Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Beth Brown

Dental Hygienist

Hi, my name is Beth Brown.  I have worked at Franklin Dental going on 29 years.  I am married to Dean and we have 3 children; Clay, Ryan, and Hope.  I recently went back to school to further my education and obtained a degree in Professional Counseling, which I believe helps me in the dental profession, especially with patients who have phobias or experience anxiety during treatment.  I am a licensed substitute teacher and you will see me volunteering at school sporting events cheering on the Peebles Indians!

Laci Jane Kearney

Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Laci Jane Kearney.  I have been with Franklin Dental for a year now and I assist Dr. Franklin.  I enjoy dentistry because I love to see others smile.  Franklin Dental is a great family oriented practice and a fun place to work.   Some of my hobbies outside of include drawing, singing, and outdoor activities.  I would describe myself as outgoing, friendly, and caring.  I am getting married in October of 2016.

Sheila Hoop

Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Sheila Hoop.  I have been in the dental field for 31 years.  In 1997, I went to the Ohio State University to further my education as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.  Once I became a Certified EFDA, I can place restorations.  I joined Franklin Dental in February 2015 as a part-time employee and recently accepted a full-time position with this office.  I love the outdoors and I enjoy boating, skiing, biking, and jogging.  My husband and I live in Peebles and we have 2 adult children and a grandson.

Michelle Parker

Office Manager

Hi, my name is Michelle Parker.  I have been at Franklin Dental for 3 years now and I am the Office Manager.  I love working in dentistry.  I started out as a Dental Assistant and then finished my Bachelor’s Degree in Management which led me to a career in management in Dental Offices.  I love my job.  I enjoy the patients and helping them make decisions about the right dental care for them and making sure they get the most out of their appointments.  My favorite thing about working for Franklin Dental is the patient-friendly atmosphere.  When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my family.  I am married to Kris and he runs his own small business.  We have 3 children; Alanys, Bladyn, and Cambri.  We enjoy doing things together as a family like going hiking, dirt track racing and being outdoors.  I also love to cook.

Anita Evans

Front Desk

Hi, my name is Anita Evans.  I have been working at Franklin Dental since June 2016.  I have been in medical billing and insurance for over 22 years but this is my first foray into dentistry and it is extremely exciting.  On my time off I love to work in my flowers and do yard work.  I also have 2 wonderful boys that keep me busy.