Rebecca Hendry Wheat – Registered Dental Hygienist
Rebecca graduated from Jones County Junior College, earning an Associates Degree in Science. She earned her Registered Dental Hygienist degree at Pearl River Community College. She has been with Petal Family Dentistry since 1996. She has two children, Lauryn and Asher. In her free time, Rebecca likes to go to the beach and cook.
Linda Miley Simon – Registered Dental Hygienist
Linda has been with Petal Family Dentistry since 1998. She obtained her education from Jones County Community College and The University of Mississippi School of Allied Health. She is CPR certified. Linda is married to Jerry Simon and together they have four children, ten grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, and enjoying life.
Lori S. Weekley – Registered Dental Hygienist
Lori graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and has been with Petal Family Dentistry since 2000. In her free time, she enjoys camping with family and friends and trail riding on horseback. She has been married 25 years to Shane and has two college-aged boys. Lori’s advice to others is: Life is short, Keep Smiling!
Leah Smith – Registered Dental Hygienist
Leah Smith joined Petal Family Dentistry in 2016. Leah earned her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Southern Mississippi with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. Leah continued her education at Pearl River Community College where she became a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is married to Tom, and they have two children.
Sarah Dobbins – Registered Dental Hygienist
Sarah is a Petal Graduate. She completed her studies in 2013 at Meridian Community College. There she became a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating with High Honors. She is CPR certified. She and her husband, Adam, and have two children. Sarah Enjoys reading to her children, camping, gardening, and playing with their farm animals. Sarah is a member of Carterville Baptist Church.
Sarah Smalley – Dental Assistant
Sarah graduated from Pearl River Community College with an Associates of Applied Science Degree. She received her DANB Certification in 2014. She has been with Petal Family Dentistry as a Certified Dental Assistant since 2017. She is currently engaged to her fiancé, Carlton. Sarah’s marriage will bless her with two children, Harper and Colston. In her free time she loves being outdoors, traveling, crafting and spending time with family and friends.
Cassidy Padgett Nall – Dental Assistant
Cassidy graduated from Pearl River Community College as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2019. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Jake and their great Pyrenees, Gus.
Emilee Hiatt – Dental Assistant
Emilee attended Jones County Junior College and the University of Southern Mississippi. She received an Associates Degree in General Studies and is CPR certified. In her free time, Emilee enjoys spending time with Nova, her cat, and arts and crafts with wood, canvas and vinyl.
Pat Tisdale – Office Manager/Insurance Coordinator
Pat studied Business Administration and Marketing at Jones County Junior College, as well as secondary education through the University of Southern Mississippi. Her certifications and trainings include:
- CDT – dental coding
- HIPAA Practice Compliance
- Collections and Insurance
Pat is married with two children. Away from the office, she enjoys scrapbooking and reading.
Bethany Miller - Treatment Plan Coordinator
Bethany has been with Petal Family Dentistry since 2019. She studied Business Administration at the University of Southern Mississippi. She is married to Kendall and has two children, Sarah Grace and Kayden. In her spare time she enjoys watching her kids play ball, hunting, traveling and playing with her dog, Ellie Mae.
Amanda Davis - Scheduling Coordinator
Amanda Joined the Petal Family Dentistry team in 2020. She is married to Steven and has two daughters, Emma and Madeline. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling in her spare time.