Meet Our Team

Shannon Phelps, RDH

Shannon RDH Shannon was born and raised in Franklin, Indiana.  She moved to Columbus after completing her dental training and has spent over half of her life here. Shannon attended the University of Southern Indiana where she received her associates degree in science and then received her license to practice dental hygiene.  Shannon has practiced for over 23 years practicing in Indianapolis, Seymour and Columbus. Shannon joined Family Dental Care of Indiana in 2010 where she is a key member of our team.  She enjoys building relationships with her patients and helping them obtain and maintain a healthy smile.  Shannon is very meticulous and gentle with her work taking care of each patients needs.  Shannon attends continuing eduction in order to maintain her quality of patient care. 

Outside of dentistry Shannon enjoys watching and playing sports; she loves watching hockey.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends.  She is married to Brian and they have a son who is attending Purdue University.  Shannon also has a step daughter and son-in-law that reside in Indianapolis.  She loves her dog Mya who is a Rhodesian Ridgeback, but believes she is just a large lap dog. 


Coral Emberton (Dental Assistant)


Coral has 8 years of dental assisting experience and has been assisting with Dr. Carter since 2015.  She attended Kaplan College in 2010 and completed her Dental Assisting degree.  She later took classes at Indiana University School of Dentistry to receive her expanded duties assistant certificate.  Coral enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs Max and Laila.  She also enjoys traveling and spending time with family. 







Beth Hoffman (Office Coordinator)FL6_7368

Beth has over 15 years of office experience.  She has been at the front office with Dr. Carter since 2015 and enjoys working with patients to coordinate their care.  Beth graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelors in Business Administration.  She is married and has two children.  She enjoys spending time with her entire family and has two spunky dogs, Tinkerbell and Jasmine.