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Meet the Team


Registered Dental Hygienist Susan received her Hygiene degree from TN State University. Susan has been with our practice since 2006. She has over 20 years experience as a hygienist including 14 years in Periodontal treatment. Susan loves educating patients on home care because it is such an important part of their health. Susan is from Tennessee but has lived in Destin since 1991. She is married and has two children. She enjoys boating, refinishing furniture, and running 10 K’s and Half-Marathons.


Denise Lade has been a Dental Assistant since 1975. With 20 years’ experience in Pediatric Dentistry and 17 years’ experience in General Dentistry. She is certified in x-rays and expanded functions from LSU School of Dentistry. She thrives on making patients dental visits pleasant and comfortable, and always looks forward to our returning snowbirds. Denise loves spending time with her husband, their dogs & cats, going to the beach, cooking, gardening, and also loves spending time at their cabin in the woods.


Jennifer joined Emerald Coast Dental in 2007. Enjoys being part of a team that is more of an extended family, both co-workers and patients. Here to help patients schedule appointments that will accommodate their busy schedules, understand treatment estimates, insurance and billing information, as well as helping patients utilize their insurance benefits to their fullest potential. Jennifer is the mother of two boys, Ian and Xak. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her boys, and her dog Rocky. She also loves to cook and read.


Hi! I’m Charlie! I have been in the dental field since 2009. I absolutely LOVE what I do. I have such a passion for my work. I have been with Dr. Corley since 2017 and really enjoy working with the entire Emerald Coast Dental team! I’m from Dallas Texas (Go Cowboys) and have an amazing husband and two wonderful children. We moved to Florida in 2013 and have loved every minute of it. In my spare time, I enjoy making memories with my family and anything crafty! I love making things and anything that SPARKLES!


I’m Athena! I have been in the dental field since 2017. Seeing dentistry change with the modern technology that we have today is UNBELIEVABLE! I am very proud and honored to work with Dr. Corley and his amazing staff. I have been in the Destin area since 2014 and now consider this my home. I am originally from Sweet Home Alabama. (War Eagle) I have 2 beautiful wonderful children and in our spare time you can usually find us on the beach catching some waves and sun rays somewhere on the Emerald Coast.


Certified Registered Dental Hygienist Brenda, a native of Northwest Florida, graduated Cum Laude with a degree in dental hygiene and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. As a Colgate STAR Award recipient and a member of the ADHA, Brenda strives to give her patients a positive dental experience while assisting them to achieve optimum oral health. She is actively involved in dental community service and spends her spare time enjoying our beautiful community.