Dental Staff

All professionals at Adkins Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Angela Cutshall - Registered Dental Assistant

    Angela started her dental career in 1984 as a dental hygiene assistant for the summer and became a Registered Dental Assistant in 1988. In the 34 years she has been in the dental community she has formed many amazing friendships and has helped many overcome their fear of the dentist.
    She has been blessed to be married to her best friend Jay Keith for 28 years and they have raised 2 wonderful young men, Jed and Troy. They also share their home with their German Shepard Joker. Angela enjoys spending time with family and friends, trips to Surfside Beach, photography, and playing competitive tennis.  They call First Baptist Church their church home and they love spending time with their church family as well.

  • Amanda Hughes - Registered Dental Hygienist

    Amanda received her Dental Assisting license in 2013 and went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013. She began her career here with Adkins Family Dentistry in 2015.

    She lives in Afton with her husband Matthew and their two girls, Mattison and Mattilyn. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and shopping.

  • Cortney Rush - Front Office Staff, Registered Dental Assistant

    Cortney graduated from Chuckey Doak High School in 2009 and Walters State Community College in 2015 as a Registered Dental Assistant.    She joined Dr. Adkins in December of 2016.

    She is married to Joey and they have two boys, Elijah and Gates. She loves spending time with her family in Chuckey, playing volleyball, and shopping when she has time.

  • Katherine Helbert - Front Office Staff

    Katherine began her dental career over 30 years ago and has spent the last 21 at the Tusculum Blvd location, the last 8 working with Dr. Adkins and the previous 13 with Dr. Bradford.  She is very passionate about her job and loves getting to know her patients and going above and beyond to help them with all their dental needs. Over the years she has built many long lasting relationships with our patients to make them feel very welcome in our office.

    She is married to Roger Helbert and they have 2 adult children, Lyndsey who is married to Nathan Barnes and Lucas who is a full time student at ETSU. Katherine enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Paulette Bright - Registered Dental Assistant

    Paulette graduated from North Greene High School in 1976 and shortly after began her dental career at the Tusculum BLVD location making it 42 years as a Registered Dental Assistant.  Paulette is a people person; she loves all her patients and always goes above and beyond to take care of them.  She also works at Stan’s BBQ part time and has worked there for
    She has one daughter, Chastity, and two grandchildren whom she adores. Briggs is a senior at North Greene High School and Katie is a sophomore also at North Greene High School. She loves to cook, and spend time with family and friends.

  • Margaret Lawless - Registered Dental Hygienist

    Margaret is a Greeneville native who graduated from Greeneville High School and went on to graduate from ETSU as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has worked in this very office for over 35 years and considers that a blessing. The most rewarding aspect of her job is the relationships she has formed with her patients and being able to work with “family” on a daily basis.

    She has been married to her high school sweetheart David for 32 years and they share a daughter, Chelsea, who has a baby girl, Henley. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and shopping.

  • LuAnne Wells - Registered Dental Hygienist

    LuAnne is a graduate of Greeneville High school and a graduate of East Tennessee University with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She is married to Cole Wells and they have been married for over 34 years now. They have two children, Patrick, who lives in New York City and Martha who lives in China. LuAnne says the one thing she loves about her job is that every day is a new adventure. She loves seeing her patients improve their dental health over the years. LuAnne and Cole enjoy going to church, working out, and traveling the world visiting their children. 

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