Meet Our Team

Shanese – Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Shanese has been a dental assistant since 2010. She graduated on the Dean’s List from Fortis College. She has worked with Dr. Mikell since 2016 and strives to give patients the highest quality of care. Shanese also enjoys her job because there is always something new to learn, and the patient satisfaction is a great reward.

Outside of work, Shanese enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes. Shanese and her family also love taking spur of the moment trips to “Nowhere”, just to see where the road leads them.


Stacey joined our team in October of 2019 and brings a lot of knowledge with her. She has been in the dental field since she graduated top of her class from The SC School of Dental Assisting in 2011.  She enjoys helping our patients and is familiar with all aspects of dentistry- from the clinical side to insurance.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her son, Tanner. She also enjoys cooking, boating at the lake, the beach, Gamecock football, and vacations with family and friends.


Jess has been a Dental Assistant since 2019. She is passionate about dentistry and building a relationship with each patient. Jess enjoys her job because she loves learning and improving every day.
In her free time Jess loves spending time with her Shih Tzu, Rusty, as well as her family and friends. She also enjoys baking, painting, reading, and finding new things to do in Columbia.


Tracy has been in the dentistry profession for nearly 30 years. She considers this her true passion because she has the opportunity to make a difference in patients’ lives every day. Her philosophy is based on educating patients on their individual needs and making people feel comfortable while building confidence, trust, and friendships.

In her free time, Tracy enjoys being a busy parent to her two children. Tracy and her husband are often seen attending their children’s sporting events. On Sunday, Tracy teaches Sunday School. She also enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and cheering on the Clemson Tigers.

We Are Here For You

Dr. Julia K. Mikell
Solo Practitioner

3261 Harrison Rd.
Columbia, SC 29204

(We are easy to find in Forest Acres at the corner of Harrison Rd. and Budon Ct., near the Zesto’s on Forest Drive.)

(803) 738-1114

Providing Dental Care
For Many Communities Including:

Forest Acres, Fort Jackson, Arcadia Lakes, Lake Katherine, Heathwood, Shandon, Rosewood, Downtown Columbia, Earlewood, Cottontown and the University of South Carolina


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: Closed

  • South Carolina State Dental
  • America Dental Association
  • America Dental Association

Dentist in Columbia, SC

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Dentist in Columbia, SC

“My husband and I had our 1st appointment with Dr. Mikell today and we left there feeling like we absolutely made the right choice! She and her staff were professional, kind, competent, and very respectful to us. We feel like this was a fabulous start to a long and happy relationship!”

Erica R. Columbia, SC Dental Patient

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