Meet Our Team

Pat-Photo.jpgPat Hollifield
Office Manager

As office manager, Pat works with Dr. Smiley and staff to create unique and pleasant experiences for patients. She holds an associate's degree in marketing and management and has been with the practice since 2002.

"When not in the office, I enjoy reading, singing in the church choir, and being with friends and family". Her son Dillon attends North Greenville University.

Asley_112114.jpgAshley McFalls
Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Clinical Assistant

Ashley serves as both treatment coordinator and clinical assistant. After graduating from Gaffney High School, she earned a degree in Expanded Duty Dental Assisting from Spartanburg Technical College in 2004 and joined our practice.

"I love to meet new people," says Ashley, "and take a journey with them through braces and a beautiful smile." When not at the practice, she enjoys playing soccer, watching football and spending time with friends and family.

Heather_112114.jpgHeather Fleming
Schedule/Insurance Coordinator

In her role as the scheduling coordinator at Smiley Orthodontic Associates, Heather has the pleasure of welcoming everyone to our practice. She says, "I enjoy talking to the patients and parents and getting to know them."

Heather joined our practice in 2007. She devotes her free time to watching movies and hanging out with friends and family - especially her daughter Chelsea and son Bryson.

Libby_112114.jpgLibby Longshore
Clinical Director/Orthodontic Clinical Assistant

Libby has worked with Dr. Smiley since 1989, the year she graduated from Spartanburg Technical College as a certified dental assistant. As our clinical director, she ensures that our patients always receive the best care possible. She says, "I enjoy working one-on-one with patients and making their orthodontic experience a pleasure!"

When she's not at our practice caring for patients, Libby loves being with her family and solving crossword puzzles.

Tori-Photo.jpgTori Byars
Prof. Relations Coord./Orthodontic Clinical Assistant

"What I love most," Tori says, "is being a part of a team that changes lives, one smile at a time." Tori joined our practice in 2013 after graduating from Spartanburg Community College's Expanded Duty Dental Assisting program. She holds two positions: orthodontic assistant and professional relations coordinator.

A resident of Gaffney, Tori likes to spend time with her husband, friends and family. She also likes to travel, being outdoors and life in general.

Melissa-Photo.jpgMelissa Pennington
Laboratory Technician/Orthodontic Clinical Assistant 

"I love building our patients' self-esteem and making beautiful smiles," says Melissa, our laboratory technician and orthodontic assistant. She came to Dr. Smiley in 1999 after earning her degree from Spartanburg Technical College in dental assisting.

Melissa lives in Gaffney, where she is active in her church. She is married and has two children. She enjoys spending time outdoors, sports and reading.

Bailey-Photo.jpgBailey Laseter
Orthodontic Clinical Assistant

After earning her Associates Degree from Spartanburg Methodist College, Bailey enrolled in a program for Chairside Dental Assisting and later became a Certified Orthodontic Assistant.  "I love being a part of a team that works together to provide each patient with self-confidence through a beautiful smile," says Bailey.  In her free time, Bailey enjoys engaging in outdoor activities, spending time with her friends and watching Clemson football. 

Danielle TurneyDanielle Turney
Orthodontic Clinical Assistant

As the newest member of the team, Danielle received her Associate's Degree and her Expanded Duty Dental Assistant Certification through Spartanburg Community College.  "My journey has only just begun, and I am excited to help patients gain the true smile they deserve," says Danielle.  Outside of the office, Danielle enjoys outdoor adventures, shopping and being with friends and family!