Our Team


Our dental team at Brighton Family Dentistry is committed to providing you with a pleasant, comfortable dental experience. Each of our dental staff members is highly trained and skilled, and we are always happy to help you in any way. To learn more about our team and our dental treatments, please call or visit our dental office in Salt Lake City, Utah today. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

Dr. Kelly D. Carroll

Dr. Kelly D. Carroll is a Texas native, and graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1996 with a doctorate degree in dentistry. Prior to studying in dental school, he attended Texas A&M University where he graduated with two bachelor of science degrees; one in Biomedical Science, as well as a bachelor of science degree in Nutritional Biochemistry. Dr. Carroll has been practicing for over 20 years. He has been in his current location since 2002. Since he began practicing dentistry, Dr. Carroll has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care available.

He currently consults on high tech dentistry and incorporating technology into the dental practice.

He is married to Diana, with 2 boys. While away from the office, Dr. Carroll plays ice hockey, skis (former member of National Ski Patrol), and golfs. He is also active in coaching lacrosse at The Waterford School and coaching high school hockey for Salt Lake Stars.

Dr. Melissa Jenkins

Dr. Melissa Jenkins graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2006. She completed a cosmetic dentistry externship in 2006, followed by a restorative dentistry residency from 2006-2008. Before attending dental school, she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology at Butler University. Dr. Jenkins is committed to expanding her knowledge in the dental field, and she takes continuing education courses as often as possible. She has been practicing dentistry in Salt Lake City for two years; before joining our dental practice, she practiced in Seattle, Washington and Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Jenkins is proud to have earned the Press Ganey Award for having a greater than 95% dentist satisfaction rating.


Tara joined our team at Brighton Family Dentistry over 8 years ago. She graduated from Eagle Gate College in dental assisting in 2008, and she is currently attending Salt Lake Community College. Tara is the jack-of-all-trades at our office! In her spare time, she enjoys photography, art, reading, camping, hiking, and yoga – in fact, she is a certified yoga instructor.


Kim has been part of our team at Brighton Family Dentistry for 20 years, and she has nearly 20 years of experience in office management. She loves working with our team because it feels like family. Kim is very knowledgeable in all aspects of dental insurance, and she helps our patients better understand their insurance. She is married and she and her husband have seven kids between them, but they are finally empty nesters. Originally from California, Kim feels that she is a displaced beach bum! In her free time, she enjoys reading, quilting, hand appliqué, and baking.

Michelle - Dental Hygienist

Michelle joined our practice as a hygienist in 2009. Originally from Calgary, Canada, she graduated from Texas State Technical College. She strives to help her patients feel comfortable through her gentle touch and is commited to staying up to date on new technology, always providing the best possible care. Michelle loves how close the dental team is which helps us provide the best possible treatment for our patients. Michelle married in 2012 and has 2 daughters as well as two rescue cats. Away from work she enjoys traveling, photography, skiing and reading.

Ashley - Dental Hygienist

Ashley has been working with our team for almost 15 years. One of Ashley’s favorite parts of working at Brighton Family Dentistry is that the team is like family to her. Ashley’s hobbies include gardening, running, thrifting, organizing, and reading.

Deborah Hanna – Hygienist

Alexis Graham - Dental Assistant

Monica - Dental Assistant

Malinda - Receptionist/ Office Manager

Julie - Office Manager

Brandi - Hygiene Assistant

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    Dr. Carroll is an awesome dentist! He's on the cutting edge of technology and updates his skills constantly. His staff is friendly and helpful. Even though I moved to another county, I still am Dr. Carroll's patient! B.F


    From a father: "Thank you so much for helping XXXXX. She described you as a very kind and compassionate man. All I can say is thank God there's a few people like you still around. Thanks Again." F.O.


    From a husband: "This is money well spent for my wife! She is thrilled that she had nothing to worry about. Thank you for a job well done!" R.G.