428 North Trade St. #101
Matthews, NC 28105
2514 Cuthbertson Road, Suite A
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Dentistry Waxhaw NC & Matthews NC

Ashley - Patient Care CoordinatorAshley -  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 Dental Center.
Janis - Front DeskJanis - 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.
Krista - Front Desk Insurance CoordinatorKrista -  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 ManagerTraci – 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 CoordinatorBrandy – 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 CoordinatorTracy – 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 Reactivation CoordinatorMashavu – Recare, Retention, & Reactivation Coordinator
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.
Dental Hygienists

Erica - Dental HygienistErica – 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, BAKristen – 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 HygienistMonica – 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 - RDHHeather – 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 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.
Dental Assistants

Sonya - Dental AssistantSonya – 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 AssistantJosephine – 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 AssistantDina – 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 sporting events.

Mariola - Dental AssistantMariola – 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 TechKatelynn – 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 three puppies.

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.


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