428 North Trade St. #101 Matthews, NC 28105 704-278-8008
2514 Cuthbertson Road, Suite A Waxhaw, NC 28173 704-207-0060
- Patient Care Coordinator Originally, Ashley
is from West Virginia, but is now living in
Charlotte. She received her Bachelor's degree
from West Virginia University and is a proud
Mountaineer fan. In Ashley's spare time, she
enjoys spending time with friends and family,
yoga, traveling, and trying new things. She
strives to help patients feel as comfortable as
possible during their experience at Carolinas
- Front Desk
Janis was born in Honolulu,
Hawaii to military parents and grew up living
all over the United States and overseas. She met
her husband while her family was stationed on
the small island of Bahrain. They have spent
most of their married life in New York until
recently moving to Charlotte to be near family.
They have one grown son who lives and works in
New York City. She enjoys going to the movies,
line dancing, playing sports and travel.
- Front Desk/Insurance Coordinator Krista has lived in
Charlotte for 15 years and is originally from
Pennsylvania. She completed her bachelor’s
degree in May 2009 at Appalachian State
University. She enjoys spending time with family
and friends, listening to music, and shopping.
She also loves being outside and enjoying the
wonderful Carolina weather!
Traci – Office Manager
Traci moved to North Carolina 23 years ago
with her high school sweetheart, now her husband of 27
years, from her hometown of Denver, Colorado. She has
worked in the dental field for the last 15 years. Traci
and her husband, Matthew, have three beautiful children –
Quinton, Alexander, and Samantha. The beach and church are
Traci’s go-to happy places and she enjoys spending time
with family, baking, shopping, reading, and working out.
Currently she is adding to her bucket list to go on a
honeymoon and run a 10K.
Brandy – Front Office Coordinator
Brandy is a recent transplant to the Charlotte area,
moving from her hometown of Wilmington, NC. She has spent the last
10 years in the banking industry and is excited to begin a new
journey in the dentistry field. Brandy enjoys spending time with her
husband and two boys Bryce and Trent, and loves making time for travel,
beach going, and exercise.
Tracy – Front Desk Coordinator Tracy was born and raised in
Naperville, Illinois. She has an associate’s degree in criminal
justice and an associate/certificate to practice as a paralegal.
After obtaining her degrees she decided to pursue a career in
dentistry, where she’d worked as a dental assistant for 10+ years.
Tracy currently resides in Monroe, North Carolina, and works as a
patient care coordinator. She loves spending time with her family
and friends and her doggie baby, Hayla.
Mashavu – Recare, Retention, &
Mashavu is originally from Washington State and has called North
Carolina home for 12 years. She completed her Bachelors degree at
the University of Washington in Communications with a minor in
Political Science. She is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority Incorporated. On the weekends, Mashavu enjoys spending
time with her Husband and three children and sharing her passion
for cake baking and decorating.
Erica – Dental Hygienist
Erica was born and raised in the mountains of North Carolina and has enjoyed
living in the Charlotte area for the last nine years. She attended Central
Piedmont Community College where she earned her Dental Hygiene Degree and was
awarded the prestigious Proctor and Gamble Crest Oral-B Patient Care Award.
In her spare time, Erica enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering
for organizations such as Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, The Salvation
Army Center of Hope for Women and Children, and North Carolina Missions of
Mercy. Her passion is patient education and providing them with the tools they
need to have a happy and healthy smile. On weekends, you can catch Erica
hanging out with her family, friends, and her two puppies.
Kristen – RDH, BA Kristen currently resides in
Union County, where she has lived for the past 13 years. She
received her bachelor’s degree in finance from the University
of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2008 and then went back to
receive her associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Central
Piedmont Community College in May of 2010. She loves dental
hygiene and strives to earn her Master’s degree in health education
in the future. Kristen also participates in her local chapter of the
American Dental Hygiene Association. She enjoys being around
friends and family and takes pleasure in hobbies like baking,
reading, and running. You can find her at the movies or outside on
any given weekend.
Monica – Dental Hygienist
Monica is a Registered Dental Hygienist who received her Dental
Hygiene AS degree in 2008 from Miami Dade College in Florida.
