Meet the Team
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Eric (Operations Manager)
Eric has been a part of the team since the beginning. He and Dr. Mercado designed this practice from the ground up, having a vision of creating a First-Class establishment. Eric also managed their Dental Office in California for about 4 years. Prior to joining the practice, he was in the high-tech industry, working at Cisco Systems for a little over 17 years. His experience as a Logistics Program Manager and Customer Service Project Manager allowed him to incorporate his skills to the needs of their practice. Eric takes the time to meet our patients, which he enjoys. He keeps the day-to-day operations running smoothly, has an open-door policy, and enjoys working with talented and compassionate professionals.
In his spare time, Eric loves spending time with his family. He is a die-hard Golden State Warriors and Oakland Raiders fan. He loves to golf, drink scotch, and have a nice cigar once in a while. Eric looks forward to meeting and serving you here at Monarch Dentistry of Gold Hill.
Bridgette is driven by her desire to serve others in her community and takes pride in providing the best experience and first-class customer service for those she encounters.
After many years of business management in long term care and small business consulting, Bridgette was offered the opportunity to further explore her passion for helping others in the dentistry field. And in the three collective years she has spent in dentistry, she knows she has found her home at Monarch Dentistry of Gold Hill.
Bridgette is a Carolina native and has lived much of her life in the Charlotte area raising her two sons. She has a huge love for football and is a devoted South Carolina Gamecock and Carolina Panthers fan. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, taking in live music and she is an avid hiker.
At a young age, Nataly knew she wanted to have a career in the Dental Field. After high school, she went directly into Dental Assisting school and completed her education. Just like the rest of our team, Nataly makes customer service a priority. Not only do we value her technical skills, which she constantly improves, she also has a wonderful personality that is contagious.
At her time away from the office, Nataly trains in kickboxing, loves to read and hang out with friends and family. Nataly is looking forward to meeting you and making you feel as comfortable as possible here at Monarch Dentistry of Gold Hill
When Sara graduated from high school, she already knew she wanted to carry on a career in dentistry. Along with her clinical skills, she has become adapt to making patients feel at ease during dental procedures.
Outside the office, Sara enjoys the outdoors, hiking, being involved in church choir and praise team. Sara is looking forward to taking good care of you and making your visits enjoyable.
As an army brat, Kelly is no stranger to relocating and has mastered the ability to make friends wherever she goes.
Upon completion of her bachelors degree in biology, Kelly went on to become a board certified registered dental hygienist and has been in the dental field for over 15 years.
Outside of hygiene. Kelly loves staying active. Having discovered CrossFit through bootcamp style classes and experience with long distance running, she immediately became involved in her local Savannah gym, even going on to meet her future husband there. An opportunity presented itself that they couldn’t pass up, which brought their family, now including their two boys, to South Carolina.
Karen (Patient Care Coordinator)
Karen has a heart of an angel. She will be one of the 1st voices you hear and faces you’ll see here a Monarch Dentistry. She has a knack at making anyone feel relaxed as a lot of our patients have some type of dental anxiety. Karen takes pride in making sure each patient feels at ease during their visits.
Karen is a wife and a mother of two young adults. She loves spending time with her family doing outdoor activities and sometimes just relaxing with a glass of wine.
Karen can’t wait to greet and welcome you here at Monarch Dentistry of Gold Hill.