Dr. Bre’on Anderson
Dr. Bre’on Anderson is from New Orleans, Louisiana, where she graduated from Xavier University and earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry and minor in biology. Dr. Anderson received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Creighton University School of Dentistry before returning to her southern roots to Savannah, Ga. with her fiance. The historic atmosphere, architecture and southern hospitality is very reminiscent of New Orleans, which is what she enjoys most about the Coastal Georgia region.
While growing up in an underserved community, Dr. Anderson realized why it was so important to care for others in need. After facing a few health battles of her own, she was determined to enter a career that would allow her to take care of her community and promote a healthy lifestyle, which she determined to be dentistry. Dr. Anderson was also able to shadow a family friend who is a dentist, and it took her love for dentistry to a new level.
Dr. Anderson’s passion for caring for others leads her to be a very patient, understanding and dedicated provider. As a general dentist, she has an extensive skill set and enjoys doing comprehensive, restorative and cosmetic procedures. She is Invisalign certified and has experience working with pediatric and special needs patients. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, listening to music, traveling, exercising and expressing her creativity through fashion. She is engaged to Dr. Robert Robinson of our Rincon office and the two of them have a pomeranian, Cottyn.
Dr. Anthony Arcomano
Dr. Anthony “Tony” Arcomano is originally from New York City. He completed his undergraduate studies and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Columbia College School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Arcomano practiced dentistry in the New York City area for over 30 years before relocating to Georgia. He is married and enjoys fishing, biking, and traveling in his spare time.
Dr. Mitchell Billes
Dr. Mitchell Billes is originally from Detroit, Michigan. He completed his undergraduate studies at Michigan State and went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan. His interest in dentistry was influenced by his parents at a young age. His father was a dentist and his mother was a dental hygienist. He joins Howard Family Dental Brunswick with 35 years of experience. What he loves most about dentistry is helping his patients feel better. Dr. Billes has two grown children and in his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, skiing and traveling.
Dr. Dan Jerry Daniels
Dr. Dan “Jerry” Daniels is originally from Naperville, IL. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Illinois. He also received his DDS from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Dr. Daniels joins the Beaufort practice with over 34 years of dental experience and believes in treating his patients like they are family by providing the best experience and care possible to ensure his patients have happy, healthy smiles.
Dr. Daniels has been married to his wife Bridget for over 40 years and moved to Hilton Head in 2021 to continue his dental career and enjoy all the many activities and destinations that South Carolina has to offer. He and his wife are avid sports fans, especially football and basketball, and they enjoy bike riding, golfing, grilling and walking their dog. He has four grown children and two grandsons.
Dr. Marina Hagens
Dr. Marina Hagens received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Jacksonville before obtaining a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Phoenix in Europe. She also completed her Executive Master in Finance (MIF) degree from the TIAS School for Business and Society in Tilburg, a city in the Netherlands. Dr. Hagens went on to graduate with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from both the University of Colorado and UMC Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Dr. Hagens calls many places home. Throughout her life, she has lived in different areas of the world, including the Netherlands and Suriname, a country in South America. She was inspired to become a dentist by her father, who was a dentist himself.
Dr. Aileen Han
Aileen Han, DDS, is originally from Cambridge, Maryland. She studied Biology and Biomedical Studies at St. Olaf College before attending the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics. Dr. Han attributes her decision to become a dentist to the great relationships she had with her own childhood dentists. She loves making her patients feel comfortable and showing them that going to the dentist can be a positive experience. In her spare time, Dr. Han enjoys being near the water, baking, traveling and eating good seafood.
Dr. Isaac Hankla
Dr. Hankla is originally from Jamestown, Kentucky and currently resides in Savannah, Georgia. He completed his undergraduate studies at Transylvania University, where he studied biology and went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky School of Dentistry.
As a general dentist, Dr. Hankla has an extensive skill set and enjoys doing comprehensive, restorative and cosmetic procedures including crowns, bridges, fillings, dentures, partials and more. He is Invisalign certified and has experience working with pediatric patients. In his free time, Dr. Hankla enjoys collecting vinyl records, bicycling and spending time with his dog, Goose.
Dr. Christy Harpring
Dr. Harpring was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Transylvania University. She then went on to graduate from the University of Louisville Dental School. She has continued her education while practicing; becoming certified for Invisalign, orthodontics, Sleep Apnea Treatment, TMJ treatment and Botox.
