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Dr. Don Doty received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing from Mississippi State University. In 1993 he received his Masters of Business Administration from Millsaps College. In 1996 He received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry (DMD) from the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center. He is an associate professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Mississippi Dental Association and he is the president of the Southwest Mississippi Study Club. Dr. Doty’s primary practice is located in Brookhaven, MS, and he has an additional practice in Brandon, MS. He is married to Sally Doty, an attorney and faculty member of the Mississippi College School of Law. They have three beautiful children, Ellen, Sarah and Benjamin.

Dr Andrea Elenbaas received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from Mississippi State University in 1993. She was awarded her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1996 from the University of Mississippi’s Medical Center. Dr. Elenbaas practiced dentistry as a Naval Officer and was stationed in Rota, Spain and Okinawa, Japan. She is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of General Dentistry, the Mississippi Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Elenbaas is a Gulf Coast native and currently resides in Pass Christian, MS with her husband Bill.

Jeannine Patton, one of Beach View’s dental assistants, has worked in the field of dentistry for over 20 years and is knowledgeable in all facets of dentistry—both administrative and clinical. She has served as the financial coordinator in a large oral surgery practice in Richmond, Virginia and has worked in two general dental practices and one pediatric dental office before coming to Beach View. Jeannine brings a wide array of knowledge, skills and fun to our team! Jeannine is a resident of Wiggins, MS where she lives with her husband Bruce and two daughters Hollie and Amber.

Tracie Meyers, one of Beach View’s dental assistants, is a native of Long Beach and has worked in the dental field for over 5 years. Tracie is always in a good mood, but her permanent smile is due to her recent engagement! For now, Tracie lives in Long Beach MS with her mother and two dogs.

Frances Flores is the clinic’s appointment coordinator. Francis has worked in a number of dental clinics for over 6 years. Francis has implemented many new procedures in the operation of the clinic so we can better serve our patients. A native of Guam, Francis lives in Gulfport, MS, with her husband Kelvin and their three children Antoinette, Junior and Casey.

Lori Cripple (one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet!) is the clinic’s financial coordinator. Lori received her Bachelor’s of Science in Education and Psychology from Mississippi State University in 1999, and her Masters of Counseling from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2003. Lori and her husband John live in Gulfport, MS. The Cripples are members of the First United Methodist Church in Long Beach, MS.

Shelmon Nichols is a Gulfport native and joined the Beach View team in January 2004. Shelmon brings with her experience from two other clinics and is both a hygiene and clinical assistant. Shelmon is a talented singer and recently won the “American Idol” Southern Regional talent competition—ask her to sing “Chain of Fools” during your next cleaning! Shelmon lives in Gulfport with her son Nicholas.

Christina LeBlanc received her license in Dental Hygiene from Tallahassee Community College in 2000. Before becoming a hygienist, Christina had been a certified dental assistant for eight years. Christina now lives in Biloxi with her husband Billy and two sons Jacob and Luke. Christina’s main goal is to help educate her patients in proper oral hygiene methods. Don’t even think about lying to Christina about flossing--she’s working on her Black Belt in karate!

Cindy Mauffray received her Certificate in Dental Hygiene from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1985. You may have seen Cindy somewhere before, because she has been practicing hygiene for over nineteen years on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Cindy lives in her hometown of Gulfport with her husband David and their three children—Dusty, Erin and David. Cindy will always put bright smile on your face both with her great personality and her excellent hygiene skills!

Highway 90 & Tegarden · 761 16th Street, Gulfport, Mississippi (228) 896-1840

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