Meet The Staff


DA II/ Treatment Coordinator

Cady graduated from Guilford Technical Community College with a diploma in Dental Assisting in July of 2010.  She is very excited about her new career as a Dental Assistant.  She loves working with people and has extensive experience in customer service.  Cady assists the doctors with chair side procedures and coordinates treatment plans for the patients.  Her goal is to make your experience at the office as comfortable as possible.  
Cady is married with two daughters, Madison and Rilynn and the have two dogs Nyla and Roscoe.  She enjoys being involved in her children's activities, working on projects around the house, doing crafts, working in the yard and mostly spending time with her family and friends.



Julie is a registered dental hygienist and has practiced since 1995.  She earned an Associates in Applied Science from Guilford Technical Community College.  Julie has practiced since 1997 with Dr. Ferrell and later with Dr. Tkatch.  She gets the most satisfaction from making a difference in her patient's health and confidence in their smiles. 
In her spare time, Julie enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog Lucy.



Stephanie is a 2008 graduate of Guilford Technical Community College.  She likes building relationships with her patients and seeing them have and achieve the best oral health.  Stephanie is married and she and her husband have one son.  She loves going to the beach and spending time with family and friends.



Office Manager

A patient for more than 12 years, Glenna is now a part-time member of our administrative team.  Glenna has a B.S. in Healthcare Administration and has 20 years of dental experience.  She enjoys working closely with patients to better understand their treatment needs.   Glenna can be reached at


Financial Coordinator

Our Financial Coordinator, is also a Certified Dental Assistant. She has been employed with our office since 1994. Valerie is available to help maximize your dental benefits, answer any insurance questions, and help with any financial arrangement necessary to meet your dental needs. She may be reached by telephone at 336-889-9916 or email


Schedule Coordinator

Our Schedule Coordinator, has worked with Dr. Dawson since 2000. She will assist you in arranging your appointments. Penny’s goal is to help you arrange a time that is convenient for your dental treatment. You may contact her by phone at 336-889-9916 or email



A Registered Dental Hygienist, has worked with Dr. Dawson since 1999. She continues to update her knowledge and skills through journals, continuing education courses and on-line updates. Since your oral health can affect your overall health, Krista will assist you with brushing and flossing techniques to maintain good dental hygiene. 




Business Manager

Our Business Manager, is a 2011 graduate of Randolph Community College. She graduated with Associate Degrees in Healthcare Management Technology and Accounting. Stephanie has over 8 years management experience.  You may contact her by phone at 336-889-9916 on Thursdays or email





A Certified Dental Assistant, has over 20 years experience. High quality standards and excellent patient care are just some of the qualities she brings with her. Eleanor is very proficient in designing onlays, inlays and crowns using Cerec Cad/Cam, and in implant restoration. She continues to educate herself with all new dental procedures and equipment. Her goal is to assist Dr. Dawson in administering excellent patient care to all patients.