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Meet Our Rockwell Dental Team

Abby
Dental Assistant and Hygiene Assistant

Abby joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2019. She attended Rowan-Cabarrus Community College where she received her Dental Assistant certification. She is certified in CPR, Coronal Polishing and Dental Radiology.

Abby was born and raised in Rockwell, North Carolina. She is married to her husband, Drew and they have a daughter, Liza and a bordoodle, Ivey. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, going to the beach and she is a lover of Duke Basketball.

Abby always loved going to the dentist when she was younger which sparked her interest in learning more about oral health and how it connects to the body. She enjoys meeting new patients and establishing new friendships with her patients. She understands many patients may have dental anxiety and is dedicated to helping her patients feel comfortable and enjoy coming to the dentist. Abby is very passionate and truly enjoys caring for her patients.

Kristin
Dental Assistant

Kristin joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2013. She attended Rowan-Cabarrus Community College where she earned her Dental Assisting certification. She holds certifications in Coronal Polishing, S.P.I.C.E, Nitrous Oxide, CPR and Dental Radiology.

Kristin was born and raised in Rockwell, North Carolina. She is marrying her fiance, Zach, in September, 2020. She loves spending time with her family and has an adorable daughter, Hadley.

Growing up, Kristin always enjoyed going to the dentist and always knew she wanted a career in dentistry. She values helping her patients gain their confidence back and feel happy again by achieving their smile goals. She understands many patients may have dental anxiety and she is dedicated to helping them feel comfortable and welcome.

Leslie
Dental Assistant

Leslie has been with Oak Ridge Dental Arts since 2011. She graduated from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College with honors in Dental Assisting. She is certified in S.P.I.C.E, CPR, Dental Radiology, Coronal Polishing, OSHA, and HIPPA.

Leslie is originally from High Point, North Carolina and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina for her husband’s job. Her hobbies include crafting, working out, and doing anything outdoors. She married her husband, Mitchell, in 2004 and they have three daughters, Courtney, Haley and Elaina.

Leslie always knew she wanted to go into the medical field and chose dentistry because she loves helping patients get their smile back. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially dental crown preps, oral surgery and orthodontics. She is dedicated to helping her patients feel at ease and helping them have a great dental experience in our office. Leslie is known for her great personality and laughing and joking are her favorite things to do. She loves having fun and helping her patients have fun during their dental appointment.

Jennifer
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer has been part of the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team since 2011. She earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from Forsyth Technical Community College and she received the Golden Scaler Award.

Jennifer was born and raised in DeRidder, Louisiana and moved to North Carolina with her parents to be closer to their family. Jennifer and her husband have two beautiful children and a sweet labradoodle. She enjoys watching her children play sports and loves seeing them do what they love. In her free time, she enjoys shopping.

After high school, Jennifer knew she wanted to be in the medical field. After shadowing different medical and dental professionals, she chose dentistry as her career. She loves to see patients’ oral health change to lead to healthier lives. She values educating her patients to see improvements in their mouth to lead to a stable condition and have all natural teeth for a lifetime. She understands many patients may have dental anxiety and is dedicated to helping her patients feel comfortable and relaxed. Jennifer is very thorough and she takes the time to educate and explain everything that is being done in an understanding way. She is known for her patience and understanding.

Laura
Registered Dental Hygienist

Laura has been part of the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team since 2009. She attended Forsyth Technical Community College where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in Dental Radiology, CPR, and Infection Control.

Laura is originally from Granite Quarry, North Carolina. She has been married to her husband, Raymond, since 1990 and they love spending time with their son, Weston, and daughter in law, Taylor. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, spending time with her family, decorating her house, working in the yard, and showing her dog.

Laura values helping patients improve their smile and helping them build their self-confidence. She enjoys getting to know her patients and building relationships with them to help provide the best dental experience possible. Laura is known for having a positive attitude and for being personable with her patients.

Regina
Registered Dental Hygienist

Regina joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts in 2015. She attended Guilford Technical Community College where she received her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in Nitrous Oxide, CPR, OSHA and HIPPA.

Regina is originally from Richfield, North Carolina and moved to Rowan County with her family. She married her husband, Dustin in 2014 and they have a daughter, Reestyn. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and riding her razor. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys taking photos for her business, The Southern Poppy. She also directs pageants for her System Elite Southern Charms.

Regina values helping her patients feel confident about themselves through their smile. She is dedicated to educating her patients and providing a comfortable environment. She is very friendly, detail oriented, knowledgeable and energetic.

Alisha
Insurance Coordinator and Accounts Manager

Alisha joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2015. She is our Insurance Coordinator and Accounts Manager. She is certified in Dental Radiology, CPR, HIPPA and OSHA.

Alisha is originally from Salisbury, North Carolina. She has been married to her husband, Brian, since 2015 and they have two children, Jackson and Breckan. She enjoys watching her children play travel baseball and competition cheerleading. She also enjoys the outdoors, crossfit, and being at the lake and the beach.

Alisha 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 her patient and understanding personality and is dedicated to providing a calming environment for patients.

Allie
Office Manager

Allie has been with Oak Ridge Dental Arts since 2012. She began her dental career as an Orthodontic Assistant and Hygiene Assistant and has now transitioned into our Office Manager. Allie is certified in CPR, OSHA, HIPPA and Dental Radiology.

Allie is originally from Harrisburg, North Carolina and decided to move just outside her small town to Charlotte, North Carolina. She has been married to her husband, Seth, since 2015 and they have a precious lab named Cabella. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and going on adventurous trips. Outside of dentistry, Allie sells Scentsy on the side. She is a huge NC State, Carolina Panthers and Boston Red Sox fan.

Allie is dedicated to ensuring her staff is happy to the fullest and her patients are well taken care of the best way they should be. She is dedicated to treating her patients like family and listening to their concerns. She has a very sweet, approachable personality. She always strives to have the best, positive attitude and always smile.

Lyndsay
Receptionist and Hygiene Assistant

Lyndsay joined the Oak Ridge Dental Arts team in 2018. She is certified in CPR, Dental Radiology, HIPPA and OSHA.

Lyndsay was born and raised in Salisbury, North Carolina. She enjoys spending time outside with her family and dog. She also enjoys traveling and shopping.

Lyndsay began her dental career as a Dental Assistant and decided to transition to the administrative side. She is dedicated to helping her patients feel at ease and welcome when they come into the office. She is known for her friendly personality and her infectious laugh.