Meet The Staff
Angela is our Office Manager, she has been with Shipp Family 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. She now holds the title of Office Manager for our practice. Angela has also 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! They also have 2 Schnauzers, Paris & Nola! Angela is originally from Akron, Ohio but now calls the South home!
Samantha is our Treatment/Financial Coordinator, she has been with Shipp Family Dental since March 2019. From answering the phone, to scheduling treatment, going over finances/billing, and working alongside dental insurance companies to get claims paid, Samantha has a vital role here in our office. Her favorite parts of her job is insuring patients they are in the right hands for their dental needs, forming personal connections with every patient she meets, and working with Dr. Shipp to get patients scheduled for their appropriate treatment. Outside of the office, Samantha is an active member at Vibrant Church, a passionate Mississippi State Fan and 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 is our Patient Coordinator, she has been with Shipp Family 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 Family 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 Nathan and their two daughters, Karlee and Brynlee.
Denise is one of our Dental Assistants, she 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 Family 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 is one of our Hygienists, she has been with Shipp Family Dental since April of 2022. 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.