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Meet Our Columbia Dental Team

Providing you with excellent dental care starts by having an excellent dental team. The team at our Columbia dental office is trained to help you with all aspects of your dental care. Each member of our staff is gentle and caring and will focus on your needs first!

Billing specialist Amy


Billing Specialist

A Columbia native, Amy completed her studies at Columbia State Community College before joining us in 2011. In that time, she has been an essential member of our team, meticulously paying attention to even the smallest detail and ensuring our patients remain informed. Outside the dental office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, Gavin and Walker, and their French bulldog, Ruth. One thing you may not know about her is that her travel softball team won the Super World Series when she was 14!

Business manager Susan


Business Manager

Susan has been with Dr. Beck since 1993 and has more than 25 years of administrative experience. Susan started out as a front desk receptionist and currently takes care of all our business, most of which is behind-the-scenes. She also serves as a liaison for our staff. Susan is married and has two children, Kaitlyn and Clint. She is always on the go with her children and rarely slows down long enough to enjoy any hobbies.

Financial coordinator Chasity


Financial Coordinator

Chasity serves as our financial coordinator. Since 2004, she has been helping our patients understand their insurance coverage and financial options, never letting price stand in the way of necessary dental care. She loves meeting new people and will make you feel right at home. A native of Culleoka, TN, Chasity is happily married to her husband, Steve. They have one daughter, Kristen, whom they are extremely proud of. When she’s not hard at work, Chasity loves cooking, watching football, and spending time with her wonderful family.

Dental hygiene coordinator Kelsey


Dental Hygiene Coordinator

Born and raised right here in Columbia, TN, Kelsey attended Middle Tennessee State University. She’s been with our team for over four years now, and her favorite part of her job continues to be interacting with people every day and building relationships with them over the years. When she isn’t at our dental office, you can find her spending time with her husband and their dog, Penny. Together, they love enjoying dinners outside, riding bicycles, and exploring new places with friends and family!

Dental hygienist Sandy


Registered Dental Hygienist / Team Leader

Sandy has been with the dental office since 1998 and in dentistry since 1982, serving in several roles. She has a vast knowledge of dentistry and is wonderful at talking with patients about treatment and helping them understand the importance of oral health. Sandy has a passion for patient care and makes everyone feel comfortable. She has two children, Kyle and Mandy, and enjoys just being at home and hanging out with her family.

Dental hygienist Kayla


Registered Dental Hygienist

Since graduating from Columbia State and Remington College, Kayla has spent the last nearly 10 years working closely with her patients to help them achieve their smile goals. Today, she is licensed in both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. She and her husband, Josh, have two beautiful children together, Lakelyn Reese and Landry David. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she and her brother were born on the same day, and so were each of their first children!

Dental hygienist Hannah


Registered Dental Hygienist

For over five years now, Hannah has thoroughly enjoyed getting to work alongside some of her closest friends while helping her patients achieve a happy, healthy smile. She completed her studies at both Tennessee Tech University and Remington College, and she is certified in local anesthesia. She and her husband, Nick, eloped in September 2020 and now reside in Santa Fe, TN. Her interests outside of dentistry include spending time outdoors, completing home projects, and hanging out with friends and family.

Dental hygienist Jennifer


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer has been with Beck Dental Care of Columbia since 2000 and brought 10 years of experience in the dental field with her. She and her husband, Alex, were married in 1988, and they have two children, Emily and Alex. Jennifer enjoys watching Alex play baseball and listening to Emily play the flute. They also have two German shepherds, Baron and Duchess. Jennifer and her family attend Pleasant Heights Baptist Church. Jennifer is a native of Maury County, although her parents were both born and raised in Germany.

Dental hygienist Kristin


Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristen is a graduate of both Columbia State and Tennessee State University. For over a decade now, she has spent her days building genuine relationships with her patients while helping them achieve optimal oral health. To continue to help her patients feel comfortable in the treatment chair, she has earned her certification in nitrous oxide and local anesthesia. Outside the dental office, she and her husband have two amazing children, Lincoln and Lucy. Listening to live music and spending time with friends and family are some of her favorite things to do outside the dental office!

Dental hygienist Tracey


Registered Dental Hygienist

For over two decades now, Tracey has used her passion for dentistry and genuine care for her patients to help those in her treatment chair get the effective, smile-transforming treatment they need. She attended Columbia State Community College and Tennessee State University, and she is currently certified in nitrous oxide and local anesthesia. Outside of dentistry, her interests include reading, shopping, gardening, and watching sports. She also loves animals, especially her four cats!

Dental Hygienist Holly


Registered Dental Hygienist

Holly studied at Columbia State and Remington College. For more than three years now, she has been an essential member of our team, going above and beyond to know her patients and fellow team members on a personal level for a better dental experience. Originally from Culleoka, she is married to her husband of nearly 10 years, Cody. They have two wonderful children together, Addilyn and Ayden. In her free time, she enjoys doing just about anything that lets her spend time outdoors!

