Meet The Team

We’re excited to welcome you and your family to Lynn Chincheck DDS.  

Behind every successful treatment lies our dedicated team. From our front desk staff to our dental hygienists and assistants, every member works tirelessly to ensure your visits are smooth, comfortable, and above all, provide the care you deserve. Trust your smile to the hands of a team that truly cares.

Shinnell Byfield

Office Manager

As an office manager with over 20 years of experience in the dental field, I am committed to making everyone’s experience in our office one of the most pleasant experiences they could have. Being a person who struggled with dental anxiety, I know how important it is to find an office that makes you feel safe and secure. I am here to handle all your financial questions. I take pride in my role as office manager to make sure that you have a seamless visit from the moment you walk in until the time I check you out with a smile.

I am the proud Mom of three young men. You’ll often find me courtside with their basketball teams as Team Mom. I am a foodie who enjoys traveling, family time, and dancing. I love to return to my Jamaican roots to visit family and friends.

Lisa Hepding

Business Administrator

Although I began my career here, at Dr. Chincheck’s, as a dental assistant, I have been working alongside Shinell, expanding my knowledge and skills, as one of our front desk receptionists. I spend most of my time connecting with patients by assisting with treatment planning, consultations, and scheduling. My goal is to continue providing Dr. Chincheck’s mission and be a team member that finds daily fulfillment in sharing kindness and happiness with our patients.  

When I am not working, I keep myself busy with my husband Brandon and our wonderful son Jack, who was born on Halloween in 2023. I love working out, playing with our black lab Luna, card games, co-ed softball, and spending time with our friends and families.

Angie Whelan

Dental Hygienist

As a dental hygienist of nearly 30 years, I am committed to providing exceptional care with a holistic approach. I am passionate about this personalized approach to dentistry as I build meaningful relationships that lead to beautiful, lifelong smiles. Outside the office, I enjoy yoga, hiking, and family time.

Lydea Cummings

Dental Assistant

I’ve been an assistant for more than six years. It’s great to educate patients about the importance of dental health, especially those with dental anxiety, and see them leave with a new perspective and smile. As Dr. Chincheck’s dental assistant, I provide timely, competent treatment and create a positive experience for our patients.

I keep myself busy with my two beautiful daughters. I enjoy spending free time outside. My favorite place to hike is at Loch Raven. I am from New York and I love visiting my mom and family there as much as I can.

Bethany Black

Dental Assistant

My name is Bethany and I started assisting with Dr. Chincheck last fall.  I've wanted to be in the dental field for as long as I can remember. My favorite part about assisting is how fulfilling the job is. I love playing a huge role in having the patients leave the office smiling. As Dr.Chincheck’s assistant, I partner with her to provide seamless clinical treatment with our patients every day. 

I enjoy spending my free time going to the gym, spending time with family and friends, as well as my fur babies. During the summer, I spend a lot of time paddle boarding and reading outside.

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