Brenda Trammel is a dental assistant in Chattanooga that is the president of the Tennessee Dental Assistants Association, which is a state wide group that represents the 7,200 dental assistants in Tennessee. Trammel originally started out as an accountant but then had a change of heart. "I remember being in the dentist office during tax season and crying to my dentist saying how much I hated my job and I wanted to do what his assistant did" said Trammel " After I told him that he said, Well if you are being serious I will give you a job here and pay for your school." Since then Trammel has been a dental assistant.
Photo by Connor Choate .
published Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Brenda Trammel spent countless hours staring at black and white numbers as the bookkeeper at a private firm.