Meet Our Dental Team in Columbia, TN
Elaine Hudgens, Receptionist
Elaine greets patients when they arrive for appointments, answers the phones, schedules appointments, and takes care of filing dental insurance claims. She's been in the dental field for over 40 years, and she's a graduate of Mid-State Medical Academy, where she studied dental assisting. Elaine loves interacting with people and being able to juggle many tasks at once at our very busy dental office. She also loves dentistry. In her free time, Elaine enjoys visiting antique stores, gardening, singing in the church choir, and spending time with her family, especially her very active granddaughters.
Lorrie Primm, Registered Dental Hygienist
Lorrie has been in dentistry for over 20 years, and she has a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She appreciates the fact that our practice focuses on the best options for the patient and our relaxed atmosphere. Lorrie loves getting to know people and hearing their stories. She's great at making a connection with patients and building relationships. She's married to her husband Mike, and they have three children. They love to travel, and the beach is their favorite destination.
Brenda Wendt, Certified Dental Assistant
Brenda assists Dr. Goodman while he's treating patients. She's been in dentistry for over 45 years, and she graduated from Shelbyville Technical School. She also completes 12 hours of continuing education every year. She enjoys helping our patients achieve great health and perfect smiles, and she likes staying busy and meeting new patients. Brenda is totally committed to helping patients feel comfortable and happy. She has three horses, and she enjoys gardening and sewing. She has a son in Chicago and a daughter and grandson in Alabama.