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Meet The Team

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Kerrie Efird, RDH

Hygienist

Kerrie is a Registered Dental Hygienist who obtained her degree from York Technical College in 2003. She and her husband Nate have one son, Owen, and three cats, Kyle, Karen, and Carlos. She is an Indian Land native who loves reading, playing the French horn, and spending time with family. Kerrie enjoys getting to know her patients and making their teeth sparkle. She has been with Smiles in the Sun since 2016.

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Peyton Detwiler

Dental Assistant

Peyton joined our team in October 2020. She comes to us with a bachelor degree from North Carolina State University. She strives to make patients feel comfortable and at ease. Her strong fondness for animals has made her a loving mom to her fur babies, Rylie and Cleo.

Jasmine Carothers

Dental Assistant

Jasmine is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. She received her training from York Technical College in 2019. Jasmine says the most rewarding part of her job is the interaction with patients. Her favorite job is being a mom to her two beautiful daughters. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants.

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Randi Strimas, RDH

Hygienist

Randi is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 1983, when she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Suny Farmingdale. She and her husband moved from Long Island, New York three years ago. In her free time, she enjoys working out, hiking and traveling. However, her favorite activity is spending time with her three grandchildren. She is passionate about her career and has enjoyed being a part of the Smiles in the Sun family.

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Carmella Clavon

Dental Billing Consultant

Carmella is a South Carolina native who graduated from The College of Charleston. After more than 10 years in dentistry, she is still passionate about seeing a patient’s confidence transform through restoring their smile. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her two sons, participating with her church, international traveling, volunteering, reading and yoga. She looks forward to aiding in your dental care and maximizing your insurance benefits.

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Rachelle Milasauskas

Office Manager

Rachelle attended Piedmont Community College and received her degree as a certified dental assistant in 1996. She is certified in infection control, radiology, chair side assisting, and CPR. Since beginning with Smiles in the Sun on day one in 2009, Rachelle has worked up to become the office manager.  She is a proud wife to her husband, Frank, and a doting mother to her son, Justin. She and her family are happy to call Indian Land their home. She looks forward to meeting you and taking care of all your dental needs!

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Tammy Elmore

Patient Coordinator

Tammy joined Smiles in the Sun in 2023.  She has been in the dental field for 16 years and was in the medical field for the 15 years prior.  She was born and raised in Rock Hill, SC.  She loves making patients feel welcome and comfortable.  In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and her two dogs.  She also loves working on her grandson’s non-profit organization, The Mason Jayce Foundation.

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Rickey Keith

Dental Assistant

Rickey started with Smiles in the Sun in 2023, shortly after receiving her certification in dental assisting. She is also certified in infection control, radiology, and CPR. Rickey loves interacting with patients and helping them feel confident. When Rickey is not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and doing arts and crafts with her nieces and nephews.