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 2003. She began her career here with Adkins Family Dentistry in 2015.

    Amanda and her husband Matthew have two beautiful girls, Mattison and Mattilyn. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, going to church, 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 has been married to her husband Joey since 2017 and when not working, she loves spending time with him and their two boys, Elijah and Gates.

  • Katherine Helbert - Office Manager

    Katherine began her dental career over 35 years ago. 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 as a Registered Dental Assistant where she has worked for 46 years. First under Dr. Roberts Bradford for 33 1/2 years before Dr. Adkins acquired the office.  Paulette is a people person; she loves all her patients and always goes above and beyond to take care of them. She has one daughter, Chastity, and two grandchildren Briggs and  Katie, and a great granddaughter Emmy whom she adores. She loves to cook, garden and spend time with family and friends. She is a member of Pleasant Hill CP Church where she is very active.

  • 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 (Raymond) who lives here in Greeneville. 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. 

  • Kelsie White - Front Office / Registered Dental Assistant

    Kelsie attended Walters State Community College and East Tennessee State University. When not working she loves going to the beach and spending time with her daughter, Ivy and dog Paisley.

  • Nay Metcalf - Registered Dental Hygienist

    Nay graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2022 with her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene. Nay loves to educate her patients on how to best take care of their hygiene needs. 

    She is originally from Venezuela where she earned her Dental Degree in 2013. She has blessed us by being able to speak Spanish and translating for other staff members as well as for Dr. Adkins. 

    She is married to Chris and they share two little handsome boys. She loves spending time with family, cooking, going to church, and working out.

  • Emily Taylor - Registered Dental Assistant

    Emily is a graduate of West Greene High School and Walters State Community College. She has an Associates Degree in Pre-Dental Hygiene and obtained her Dental Assistant license in 2019. Emily is currently working on earning her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification. She joined Adkins Family Dentistry in 2020 and has been a blessing to the office and the patients. She is always willing to go the extra mile for the patients and the office.

    Emily enjoys being with her boyfriend Hayden and his son Adam. She also has two spoiled fur babies, Maggie and Charlie. She loves spending time with her family, friends, being outdoors and gardening.

  • Ramona Tipton - Registered Dental Hygienist

    Ramona earned her license for Dental Assisting in 2009 and went on to East Tennessee State University to receive her Bachelors of Science degree. She is now a Registered Dental Hygienist.

    She enjoys camping, cooking, and spending time with family and friends especially her son Ryland and husband, Brandon.

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