In 2011, she went on to obtain her BAS degree in dental hygiene
from St. Petersburg College. Monica has been practicing dental
hygiene for over five years and has a passion for the oral
health and overall well being of her patients. She loves creating
relationships and making her patients feel comfortable in their
dental experience. Education is very important to her, and she
loves finding opportunities to learn new things every day. She is
relatively new to the Charlotte area, having moved from South
Florida a little over a year ago. Monica enjoys traveling on her
time off and loves spending time with her friends and family.
Heather – RDH Heather is from Charlotte, North
Carolina. She attended Charlotte Country Day School, Providence Day
School, North Carolina State University, and received her Dental
Hygiene Degree from York Technical College in 2001. She is an experienced
and excellent hygienist who thoroughly enjoys both her job and
raising her two precious sons, Corbyn and Pierce.
Rachel – Dental Hygienist
Rachel has over nine years of dental experience. She began
providing patient care as a dental assistant in a cosmetic
dentistry practice. After two years in an assistant role,
she entered dental hygiene school at CPCC. Since obtaining
her license in dental hygiene she has worked with many
patients, including pediatrics and orthodontics. She
understands the value of great dentistry and strives to
provide excellent patient care.
Sonya – Dental Assistant
Sonyan currently resides in Union County. She raised two boys, and now has
three grandchildren. A graduate of Bowman Grey School of Dentistry, she has
enjoyed a passion for dentistry for 24 years. Sonya is also working on
getting registered with the State of North Carolina to become a teacher so
that she can share her extensive knowledge about dentistry. She enjoys spending
time with her family on the weekends and finds time to ride her motorcycle
with her friends, family and husband.
Josephine – Dental Assistant II/EMT
Josephine has over 16 years experience in the dental field with expanded
functions. She strives to provide a kind, compassionate, and caring
environment along with helping her patients build confidence through good
experiences. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, walking her dogs, and
spending time with her husband outdoors, hiking, kayaking, and camping.
Dina – Dental Assistant
Dina is a dental assistant who was born in Rochester, New York, and now
lives in Indian Trail, North Carolina, with her husband and four children.
Dina strives to provide each patient with the utmost care and service.
During her time away from work, Dina enjoys going her children’s
Mariola – Dental Assistant II
Originally, Mariola is from Poland and moved to United States in 2006. First,
she started her new life in New Jersey where she graduated from dental
assisting school. After a few years she and her family decided to move to
South Carolina. Mariola has three kids named Weronika, Wiktoria, and Eric.
When not working, she spends time with her kids and her lovely husband. She
also focuses on remodeling their new home and likes renewing old furniture.
Mariola truly enjoys her job as a dental assistant. Helping others is a huge
and fulfilling part of her life.
Katelynn – Sterilization Tech
Katelynn has been working at Carolinas Dental Center as a sterilization technician
for a little over a year now. She wants to go back to school to pursue a career
in dental hygiene. She is originally from California and is now living in Waxhaw.
Katelynn loves to dance and sing and she loves quality time with her family and
Sara – Dental Assistant II
Sara graduated from the dental assisting program at
Wilkes Community College. She is originally from
Statesville, North Carolina, but now resides in
Mecklenburg County. Sara enjoys cooking, traveling,
and spending time with her family. She has a passion
for dentistry and strives to provide excellent care
to all of her patients.
We provide professional dental care services in: Waxhaw,
Matthews, Marvin, Weddington, Pineville, Mineral
Springs, Monroe, Stallings, Wesley Chapel, Fort Mill,
Riverview, Lesslie, Catawba in North Carolina. Our
dentists, Christopher Phelps, Tori Irvine, Henry Ernst,
Thomas Grimes, Todd Engel, Sarah Padolsky dental treatment services include: General Dentistry,
Family Dentistry, Sedation Dentistry, Preventive
Dentistry, Children's Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry,
Sleep Apnea Treatment, ZOOM Power Whitening and Smile
Makeovers. Our North Carolina dentists also provide the
following dental care: dental lumineers, porcelain
veneers, dental crowns, CEREC dental crowns, athletic
mouthguards, Under Armour Mouthwear, Snap-on Smile,
Invisalign,clear dental braces, invisible dental braces,
dental root canal therapy,NTI Migraine Headache
prevention treatment, dental implants, dental
sedation,laser scanner, digital imaging, white dental
fillings tooth colored fillings, dental bridges,
bonding,immediate load implants, implants for securing
slipping dentures, oral hygiene care, gum disease
treatment, smile makeovers, and dental examinations.
Carolinas Dental Center 428 North Trade St. #101 Matthews, NC 28105 704-278-8008