About Townsend Dental

Family Dentistry in Hinesville, GA


Dr. Townsend’s dental philosophies are established on personal integrity and science. He informs his patients of the best treatment needed and performs treatment above the standard of care to the best of his ability. This alone can make a dentist successful, but in his care a patient will receive more than that. Dentistry is a very personal service that requires the establishment of a rapport, trust, and some degree of friendship. Dr. Townsend provides family dentistry with a personal touch and makes a point to be an excellent listener to his patients’ needs.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to present necessary treatment plans and provide competent, quality dentistry that exceeds patients’ expectations in a warm, loving atmosphere.

Vision Statement

We will serve and support Liberty County and surrounding areas as a center for dental care and as an active supporter of the medical community. We will contribute to the dental care of the poor, the indigent, and the under served here in our community. We will always expand and improve our services and quality by being progressive, technologically current, and receptive to the wants and needs of our patients and our community.

Our Staff


Nneka, Dental Hygienist

Nneka earned her Associate Degree in Science in Pre-Dental Hygiene from Middle Georgia College. She went on to earn her Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene at Clayton State. Nneka enjoys getting to interact with all of our great patients and helping to make them feel comfortable during their appointment. She has been married to her wonderful husband since 2012. In her free time, Nneka likes to spend time with her friends and family.

Catherine, Registered Dental Hygienist

Catherine is a graduate of Southeastern Technical College, where she received an Associates of Applied Science and Dental Hygiene. She is a recipient of the Colgate Student Total Achievement Award, which is given to a student who exhibits extraordinary compassion in patient care. She likes being able to help contribute to healthy smiles. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Outside of work she like to make, go shopping, and spend as much time on the water as possible.

Ariel, Registered Dental Hygienest

Ariel is a graduate of Southeastern Technical College and a recipient of the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award. This awards the most outstanding student for Dental Hygiene Excellence. The opportunity to truly help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles is what attracted her to dentistry. Ariel enjoys meetings new patients and helping them meet their dental health needs. She resides in Glennville, GA with her husband Joe, on their family’s farm. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, attending church, being outdoors, and on all types of fishing.


Courtney, Dental Assistant

Courtney graduated from Penn Foster Career School in 2010 and has received expanded duties functions training, radiographic training, OSHA training, and HIPAA training. She is not just a Dental Assistant; she works can work the front desk and as an insurance coordinator. This is helpful when she has patients with questions about treatment and insurance. Her favorite part of working the dental field is helping patients achieve the smile they want! Courtney has an 8 month old son named Bryson, who is the love of her life. She loves spending time with her family and friends. Outside of work, she likes to put her creative personality to great use by planning parties and making decorations.

Shatara, Dental Assistant

Shatara graduated from the Palmetto School of Career Development and Savannah Technical College. She loves helping patients have a positive experience at the dental office. She also loves traveling and spending time with family and close friends.

Samantha, Dental Assistant

Samantha is a graduate of the Palmetto School of Career Development. She likes being able to meet new people everyday and help in the process of giving them the smile want. She loves getting to learn new things on a daily basis to help her become a better dental assistant.

Tiffany, Registered Dental Hygienist

Tiffany graduated from Savannah Technical College with an Associates in Health Science and Dental Hygiene. She worked for 6 years as a Dental Assistant in the United States Navy. She has worked for 4 years as a dental hygienist. She likes helping people that are in need and seeing the gratitude for the services we have provided.

Lakietra, Dental Assistant

Lakietra is a graduate of Concorde College in Texas. She likes working with patients and seeing them happy when they see their new smile. She works as both a hygiene coordinator and dental assistant. She has been married to her husband for 2 years and are from Texas on military orders. Together they have a 1 year old son named Julius.

Brandie-Anne, Dental Assistant

Brandie-Anne became a Certified Dental Assistant at the PIMA Medical Institute in Colorado Springs, CO. She loves working hands on with patients and making them feel welcomed and comfortable. When not at the office, Brandie-Anne enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Ingred, Patient Care Coordinator

Ingred received her Bachelor’s in Social Communications from Universidad Autonoma in Colombia, South America. Ingred is one of the first people who will greet you when you come into the office. She enjoys serving the local community and providing each patient with superior customer service. Ingred has been married for 13 years to her husband, Michael. Together they have 2 boys and 1 girl. In her spare time, she loves gardening and spending quality time with her family.

Britteny, Insurance Coordinator

Before joining the Townsend Dental team, Britteny gained two years of hands-on experience at Day and Night Family Dental. She loves that she meets new people and learns new things about dentistry everyday. Her role in our practice is dealing with claims and predeterminations, verifies insurance, and book appointments. In addition, she speaks with patients and addresses any questions the may have about our practice. She has been married to her husband, Patrick, for 5 years. Together, they have a 1 year old son. Britteny is a family oriented person. Outside of work, Britteny enjoys working out, getting pedicures, and having cookouts.

Monika, Insurance Coordinator

A graduate of Savannah Technical College, Monika is new to the dental field. She is interested in learning all she can about the dental world and all it encompasses. She enjoys spending her free time with her 3 year daughter, Legacy, who is her life. Outside of work, she enjoys going to the beach, cooking, and reading. She is a Liberty County native.

Taylor, Patient Care Coordinator

Taylor graduated from Georgia Southern University and Savannah Technical College. She likes interacting with patients and helping them resolve any problems. She helps patients feel comfortable by greeting them when they arrive and when they leave. She is attending Savannah Technical College for Dental Hygiene. In her free time she likes to go out on the boat and spend time on the beach. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

For more information about our dental health services, to schedule an appointment or for general questions, please contact us today at 912-877-6453. We look forward to hearing from you!