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.



Hi, my name is Beth Brown.  I have worked at Franklin Dental  for 32 years.  I am married to Dean and we have 3 children; Clay, Ryan, and Hope.  Ryan is married and lives in Blue Ash, Clay is married and lives in Mason.  Hope is a  2020 graduate of PHS where she is a great  and plans on attending Morehead State University in the fall.  Along with my Dental Hygiene career I also have 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!



Hi, my name is Sheila Hoop.  I have been in the dental field for 35 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 2 grandsons. 



Hi, my name is Kim.  I’ve been in dentistry for 30 years.  I’m a DANB certified dental assistant with my coronal polishing certification.  I truly enjoy getting to know my patients and help with their needs.  I’ve lived in the Peebles area all my life.  I have 3 grown children and 7 beautiful grandchildren.  So far.  



Hi, my name is Lauren Painter.  I have been a dental hygienist for 7 years, and joined the team at Franklin Dental last year.  I graduated in 2013 from the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College.  I enjoy meeting new patients and helping them meet their individual dental needs and goals.  I enjoy spending time with my husband Ryan our newborn daughter and our two dogs Clint and Dove.  In my free time, I like to craft, read, and spend time outdoors.  



Hi, I’m Kirsten  Williams and I’m a dental assistant here at Franklin Dental Care.  I’ve been in the dental field for over 5 years, and one of Dr. Franklin’s assistants since October 2017.  You’ll usually find me doing lab work or helping Sheila with fillings.  When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my family, my husband Trevor, and our dogs Ozzy and Pete.  I enjoy being outside, sports, and checking out antique stores in my free time



Hi, my name is Danielle Hopkins.  I have been in the Dental field for five years.  I am the Practice Manager here at the office, and I am dedicated to serving our patients and helping take care of their dental needs.  Before coming to Franklin Dental I worked as the assistant office manager/treatment coordinator at another office. I look forward to being able to help patients start and finish the treatment they deserve.  Dentistry truly is my passion.  I am married to Alex Hopkins and have two beautiful children Daniel and Abigail. In my free time I love spending time with my family and exploring new places to visit.  



Hello, my name is Peggy Staggs.  I am a dental hygienist and have worked in the dental field for 40 years.  I have been married to Tony for 39 years and have two children and three grandsons.

I love to spend time with my grandsons.  I also love to travel, swim, boat and make jigsaw puzzles. 



Hello, my name is Megan Vermeulen, I am the Scheduling Coordinator here at Franklin Dental.  I am new t the dental field but look forward to learning as much as I can.  I have worked in the healthcare industry for about 9 years but have quickly fallen in love with all things dental!  I am married to Zach Vermeulen, together we have two wild boys, Wesley and Greyson.  Most of our free time is spent at the baseball diamons cheering on our little Dragons.  



Hi, my name is Lindsay White.  I have worked in the dental field for 4 years.  I started out working in sterilization and working in the lab at another office, but now I am the Insurance Coordinator for Franklin Dental.  I enjoy all aspects of the dental field and love helping not only my team, but all our patients.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and 2-year old son.