Meet Our Staff

Lily – Feel Good Ambassador, Therapy Dog

Where Is She From: Born In NC
Favorite Food: Peanut butter with banana & Honey
Favorite Restaurant: Capital Grill
What she Does For fun: Hang out with Patients, watch the cars from the steps! 
Favorite Sport: Catch the Ball game
Favorite Tooth Brush Manual with small head and medium bristle
Little Bit About Me: I love to hang around the office and sit with patients. I give a lot of sugar 🙂 I Love a short walk in a sunny day, chasing the squirrels and bark at the big dogs!

Libby Acuff – Dental Hygienist

Libby - Dental Hygienist
Where Is She From: Born in NC
Favorite Food: Pasta w/ pesto Sauce
Favorite Restaurant: The Loop
What she Does For fun: Loves to hang out with friends and family
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare / Braun
Little Bit About Me: Born In NC , lived outside of Boston Mass. For 18 years. Libby has been back in Chapel Hill since 2000.

Ann Jackson – Dental Assistant II

Ann - Dental Assistant II
Where Is She From: Durham, NC
Favorite Food: Spaghetti
Favorite Restaurant: Red Robin
What she Does For fun: Loves to hang out with friends and rides her motorcycle
Favorite Sport: Nascar
Favorite Tooth Brush Total by Colgate
Little Bit About Me: I am happy most of the time, love life, like helping others.

Christi Sykes – Dental Hygienist

Christi - Dental Hygienist
Where Is She From: Orange County, NC
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden
What she Does For fun: Going to the Lake, camping and of course shopping
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare
Little Bit About Me:

Melissa Martin–Moore – Patient Coordinator, DAII

Melissa - Patient Coordinator, DAII
Where Is She From: Northern California
Favorite Food: Crab Legs, Spaghetti, Mexican
Favorite Restaurant: Cheesecake Factory
What she Does For fun: Cooking, going to the lake, riding dirt
Favorite Sport: Basketball / Football
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare
Little Bit About Me: I love helping others, and in my spare time spending time with hubby and my 2 dogs!

Holly Mazejka – Dental Hygienist

Holly - Dental Hygienist
Where Is She From: Graham, NC
Favorite Food: Anything Italian
Favorite Restaurant: Olive Garden
What she Does For fun: Kayaking, Horseback Riding and spending time with Family
Favorite Sport: Basketball, Football
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare
Little Bit About Me: I’m an outdoor girl who loves life and helping others

Jamie Wadford – Patient Coordinator, DAII

Jamie - Patient Coordinator, DAII
Where Is She From: Durham, NC
Favorite Food: Pasta
Favorite Restaurant: Chili’s
What she Does For fun: Camping, going to beach and lake
Favorite Sport: basketball, baseball
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare
Little Bit About Me: Mother of 3 active boys, love watching them play sports and spending time with my husband

Yesenia (yesi ) Nieto – Patient Coordinator

Yesenia - Patient Coordinator
Where Is She From: Miami, FL
Favorite Food: Cuban
Favorite Restaurant: Jujube
What she Does For fun: Going out to dinner and spending time with friend and family
Favorite Sport: Soccer
Favorite Tooth Brush Nimbus
Little Bit About Me: I am a mother of a lovely daughter and in our spare time we enjoy traveling together

Vera Barrett – Dental Assistant

Vera - Dental Assistant
Where Is She From: Richmond, VA
Favorite Food: Seafood & Chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Captain Georges
What she Does For fun: Shopping & Reading
Favorite Sport: Tennis
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare, Oral B
Little Bit About Me: I love spending time with friends and famly

Ankita Patel – Dental Assistant II

Ankita - Dental Assistant II
Where Is She From: Gujarat, India
Favorite Food: Asian Cuisine & Of Course Chocolate
Favorite Restaurant: Nazara Bistro
What she Does For fun: Reading, Cooking, Traveling
Favorite Sport: Basketball
Favorite Tooth Brush Sonicare, Nimbus
Little Bit About Me: I love helping others, and enjoy spending time with family and friends in my spare time.

Lauren Alves – Dental Assistant II

Lauren - Dental Assistant II
Where Is She From: Monroe, NJ
Favorite Food: Indian
Favorite Restaurant: Captain George’s Seafood Buffet
What she Does For fun: I like to paint, spend time with family, and go to the beach
Favorite Sport: Softball
Favorite Tooth Brush Oral B
Little Bit About Me: I am originally from New Jersey. I love helping others,spending time with my friends and playing with my dog.

Blanche Beck- Dental Hygienist

Where Is She From: North Carolina
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite Restaurant: The Loop, Chop House
What she Does For fun: Hang out with husband, daughter, and my entire family
Favorite Sport: Basketball, Volleyball
Favorite Tooth Brush Oral B
Little Bit About Me: Raised near coast, been in the triangle area since 1980. Grew up riding horses