Dr. Dory Sellers
Dr. Dory Sellers is a graduate of Christian Brothers University and the University Of Tennessee College Of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. She serves on the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Foundation Associate Board, and as an officer for the Memphis Dental Society. In the past she has volunteered for the Mid-South Mission of Mercy and on the Christian Mobile Dental Clinic as part of the Bellevue Loves Memphis Program. Through these programs she was involved with addressing dental health care needs to target populations in the greater Memphis area.
Dr. Sellers is a member of:
- American Dental Association
- Tennessee Dental Association
- Memphis Dental Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Academy of Sports Dentistry
- American Association of Women Dentists
In 2017, Dr. Sellers received the Favorite Award from the Commercial Appeal as a “Memphis Most” favorite in the category of Best Dentist. In her free time, she enjoys running and is a member of the Memphis Runners Track Club. She has completed 7 marathons, including the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon and numerous half marathons. One of her favorite races that she participates in yearly is the St. Jude Memphis Marathon/Half Marathon. Dory is also a member of USMC Fitness Bootcamp, an outdoor Marine Corps based fitness program. She is a self-proclaimed lover of athletics, and is an official corporate sponsor of the Memphis Tigers. Dory and her husband Greg have one child, Lucy Grace Gaston.
Our hygienist, KaShaundra “KK” Atkinson has been in the dental field for many years. She started out as a dental assistant in 2007 in her hometown of West Memphis, Arkansas. After working as an assistant for 5 years, she made the decision to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She attended Concord Career College in Memphis, Tennessee, and graduated with an associate’s degree in dental hygiene. Upon obtaining her license in January of 2012, KK moved to Nashville, Tennessee to work for a pediatric dental practice. After 3 years in Nashville, KK returned to Memphis and has been with us since her return. She is very passionate about her work and couldn’t be happier with her career choice.
In her free time, KK enjoys gardening, sewing, yoga, and is an Arkansas Razorbacks fan. She is happily married to her husband Cody, and has two boys, Caleb and Ty.
Melissa “Millie” Paschal is our dental assistant and she has been a dental Assistant for 7 years. She started her career in her hometown of Shelbyville, Tennessee. She worked there for 6 years until moving to Mississippi and started with us in March of 2017. She attended Victory Baptist Academy for high school and Pensacola Christian College. Millie currently resides in Marion, Arkansas with her husband, Brad, and three children, Parker, Ellie, and Emmie. She enjoys cooking and watching her oldest child, Parker, play Baseball and her oldest Daughter is a cheerleader. Millie looks forward to helping you at your next visit.
Darlene Roach is one of our dental hygienist and has been in the dental field for almost 20 years. She started out in Ohio as a dental assistant and did her internship at Ohio State University College of Dentistry. She worked as a dental assistant for over 13 years in general dentistry before going back to school to further her career as a dental hygienist. She graduated from Concorde Career College in Memphis, Tennessee with an associate degree in dental hygiene in July of 2012. Upton obtaining her hygiene license, she worked for Shelby County Health Department in their school base dental program. After working for Shelby County, she became the dental assistant instructor at Concorde Career College in Southaven, Mississippi. Darlene started with us in September of 2017 and she absolutely loves working in the dental field.
In her free time, Darlene enjoys painting, baking cakes, spending time with her church family, and watching Game of Thrones. She mostly enjoys spending time with her family. She is happily married to her husband, Dave. She has three daughters, Hayley, Harley, and Kelsey, and 2 grandchildren, Jack and Allie.
Alicia Gagnon is our front desk treatment coordinator. She has an associate of applied science in electronic media production from Ozark Technical Community College. She also has her dental assistant certificate through the U.S. Army Red Cross. Alicia has worked as an orthodontic assistant for 8 years in several places including Tallahassee Florida, Memphis Tennessee, and West Memphis Arkansas. She started with us in May of 2016.
In her free time, she enjoys arts and crafts, playing volleyball, traveling and spending time with family. Alicia has a son named Brennan and a Great Dane named Bambino. Alicia looks forward to helping you with your dental needs.
Jon Luna is our front desk treatment coordinator and is a Texas native that moved to Memphis at attend Christian Brothers College. He has been a teacher, a coach, a mentor, a club director, and a general manager of Central BBQ during his 30 years in Memphis. Jon started with us in June of 2017.
During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and his 3 dogs. He also enjoys going to University of Memphis athletic evens and Grizzly games, and he volunteers for Meals on Wheels.