Dental assistant Meredith


Registered Dental Assistant

For nearly 15 years, Meredith has provided excellent dentistry to patients who may be self-conscious about their teeth. She studied at Columbia State and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology before earning her certification in coronal polisher. Today, she loves having the opportunity to help patients feel more confident about their smiles each day! Outside the dental office, she loves spending time with her love, Corey, and their three beautiful daughters, Maraiya, Khiza, and Milania. In her spare time, she also enjoys traveling, shopping, and trying new restaurants!

Dental assistant Sara


Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

A Tennessee native, Sara attended Motlow State Community College before entering the dental field in 2013. She has spent the last 5+ years here at Beck Dental Care of Columbia, and we can confidently say she is one of the most talented team members we have! When she isn’t helping our doctor with your treatment, you can find her with her amazing husband, Tyler, and their son, Jackson. She loves spending time with her family and being an active member of her church.

Dental assistant April


Registered Dental Assistant

With over 14 years of experience, April joined our team in early 2015. Since then, she has thoroughly enjoyed helping people gain confidence in a new smile. In fact, serving our patients on their journey to improved oral health and relieving their pain are a few of her passions. Currently, she holds certifications in sealants, nitrous oxide, and CPR in addition to her expanded functions certification. When she isn’t at the dental office, you can find her spending time with her wonderful family, crafting, and learning to farm!

Dental assistant Cynthia

Cynthia (Cindy)

Registered Dental Assistant

For a few decades now, Cindy has been helping her patients feel good about their smiles and building lifelong friendships along the way. She attended the Tennessee College of Applied Technology before earning certifications in nitrous oxide and Coronal polishing (to name a few!). As a Columbia native, she loves living and working in her hometown. She and her husband, Steve, have three children, two grandsons, and one rescue dog together. Outside of dentistry, her interests include riding motorbikes, attending music venues, traveling, and attending Pleasant Heights Baptist Church.

Dental assistant Daisy


Registered Dental Assistant

Daisy has been a dental assistant since 2015. She sits chairside as Dr. Beck helps patients restore their smiles and achieve better oral health. Daisy works in sterilization and is certified in coronal polishing, radiology, and nitrous oxide monitoring. She loves being at Beck Dental Care of Columbia because of the amazing people she works with and helps every day. Daisy enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, playing outside with her two boys, cooking, and horseback riding.

Dental assistant Lisa


Expanded Functions Assistant

Although you wouldn’t believe it while looking at her, Lisa has an impressive 30+ years of experience in the world of dentistry, and the last two decades have been spent with our team! Since graduating from Louisville College, her kindness and enthusiasm have helped countless patients enjoy their journey to a healthier, happier smile. Today, she is certified in nitrous oxide, dental radiology, and Coronal polishing. She is a mother to two grown children, Morgan and Sam, and her interests outside of dentistry include cooking, watching movies, and listening to all kinds of music!

Registered Dental assistant Karina


Registered Dental Assistant

Although she was born and raised in California, Karina attended dental school in Franklin, Tennessee. In her nearly decade of experience in the dental field, she has completed advanced training in radiology, coronal polishing, and CPR. Throughout the years, her favorite aspect of her job has remained the same: working to help people gain their confidence back with a new smile. Away from the dental office, she loves spending time with her husband and their two wonderful children. Some of her interests outside of dentistry include cooking, working out, and working on her veggie garden!

Sterile Technician Mary Grace

Mary Grace

Sterile Technician

Mary Grace attended both the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Remington College for her studies. Since joining our team and the world of dentistry, she has thoroughly enjoyed learning something new every day. Outside of dentistry, some of her interests include watching sports, shopping, crafting, running, participating in church activities, and spending time with friends. Here’s an interesting fact about her: she’s never been on an airplane!

Front Desk Lili


Front Desk

Since joining our team, Lili has thoroughly enjoyed meeting new people every day in a fun environment. It’s one of the many reasons she’s so great at her job! When she isn’t at our dental office, she enjoys playing soccer, going to Vols games, reading, and working out. Here’s something you may not know about her: she grew up on a farm.

Registered Dental Hygienist Lexi


Registered Dental Hygienist

Lexi’s road to becoming a registered dental hygienist began at Columbia State Community College and Remington College. Today, she is certified in administering local anesthesia and administering and monitoring nitrous oxide. For her, interacting with patients and helping them achieve healthy, beautiful smiles is the best thing about her job! Away from the dental office, you’ll find Lexi and her wonderful fiancé planning their wedding. She also likes cooking, watching football, and spending time with friends and family.