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Meet the Team


Practice Manager
patient service representative Kimbi Bagnel

“I enjoy patient interaction and the opportunity to work with Dr. Wilkey and a great team in a refreshing environment.” Kimbi attended Columbus State University and Thomas Nelson Community College. Before becoming practice manager, Kimbi has served in an administrative capacity in the legal industry, religious community, hospitality industry and the dental industry for more than 35 years. Having traveled a lot as the daughter of a U.S. Army Chaplain, Kimbi has enjoyed living in Columbus for the majority of the past 30 years.

Keeping Active Outside the Practice

When she’s not at the practice, Kimbi enjoys cooking and preserving jellies, jams and pickles. Her parents, three brothers and their families reside in North Carolina and South Carolina. She also stays active in the community by serving as the practice coordinator for Columbus Scholars, Inc. Kimbi also serves on Congressman Sanford Bishop’s Appointment Committee to the Military Academies.

Penny, RDH, BS

Registered Dental Hygienist
Registered Dental Hygienist Penny McGuire

As a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Penny enjoys building relationships and earning the trust of patients who allow her the opportunity to educate them on achieving and maintaining optimal oral health. “I strive to treat patients like family, and I encourage them to call me anytime they have dental concerns.”

A native of Columbus, Penny received her Associate of Dental Hygiene in 1995 and a Bachelor of Health Science from Columbus College. She has worked in the dental field for 30 years, 25 of which were as a hygienist. Penny is licensed in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, and holds a certificate to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide in Tennessee.

Staying Active in Columbus

Outside the practice, Penny enjoys cooking, gardening, SEC football (especially Auburn!), socializing with friends, spending time around the water, and advocating for her special needs daughter Chandler. She has a Coton de Tulear dog named Izzy. Penny is involved with the National Federation of the Blind, American Foundation for the Blind, Georgia Parents of Blind Children and the Georgia Academy for the Blind Parent to Parent Group.


Patient Service Representative
patient service representative Kathy Campolieto

As the practice’s patient service representative, Kathy loves interacting with patients and believes a smile is everything to them. “I enjoy serving the Lord, loving people, meeting patients and bonding with them.” Kathy has 13 years of experience as a dental lab technician and 23 years of experience as a patient service representative.

Family and Hobbies

Kathy is married to her husband Mike and has two children Kathryn and Joseph. Her hobbies include motorcycle riding with her husband and participating in church activities, particularly children’s programs. She also is involved with St. Jude and Compassion International.

Our friendly, experienced team is ready to help you smile brighter and enjoy optimal oral health. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!


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