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Palmetto Dental Arts
347 Red Cedar St., #400
Bluffton, SC 29910

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Meet Our Team

At Palmetto Dental Arts, we are committed to making you and your comfort and care our number one focus. From the first phone call to your initial visit to our office, your experience will be positive and reassuring.








Our Hygienists


Rayla Conover – RDH - Treatment Coordinator

Rayla is a registered dental hygienist. She has been in the dental field since 2000 and brings a passion for dentistry and extensive experience to Palmetto Dental Arts, where she has worked since 2010. She earned a dental hygiene degree from Greenville Tech in Greenville, SC. Going through cosmetic dentistry herself as a patient, she says it has changed her life.

She decided to pursue a career in dentistry and help other people feel better about smiling. Her life outside the dental office is filled with all kinds of exciting adventures involving her son Nick, daughter Emma and husband, Wayne.




Nicole Tysinger – RDH - Treatment Coordinator

Nicole was raised in Savannah, GA, and relocated to the Bluffton area in 2003. She began her dental career in 2008 as a certified dental assistant at Palmetto Dental Arts. She pursued her dream by furthering her career at Savannah Technical College, becoming a registered dental hygienist. Nicole is a wonderful asset to our team, providing the best dental care for our patient’s dental needs and health.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling, boating, and spending time with her husband, Billy, and children, Aidan and Baylor.


Shelly Rizzo - Registered Dental Hygienist

Shelly has been a dental hygienist since 1994 and joined Palmetto Dental Arts in 2004. She earned her dental hygienist certification from Armstrong University in Savannah, GA.




Kristi Woods – Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristi is proud to say she is a Georgia native, originally from Columbus, GA. Since 2007 she has been in practice as a Registered Dental Hygienist and in 2017 she joined our team at Palmetto Dental Arts. She is honored to have the opportunity to work in such an outstanding practice that provides quality service to each and every patient. It is her goal to make sure our patients receive the best care possible, while also educating them on the importance of oral and systemic health.

Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Shawn, and daughters, Sloane and Harper.

She and her family love cheering on the Gamecocks and enjoying boating here in the Lowcountry.


Robin Hayman - Registered Dental Hygienist

Robin is originally from Baltimore, Maryland but has spent most of her adult life in Georgia.

She is licensed to practice Dental Hygiene in Maryland, Georgia, and South Carolina.

Robin likes to connect with her patients, allowing her to learn what works best to achieve optimal oral health.

Robin likes to spend time with her daughters and grandson and loves the outdoors when not working.


Camisha Owens - Registered Dental Hygienist

Camisha was born in Berlin, Germany then was relocated and raised in Savannah, Ga. Since a young age, she has always loved going to the dentist! She pursued her dream at Savannah Technical College to become a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduating in June 2020. Even though she’s new to the dental world, she is a wonderful asset to our team by providing excellent care with a personalized touch to each visit.

In her free time, she enjoys crocheting and spending time with her husband, Mitchell, and three kids: Carson, Grayson, and Madison.


Alyssa Pressley - Registered Dental Hygienist

Alyssa is a Registered Dental Hygienist originally from Warned Robins, GA. She has been working in dentistry since 2007 and moved to Bluffton in 2008. She obtained her degree from Middle Georgia Technical College and received her local infiltration license from MUSC of Charleston.

When she is not working she enjoys spending time on her boat with her husband, Tony and their two children, Easton and Everly. She loves Bluffton and all the festivals and events this small town has to offer.


Tabby Setto - Registered Dental Hygienist

Tabby was born and raised in and around Savannah, GA. Graduating from Savannah Technical College 2016, she is licensed in both South Carolina and Georgia. She loves to be an advocate for oral health and providing the best care possible to her patients.
In her free time, she enjoys baking, making t-shirts and spending time with her husband and three kids: Millie, Brayden, Casen.


Maria Juarez - Registered Dental Hygienist - Bilingual

Maria has been a part of the dental field for six years. She began her career in dentistry as an orthodontic assistant, where her passion for dentistry began to grow. This passion led her to further her studies and to become a dental hygienist graduating from Savannah Technical College.
Maria is originally from Mexico and lived in Atlanta, Georgia for the majority of her life prior to relocating to the low country.
She enjoys spending her free time with her family outdoors.

  Dental Office

347 Red Cedar St., #400
Bluffton, SC 29910


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  Office Hours

Mon: 7AM – 5PM
Tue: 7AM – 5PM
Wed: 7AM – 5PM
Thu: 8AM – 5PM
Fri: 7AM – 4PM
Sat-Sun: Closed