Brier Creek Staff
Behind every great orthodontic practice is a great team. We strive to create confident, beautiful smiles by providing the highest quality of orthodontic care in a comfortable, fun environment to children and adults desiring the touch of distinction.
Our team represents many years of experience in the orthodontic profession. Our team is comprised of eleven highly talented orthodontic assistants. Our friendly and helpful front office team is comprised of two enthusiastic new patient coordinators, four skilled scheduling coordinators, and two fantastic office and finance managers.
Our staff is dedicated to creating confident, beautiful smiles for children and adults by providing the highest quality orthodontic care in a comfortable and fun environment. Although our sign proclaims orthodontics, we really are in the people business and our team shares an uncompromising commitment to the patient first.
All team members are CPR certified and participate in continued education, OSHA and HIPAA training on an annual basis.
We look forward to seeing our patients walk through the door and we love seeing them walk out with the beautiful smiles we helped create!
Tamera – Office Manager
I’ve have been in the field of orthodontics since 2006.I enjoy being a part of The Carolina Braces team because I am blessed to witness the difference a beautiful smile can make in each patient’s life. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 30 years and we have four awesome children, and three precious dogs. I enjoy going to sporting events and being our children’s biggest fan!
Whitley – Treatment Coordinator
I am originally from Orlando, Florida and moved to Raleigh in August 2014. I have always been so fascinated with teeth growing up and love working with patients to help them achieve their best possible smiles. I have been working in the dental and orthodontic field since 2014, joining Carolina Braces in June 2015. When I am not spending time indoors with my kitties, I enjoy being outdoors playing sports and hiking with my boyfriend, friends and my dog, Leo.
Catherine – Clinical Lead Assistant
I live in Clayton, NC and am happily married with three beautiful girls. I graduated from Miller-Motte College in 2012 and have been with Carolina Braces ever since. I loves working with our patients and staff while serving the role of our Clinical Manager. Outside of work, I love four wheeling, going to the beach, vacationing, spending time at church and having fun with friends and family.
Dorothy – Assistant
I’ve been in Dental Field for 14 years and love helping create beautiful smiles for our patients.. I’m engaged and the proud mother of a son and 2 daughters. In my spare time, I enjoy fishing and listening to music.
Mindy – Assistant
I have been married to a wonderful guy for 20 years and have 3 beautiful kids, 2 dogs and 1 cute guinea pig. I have been with Carolina Braces since July 2015 and absolutely love it. I am fortunate to work with a great team whom I have fun with every day. The Best part of my job is I get to help Dr. Kent make beautiful smiles.
Nicole – Assistant
I have been an assistant at Carolina braces for 2 years and I love working with Dr.Kent and helping our patient’s achieve a beautiful smile! I love singing and have even auditioned for "The Voice." I also sing at Samash Music Store in Raleigh. In my spare time, I love fishing and going to the beach almost every weekend 🙂
Savannah – Assistant
I am a native of Durham, NC. I graduated from Sunrise School of Dental Assisting in 2014 and have been with the practice for 1 year. I loves animals, shopping and doing makeup! In my free time, I like to play with my, two kitty’s Binx and Bane, go skiing and go to the beach! I recently got engaged to a wonderful fiancé, Wesley.
Teresa – Front Desk Receptionist
My name is Teresa (Moore) and I have been a Patient Care Coordinator in the Orthodontic field for the past 6 years! I love being able to meet our patients and forming relationships with them and their families. I feel very blessed to work here at Carolina Braces! My co-workers are truly amazing and they are my work family!
Erin – Front Desk Receptionist
I’ve been working for Dr. Kent since 2015. I recently switched to Orthodontics from the Veterinary field. I love being able to work at our front desk; it’s my goal to make all patients and their families feel comfortable and welcomed when they come to our office. I truly enjoy meeting and getting to know all of our patients over the course of their treatment! I grew up in New Jersey and moved to Raleigh, NC about 5 years ago. When I’m not here at the office, I love spending time with my friends and family, volunteering at the local animal shelter, and going to the beach.