Sherie Williams Barbare
Daiphin R. Bober
Michelle Brock Brown
Amy Natoli, RDH
Amy is originally from Ohio and attended The Ohio State University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1994, Amy moved to Charleston, SC and worked as a hygienist in a private practice for 6 years. After meeting her husband, Amy moved to Long Island, New York, where she was a clinical hygienist working 6 days a week in three very different private practices. The challenges of working in these practices started Amy's journey into becoming involved with her professional association. After seven years, Amy and her husband moved to Mount Pleasant, SC. It was at this time that Amy became decided to volunteer to serve with her local component and state association.First serving as Secretary with the local Charleston component, Amy then moved onto the state level to first serve on the Symposium Committee and then serving for two years as Vice President. She has served the past two years as a an active member in SCDHA and working on the Symposium Committee. In 2014, Amy was one of 40 hygienists picked to attend the "Unleashing Your Potential" leadership workshop held by ADHA in Chicago, IL. . In 2016, Amy was one of 10 hygienists picked from across the country to serve on the Colgate Oral Health Advisory Board, a board picked by Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals to serve for one year and culminating in a weekend long board meeting in East Brunswick, NJ. Amy is a clinical hygienist, working in two private practices in Charleston, SC. In her free time, Amy likes to kayak, hike, makes jewelry and monitors a feral cat colony. She and her husband, John, live in Mount Pleasant and enjoy doing day trips, photography, Ohio State football and partaking in the great food and music scene in Charleston.
Sherie Williams Barbare, RDH
EducationSherie graduated from Greenville Technical College in 1988 with a Diploma in Dental Assisting and in 1998 graduated with an Associate Degree in Health Sciences.
Work Experience Sherie has worked in private practice dentistry in Spartanburg and Greer. Now living in Rock Hill she is with Piedmont Dental, Dr. Ben Areheart. She also works with Southern Regional Testing Agency (SRTA) as a dental hygiene examiner.
LeadershipHaving served as President of SCHDA 2001-2002 and 2004-2006 during this term she was awarded the Ralph E Levine Award. Now Sherie is looking forward to once again serving her professionalassociation. She also served on the South Carolina Board of Dentistry 2007-2015, during this time Sherie became involved with SRTA and now is the Dental Hygiene representative on the SRTA Board of Directors
Mission StatementTo give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.Steve Prefontaine
Daiphin R. Bober, RDH, CDA, BS
College/School InfoShe graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. In 1997 she received her Teaching Certificate from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. Work ExperienceShe taught Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania for 13 years before moving to the Charleston, South Carolina area in 2015. Daiphin currently works part time as a clinical Dental Hygienist in Charleston, South Carolina. She also serves as symposium chair for the South Carolina Dental Hygienists’ Association.
College/School InfoShera is a graduate of both the Medial University of South Carolina and the University of North Carolina with a BS degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental Auxiliary Education. Work ExperienceShera taught dental auxiliaries at the Medical College of VA for 3 years. She worked in private practice in Greenville, SC with Dr. Roy E. Strickland for 32 years and has continued in that same practice for the past 3 years with Dr. Chad and Dr. Jill Colson. GoalsShera has devoted her career to continuing her education to stay abreast in the ever-changing world of dentistry. She maintains that being actively involved in her dental hygiene associations with like-minded individuals has been a huge influence to her success in the practice of dental hygiene Mission Statement “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence”.
Michelle Brock Brown BS, RDH, MPH
College/School infoMichele earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a Dental Concentration from Winthrop University in 2008 and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from York Technical College in 2014. She earned her Master of Public Health Degree in Health Promotion from Liberty University in 2017.
Work ExperienceMichele is a licensed/registered public health pediatric dental hygienist for the states of SC and GA. She is a Columbia, South Carolina native that enjoys primarily treating children & young adults, special needs patients, and patients with extreme fear and anxiety. Pediatric Dental Hygiene and Public Health are both rewarding fields that allow for flexibility and great self-motivation. Michele has a range of pediatric dental experience working in both public health dentistry with a mobile dental unit that primarily treats pediatric patients at elementary, middle, and high schools, and with young patients in private practice. Michele has also had the great opportunity to contribute and write for the RDH Magazine, helping pediatric dental hygienists to navigate parental control with their young patients and other pediatric dentistry topics.
Mission StatementAs a pediatric public health dental hygienist, Michele is dedicated to give all school-aged children, especially underserved and poverty-stricken children, the opportunity to have optimal oral health. By providing children, parents/guardians, and professionals with adequate oral health education, this will motivate positive oral health and nutritional habits, caries and gingivitis prevention, and eventually, dental treatment to maintain and to improve pediatric oral health.
Theresa Edwards, RDH, CDA, DMRT
College/School InfoTheresa graduated with Associate Degree in Health Sciences from Greenville Technical College in Greenville, South Carolina in 2008Theresa held the position of Vice President for the Student South Carolina Dental Hygiene Association while attending school. Work ExperienceTheresa has been a registered dental hygienist for the last eight years. Theresa attended TruDenta training at the Nova School of Dentistry, receiving her certification to become a dento mandibular rehab therapist, treating patients with TMJ dysfunction and migraines GoalsShe continues to enjoy seeking out advancements in the dental field to not only help fellow college advancements, but to serve and educate her patients to the fullest. Mission Statement To promote oral health throughout the state