Meet the team at ProGrin Dental of Woodruff, South Carolina. We’re a quirky, classy, and fun bunch (or at least we like to think we are… you can be the judge) made up of several dental professionals: dentists, hygienists, assistants, and a dog. Yes, a dog. The BEST and ONLY Certified Office Therapy Dog in Upstate Woodruff!
Hello, we’re the Woodruff dental team of ProGrin
Dr. Peek: Your Woodruff, SC dentist
A graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry.
She has volunteered dental care in Honduras and the United States.
Also, Dr. Peek is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the South Carolina Dental Association, the Piedmont District Dental Society, and the Greenville County Dental Society.
Dr. Cook: Your Woodruff, SC dentist
Dr. Cook was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. He received his degree in Biomathematics from Rhodes College, where he participated on the cross country and track & field teams. He went on to attend The University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry where he found a passion for serving patients by providing an excellent dental experience. Dr. Cook enjoys spending time with his wife, Caroline, as well as being outdoors, running, working out, and visiting new places. He recently moved to Greenville and feels blessed to be part of ProGrin Dental and serve the upstate community.
Julie, Office Manager
Day-to-day, you’ll find Julie tending to daily office operations and assisting where needed. Julie graduated from Piedmont Technical College with a degree in Business Administration. She enjoys spending time at the lake with her husband and three sons, watching her sons play football and Interior Design. She has two fur babies, Emma Grace, an 8-year-old Goldendoodle, and Bella, a 2-year-old Papillon.
Gena, Dental Hygienist
Gena is originally from the Enoree, Woodruff area. She is proud to call Enoree her home and has many friends and family that come through the office… when we say many, we mean MANY. If Gena ever left and took her following away from ProGrin, we would be out of business! She is well-known and well-loved! She is a delightful, hilarious team member and a friend to all. Gena has two wonderful daughters with her husband Nick and loves spending time with her family when she is not working at ProGrin.
Amanda, Dental Hygienist
Amanda loves being a dental hygienist and has worked in dentistry for over 18 years. She grew up in Kings Mountain, NC, but has called Enoree her home for the last 3 years. Amanda is married and has 3 children. She loves our community and the perks that come with living in a small town. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, but her heart and soul is serving in the ministry with her husband.
Bonnie, Dental Assistant
Bonnie is a Woodruff native. She makes some of the best food in town and is constantly eager to share her recipes with her ProGrin family. She is the second longest-standing member of the ProGrin team, and the Ayers’ family have loved every minute of working with her.
Taylor, Dental Hygienist
Taylor was born and raised in Woodruff. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Ryan. She enjoys spending time with her family and cutting up with her coworkers at ProGrin. Even though she’s a true southern belle, she hates sweet tea. A fun fact about Taylor is that she is also a certified teacher.
Casey, Dental Assistant
Casey is a hometown girl, born and raised here in Woodruff. She has been an assistant for almost 4 years and has loved every minute of it! She and her husband Zachary are expecting their first baby girl in July! She loves all of her animals and is always willing to share photos of them! When not at ProGrin, she spends most of her time with family, friends, or on the road with her husband and his ministry!
Kel, Dental Assistant
Kel was born and raised in the small town of Gaffney, SC. She has spent the past year assisting at ProGrin and has enjoyed every minute. She is currently studying with hopes of becoming a dental hygienist. On the weekend you can find her serving tables at Olive Garden. She enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and their 8-month-old puppy, Nico. Her favorite things are Mexican food and shopping.
Nikki, Dental Assistant
Nikki Sullivan, Our New York Native, Buffalo Bills loving, Italian. She is a dedicated military wife to the love of her life Harold Sullivan Jr. AKA “TANK.” On any given day you will find Nikki a busy bee here at our Woodruff Office. Nikki has a passion for the perfect patient experience and always strives to go above and beyond, she keeps us on our toes with her BIG personality and larger-than-life sense of humor. Nikki enjoys football, family, and food. Go BILLS!
Catherine, Patient Coordinator
Catherine graduated from Clemson University in 2017 where she majored in Recreational Therapy. Outside of the office, she enjoys working out, spending time with her nephews, and doing anything outside. Chick-Fil-A diet lemonade and Starbucks are her favorite. She is a sucker for anything sweet and got married in December 2019.
Mary Chase, Patient Coordinator
Mary Chase was born and raised in Clemson and moved to Woodruff in January 2021 when she got married to her husband, Clay. She graduated in 2020 with a degree in Surgical Technology. She loves working out and spending time with all 3 of her furbabies Robin, Dotti, and Remi.
Kassi, Dental Assistant
Kassi is a true hometown girl, born & raised here in Woodruff. She graduated from Woodruff High in 2015. When Kassi is not assistanting at ProGrin, you can find her taking photos for her small photography business or in the pharmacy working at Publix. She loves to spend her free time with her 4-legged daughter (sweet Sadie-Mae), visiting with her nieces & nephews, traveling to visit family, or spending time with her friends. Kassi’s favorite food is Japanese& she has a huge sweet tooth!
Emma, Dental Assistant
Emma was raised in Inman, South Carolina, and graduated from Chapman High School in May 2021. She is currently attending Greenville Technical College to major in Dental Hygiene. Emma enjoys spending her free time running her own Acai bowl business, FRUITALICIOUS, and spending time with her family. She is so excited about her journey with ProGrin and is so proud to be a part of such a great team.
Maddie, Dental Hygienist
Barley, Therapy Dog
Barley is our heart-melting chocolate lab and therapy dog. Dr. Peek and Barley form a power duo that revolutionizes dentistry for kids and patients with high fear or anxiety due to bad dental experiences or barriers. She is always available for some downtime, a pet, a chat, or a treat. She’s never too busy and she always greets you like you’re the coolest person on earth.
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P.S. Do you share the Woodruff team’s passion for making dentistry fun? Contact us to see if we have a position for you!