About Your Team

Darlene -Registered Dental Hygienist

Darlene is an honors graduate of Spring Valley High School and Midlands Technical College with a degree in Health Science. She was voted outstanding Dental Hygiene student and is a past president of the Greater Columbia Dental Hygiene Society. Her hobbies include antique autos, church activities, fishing, and travel. She is married to John who works for Colliers, and they have one child, L. J., a graduate of Lander University. Darlene has worked with Dr. Carson Since September 1979.

Patricia-Registered Dental Hygienist

Patricia is a graduate of Shelby North Carolina High School and holds a degree in Health Science from Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her hobbies include church activities, crafts, and spending time with her children and grandkids. She is married to Danny, the Golf Course Superintendent at Camden Country Club and they have two children, Kelli and Hunter. Kelli is a teacher in North Carolina and she and her husband Nathan have two children, Jayson and Danielle. Hunter is a graduate of Brevard College and works at Sandhills School. His wife, Taci, is also a teacher at Mid-Carolina. Patricia has worked with Dr. Carson since March 1985.

Sherri-Registered Dental Hygienist

Sherri is a graduate of Camden High School and Midlands Technical College with a degree in Health Science. She is married to Reggie, director of secondary education at Lexington/Richland District 5. They have one child, Josey, a 2014 graduate of Presbyterian College now living in Greenville. Sherri is a member of Lyttleton United Methodist Church. Her hobbies include lake activities, painting, exercising, and USC sports. She has worked with Dr. Carson since July 1991.

Kim-Dental Assistant

Kim is a 1993 graduate of Camden High School. She was a patient of Dr. Carson's as a child and has worked for him since 1994. She is married to Greg, who works for Invista, and they live in Lugoff with their daughter Mary. Kim enjoys traveling and quilting.

Jamie-Dental Assistant

Jamie is from Westville and graduated from North Central High School in 2002. She has worked for Dr. Carson since 2004. She is married to Jamie, owner and CEO of Owens Engine Repair. After work, Jamie enjoys reading, sewing, woodworking and spending time with her husband and two boys.

Jessica-Dental Assistant

Jessica graduated from Mt. Olivet Christian School in Camden and now lives in Kershaw. She has an Associate's degree in Veterinary Assisting from Midlands Technical College in Columbia. For the last seven years, she has worked at Kershaw Health, Elgin Primary Care, Surgical Associates in Camden, and Kershaw Health Primary Care offices. Jessica began working for Dr. Carson in February of 2017. She enjoys all outdoor activities and caring for her many animals.

Linda - Front Office Coordinator

A graduate of Carolina High School, she attended Greenville Technical College. Linda has former careers in travel services and banking and has worked with Dr. Carson since March 1997. She enjoys travel, gardening, reading, yoga, decorating, and her "adopted children." She is married to Steve who works with International Paper.

Kristen – Financial Secretary, Practice Manager

Kristen is a 2008 graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a paralegal certificate. She previously worked at the State Newspaper and was a freelance magazine writer before taking time off to start a family. In February 2015, she started working for Dr. Carson. She stays busy raising three young boys (and an energetic Golden Retriever). In her (rare) free time, she enjoys going to the lake, traveling, and home decorating.

Becky- Business Assistant

Becky graduated from North Central High School in 2011 and Central Carolina Technical College in 2014 with a certificate in Medical Record Billing and Coding. She worked at Pediatric Associates for almost four years. She is married to Mark, who is a Surgical Technologist at Wesmark Ambulatory Surgery Center in Sumter. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her “fur babies.”