Our helpful dental team will help you feel at ease when you visit our dentists in Bluffton, South Carolina. We will explain all of your treatment options to you so that you can make informed decisions. We invite you contact First Dental of Bluffton today to learn more and to schedule an appointment with Drs. Hobart, Yu, and Ulbrich.

Tammy – Registered Dental Hygienist

Tammy graduated from Greenville Technical College in 2005 and has been part of our office since 2010. She enjoys getting to know our patients and helping them feel comfortable, and she also loves the teamwork we have among coworkers. Tammy is certified in local infiltration anesthesia. Tammy feels that her job is an extension of her personality because she enjoys cleaning things and promoting health. Tammy has been married to her sweet husband for over five years and they have a beautiful baby girl.

She likes to do DIY projects around the house in her free time.

 

Katie – Registered Dental Hygienist

Katie graduated from Armstrong in 2011 for dental hygiene and also has an associate in science from Gordon College. Katie’s family is from Peachtree City, GA. She works hard to be a well-rounded hygienist so she can help in most aspects of the office. One of Katie’s favorite parts of working at First Dental of Bluffton is the great, friendly, hard-working staff. At our office, the patients’ care always comes first. Outside of work, you can find Katie spending time with baby Noah, family and friends.

 

 

Sarahi – Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Since 2009, Sarahi has working with our team as a dental assistant. She enjoys meeting our new patients and likes that she can learn something new every day. Sarahi is bilingual in English and Spanish. Sarahi is dedicated to helping patients and making them feel comfortable during their time at our office.

In her free time, Sarahi enjoys playing with her kids and her dog Max.

 

 

 

Laura– Dental Assistant

Laura joined our team in 2017 and loves the people she works with at First Dental of Bluffton – the patients AND the staff. Laura graduated from Palmetto School of Career Development and holds a certification in radiology. Laura is a native of the Bluffton/Hilton Head area. Her favorite part of this practice is that we can all get along and have fun together. Outside of office, Laura likes to spend time with her husband and son.

 

 

 

Marie– Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Marie jointed First Dental of Bluffton in 2017. Marie is a graduate from Palmetto School of Career Development. She is certified in radiology. She loves the staff members and the beautiful office environment. Excellent patient care is extremely important to Marie and she wants you to have a positive experience here at First Dental of Bluffton. Outside of the office, Marie enjoys spending time with her husband, beautiful child and 2 dogs!

 

 

 

 

 

Karla – Dental Assistant

Karla is a graduate from Palmetto School of Career Development. One of the things Karla enjoys about our practice is the chance to work with talented doctors in a nice, friendly atmosphere. Karla is fluent in English and Spanish and enjoys educating our patients on working towards a healthy smile.

 

 

 

 

Lisa– Expanded Duty Dental Assistant

Lisa is also another one of our newer team members here at First Dental of Bluffton. Lisa a born and raised Bluffton native. She has been a dental assistant since 2002, she was trained by Dr. Guy Matthews. Lisa loves to make every patient leave with a smile and enjoys educating patients with her personable attitude on dental care and treatment. She loves working with our ethical and conservative doctors. Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and exploring around Bluffton.

 

 

Marlet – Office Manager

Marlet has been part of our dental team since 2010, she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Marlet is certified in nitrous sedation and radiology. She enjoys learning something new every day, and she also likes working with our wonderful team. Marlet is bilingual in English and Spanish. Marlet is here to help you with insurance information, as well as setting up appointments and informing you on the importance of maintaining healthy teeth.

Outside of First Dental of Bluffton, Marlet enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

 

 

 

 

Noemi– Front Office Coordinator

Noemi joined our practice in 2016. She is at the front desk full time, handling scheduling and insurance. Noemi is bilingual in English and Spanish, so we can better take care of our Spanish-speaking patients. Noemi enjoys meeting new patients everyday and learning about dental care and procedures.

 

 

 

May– Front Office Coordinator

May joined our practice in 2016. May has a Bachelor of Science in Office Administration. May verifies insurance, schedules appointments, and welcomes our patients when they arrive. She is bilingual in English and Filipino. May enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Outside of work, you can find May painting, playing the guitar, baking, and watching movies and series. Her favorite part of the practice is everyone is helping each other to make the patients have a comfortable, pleasant experience.

 

 

 

 


Vanessa– Front Office Coordinator

Vanessa joined our practice in 2016. Vanessa currently attends USCB. Vanessa verifies insurance, schedules appointments, and welcomes our patients when they arrive. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Outside the office, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and friends and her dog, Cookie.

 

 

 

 

hollyHolly – Patient/Insurance Coordinator (Practice Manager)

Holly has been with our team since 2008. She enjoys having coworkers whom she has worked with for so long and knowing our patients by name as well. Holly is always pleasant and cheerful, as well as knowledgeable to helpful to patients in any way she can.

Holly has a great husband, and a wonderful son in middle school. In her spare time, she enjoys making crafts with her son or taking a family trip he planned.