The Team

Michelle Long

Michelle has lived in Wilmington since she was born, and she’s a proud graduate of New Hanover High School. She joined the BlueWave Dentistry team in March 2006, but she has over 20 years of experience in the dentistry field. She’s been an active member of the Pine Valley Church of God for most of her life, and she lives in Wilmington with her two awesome children.

Thelma Kurasiewicz

Thelma received her certification in Dental Assisting from Cape Fear Community College. She is currently continuing her education at University of North Carolina-Wilmington and hopes to attend dental school next year in Chapel Hill. Thelma joined the team in May 2006, and she’s been in dentistry for eight years. She is fluent in Spanish. When she’s not working with patients at BlueWave, she loves spending time with her husband, training for triathlons, surfing, and learning Polish.

Megan Johnson Morgan

Megan was born and raised in Greensboro, NC. She came to Wilmington to attend UNCW, and then went on to study dental hygiene at Coastal Carolina Community College. She’s been with the BlueWave team since October 2006.  She has enjoyed eleven years of experience as a registered dental hygienist.  She loves the beach and spending time with her husband and two sons.

Brittany Minor

Brittany was born in High Point, NC.  She moved to Wilmington to attend UNCW, where she received a degree in Biology.  She attended CFCC for dental assisting and hygiene.  Brittany is married with 1 daughter and a dog.  she has been a part of the BlueWave team since June 2007.

Kelly Davis

Lindsey Ball

Lauren Alligood

Lauren grew up in Washington, NC. She moved to Wilmington in 2004 where she attended UNCW and earned a major in Psychology. After graduating at UNCW, she studied Dental Hygiene at CFCC. She has been with the BlueWave team since June 2011. She enjoys the beach, fishing, cooking, excercising, and spending time with her boyfriend Adam, and their black lab Grady.

Jessica Thurston

Jessica was born and raised in Nokomis, FL. She attended Florida Gulf Coast University and obtained a Bachelor Degree in Community Health, specializing in human occupation. After graduating in 2009, Jessica moved to North Carolina. She joined the BlueWave team in 2012. She enjoys the beach, cooking, and traveling. She loves spending time with her family, friends, boyfriend Will, and their American Bull Dog, Kona.



BlueWave Dentistry

1300 S. Dickinson Drive
Leland, NC 28451
Located in Brunswick Forest


Office Hours

Mon - Wed: 8:30a - 5:00p
Thurs: 7:00a - 12:00p

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