All professionals at Grand Bay Dental 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.
Terri LaneOffice Manager/Certified Dental Assistant/Hygientist
Terri has over 31 years experience in the dental field. She began as a dental assistant in 1985 and completed her degree in dental hygiene in 1990 from the University of Alabama Birmingham. In 2016, Terri traveled to Dallas, TX for training at The Planmeca University, where she is now trained in the designing and fabrication of same day crowns. She is a great asset to our office and loves the patients and seeing the smiles on their face when their work is completed. She has been married to her husband Randy for 32 years and has 2 boys Blake and Dalton and 1 grandchild Emma.
Stephanie HarrisRegistered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie graduated with a B.S. in dental hygiene from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She joined our practice in 2015 with 19 years experience in the dental field. She is a great asset to our office and truly enjoys what she does. Stephanie lives in Grand Bay with her husband Bill and her 3 children Courtney, Lauren, and Will.
Darlene SmithScheduling Coordinator
Darlene has been in the dental field for 19 years. She joined our practice in 2016. She is a great asset to our office. Patients alway get to see a smiling face when they walk in for their appointment and is greeted by Darlene. She has 6 children, 12 beautiful grandchild, and one exceptional husband! They may also be known as the 'Brady Bunch.' When she is not at work she likes shopping, watching her grandkids play sports, and cheering on the Crimson Tide!
Debra ChambersRegistered Dental Hygienist
Debra has been in the dental field for for 38 years. She joined our team in 2016. She is a wonderful asset to our team. She always goes the extra mile to make sure her patients get the proper care they need and to make sure they understand what steps need to be taken in dental care. She loves what she does and loves her patients even more! When she is not at work she is trying new restaurant with her friends, watching nascar races, or cheering on the Crimson Tide!
Melanie Mitchell-FountianInsurance Coordinator
Melanie has been in the dental field for 38 years. She graduated from The Univeristy of Alabama Birmingham in 1988 in dental hygiene. She joined our team in 2016. When she is not at work she enjoys working in her yard, playing her dogs, and cheering on the crimson tide! She is a great asset to our office and enjoys her time here.
Lexie LaneDental Assistant
Lexie is our newest staff member here at Grand Bay Dental! She graduated from Baker High School in 2015. She then graduated with an Associates in Science Degree from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2017 where she played softball. She loves being apart of Grand Bay Dental and working side by side with Dr. Kennedy. She is excited about pursing her career in the dental field. She was just recently married in July, 2019 to her husband Dalton. When she is not at work she enjoys playing slow pitch softball or watching her husband play, reading, and spending time with her family.