 2 black labs. She loves traveling, photography, loom knitting and other crafts as well as computers.

Donnis joined the Cleveland Dental team in March of 2005. She attended Chattanooga State Technical College for Dental Assisting in 1991 and she received her Associates Degree in Applied Science from Chattanooga State Technical College in 1996. She was awarded the the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award.

Donnis enjoys scrap booking and traveling with her husband, Rob, and their 2 children, Emily and Davis.

Amanda joined this Cleveland Dental team in July of 2011. She received her Associates Degree in Applied Science from Chattanooga State Technical College in 2011. She also was awarded the Outstanding Excellence Award from Chattanooga State Technical College.

Amanda enjoys going to the beach and being outdoors with her husband, Eric and their children, Haley, Davin and Drake.

Renee joined Cleveland Dental in August of 2019. She received her Associates Degree in Applied Science from Chattanooga State Technical College in 2012.

She enjoys spending time with her husband, Chuck and their 2 daughters, Allison and Aubrey.


Our Dental Assistants

Our dental assistants are licensed by the state of Tennessee. They attend many continuing education hours each year in order to provide the highest standard of care for our patients.

Kalyn Bates, RDAKayln-Bates
Nicole Higdon, RDANicole-Higdon
Shannon Fella, CDA/RDAShannon-Fella
Dianne Bigham, RDA
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Kalyn joined Cleveland Dental January of 2017. She received her Dental Assisting certification from Chattanooga State in 2017.

Kalyn enjoys a variety of outdoor water sport with her husband and 2 pups.

Nicole joined us at Cleveland Dental in January 2012. She graduated from Chattanooga State with Associates in Applied Sciences with a certificate in Dental Assisting in 2012.

Nicole enjoys painting, reading and traveling on her time off.

Shannon joined Cleveland Dental in September of 2005. She received her certification in dental assisting from Oak Ridge Hospital. Shannon received her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting certification from the University of Tennessee Memphis School of Dentistry in 2018.

In her off time she enjoys going to the beach with her husband, Evan and their 2 sons, Landon and Brody.

Dianne joined Cleveland Dental in January of 1998 and she is a graduate of Cleveland High School. Dianne graduated Chattanooga State Technical College for Dental Assisting in 2003.

In her off time Dianne enjoys playing her saxophone in the church orchestra and community band.


Our Administrative Personnel

Our front office staff strive to provide a warm and caring atmosphere for our patients. Although not required by state laws, they each attend continuing education classes each year in order to better serve you, our patients.

Jenny Parris, Financial Coordinator
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Jenny joined Cleveland Dental in May of 2007 and she is a graduate of Cleveland High School.

Jenny enjoys going to the beach with her husband, David and their 2 sons, Trey and Bradley.