The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our office is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit. Learn more about our team below.
Terri Potts, RDH, Dental Hygienist
Terri graduated from Forsyth Technical Community College in 2006. She has been at the Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic since 2010. Terri became a public health hygienist in 2012. She considers it a privilege serving our community and providiing healthy smiles! She enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs
Lauren Shumate, RDH, Dental Hygienist
Lauren graduated from Wilkes Community College in 2015 as a certified dental assistant and then she graduated from Forsyth Technical Community College in 2017 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves to help educate patients in order for them to achieve their healthiest smile! She enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking and playing instruments.
Dawn Jolly, RDH, Assistant Director/Mobile Dental Program Manager
Dawn began her career in dentistry as a chairside dental assistant. She then went on to attend Guilford Technical Community College and graduated with an associate's degree in Dental Hygiene. Prior to working at WPHDC, Dawn worked for Dr. Keith Bentley and Dr. Todd Jordan. She has been at the WPHDC since 2002. She became a public health hygienist in 2004. Her career as a dental hygienist has been both rewarding and fulfilling. She has met many wonderful patients, coworkers and colleagues over the years and she truly loves working in the public health field. Aside from her career, she enjoys spending time with her family. She has two adult children, both married and living nearby. She also has two beautiful granddaughters, Cora age 4 and Eva age 5 months. Her and her husband Mike travel as often as possible, with frequent trips to the coast. She is an avid cake baker and decorator as well as dabbling in gardening and crafting.