Dental Assistants
Front Office



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Janet W. Lorin, RDH / Dental Hygienist

Janet is a Registered Dental Hygienist at the practice. She was raised in New Jersey, but moved to South Carolina in the 1970’s. She worked as a Registered Cardiology Technologist, a Dental Assistant, and then a Dental office assistant before graduating from Trident Technical College Dental Hygiene program in 1993. She has been with this office as a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 17 years.

Janet has been married for over 30 years and is a mother of two grown children who are both in the United States Air Force.

She enjoys sewing, crafting, and serving on the board of directors of Smile For a Lifetime Foundation here in Beaufort.o



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Cathy A. Smith, RDH
/ Dental Hygienist
Cathy is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She started her dental career in 1979 when she worked as a Red Cross Volunteer Dental Assistant. In 1992, she returned to college for a dental hygiene degree. After becoming a dental hygienist, she went to work for the government for two years as a contract dental hygienist. She has worked in this office since 1997.

Cathy enjoys boating, camping and riding motorcycles. She is a mother of two adult daughters.o





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Beverly Phillips, RDH
/ Dental Hygienist

Beverly loves being a Registered Dental Hygienist and strives to give each patient a comfortable and personalized experience. She graduated from the dental hygiene program at Savannah Technical College in May 2017, where she was held to a high standard of patient care and technical ability. Beverly has an upbeat personality and is always sharing laughs with patients and coworkers alike.

In her spare time, Beverly likes the outdoors and to be surrounded by family and friends.








Dental Assistants

dental-assistantJacki / Lead Dental-Ortho Assistant
Jacki joined Beaufort Family Dentistry in 2017 as our lead assistant. She has enthusiastically jumped in, eager to learn as much as possible, and has become a great asset. She enjoys the fast-paced environment of the office, as well as helping people and seeing them smile.

In addition to being a dental assistant, Jacki is also a busy mother of three and a veteran of the Marine Corps.






dental-assistantEvanna / Dental-Ortho Assistant
Evanna moved from San Diego, CA to Beaufort in 2018. Although new to dentistry, she has learned quickly and has become one of our essential dental assistants. She is very happy to be working with such a great dental team here at Beaufort Family Dentistry.

Evanna enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 dogs. She likes play tennis, kayak, and enjoy the outdoors.






dental-assistantCatherine / Dental Assistant
Catherine joined Beaufort Family Dentistry in 2018 with over 18 years of dental experience. She was born and raised in Varnville, SC and happily commutes every day. She is excited to help patients achieve the smile they always wanted.

Catherine enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids. She likes to play softball, hunting, and cooking.






dental-assistantMartha / Dental Assistant
Martha joined the Beaufort Family Dentistry family in 2017. She has over 2 years of experience working in the dental industry in the Lowcountry area. She enjoys making a difference in people’s lives by helping them improve their smile.

When not in the office, Martha enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and 3 dogs.




Front Office


kelli-bright-burkeKelli / Front Desk
A livelong resident of Beaufort, Kelli joined the Beaufort Family Dentistry team in 2016. She is the smiling face you see as soon as you come into our office! Kelli loves working with people and enjoys all the interactions she gets to have with patients, as well as the dental team. Kelli enjoys spending time with her family and friends after work.

Kelli will always greet you with a warm smile on her face. Smiles are contagious.






front-deskTomeka / Front Desk Check-In
Tomeka joined the Beaufort Family Dentistry team in 2017. She has a Bachelor degree in Healthcare Administration & Technology and is excited to be a part of the dental team. Tomeka is the smiling face you see as soon as you come into our office!

Tomeka loves spending her time with family and friends. Her favorite hobbies include reading, crossword puzzles, and food tasting.






front-deskChristy / Coordinator
Christy joined Beaufort Family Dentistry in 2018. She brings more than 8 years of dental front office experience to the team. She will be the friendly face greeting you when you check out from your appointment always helping to schedule your next appointment and answer any questions you have.

In her spare time, she enjoys tending to her garden, spending time with her family, kayaking, hiking, reading, and always ready for the next great adventure.






kristine-fernandezKristine / Manager 
Kristine is the Manager at Beaufort Family Dentistry. She moved from San Diego, Ca. to Beaufort in 2016. She has over 16 years of experience in dentistry and a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management. She is excited to be a part of the Beaufort Family Dentistry team and getting to meet all the wonderful people here in Beaufort.

Kristine enjoys spending quality time with her son and daughter. Her hobbies include traveling, hiking, and snorkeling.