A native Ellijay, GA, Erica started her dental career in high school working part-time as a dental assistant. She went to college at Valdosta State University, where she pursued dental hygiene. She graduated with honors as a dental hygienist in 2007. She was a Hinman scholar and received the academic achievement award for graduating top of her class. She is also laser certified.
Erica started working for Smiles of Chattanooga in 2014. She is happy to be part of a team that treats patients like family and ensures they have the best treatment and experience possible. She now resides in Ooltewah with her husband, Josh, their two daughters, Emersen and Ellingten, and their dog, Ransom. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, doing anything outdoors, and watching college football.