Dental team here to serve…

Houston Dental’s team is here for you! Friendly, knowledgable and professional, we are here to increase your comfort, alleviate your anxiety and help you get the best smile possible. We have locations in Columbus and Manchester, Georgia.

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Columbus Dental Team

Brandi Cardona Office Manager

Brandi Cardona
Office Manager

Brandi joined our team in May of 2013. She is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern State University with a B.A. in Business Management and Accounting. When Brandi is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband John and shopping.

Crystal Ried Dental Hygienist

Crystal Reid
Registered Dental Hygienist, RDH

Crystal is a 2008 graduate of Columbus Technical College and recipient of the Hu Friedy Golden Star Award. She has been a part of our office since 2010. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter doing outdoor activities.

Christy Chipman Coogle Dental Hygienist

Christy Chipman Coogle
Dental Hygienist

Christy has been a hygienist for 24 years. She loves what she does! She joined this fabulous team in mid-2016! Her hobbies include spending time with her husband and 23 year old daughter, training service dogs, and gardening.

Brandy Myers Dental Assistant

Brandy Myers
Dental Assistant

Brandy is a certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant and has been with our office since 2009. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 boys, family and friends.

Becky Harwell Dental Assistant

Becki Harwell
Dental Assistant

Becki is a certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant and has been a member of our team since 2005 but has been a patient since 1990. Becki is interested in all aspects of General Dentistry, especially esthetic treatment and implant restorations. With over 13 years’ experience Becki has gained the skillset and knowledge to provide the utmost in patient care. She enjoys spending time with her husband Matt and son Kal.

Michelle Mallaleiu Dental Assistant

Michelle Mallalieu
Dental Assistant

Michelle joined our team in July of 2016 as a Dental Assistant. She has been in the dental field for 3 years. She enjoys doing anything outdoors and spending time with her family.

Kayla Howell Front Office and Dental Assistant

Kayla Howell
Front Office / Dental Assistant

Kayla has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She joined our team in July 2014 as a certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant and is cross trained for front office. She is married to a wonderful husband and has one beautiful daughter. When she isn’t working she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and reading a good book!

Felicia Lynch Front Office

Felicia Lynch
Front Office

Felicia works in our front office. She has five years of front office experience in the dental field working with insurance and patient care. She is originally from Wilmington, North Carolina and currently pursuing her degree in nursing to become a Nurse Practitioner. During her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities, reading, and spending time with her chocolate lab Gauge. She is very happy to be a part of the team and is looking forward to meeting you and helping with your dental needs!


Manchester Dental Team

Linda Bell Dental Hygienist

Linda Bell
Dental Hygienist

Linda has been practicing dental hygiene for 32 years. She graduated from Columbus College, now known as Columbus State University, in 1985 with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves being a hygienist and taking care of her patient’s smiles. Linda has been married to her husband Steve for 26 years and they have 2 daughters, Conner and Sierra, at the University of West Georgia. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Jessica Rivera Certified Dental Assistant

Jessica Rivera
Certified Dental Assistant

Jessica is originally from Cusseta, Ga. In 2007, she graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Columbus Technical College with honors. She received the Hinman Scholar Award and was President of her class. Her husband is a Columbus Police Officer and has been employed with the department since 2006. They have three children, two girls and one boy. Jessica loves spending time with her family, reading and shopping. Jessica has worked for Houston Dental since August 2016. She takes a lot of pride in providing great patient care.