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Dental Team in Leland, NC

Michelle

Lead Dental Assistant

Michelle is a native of Wilmington, NC. She began her dental training in High School, giving her 30 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. She joined the BlueWave Dentistry team in 2006. She truly enjoys dentistry, especially the patient care aspect. Michelle currently serves and worships at Pine Valley Church of God. She has been blessed with two amazing children and also feels blessed to be part of the Blue Wave Team. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family and bicycling.

Michelle Lead Dental Assistant in Leland, NC

Thelma

Lead Dental Assistant

Thelma is a certified dental assistant with over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She joined BlueWave in 2006 and has enjoyed the challenge of learning all aspects within dentistry. Thelma is fluent in Polish, Spanish, and English and loves the ability to connect with BlueWave’s diverse group of patients. Beyond her professional life, Thelma’s heart is with her 2 children and loving husband. She stays busy with not only work but also homeschooling her kids and staying active with tennis and other exercise.

Thelma Lead Dental Assistant in Leland, NC

Leandra

Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon.

Leandra Dental Assistant in Leland, NC

Claire

Dental Assistant, Sterilization Coordinator

Claire is a native of Wilmington and has been with BlueWave since 2022. Dentistry is Claire’s new professional passion and she is eager to learn more and more as she helps the team serve our patients. Claire enjoys time with her family, 3 sisters, and her pet Leopard Gecko, Tsukki. She is an active member at Saltbox Church and loves cooking, reading, and live music.

Clair Dental Assistant in Leland, NC

Kelly

Practice Administrator

Kelly has been in Dentistry for over 20 years. After receiving her Associates Degree, she started her career as a Dental Assistant. She is Certified through the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB). Kelly transitioned to Practice Manager upon her move to North Carolina and has happily been part of the BlueWave Dentistry Team since 2014. Originally from upstate New York, Kelly relocated to Leland to spend more time with her family. She has a daughter and two young grandsons in Wilmington. Kelly and her family enjoy going to the area beaches and local parks.

Kelly Practice Administrator in Leland, NC

Kelley

Receptionist, Administrator

Kelley joined BlueWave in 2023 and brings over 20 years of experience in the dental field. After becoming empty nesters, Kelley and her husband relocated to Wilmington to be closer to the beach. She enjoys spending time with her family and spoiling her 2 grandchildren.

Kelley Administrator in Leland, NC

Lauren

Dental Hygienist

Lauren was born and raised in Washington, NC. She moved to Wilmington to attend UNCW, earning a BA in Psychology. She then completed the Dental Hygiene program at CFCC and received her Dental Hygiene License. Lauren has been part of the BlueWave Dentistry team since 2011. Lauren and her husband, Adam, have a son, William, and a miniature Dachshund named Henry. Lauren and her family enjoy boating and taking long walks.

Lauren Dental Hygienist in Leland, NC

Brittany

Dental Hygienist

Brittany grew up in High Point, NC. She moved to Wilmington in 1998 to go to school. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from UNCW and Dental Hygiene Degree from CFCC. Brittany enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, their two children, Ella and Oliver, and their dog, Lola. Brittany and her family are active members of Winter Park Baptist Church. Brittany likes circuit training, running, and yoga. She is also very passionate about Coastal Buds, the Downs Syndrome support group she helped start for the area in 2016. Brittany has been a BlueWave team member since 2008 and truly loves working with her patients.

Brittany Dental Hygienist in Leland, NC

Kirbyanne

Dental Hygienist

Kirbyanne grew up in Belhaven, NC and moved to Wilmington in 2017 for college where she received her RDH degree from CFCC. She joined BlueWave in 2023 and loves meeting new patients. She has a strong passion for helping others achieve a happy, healthy smile. Kirbyanne and her husband, Jake, enjoy being active members of Port City Community Church, traveling to explore new places, and going to our local beaches.

Kirbyanne Dental Hygienist in Leland, NC
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