Meet The Team

Shenika Coleman

Dental Assistant

Shenika is married and they have been blessed with two beautiful daughters. She has been a dental assistant for over 10 years, has an Associates degree from Hinds Community College and a Bachelor of Science degree from Alcorn State University.  During her spare time she loves praising and worshipping God and spending time with her family.

Vera Patterson

Dental Assistant

Vera has been married for 39 years, has 3 sons and 7 granddaughters.  She has worked in dentistry as a dental assistant for over 30 years. Vera loves decorating and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and friends.

Kathryn Nelson, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Kathryn is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center and has been practicing dental hygiene for nearly 10 years.  Being a hygienist has given her the opportunity to serve people by promoting oral health.  Kathryn is also the founder of I Can Fly Ministries, which allows her to serve God through mentoring teens in the community.  In her spare time, she loves connecting with youth through praise dancing and mime. 

Pam Lynch, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Pam is married and in her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and hunting with her husband.  She is a graduate of Meridian Community College and has been practicing dental hygiene for nearly 25 years. 

Paula Rushing

Business Coordinator

Paula has been with our practice for over 6 months now, but she is no stranger to the dental office.  She worked in the field for many years in Texas before relocating back to her hometown of Vicksburg.  She has a daughter and 3 gorgeous granddaughters.