Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Alicia-Phillips20180518Alicia Phillips, Office Manager

My name is Alicia Phillips. I have worked with Dr. Utermark more than 20 years. I am her Office Manager. I am very much a "people person" and enjoy working one-on-one with all of our patients and parents. I have really enjoyed, over the years, watching the kids that come to our office grow and mature and I love working with our adult braces patients too. My husband, Jimmy, and I have been married since 1990 and we share a favorite pastime of camping, especially at the beach or in the mountains. I enjoy watersports like skiing, wakeboarding, knee boarding and tubing. I am also a big softie for all animals!

Nancy-Edenfield20180518Nancy Edenfield, Administrative Assistant

My name is Nancy Edenfield. I am an Administrative Assistant and have worked for Dr. Utermark since 2011. I have a wonderful husband named Mike, daughter, Samantha, and son in-law, Caleb. I have also been blessed with an amazing grandson named Brady. I have a sweet little bunny named Willow, and two granddogs, Koda and Izze who keep us on our toes. I enjoy working with all of our patients and parents, and really enjoy watching the kids as they grow up in our practice.

Stacey-Fernandez20180518Stacey Fernandez, Insurance Coordinator

My name is Stacey Fernandez and I am the Insurance Coordinator for Dr. Utermark. I came to work for Dr. Utermark in July of 2017 after 25 years in the medical field. My husband Scott and I have been married since 2013. Our favorite pastimes are camping and football. I have three wonderful children and two granddaughters that I absolutely adore! I also have two adorable fur kids. My daughter is a patient of Dr. Utermark's and our family cannot wait to see the results of her orthodontics!

KristieKristie Simmons, Appointment Coordinator

My name is Kristie Simmons.  I have worked in the dental field since 2000 and love working with people.  I love music and going to concerts.  I received my dental training in the U.S. Military and recently moved to the Augusta area and joined Dr. Utermark's team.  I am hoping to add fur babies to my family soon!


Terissa-Brown20180518Terissa Brown, Certified Pediatric Dental Assistant

My name is Terissa Brown and I attended Augusta Technical Institute. I have worked with Dr. Utermark since June 2002 and am her Pediatric Dental Assistant. I am certified in Expanded Duties. I love working with children! My goal is to give each child a good dental experience and help them grow with a positive attitude about dental care. I am an active member of West Acres Baptist Church and I love to spend as much time as I can at the beach!


Debbie-Voychuk20180518Debbie Voychuk, Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Hello! My name is Debbie Voychuk. I have been a Dental Assistant since 1986 and have worked specifically in orthodontics since 1990. I am certified in Expanded Duties. I moved from Pennsylvania and began working with Dr. Utermark in 2013. I am an avid gardener and am very proud of my fruit trees and bring Dr. Utermark pears for her horses which they all love. I have two wonderful children, Sabrina and Christopher. I also have three pups, two ferrets and one unusual pet - a bearded dragon!

Christy-Gilmore20180518Christy Gilmore, Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Hello! My name is Christy Gilmore. I have been an Orthodontic Assistant since 2003 and have worked with Dr. Utermark since December of 2009. I am certified in Expanded Duties. I love working with our patients and seeing their smiles develop. I have a wonderful husband, Marcus, and three beautiful children, Evan (born 2007), Addison (born 2009) and Hudson (born 2014) who all love having their teeth cleaned by Dr. Utermark! I love spending my off time with my family.