Meet Our Team

Tamara Camp

Operations Manager

Tamara joined our team in 2018 and serves as our office manager. She was born and raised in the country of Nicaragua and had the privilege of graduating with a degree in Business Administration from Pensacola Christian College. Prior to working for Premier Family Dentistry, she worked eight years for a non-profit dental organization, and has learned that through dentistry you can impact a person’s life forever. Tamara is married to Matt and they have a sweet little girl name Emma. They love to be involved in missions, family is very important to them, and together they serve in their church children’s ministry.

Stephanie Carroll

Registered Dental Hygienist

Stephanie joined our team in March 2013 and serves as a part time member. She joined the dental field in 2012 after earning her dental assisting certificate from Jefferson State Community College. Stephanie’s passion for dentistry drove her to successfully complete the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program at UAB in 2015 She serves as a dental assistant in between treating her hygiene patients. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys crafting, being outdoors and spending time with her husband Cody and their three children.

Carlos Gomez

Dental Assistant

Carlos joined our team in 2018, he is originally from Honduras and has been in the dental field for the last six years. He completed his Dental Assistant program at Jefferson State Community College; he is knowledgeable in the pediatric, oral surgery, and general dentistry field. He married his High School sweetheart Evelyn in 2015 and together they have a baby boy name Benjamin and a fuzzy pet Mufasa. Fun facts about Carlos, he is 6ft 6” tall -very useful for reaching high shelves, loves playing sports, and is known for dunking a basketball without jumping. Carlos is very family oriented and serves in his church youth group ministry.

Sarah Lowden

Patient Coordinator

Sarah joined our team in 2016 after moving to Alabaster from Beaufort, South Carolina with her husband, Joe, who is retired United States Marine. She has many years of prior experience in the dental field and enjoys meeting new patients and serving their dental needs. Sarah coordinates with patients to schedule their appointment and file insurance. Sarah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking her fur babies on walks and traveling.

She is big fan of Alabama football and you will often hear her cheering for the tide. Sarah comes from a large family and she and her husband, Joe, have two beautiful little girls, Mae and Libby.

Vanessa Price Powell

Registered Dental Hygienist

Vanessa joined our team in 2016. She has a 15 years’ experience in dentistry. She has been working with Dr. Zanthos for the last four years. She enjoys meeting new people and building relationships. Vanessa impacts lives by educating patients about their oral health and loves seeing her patient’s self-confidence and bright smiles. Vanessa has two boys and enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking, college football, and going to Broadway plays. Vanessa recently completed her 1st half marathon!

Kelly Whitten

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelly joined our team in 2018. She is married to a wonderful man named Marty and have 4 children; a 15 year old step daughter, 7 year old daughter and 9 year old twin boys. She also has a very sweet old lady dog named Sadie. Kelly is originally from Louisiana and spent the first 6 years of her adult life on active duty in the Army serving our country. Kelly landed in Alabama in 2009 where she continued to serve in the Army reserves for another 6 years. Kelly has worked in dentistry since 2016, attended UAB’s dental assisting program and graduated among the top of her class. After working as a chair side assistant for a time; Kelly chose to further her education and attended UAB’s Alabama Dental Hygiene program and became a Registered Dental Hygienist. She loves both jobs and enjoy having the ability to practice both. In her spare time Kelly likes to spend time with her children, visit family, and get outdoors when she can.