Mauldin Family Dentistry
Dr. Daniel J. Halasz
Creating Beautiful Smiles

Meet The Team


Licensed Dental Assistant

Sonya was born and raised in the Upstate of South Carolina. She earned a Dental Assisting degree at Greenville Technical College in August of 2010.  She has worked in General and Pediatric Dentistry.  She carries certifications in nitrous oxide, dental radiographs, and chairside assisting with CPR. She has been married to her best friend, Mickey, since 2004. They have two small children: Peyton MacKenzie, and Dominic Solomon. She attends church at Potter’s Clay Fellowship where she is active in the ministry for toddlers. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and Clemson football in her spare time. Go Tigers!


Certified Dental Assistant

Debbie is a graduate of McCarrie Schools of Health Sciences and Technology in Philadelphia, PA.  After moving to South Carolina, she returned to school earning an Associate of Science degree from Greenville Technical College.  She is the office’s OSHA Manager and is passionate about providing patients with a high level of excellent care.  Debbie and her husband Ron have two children and three grandchildren.  In her free time, she enjoys exploring antique shops and antique car shows, quilting/sewing, gardening and canning.  She and her husband are active members of their church, where they serve as care group leaders and where Debbie coordinates the Baskets of Joy Ladies Ministry for Cancer patients.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Kris graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.  She feels blessed to have worked at Mauldin Family Dentistry for the past 25 years and has enjoyed getting to know her patients and their families.  She still gets excited to see improvements in her patients’ oral health. Kris and her husband, Kevin, have been married for 33 years and have three children and one grandchild.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, boating, cross stitching and volunteering at her church.  


Registered Dental Hygienist

Krystal graduated in 2012 from SUNY Broome Community College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene, and is licensed to administer local anesthesia.  She moved here from New York in 2014 and now considers South Carolina her permanent home.  She joined Mauldin Family Dentistry in April of 2021.  She loves meeting new people and forming connections with her patients.  She looks forward to coming to work everyday to help her patients leave with healthy smiles.  Krystal enjoys spending quality time with her husband Alex and their two childen Ariyana and Karson.  In her free time, she likes hiking, watching movies and coaching her kids' soccer teams.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Beth graduated in 1988 from Greenville Technical College, and joined Mauldin Family Dentistry on a part-time basis in July of 2019.  We are so excited that she has joined our team full time as of September of 2021.  In her 33 years practicing, she has found dental hygiene to be a rewarding career.  Beth grew up in Simpsonville and has lived there all her life.  She has two children.  In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano, spending time at the lake, and socializing with friends and family.


Patient Financial & Insurance Coordinator, Marketing

Laura has been a member of the team since 2012.  Laura graduated with a B.S. in Marketing and a Minor in Travel & Tourism from Clemson University in 2002.  Although she spent 7 years in Advertising, what she enjoys most is working with people, and her job at the front desk of Mauldin Family Dentistry allows her to do just that.  She helps to coordinate and schedule treatments, interpret and estimate insurance coverage and make financial arrangements with patients.  In addition, she has the pleasure of working with the best dentist in the upstate and a very talented and friendly staff that truly care about their patients.  In her spare time, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband Mike and their two beautiful daughters, getting together with friends, traveling, and cheering on her Clemson Tigers.


Patient Coordinator

Amanda has been in the dental industry since 2000.  She started working as a Dental Assistant, and later became cross-trained at the Front Desk.  She began at Mauldin Family Dentistry by filling in, and we were very happy for her to join our team full-time in May 2021.  She is an avid cookie baker and has a small business called "Amanda's Incredible Edibles".  Other than baking, she also likes to craft and spend quality time with her 12 year old daughter and husband.


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