She is a member of the Georgia Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Orthodontic Society, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.
Dr. Harpring enjoys exercising and spending time with her three kids, Jack, Tory and Cole
Dr. Christy feels blessed to have a great career that has allowed her to form great relationships within the Wilmington Island and Savannah community. What she loves most about dentistry is the ability to change the quality of people’s lives by preserving their smile.
Dr. Erin Hopper
Dr. Erin Hopper is originally from Winchester, KY. She completed her undergraduate degree in English and graduate studies in Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of Kentucky. She also received her DMD from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Her career as a rehabilitation counselor is what influenced her to become a dentist. She saw how oral health impacts every aspect of a person’s life from their careers, to romantic relationships, to the way they feel about themselves. Her favorite part of dentistry is being able to solve problems for her patients. The impact of her work is often immediate and it feels great when her patients come in with a problem and leave happy. In her free time, Dr. Hopper enjoys yoga, photography, hiking, swimming, exploring local shops and restaurants. Her favorite beverage is Ale-8, a soda that is bottled in her hometown. Dr. Hopper is engaged and has a dog, Captain.
Dr. Jason Howard
Dr. Jason was born and raised in Savannah, GA. He graduated from Davidson College with a History degree before completing Dental School at the Medical College of Georgia. He is a member of the Georgia Dental Association, American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. He offers orthodontic braces and Invisalign, implant services, general and cosmetic dentistry including botox and dermal filler.
Dr. Howard enjoys spending time with his family; wife, Summer and daughters, Couper and Cameron. He also enjoys spending time outdoors.
Dr. Howard enjoys dentistry because it allows him to help many people within the Pooler community, while developing strong and lasting relationships.
Dr. Barry Klein
Dr. Barry Klein joins our Richmond Hill practice with over 17 years of dental experience. Originally from York, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. His father and brother are both dentists, and he likes helping patients overcome their dental fear so they can love their smile. Dr. Klein is a former triathlon athlete and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters.
Dr. Jamie McWilliams
Dr. Jamie McWilliams received both her undergraduate and dental degrees from the University of Kentucky and is a member of the American Association of Women Dentists. She has a unique ability to understand how each patient feels during treatment, as she has undergone extensive dental work herself. Dr. McWilliams is originally from Barbourville, KY and now resides in the Lowcountry with her fiancé and dog, Axe. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and watching SEC football and movies.
Dr. Garry Meeks
Dr. Meeks is from Louisville, Kentucky and now resides in Bluffton, S.C. After graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, he pursued a career in dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2000. Following graduation, he was awarded a residency at the prestigious University of Florida Post-Graduate Advanced General Dentistry Program. During his residency, Dr. Meeks gained valuable experience in all aspects of dentistry – from hospital-based care, to advanced cosmetic procedures. Dr. Meeks has practiced dentistry for nearly 20 years and is currently the Regional President of Howard Family Dental. He is also a lifetime qualified member of the Crown Council. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and listening to music – especially Jimmy Buffett!
Dr. Robert Robinson
Dr. Robert Robinson hails from St. Bernard, Louisiana and recently relocated to the Savannah area with his fiance, Dr. Bre Anderson. He completed his undergraduate studies at Xavier University of Louisiana, where he majored in biology and minored in chemistry. Dr. Robinson went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Robinson aspired to become a dentist at a young age after coming in contact with an oral surgeon when he, unfortunately, suffered first, second and third-degree burns. Though under traumatic circumstances, he was inspired to help others in a similar way the oral surgeon helped him. He is also proudly the first African American male dentist from his hometown county of St. Barnard Parish!
With a passion for dentistry and success, Dr. Robinson keeps up with the latest information, technology, and advancements in the dental field to better serve his patients’ needs. As a general dentist, Dr. Robinson has an extensive skill set but specializes in simple and surgical extractions, root canals, restorative procedures, fixed and removable prosthodontics, dental implants and more. Outside of the office, he enjoys exercising, reading, attending sporting events (especially football!), listening to music and traveling.
Dr. Lindsay Sammons
Dr. Sammons was raised in Dallas, GA. She earned a degree in Chemistry at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA and went on to earn her doctorate degree from the Medical College of Georgia Dental School. As a highly involved member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, Dr. Lindsay has an unmatched dedication to continued education and training in the field of dentistry. Her areas of concentration include; general and cosmetic dentistry, implants, sleep apnea appliances, Botox for bruxism and facial pain. Dr. Lindsay stays on the cutting edge of her profession.
