Dental Staff

Kelly

Kelly, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelly is originally from Charleston and began her dentistry career in 1985 as a Dental Assistant. After spending a few years in the dental field, she decided to further her education and in 1992, she graduated from Trident Technical College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Kelly has been with North Rivers Dental Associates since 2002.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Carl and her son Wyatt. Kelly says “I want to encourage our patients to be proactive in their dental treatment and maintain a healthy smile.”

 


Amy

Amy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Amy’s hometown is Sumter, SC and graduated from Central Carolina Technical College with a Certificate in Pre Dental Hygiene. She then earned her Associates in Health Sciences degree from Florence-Darlington Technical College, becoming a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2006. Amy has worked with North Rivers Dental Associates since 2010.  She has a son and enjoys spending time with her family, reading, running, and is a member of Bethesda Church of God where she also is an active choir member.  Amy’s personal message to everyone is “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight!

 


Debbie

Debbie, Certified Dental Assistant

Debbie’s hometown is St. Stephen, SC where she graduated from St. Stephen Academy. She continued her education at Trident Technical College. Debbie has over 27 years of experience as a Dental Assistant and has worked with North Rivers Dental Associates since 1999. She has a 3 year-old Chihuahua named Rascal who always brightens her day. Debbie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her nephew, Jacob. She “loves the friendly and relaxed yet professional atmosphere that we have in our office.”

 


Gwen

Gwen,  Certified Dental Assistant

Gwen has worked with North Rivers Dental for 2 years. She specializes in Periodontal treatment with Dr. Maurice Weintraub. Gwen does a great job in keeping our patients happy while undergoing periodontal treatment.  She graduated from Trident Technical College in 1992 as a dental assistant. She has 16 years of general dentistry, and a continuing education with LVI (Las Vegas Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry) in advanced functional aesthetics. Gwen is Carolina born and raised living in Summerville. She and her husband Glenn have a son and daughter, and a 4 year old Malti-Poo, Sunny. Gwen enjoys the beach, boating, and spending quality time with family and friends.

 


Karen

Karen, Office Coordinator

Karen is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Although her hometown is Ithaca, New York, she has lived in Goose Creek since 1999.  Karen has over 20 years of experience in dental office management.  She is married with two grown sons and loves traveling, hiking, enjoying family, friends, and food.  “It is my pleasure to work with a staff so committed to excellence and compassion.”

 


Angie

Angie, Patient Care Coordinator

Angie attended Middleton High School in Charleston and then went to Branell Business College in Atlanta to study Accounting. She has 16 years of experience in the dental field and over 25 years of experience in customer service. She has two children and enjoys spending time with her grandkids, walking, and hanging out with her dogs Rebel, Baby, and Pooh Bear.  Zumba classes are the best!  
Angie says, "I enjoy interacting with our patients in and out of the office and I work hard to treat my patients the way I would want to be treated when I go to another office."