Great dentistry is a passion for the entire team at Shipp Family Dentistry. We work hard to provide our patients with excellent dental care in a peaceful and relaxing environment.
We pride ourselves on being a patient-centric practice because we believe good dental care is important to your family’s overall well-being!
A wide range of dental services are available for your entire family in our modern facility. By staying up to date with dental technology, we can provide efficient, comfortable dental care. As a family-friendly practice, we look forward to getting to know our patients personally and building long-term relationships. Our goal is to earn the trust and loyalty of our patients by treating them the way we would like to be treated – with kindness and respect.
We are grateful you have chosen Shipp Family Dentistry as your family’s dentist in Columbus, MS. We look forward to taking care of your smile in the coming years!
Dr. Patrick Shipp, DMD
Dr. Patrick Shipp earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi College and his DMD degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He completed a one-year residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He continues his schooling by taking numerous continuing education courses to stay up-to-date on the latest in dentistry so he can provide the best care for his patients.
He has received the following awards from dental school: the Mississippi Dental Association Senior Aware, the American Academy of Endodontists Award, and the American Academy of Periodontology Award. Dr. Shipp is a member of the American Dental Association and the Mississippi Dental Association.
He grew up on a farm near Yazoo City and says he was attracted to dentistry because it allowed him to serve people and develop long-term relationships. Dentistry also provided him a way of combining science and art to relieve discomfort and make things beautiful at the same time.
Outside of the office, Dr. Shipp enjoys running, golfing, hunting, watching sports, traveling, and working in his yard. He and his wife Morgan have 3 children and a dog named Stella, who they adopted from the local shelter.
Samantha has been with Shipp Dental since March 2019. From answering the phone, to scheduling treatment and covering finances, Samantha has a very vital role her in our team and insuring patients they are in the right hands for their dental needs. Her favorite part of her job is greeting our wonderful patient’s every day and having the opportunity to establish personal relationships with each patient that she meets. Outside of the office, Samantha is an active member at Vibrant Church, a passionate Mississippi State Fan and an animal lover. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Wyatt. They have two precious little boys, Maddox and Mac, along with their fur babies Pixie, Penny and Felicia.
Tori has been with Shipp Dental since June 2022 as our Patient Coordinator. Her role in our team is answering the phone, greeting our patients from the moment they walk through the door, scheduling new and existing patients and verifying dental benefits prior to their appointments. Her favorite part of being at Shipp Dental is meeting and building that relationship with all of our patients. She genuinely loves to help people! Outside of the office Tori loves to spend time outdoors and travel with her husband Nate and their two daughters, Karlee and Brynlee.
Dental Assistant/Insurance Coordinator
Angela has been with Shipp Dental since 2014. You will see Angela everywhere in our office, from the front desk to assisting Dr. Shipp. She started as our patient coordinator and then completed training for dental assisting. Angela completed her Radiology training in 2019 and is now a Mississippi Radiology permit holder. One of the favorite things she likes about her job is her patients and building that relationship with them. In her free time she loves spending time outdoors and especially at the beach with her husband Mike. Between the two of them they have 5 children and 1 grandson, Layton! Angela is originally from Akron, Ohio but now calls the South home!
Denise is another one of the longtime valued members of our team and has been here since 2009 as a Dental Assistant. She has become a key player in the practice as a Mississippi Dental Radiology Permit Holder and strives to continue learning and improving through continuing education.
Her favorite part of her job is that she can help to make people more comfortable when they are anxious about their appointment.
Along with spending time with her fur babies and friends, Denise loves to travel. When she isn't off exploring a new place you can find her out in her garden or listening to music. She also enjoys attending plays and art exhibits.
Chandley is one of our Dental Assistants. She has been with Shipp Dental since April 2022. Chandley is originally from San Antonio, Texas where she obtained her RDA and trained for dental assisting through the Red Cross Program. Her favorite part of her job is being able to meet new people and be the person to make them feel comfortable. Outside of the office she is also a licensed hairstylist and has traveled the world during her husband's 24 year military career. She has been married to her High School Sweetheart Robert for 36 years and they have two daughters.
Lorrin is one of our Hygienists, she has been with Shipp Dental since 2018. Lorrin graduated from Mississippi Delta Community College in 2016 and received the Mississippi Dental Hygiene Association (MDHA) Clinical Achievement Award the same year. One of the favorite things Lorrin loves about her job is she has the opportunity to meet new people and help them have a beautiful and confident smile. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her husband Chase and their sweet little boy Eli!
Bethany has been with Shipp Dental since April 2022 and our newest Hygienist. Bethany graduated from Northeast Community College in 2009. Bethany's favorite part about working at Shipp Dental is interacting and building a relationship with her patients. and educating them on their oral health. Bethany's passions outside of dentistry include numerous outdoor activities as well as spending time with her husband Brad and their daughter Aubrey.