Dr. Sammons enjoys working out and spending time with her family, husband, Edward and sons, Jackson and Harrison. She is the Director of the Howard Family Dental Foundation and is very active in fundraising for ‘Howard Hand in Hand,’ a support program for children of cancer patients at St. Joseph/Candler Hospital in Savannah.
Dr. Lindsay is not only an award-winning dentist, but an active member of the Savannah and Pooler community and a proud mother of two – and Howard Family Dental is very excited to have her on the team! Her goal is to encourage patients who are committed to their oral health and help them achieve the smile of their dreams. We are proud to say Dr. Lindsay has been Howard Family Dental’s ‘Doctor of the Year’ two years in a row. She has also been voted ‘Top Dentist’ by her peers in Savannah.
Dr. Emily Sasser
Dr. Emily Sasser is a Georgia native and currently resides in Tybee Island near Savannah. She attended Columbus State University, and later went on to graduate with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Augusta University Dental College of Georgia. Dr. Sasser’s love of dentistry was influenced by her family dentist. She always loved going to get her teeth cleaned as a child, and later on, pursued the field by shadowing and assisting her family dentist in high school. She fell in love with dentistry and knew it was the career path she wanted to take!
Dr. Sasser specializes in both general and cosmetic dentistry. She strives to make every patient leave their appointment feeling better and more confident than when they came, and she hopes to help her patients achieve their ideal smile and optimal oral health. In her free time, she enjoys running with her dog Charlie, doing DIY projects, biking, water sports and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Sasser loves serving the Savannah community and building relationships with her patients at the Howard Family Dental Midtown office.
Dr. Chris Schuler
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Chris Schuler received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisville before earning his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. Dr. Schuler credits his father, Dr. Phillip Schuler, with influencing him to become a dentist. What he loves most about dentistry is helping his patients have a beautiful smile. In his spare time, Dr. Schuler enjoys kayaking, hiking, fishing and playing tennis. He has one daughter and three Boston terriers.
Dr. Adam Squicquero
Dr. Squicquero is originally from Canfield, Ohio and completed his undergrad at John Carroll University in Cleveland. Upon graduation, he remained at JCU, where he acquired an M.B.A. in Finance before attending dental school at The Ohio State University.
His specialties include general dentistry, crowns, bridges, dentures, extractions, implants, Invisalign, root Canals, Sleep Apnea Treatment, TMJ treatment, Teeth Whitening and Botox. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics, the American Academy of General Dentistry, and The American Dental Association.
Dr. Squicquero grew up in a family with medicine at its core. He follows three generations of doctors and dentists. Central to daily life in his family were discussions of patient care and how to treat patients as individuals with individual needs.
He enjoys doing anything outdoors, including hiking, hunting and fishing. He enjoys exploring opportunities for entrepreneurship, especially on a local level in Bluffton, SC. The Bluffton community is one that he respects for its rapid growth due to the quality of the community and the people that live here.
Dr. Squicquero grew to respect the practice of dentistry, not just as a technical vocation, but from the perspective of a physician, responsible for more than just the oral health of his patients. He learned that dentistry is an art and as a dentist, he can provide more than just oral health to his patients.
Dr. Michael Whirt
Dr. Whirt is originally from Oldham County, Kentucky. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology at the University of Kentucky. He went on to earn his doctorate at the University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry. His skills include; general and cosmetic dentistry, bridges, crowns, fillings, anterior root canals, teeth whitening and periodontal therapy. He is also a certified Invisalign provider.
Outside of the office, Dr. Whirt enjoys golf, traveling, Kentucky basketball and hiking outdoors. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Rachael Hunt Whirt and their golden retriever, Luke.
Dr. Whirt has a great ability to connect with people on a personal level while improving their oral health. He is excited to be a part of the vibrant, growing community of Statesboro.
Dr. Rachael Whirt
Dr. Rachael Hunt Whirt is originally from Pikeville, Kentucky. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Minored in Chemistry. She went on to earn her doctorate at the University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry.
Dr. Hunt Whirt enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats. She is married to husband, Mike and they have a golden retriever, Luke.
Dr. Hunt Whirt enjoys being able to provide a service to her patients which keeps their smiles healthy, functional and beautiful.