Meet the Staff


Lois Chartier

Front Desk Coordinator

Lois received her dental assisting degree from Manatee Technical college in Bradenton, FL in 1992. She has been in dentistry for 29 years. She is married to her high school sweetheart Joel; they have two children and two grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and kayaking.

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Alicia Barnes

Dental Hygienist

Alicia received her Dental Hygiene degree from Catawba Valley Community College in Hickory, NC. She is a from Lenoir, married to Brad with a daughter, Harper and 4 dogs! In her free time, Alicia enjoys time with family, church and being outside.


Jana Little

Dental Hygienist

Jana received her dental hygiene degree from Central Piedmont Community College in 2001. She enjoys going to football and baseball games. She is married to her husband Brent, together they have 3 kids, Kenan, JD, and Elyn.


Gina Williams

Dental Hygienist

Gina received her Dental Hygiene degree from West Virginia University. She grew up in Pennsylvania, but now calls Ashe County, NC home. Gina enjoys spending time with her family, including 5 children,  and loves fishing, gardening, and exercising.

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Kristy Shew

Certified Dental Assistant

Kristy received her Dental Assisting degree from Wilkes Community College in 1994. A high country native from Boone, she has been married to Kerry since 2000. They are the parents of two daughters Emma and Ella. Kristy enjoys spending time with her family and vacationing at the beach. Kristy believes that going to the dentist doesn’t have to be a scary experience. “I like helping patients have a good experience."

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