Meet the Staff - Pike Dentistry's Dentist and Family Dental Office Staff
Meet Dr. Pike - Fayetteville NC Family Dentist and Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Pike, a Fayetteville native, returned to home after his dental education and residency with a desire to provide people in the area with a state-of-the-art dental practice. In 2002, he saw his dream fulfilled with a dental office in Fayetteville that he designed and built specifically to provide the best dental patient care. As both a family dentist and father, he desired a family dental practice - one that provided adults, teens, tweens, and children of all ages the latest in patient comfort and technology. As a cosmetic dentist, he wanted a practice that focused on the esthetics and beauty of his profession, believing a beautiful, healthy smile has a significant impact on a person’s overall well-being.
Education and Training - Dr Pike’s basic education and training are detailed below. He also regularly attends dental education courses to keep him trained on advancements in the fields of both cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry.
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 1985
- Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston - 1991 (Dental Degree)
- Addtional two-year hospital, medical-based residency after dental school
- Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies - advanced cosmetic training at this prestigious cosmetic dentistry educational facility
- Misch International Implant Institute - completed a one-year surgical implant fellowship with advanced training in dental implants and bone grafting. Misch is a world-renowned institute providing the most progressive research, education, and clinical applications.
Meet Our Family Dental Office Staff
Mary - Dental Hygienist
Mary, a Fayetteville native, is your hometown girl. She graduated from Fayetteville Tech in 1996 and has been a dental hygienist in Fayetteville for 14 years and a part of Pike Dentistry’s dental hygiene team for three years. Mary is married, has two daughters, and is proud to say that she feels blessed to be in a profession and job setting that she loves! Mary’s priority is to provide her patients with the best possible dental care and educate them about the importance of good oral health.
Rebekah - Dental Hygienist
Rebekah, the newest member to our hygiene team, is originally a Chattanooga, TN native but has lived in places such as California and Ohio – calling Fayetteville North Carolina “home” for the past two years. Rebekah has been a hygienist for almost 10 years now and loves every aspect of her job, especially the daily patient interaction. Rebekah’s goal is to give optimal dental care to each patient!
Yaslin - Dental Hygienist
Yaslin is Pike Dentistry’s full-time hygienist. She grew up in Yonkers, New York and the Dominican Republic. She has attended Georgia State along with Fayetteville Tech, obtaining her degree in Dental Hygiene. Yaslin is an American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) member and Trustee for the Greater Fayetteville Dental Hygiene Association. Since July 2008, Yaslin has been practicing dental hygiene at Pike Dentistry. Her goal is to educate patients on how to care for your overall dental health and keep their teeth healthy and beautiful for a lifetime.
Kelly - Dental Assistant
Kelly was born in South Carolina but was raised here in our adjacent town of Raeford. She graduated from Fayetteville Tech in 1997 and has been a Dental Assistant for approximately 12 years. Kelly is a valued member of Pike Dentistry’s team for two years. Her goal is to both relax her patients and keep them comfortable - putting to rest any anxiety associated with a visit to the dentist.
Christy - Dental Assistant
Christy is originally from Kinston, NC, but has now made Fayetteville her home. She has attended the Americare School of Nursing in Florida and Fayetteville Tech, graduating with a degree as a Registered Dental Assistant. She has been assisting for seven years and has been a part of our team for a year. Christy’s goal is to continue her dental knowledge to help her stay atop of the newest technology in dentistry and patient comfort.
Sophia - Dental Assistant
Sophia is the newest addition to our team coming to us from San Pedro, Ca. Since graduating from Bryman in 2004, Sophia’s goal is to give patients the best quality of dental care possible.
Susan - Office Manager
Susan graduated from Dental Hygiene School in 1988 and has been in the dental field for over 20 years – the last 15 of which has been with Dr. Pike! She continually strives to bring new innovations to all the departments in our dental office.
Alyssa – Patient Financial/Insurance Coordinator
Alyssa came to us from New York City in the summer of 2009. She has an Associate degree in Journalism and plans on furthering her education in the future. Along with working closely with our office manager, she is also responsible for all insurance correspondence, patient collections and financial arrangements. Alyssa brings nine years of dental experience to our dentist office, and her goal is to help our patients find an affordable way to keep their teeth for a lifetime. She works hard to maximize insurance benefits for our patients.
Brandi - Patient Care/Treatment Coordinator
Brandi, originally from Rhode Island, has transformed into our Southern Belle. Our patients are like family to her, and she truly enjoys every aspect of dentistry. She is a talented communicator - working closely with our patients and educating them with their customized treatment process. Brandi graduated from Fayetteville Tech with an Associate degree in Arts, and she has been with our team since 2004. Brandi knows there are many dentist offices in Fayetteville from which you can choose, and her goal is to help our patients feel as comfortable as possible during their visit to our office.
Heidi - Front Desk/Scheduling Coordinator
Heidi, originally from Florida, is the first friendly face you see at our front desk. She has lived all over the United States in places such as Washington State, Kansas, and Alabama. She loves North Carolina and considers it home. Heidi is coordinates our dental hygiene team, schedules appointments, and introduces new patients to our dental office. Heidi’s goal is to make the transition to our office a pleasant and easy experience.