Meet The Staff

Debra King- Scheduling Coordinator:

Debra will most likely be the first person you meet when you come to our office.  She has been in the dental field for over 20 years so she has lots of experience!  She moved to the Foley area in 2015.  She and her husband, Eric, have one daughter and three grandchildren.  They love going to the beach and watching Netflix.  

Danyelle- Front Office and Dental Hygienist:  

Danyelle has been in the dental field for 8 years working as both a dental assistant and front office coordinator. She is originally from Birmingham, AL and moved to the Gulf Coast in the summer of 2013. She and her husband, Drew, have one little boy named Greyson. She has always had a passion for children and teeth, so what better place to work than a pediatric and orthodontic office?  She finished hygiene school a few years ago. 

In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, traveling, going to all kinds of sporting events, and spending time with her friends and family. She is so excited about being a part of the SeaSmiles team and can’t wait to see how the office grows.

Maria Wren- Insurance Coordinator:
Maria spends her days addressing insurance claims and making sure our patients get the most out of their insurance benefits.  She also helps as a Spanish translator.  Maria was born and raised in Texas.  She moved to Baldwin county in 2005 and now resides in Loxley with her husband and their son, Sebastain.  

Heather Culwell- Dental Assistant:

Heather is originally from Georgia and has been on the Gulf Coast since 2005.  She graduated from Gulf Shores High School in 2016.  She attended Fortis College for dental assisting and worked for a few years in general dentistry but always knew pediatrics was the place for her!  In her down time, you can find her by the pool or by the fire with her family.

Hollister Bowman-  Orthodontic Assistant
Hollister has been in the orthodontic field since 2014.  She is originally from Montgomery and moved to Gulf Shores in 2018.  She and her husband Steven have one daugher named Lily, and she has 2 stepchildren- Fuller and Whitney.  In her spare time, she loves going to the beach or boating. Hollister has a passion for orthodontics and loves the outcome of a brand new smile!   

Katelyn Duvall- Dental Assistant:
Katelyn was born and raised in Tennessee.  Her family moved to the Gulf Coast in 2012.  She graduated from Gulf Coast State College’s dental assisting program in 2018.  After working for a couple of years in general dentistry, she wanted to pursue a career as an assistant in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics because of her love for children.  In her time away from work, you can find her being a Mom to her 5 wonderful kids. 

Angel Perdue- Dental Assistant:  
Angel was born in Fairhope and moved to Foley when she was 5.  She graduated from Foley High School in 2018 and attended dental assistant training at Fortis College.   She has one son, Tre, who is very loving and outgoing.  In her time away from work, she likes to go to the beach and spend time with her family.  She is so thankful to be a part of the Sea Smiles team! 

Belen Chavez- Dental Assistant/ Hygienist:
Belen was born in Mexico City, Mexico, but has been living in the Gulf Coast for over 20 years.  She completed her Associate’s Degree in Applied Science, with a certificate in Dental Assisting, from Gulf Coast Community College in 2017, and has been an assistant at Sea Smiles since then.  She enjoys working with children and aims to make their initial dental experience as pleasant as possible.  She hopes to educate them on the importance of developing and maintaining good oral hygiene habits.  She recently finished hygiene school.  She also translates for our Spanish speaking patients. In her spare time, Belen enjoys working out, playing sports, reading books, and traveling with her husband.  


Mitzi Wooten- Dental Hygienist: 

Mitzi D. Wilson-Wooten is a native of Daphne, Alabama.  She graduated from Daphne High School with the class of 1993.  After high school, she earned my Associates Degree in Applied Science from SouthEast College of Technology in 1996.  She has 10 plus years in the Orthodontics field where she gained an interest in Dental Hygiene.  In 2006, she earned her license to practice Dental Hygiene from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She has worked as a Dental Hygienist for 11 years and counting. 

She is the wife of Keidrick Wooten and mother of two beautiful girls. She attends Total Church Ministries in Mobile, Alabama, where she serves as the Trip coordinator/planner. She is so thankful she found her dream job here at Sea Smiles.

Erica Gates- Dental Hygienist:

Erica is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She graduated from Gulf Shores High School in 2009. In 2013 she attended Lawson State Community College where she received her Dental Assisting Certificate. After working as an assistant for 2 years, Erica received her Dental Hygiene License through the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program. She has been in the dental field for 6 years and has a passion and love for dentistry. She enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends

Tonja Reid- Dental Hygienist:

Tonja began working in the dental field in 1995.  She attended UAB’s dental hygiene program and graduated in 1998.  She has experience in general dentistry and pediatric dentistry and enjoys working with patients with special needs.  She loves treating patients with the highest level of care.  Her favorite part of her job is gaining the trust of her patients, whether they are young or old.  She and her husband, Jason, have 3 energetic boys; Landon, Lane, and Landry.  They love being involved in CityHope Community Church.  They also love traveling, watching their boys play soccer, spending quality time with family and friends, and watching Alabama football.