Meet Our Staff

Let me introduce you to our wonderful, talented staff!  Four fabulous ladies run the front office: Tiffany (Business Manager and Financial Coordinator), Cathy (Hygiene Coordinator), Brittany (Operative Coordinator), and Katie (Insurance Coordinator).  Cindy, Melissa and Autumn are our three outstanding hygienists.  Jolie, Missy, Macy and Tiffany D, our expanded duties dental assistants, have over 90 years of experience between them!  We are so excited to offer our services to the Greenwood community, and happily invite you to browse our site and give us a call to schedule an appointment. You can learn more about the A New Smile staff here.

Ready to schedule a consultation with Dr. Patricia New or Dr. Shane New? Call our office in Greenwood, IN at A New Smile Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Phone Number 317-888-6684.

Cindy, Hygienist

Cindy, HygienistCindy has been working in the dental field since 1980. She was an expanded duties dental assistant for many years before attending the dental hygiene program at Indiana University School of Dentistry. She graduated from the dental hygiene program in 1990, and has been a part of our team since 2005. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her patients. She holds her permit in local anesthesia. We appreciate her gentleness and patience with our children and anxious patients!

She lives on the southside with her daughter Ava and her two dogs.

Cindy works on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.


Melissa, Hygienist

Melissa, HygienistMelissa has been working in the dental field since 1994. She enjoyed working as an expanded duties dental assistant and an ortho assistant  before graduating from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1999. Melissa has worked in general and pediatric dentistry. She holds her permit in local anesthesia. She truly enjoys the educational aspect of dental hygiene. We appreciate her gentle nature and cheerful attitude.

Melissa grew up in Indianapolis, and although she enjoys family vacations to the Michigan shore, happily calls Indy home. She loves the fun daily life of raising two amazing daughters, Abby and Lydia, with her best friend and husband, Matt. She also has two furry children, her dogs Carley and Homer.

Melissa works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.


Tiffany, Business Manager and Financial Coordinator (& EDDA!)

Tiffany, Schedule Coordinator & Expanded Functions Dental AssistantTiffany joined our team in 2010 as our expanded duties dental assistant. After five years at the practice she transitioned from the back to the front office, becoming our Schedule Coordinator. Although you will still find her working in both the front and back office.

She graduated from an expanded duties dental program in 2000. She has continued her education through the years to include her Coronal Polishing and Fluoride Application certifications. She also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management.

Tiffany’s experience and knowledge makes her a valuable resource to our dental practice. She is a perfectionist and her attention to detail is an asset to both the front and back office. Her outgoing personality always keep everyone smiling.

Tiffany has lived on the south side of Indianapolis for most her life. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves animals and warm-weather activities. In the summer you will find her outdoors as much as possible, usually out on her boat wakeboarding and surfing.


Jolie, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Jolie, Expanded Duties Dental AssistantJolie is one of our expanded duties dental assistants. She graduated from Indiana University Dental School with her Certificates in Dental Assisting and Expanded Duties in 1998. She holds certifications in Coronal Polishing and Fluoride Application. She goes above and beyond to ensure her patient’s comfort as a top priority while also achieving beautiful aesthetic results.

Jolie lives on the southside of Indy with her husband and 3 children: Gaven, Ethan and Isabella. She enjoys watching her kids play sports, loves football season and watching the Colts!


Missy, Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Missy, Expanded Duties Dental AssistantMissy, one of our expanded duties dental assistants, has been in the dental field since 1995. Since she was young she always knew she wanted to be in the dental field. She is up to date on new techniques, and is a perfectionist. She loves to educate her patients.

Missy grew up in Indianapolis and resides on the south side with her children Eli and Sarah, fiance Dave and dog Sadie. She is a avid country music concert goer, she loves to travel to other states for awesome concerts.


Cathy, Hygiene Coordinator

Cathy, Hygiene Coordinator

Cathy has over twenty years of experience in the dental field.   She has always enjoyed being in the front office, working with patients to answer their questions and address any concerns.   She often goes the extra mile to educate our patients about their dental treatment needs and insurance coverage.  

Cathy lives in Franklin and loves spending all of her free time with her adult son and daughter and her three grandchildren.

 


Autumn, Hygienist

Autumn Lucas HygienistPrior to earning my dental hygiene degree from Central GA Technical College in Macon, GA in 2007, I attended Indiana University-Bloomington for a degree in secondary English education. As the daughter of two educators, sharing knowledge is a huge passion of mine both in the classroom and in dentistry. I enjoy teaching for a dental assisting college part time in addition to working full time with Dr. New. I hold my permit in local anesthesia.

I am a mother to four beautiful daughters, wife to an amazing husband, and cat-mom to five feline friends. I love traveling with my family and we try to visit Walt Disney World every fall. Fitness is important to me and I enjoy lifting weights and training in my free time. I appreciate good humor and welcome any opportunity for laughter in my life! I love having the satisfaction of waking up every day knowing that I am exactly where I want to be!


Brittany, Operative Coordinator

Brittany, Operative CoordinatorBrittany has been a member of the dental field since 2005.  She started off as a dental assistant and slowly transferred her interest over to the front office in 2010.  She loves interacting with and assisting our patients in any ways she can, whether it is as simple as scheduling an appointment or answering billing questions – she is always here to help! 

Brittany lives on the Southside with her husband, three kids and her husky Diesel.  She really enjoys spending time with her family and friends and always looks forward to bonfires, s’mores, hoodies and Halloween in the fall season. 


Katie, Insurance Coordinator

Katie, Insurance Coordinator

Katie graduated from Kaplan College’s dental assistant program in April 2016.   She has worked in the front office since January 2016, and assists in the back whenever needed.  She really enjoys working with insurance and is very knowledgeable about all things insurance.   She loves being able to help patients understand a little more about their insurance coverage.

When she is not at work Katie is at home with her husband and children, they are always out doing things.  She loves traveling, enjoys boating with her family in the summer time and taking the kids sledding in the winter.   They have one dog who is basically another child!