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Meet the Team

 

Dr. Hyder and Signature Smiles is an all female practice and all mothers, providing a warm, comfortable, nurturing, gentle, calm, family-like atmosphere. Our team of all women is efficient and used to multi-tasking, so never a long wait time for an appointment.

Dental Hygiene and Assisting
Jane Tarsovich CDA, RDH BS
Registered and Licensed Dental Hygienist and a Certified Dental Assistant

Jane attended Mary Washington College after her high school graduation from St. Gertrude High School in 1976. She earned her Dental Assisting Certification in 1978 from J. Sergeant Reynolds Community College and in 1981 graduated from VCU/MCV School of Dentistry with a BS in Dental Hygiene. Jane is a Past President of the Greater Richmond Dental Hygiene Association and taught Clinical Dental Hygiene at the MCV Dental Hygiene Clinic, School of Dentistry. She is from Richmond and currently lives in the Midlothian area where she has been practicing for 30 years. After graduating from MCV, Jane practiced for 13 years in a local periodontal office and then in general dentistry prior to her emplyment with Dr. Hyder. In addition to treating patients Jane is involved in marketing and developing procedure protocol. She is married to Phil Tarsovich, President of Slurry Pavers Inc. They have 3 grown children; Amy, Emily and Jordan.

Carla Faris RDH, BS
Registered and Licensed Dental Hygienist

Carla was hired by Dr. Hyder in May, 2011. She is from the Richmond area and graduated from Thomas Dale High School in 1993. Carla attended and graduated from VCU/MCV School of Dentistry with a BS in Dental Hygiene in 2000 and has practiced in Chester and in the West End. Carla has a passion for dentistry and helping others. She has worked with “Children in Need” programs such as: Give Kids a Smile Day and Mission of Mercy. Her husband Jason is a software developer and they have a young daughter named Natalie and live in Chester.

Amina Parvez
Dental Assistant

Amina is our dental assistant while working towards acceptance into dental school.  She was introduced to our office through an Invisalign patient and shadowed for several months starting in October of 2012. In August of 2012, Amina graduated in Biomedical Engineering from VCU. In 2010, Amina earned a scholarship to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute within the VCU Medical Center.  Her work there involved biomedical research.  We are very lucky to have Amina in our practice.

Front Office Administration
Tracy Daniels
Accounts Manager and Treatment Coordinator

Formerly Tracy has been working in the dental field since 1996. Her expertise includes dental assisting and office management. Prior to working with the practice Tracy worked at Bank of America in Customer Service and Wire Transfer. She graduated from Midlothian High School in 1989 and then attended ODU. She currently lives in the Midlothian area, is married to David Daniels, who is the Manager of Mill Quarter Plantation Golf Course. They have two children, Desi and Davey.

Phyllis Crook
Front Office Administration

Mother of Tracy and grandmother of Desi, Phyllis has been employed in the practice since 2004. Phyllis has worn many hats working at the front desk, handling phones and scheduling appointments, but her area of expertise is insurance. As our Insurance Specialist, she works tirelessly for patients in order to maximize their dental benefits. Phyllis also tracks business reports and often helps the hygienist with charting procedures. Prior to working in the office, Phyllis retired from The Bank of America as VP in Operations and Technology, where she worked since 1964. Phyllis is from the Richmond area, graduated from Thomas Dale High School and is married to Donald Crook, a retired Master Electrician. They live in the Midlothian area and have two adult children, Tracy and Donnie.

Desi Daniels
Front Office Administration

Tracy’s daughter, has been helping part time with various responsibilities in the front office. Desi graduated from Midlothian High School in 2010 and currently attends John Tyler Community College.