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Meet Our Charlotte Dental Team

Anne
Dental Assistant

Anne, our Lead Dental Assistant, joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2017. She is certified in Nitrous Oxide, CPR, and Dental Radiography.

Anne was born and raised in Mount Holly, North Carolina. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, camping, and going out on the lake. The beach is her happy place.

Anne values caring for patients, helping them create great dental habits, and helping restore and create their smile. She understands many patients have dental anxiety and is dedicated to providing a comfortable dental experience. Anne worked in pediatric dentistry before joining our team, and she is great with children. She is known for providing a calming, comfortable experience, and explaining treatment and dental procedures in an understanding way for her patients.

Ashley
Dental Assistant

Ashley has been part of the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team since the practice opened in 2007. She received her Dental Assisting certification from York Technical College. She is certified in Dental Radiography, Nitrous Oxide, Coronal Polishing and CPR.

Ashley was born and raised in Mount Holly, North Carolina. Outside of work, she enjoys running, hiking, going to concerts, being outside and spending time with her family and friends. She loves going camping with her husband, daughter and dog.

Ashley chose the dental field because dentistry offers many opportunities, challenges and rewards. She enjoys meeting and interacting with her patients and seeing them achieve the smile they have always wanted. Ashley understands that many patients have dental anxiety and she is dedicated to providing a comfortable experience to help overcome their fear. She prioritizes treating each patient as if they are her own family. She is known for being kind, caring and passionate.

Misty
Dental Assistant

Misty joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2014. She attended Central Piedmont Community College and graduated as a Certified Dental Assistant. She is certified in Nitrous Oxide, Coronal Polishing, Dental Radiography and CPR.

Misty is originally from Chesnee, South Carolina and moved to Kings Mountain, North Carolina after marrying her husband. Outside of the office, Misty enjoys going to concerts and traveling with her husband.

Misty chose dentistry because she wanted to make a difference in peoples’ lives. Her favorite part of dentistry is giving people back their smile. She is dedicated to giving her patients the best quality dental care and treatment possible. Misty understands how important communication is for dental treatment and always strives to explain everything for her patients before treatment. Misty is known for being very gentle and helping patients relax during their visits.

Debi
Dental Hygienist

Debi joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in March, 2020. She graduated from Catawba Valley Community College where she earned her Associate in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Previously, as well as being a Dental Hygienist, she was a Clinical Radiology instructor at Lake Norman Dental Assisting School. She is CPR and ZOOM Whitening certified.

Debi is originally from Salisbury, North Carolina and now resides in the Denver-Maiden area. In her free time, she loves spending time with her granddaughter, reading, traveling, and going to church. She also enjoys DIY projects and home renovations.

Debi truly values getting to know her patients and forming lifelong relationships with them. She is dedicated to providing her patients with the care they need and want, while being thorough and gentle. She enjoys educating her patients about how they can improve and/or maintain their oral health, and seeing positive changes over time. Debi is known for her personable, friendly personality, and for providing thorough, gentle care to her patients.

Jasmina
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jasmina joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2016. She earned her Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Catawba Valley Community College.

Jasmina is originally from India and relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina after marrying her husband in 2005. Outside the office, she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with her family.

Jasmina is passionate about educating patients about how our oral health affects our overall health and how to improve oral health. She enjoys meeting new patients and providing a comfortable dental experience for them. Jasmina is known for being very detail oriented, friendly, outgoing, patient and caring.

Carolyn
Accounts Manager

Carolyn, our Financial Coordinator, joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2021. She attended Saint Leo University for Business Management.

Carolyn is originally from Weeki Wachi, Florida and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2011. Carolyn enjoys visiting her 11 siblings and playing disc golf on the beach with them. She also loves to paint, play rugby, and go fishing.

Carolyn’s favorite part of dentistry is helping people regain confidence in their smiles. It is important to her that all our patients receive the best care possible. She is known for her friendly personality and for being very knowledgeable.

Haley
Marketing Coordinator

Haley, our Marketing Coordinator, joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2016. She graduated Cum Laude from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing degree.

Haley was born and raised in Mount Holly, North Carolina. She loves spending time with her family, her husband and their two Siberian Huskies. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling, and being in the mountains.

Haley enjoys incorporating her creative skills into dental marketing. She especially enjoys participating in community events and meeting the local community. She understands that many patients have dental anxiety and strives to create a warm, comfortable environment in the office.

Laney
Office Manager

Laney, our Office Manager, joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2020. She has been in the dental field for 25 years. She began her dental career as a Dental Assistant and Orthodontic Assistant, then decided to transition to the administrative side of dentistry. She attended Central Piedmont Community College where she earned her Dental Assistant certification. She then earned her Orthodontic Assistant certification from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Laney is originally from Stanley, North Carolina. She loves all sports, hot air balloons, and traveling. She also loves spending time with her husband and four sons. She says she wants to be a professional organizer when she grows up.

As a child, Laney loved her Orthodontist and she always knew she wanted to work in the dental field. She is dedicated to helping patients feel comfortable, as she understands many patients have dental anxiety. Laney understands the importance of communication and understanding when it comes to dental procedures and she enjoys helping patients plan their treatment needs. She is known for being very organized, dependable, and understanding. She truly values the relationships she builds with patients over time and wants our patients to know we are always here for them.

Sasha
Scheduling Coordinator

Sasha, our Scheduling Coordinator, joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2018.

Sasha is originally from Mexico, and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina with her family. Apart from dentistry, Sasha is a dancer for the NC Brazilian Arts Project, and has been a performer for fourteen years. In her free time, she also enjoys martial arts and roller-skating.

Sasha values connecting with patients and helping them feel at ease during their dental visits. She understands many patients have dental anxiety, and strives to provide a friendly, comfortable environment from the time they walk into the office. Patients appreciate when Sasha knows them by name when they arrive and how she treats everyone like family when they come in for their dental visits.

Stephanie
Treatment Coordinator

Stephanie joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in May, 2020

Stephanie is originally from California, and relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1997. She enjoys reading a good book, listening to true crime podcasts and playing disc golf with her husband, David. She also enjoys playing with her daughter, Edith.

Stephanie strongly values meeting new patients with different stories and backgrounds who are all just looking for a reason to smile, and she hopes to give them a reason to do just that. It is important to her to remind patients to value themselves by taking care of their smile, and that they deserve quality. She is dedicated to providing a positive dental experience and making sure patients feel heard and confident in their treatment decisions and their smile. She is known for her sweet, friendly personality and great sense of humor.

Tonya
Accountant

Tonya has been with Oak Ridge Dental Arts since 2010. She attended Brigham Young University- Idaho as a Biology Major. She then received her Dental Assisting certification from the American Institute of Medical and Dental Technology in Provo Utah.

Tonya is originally from Raymond, Alberta, Canada and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 1990. In her free time, she is a freelance Sports Photographer for small local newspapers. Tonya loves reading and is a member of a book club. She enjoys spending time with her family, near and far. She loves to travel around the world and experience other foods, history and cultures. She is a huge history buff and a self-proclaimed chocolate addict.

Tonya began her dental career as a dental assistant and transitioned into accounting because of her honesty and attention to detail. It is important to her that patients feel their dental needs are a priority and that they are comfortable coming to the dentist. She is known for being organized, detail oriented, empathetic, understanding, and has a good listening ear.

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