Registered Dental Hygienist

Samantha Hughes

Hygienist, Samantha HughesSam has been on Dr. Benson’s team since 2005. Passionate about her work in dental hygiene and serving others, Sam has great enthusiasm for the care of her patients. Due to her congenial personality and gentle cleaning methods, patients look forward to their regular dental hygiene appointments with Sam.

In her undergraduate years at Gainesville State University, Samantha explored different areas of the health field. Finding her passion in dentistry, she has worked in the field since 1993, and received her Dental Hygiene degree in 1997. In addition, Sam earned a certificate in Business Leadership, to ensure her patient’s satisfaction in the Dental Field. In addition to her role as a hygienist for Northside Periodontics, she exercises her leadership skills by working for a practice management consulting firm.

Sam is also an active member of the community, serving on many community boards including the COHA, GDHA and FDHA. She has a passion for exploring and traveling, and seizes every opportunity to expand her knowledge.