Meet the Asheville Periodontics Team

Deanna– Office Manager

Deanna is a native of Candler. She graduated from Asheville Buncombe Technical College Dental Assisting Program in 1988. Deanna has more than 32 years of experience in dentistry, both as a dental assistant and office administrator. She joined Asheville Periodontics in 2020. She has always enjoyed taking care of her patients and feels very blessed to be in a field that cares for others. 

When not working Deanna enjoys spending time with her two children Tanner and Cassie. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends. She enjoys reading and spending time at the lake.  

Shannon– New Patient Coordinator

Shannon is a native of Vermont. Shannon has more than 3 years of experience in dentistry, both as clinal lead and orthodontic assistant. She joined Asheville Periodontics in 2023. 

When not working Shannon enjoys hiking with her dog and playing with her cats.  She is enjoying all the outdoor activities Asheville has to offer!

Jenn – Treatment Coordinator

Jenn is an Asheville native who has been committed to helping patients achieve healthy smiles since 2011. With significant experience in general dentistry and treatment coordination, she will act as a liaison between your primary doctor and our office to ensure the best possible treatment plan is established. Jenn will also spend time with you personally to ensure comfort and understanding with any proposed treatment. Bringing the highest levels of compassion and care, Jenn will be with you every step of the way from your first visit to follow up!

When not in the office, Jenn’s favorite thing to do is to spend time with her family, friends, and animals. 

Natalie– Professional Relationship and Marketing Director

Natalie has been with the Asheville Periodontics team for six years as Professional Relationship and Marketing Director.   Natalie ensures that communication between the patients’ general dentist and our practice is seamless, giving the patient the most efficient periodontal care possible.

Outside the office, Natalie is a mother of three young children (Wyatt, Wes, and Daisy) and wife to Grammy Award-winning musician, Justin Ray.  Natalie is a watercolor artist, and her paintings can be found all over Asheville, including the Asheville Gallery of Art, Mountain Madre, and Atlas Beauty in downtown Asheville.

Together, Natalie and Justin love to travel the world- but also stay home and indulge in the amazing music and culinary scene in Asheville!

Sabrina – Dental Hygienist

Sabrina is a true Ashevillian, born and raised here. She began her career in dentistry 25 years ago as a dental assistant, and has done a little bit of everything in the dental office. She graduated in 2002 with a dental hygiene degree and has been working as a hygienist for the last 20 years.  Sabrina is very passionate about educating  her patients while helping them maintain their optimal oral health. She enjoys spending her free time with her two children, reading, going to concerts, hiking, and being at the barn with her four horses. 

Patti – Dental Hygienist

Patti has been in the dental field for 27 years, with the last 19 years being in dental hygiene. Her biggest love is spending time with family, her husband, 2 children, and now 2 grand babies. Patti is looking forward to getting to know and serve all of the the patients along side the great team here at Asheville periodontics!

Maddie – Surgical Assistant

Maddie is a certified dental assistant who received her degree from the Dental Assisting program at AB-Tech.   Maddie was born and raised in Mars Hill, North Carolina.  Maddie has always wanted to pursue a career in dentistry.  She enjoys getting to know her patients as well as helping them as much as she can.  In her  free time, Maddie loves spending time with her husband, Ethan, and their doggie, Ollie.  She also has a love for traveling with her family.