Meet the Staff
Paula Fincham - Paula has been working in the dental field since 1995 and prior to that she has worked in the insurance industry. She open the office with Dr. McCall in 2003, and worked with him for the State of Virginia. She is trained in the CEREC technology, x-ray certified and is a dental assistant also.
Michelle Branham - Michelle has been working in the dental field since 2001. She was an orthodontic assistant and lab technician for 6 years, before graduating with honors from Northern Virginia Community College with a degree in Hygiene in 2009.
Kara Barroso - Kara joined our practice in 2010. She is a Rappahannock County native where she graduated high school in 2009. She is X-ray and CPR certified. She is our Senior dental assistant here at Culpeper Dental Associates. She has experience working with both doctors but currently assists Dr. Simpson full-time.
Bonnie Menefee - Bonnie was a chair-side assistant in Culpeper for 11 years. She is a 2006 NOVA Dental Hygiene program graduate and graduated with honors. She has been with our practice since March 2007.
Leaya Hayden - After being an orthodontic dental assistant, she attended NOVA for Hygiene where she graduated with honors in 2008. She moved to Culpeper in 2010 with her three children and loving husband. She is coming up on her 10th year in dentistry and loves clean teeth!.
Brandy Mulkey - Brandy joined Culpeper Dental Associates as a dental assistant in January of 2016. She is a graduate of MIHT who aspires to become a dental Hygienist. She is an enthusiastic assistant who strives to provide a relaxed and comfortable environment for her patients. Brandy's favorite part of her job is giving her patients confidence in their smile. As Dr. Klemann's primary assistant, her outgoing and energetic personality make her a great addition to our office! Brandy's passions are going to the gym, hiking, music and being around family and friends.
Tavia Grayson - Tavia is a Culpeper native and has been a part of CDA since 2016. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years and is the first friendly face that patients will see when they walk through our doors. As your insurance and billing specialist, she will help you navigate through the confusing world of insurance and financing. She is a patient advocate and will go out of her way to help assist and answer any questions you may have! In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her family, Bachata and cooking.
Mary Beth Berry - Mary has been at CDA since 2004. As a former LPN, she quickly realized the importance of oral health and completed the dental hygiene program at NVCC. She takes pride in her patients and educating them about their oral hygiene. When not working, Mary enjoys nature and spending time with her family.
Tara Washington - Tara is the newest face at CDA. She joined our team in 2017 as our third dental assistant. She takes pride in helping our patients improve their overall oral health by making them feel welcome and cared for in our office. Her super witty personality will help to calm any fears you may have. She has been in the dental field since 2011 and hopes to further her education by entering Germanna College's hygiene program. She enjoys all genres of music, outdoor activities with her daughter and skiing.
Jasmine Ward - Jasmine joined Culpeper Dental Associates in December 2017 and we are thrilled to have her with us! She has worked in dentistry since 2009 in administrative services and has also taken numerous continuing education courses. Offering our patients personalized care and helping them with appointments and benefit planning is just part of the many skills she brings to the practice. When away from the office, Jasmine enjoys spending time with her daughter.