Meet the Dentist

Dr. John R. Monroe, Sr.

Dr. Monroe attended Washington and Lee University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Masters in Aquatic Entomology at Clemson University before graduating from MUSC Dental School. Dr. Monroe had several family friends who were dentists and was drawn to dentistry because he likes working with his hands and enjoys helping people. He has been in private practice in upstate South Carolina since he graduated dental school.

Dr. Monroe is a member of the American Dental Association, the South Carolina Dental Association, the Greenville County Dental Society, the Piedmont District Society, the Palmetto Study Club (Seattle Study Club) and the Periodontics of Greenville Study Club.

Dr. Monroe and his wife, Lillian, have one son, Jack. In his down time, Dr. Monroe enjoys running, reading, Furman Paladin sports, and Braves baseball.

Meet Your Team

Leigh Anne Beaudreau

Dental Hygienist
Leigh Ann has been with our team for about a year. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Augusta University and her Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Recreation. She is certified in adult and pediatric CPR and is also trained in local anesthesia infiltration and attends approximately 11 hours per year of continuing education in dental hygiene. When she’s not busy at the office, Leigh Ann enjoys hiking, camping and backpacking, attending church, teaching English as a second language and is also interested in art, different cultures and nature.

Jessica Holmes

Dental Hygienist
Jessica attended the University of South Carolina prior to graduating from the Dental Hygiene program at Greenville Technical College.  She has been practicing since 2004 following in her late fathers footsteps who was a Dentist.  Jessica’s passions include the creative arts as well as international missions.  She has three beautiful children and loves her career as Dental Hygienist.

Beckie Aughtry

Dental Assistant
Becky has been organizing and keeping our office running smoothly for the last 12 years. Becky completed her dental assisting training at Greenville Technical School and is certified in Nitrous Oxide, X-ray, CPR, CEREC, and Eaglesoft Software. Beckie and her husband, Joe, have been married for 39 years and have lived in Greer all of their lives. They have three sons and one daughter. Their sons are married… two live in Greer and the third lives in Texas. Their daughter, Molly, is a sophomore at USC. Beckie and Joe have been blessed with five grandchildren, two grandsons and three granddaughters. Beckie enjoys decorating, helping others find their perfect paint colors, coloring in adult coloring books, cooking, spending time with her grandchildren, and volunteering with the youth department at her church.

Savannah Touchet

Dental Assistant
Savannah Touchet joined our team in January 2021.  She is a 2013 graduate of Tri County Technical College.  Savannah is a certified Expanded duty dental assistant.  She loves reading, marvel movies, cookies and spending time with her family.  Savannah serves on the welcome team at her church and  she is excited to be a part of our dental team.

Kim King

Office Manager
Kim has been an integral part of the Monroe team for 30 years. She completed her studies at Greenville Technical College and is a certified dental assistant. Kim and her husband, Robert, have four adult children and seven grandchildren…and continuing to grow! In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with her family, spending time at her church and volunteering at schools on Fridays.