Dental Assistants

Colleen Smith

Dental Assistant

Colleen is a 2013 graduate of Peach Tree School of Dental Assisting. She is an expanded duty dental assistant. Colleen and her husband, Jared have two children: Rayce and Audrey. She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family and friends. Colleen truly has a passion for her profession and enjoys providing dental care to her patients. 


Lydia Gallagher

Dental Assistant

Lydia Chapman Gallagher is a graduate of Franklin Academy and Peachtree School of Dental Assisting.  Lydia is an expanded duty dental assistant with many years of experience.  She has been a member of our team since 2010.  She enjoys the interaction with our patients and helps make your visit more enjoyable.  Lydia and her husband, Jarred, reside in Crowville with their two children: Mallorie and Graham. She loves spending time outdoors, cooking,  spending time with her family, as well as being very active in her church. 


Brandy Ferrington

Dental Assistant

Brandy Gallagher-Ferrington is a 2010 graduate of Peach Tree School of Dental Assisting. That same year, she joined the staff and became a valuable member of the Southern Smiles dental team. Brandy is an expanded duty dental assistant.  She and her husband, Michael have two children:  Katelyn and Aaron.  She enjoys shopping and spending time with her family and friends.  Brandy truly has a passion for her profession and enjoys providing comprehensive dental care to all of her patients.


Hailey Crum

Dental Assistant

Hailey earned her Dental Assistant Certification in the spring of 2018. She has enjoyed working in the dental field since then. Hailey is engaged to Matthew Morton and they plan to be married in October of 2021. The couple will reside in Franklin Parish. In her spare time, Hailey enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.