Dr. Jorgensen graduated from Loyola University of Dental Medicine in 1989; her undergraduate studies earned her a B.A. in Spanish Literature, with a minor in English. Dr. Jorgensen continues her education yearly, meeting and exceeding mandated continuing education requirements.
Dr. Jorgensen has been practicing in the Gainsville, GA, area for the last 28 years, and is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA). She is also a member of the Georgia Dental Association, Kiwanis Club of Gainesville, and Chamber of Commerce. She has been married to her husband Dan for 22 years and they have 2 sons, Joey and Jack.
Dr. Jorgensen enjoys traveling with her family, especially to their favorite place, Disney World. She is also involved with the Special Olympics and Special Needs Community.
“My goal is to provide the best dental care to my patients in a friendly, family atmosphere.”
Meet Our Team
Diane Smith – Office Manager
Diane has been with Legacy Family Dentistry for 1 ½ years and has been working in the dental field for more than 25 years. She has worked as a dental assistant, a receptionist, and an office manager. She has seen dentistry from both the clinical and business sides, and feels this helps her when working with patients and discussing treatment options available to them.
Diane has an adult daughter, Brandie, and a teenager daughter, (CJ) who lives at home. She also has two adorable grandchildren, Ava and Christopher. She loves animals and has two dogs, two cats, and a bunch of fish. She enjoys gardening, reading, and kayaking in her spare time. Being part of this practice makes her feel good because her work is appreciated. She has wonderful coworkers and patients and feels blessed to be part of an office, where integrity and kindness are high-priority.
“I contribute to the practice by attempting to do the best job I can, always. I find I learn something new every day and try to incorporate new skills to my current skills, which makes me more valuable to coworkers and patients alike.”
Jennifer Jost – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jennifer has been with the practice for the last 11 years, and is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. She is married with a daughter and enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family. The best thing about being part of the practice includes being a team player who has a passion and loyalty to the practice.
“I am willing to help other staff members in any way to add to the success of the practice.”
Leandra Beckner Euton – Registered Dental Hygienist
Leandra has been a dental hygienist for the last 17 years. She earned her Associate of Science Degree in dental hygiene. She is married to her wonderful husband of 19 years, and they have an awesome son. Her hobbies include reading, watching movies, and spending time with her family. She likes the integrity and enthusiasm of her coworkers.
“I believe I contribute to the practice by bringing my 17 years of knowledge and experience to the office.”
Sherrie Lingerfelt – Registered Dental Assistant
Sherrie Lingerfelt has been with Legacy Family Dentistry for the last year, but has over 20 years of experience as a dental assistant. She is certified as an Expanded Function Dental Assistant. She is married to her husband, Jason, who recently retired from the Army after 26 years.
Outside of work, Sherrie likes to sew, hike, and kayak. At work, she has so much fun and feels like she is hanging out with her family. She contributes to the success of the practice by keeping the back office running smoothly so our patients will be seen on time.
“I don’t even feel like I am working, just being with my family.”