Archives: Staff

Christina is no stranger to hygiene. In fact, she is one of the originals – working for Dr. Gibson (the former practice owner) for 33 years.  Originally from Missouri, Christina has been married for 32 years. She has two adult children and 10 “fur babies”.  And, she is a very…

Jamie has been serving many of our patients for 17 years. She performs hygiene at the highest level and loves helping patients enjoy a lasting and healthy smile.  Jamie understands that every patient is different, requiring all of our professional skill and experience. Perhaps her most impressive quality is how…

Nanette didn’t grow up in Whiteville but she and her family love to call it home.  Her attention to detail, developed over 32 years in dental assisting, makes her a natural part of our the team at Whiteville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.  Patients find her to be accommodating and always…

When you meet Chelsea, it is hard to miss that she loves her career.  “I’ve been a dental Assistant for 5 years and I love it”.  She is always looking for ways to make our patients more comfortable and confident.  Chelsea enjoys learning and makes it a priority to ask…

Barbara is one of the first faces you see when visiting Whiteville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, hence her title, Director of First Impressions.  She works hard to ensure every patient has a positive experience and outcome.  Barbara enjoys violin, photography and shares her knowledge as a photography instructor at the…

Pam has worked in our practice as a dental assistant since 1988.  Through the years she has established many wonderful friendships with our patients and staff members.  She enjoys assisting Dr. Diefes in helping our patients with their dental health and improving that most important feature—their smiles.  She is very…

Joy launched her career in dentistry over thirty years ago serving as a Dental Assistant for Dr. Diefes. Her warm personality and extensive dental knowledge ensure that our patients feel comfortable before, during and after their dental visits.  She is truly passionate about meeting the needs of our patients and…

Lynn has served as Hygiene Coordinator for our practice since 2003.  She also assists other staff members, both front desk and clinical, when needed.  She takes great pride in her work and always meets her tasks with a smiling face and a willing heart.  She truly cares about the well-being…

Wanda has worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1988 after graduating from Fayetteville Technical Community College with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.  She finds direct patient care and education very rewarding and values her role in contributing to patients’ overall health by helping them keep…

Cindy joined our office team as a patient care coordinator in 2012 after working in the medical and dental fields for twelve years.  Her experience in scheduling and insurance, coupled with her commitment to making sure that each patient has an excellent experience in our office, make her an invaluable…