Meet Our Staff

Elizabeth Courtney
Office Manager

Elizabeth was born in Kentucky & moved to the foothills of North Carolina at the age of 5. She has always been fascinated with the medical field, & she double majored in dental assisting & nursing in college. Elizabeth joined our sister office Marion DDS in 2013 & was promoted to office manager of WAFD in summer 2022. She comes to our office with well over a decade of experience in dental assisting, coordinating patient care & working with insurance companies. She works hard to ensure that every patient that comes into the office receives the best care possible & has a great experience.

Tracey Barnes
Registered Dental Hygienist

Tracey has been in dentistry for 7 years. She is gentle & caring & loves to get to know her patients & take good care of them. Tracey & her husband are proud parents of three beautiful girls. She spends most of her weekends watching her girls play sports.

Amber Brown
Registered Dental Hygienist

Amber is a native to the Asheville area. She graduated from Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College in 2006, with her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She is continuing her education & is working to obtain her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology through Fayetteville State University.

Her pastimes include going on hikes through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains with her husband Patrick & dog Avery. She also enjoys reading a good book & traveling to new & interesting places.

Jadyn Blackwell
Dental Assistant

Jadyn grew up in Mills River & lives in Hendersonville with her roommate Emila & her chihuahua Layla. Jadyn recently graduated from the Accelerated Dental Assisting Program in Hendersonville. She will be helping out in both clinical & administrative areas & is excited to join our growing team.

She spends her time going on walks with Layla & enjoying the beautiful outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with her roommate & other friends on Main Street in Hendersonville, enjoying all the downtown excitement.

Betsy Haynes
Patient Coordinator

Betsy was born & raised in Greensboro. She moved to Asheville in 2010, where she loves to immerse herself in all that WNC has to offer. Betsy started working in the dental field in 2016 & joined our organization in 2019. During her time in the dental field, she has found passion for dental administration & loves all the smiling, happy people she has met along the way.

When Betsy is not at work, she is on outdoor adventures with her husband & beloved hound dog.

Crystal Dotson
Operations Manager

Crystal was born & raised here in Asheville. She graduated from A-B Tech with her Dental Assisting Diploma & later received her National Board Certification. After working in dentistry for more than 10 years, Crystal’s dental background includes everything from dental assisting, front desk reception to scheduling, insurance, claims & billing. With her array of knowledge on the mechanics of dental businesses, she has successfully started two offices. She enjoys overseeing the daily operation of our organization to ensure all of our offices are fully supported & given all the necessary tools to provide the best patient care possible.

Crystal lives in Black Mountain with her husband Eric & children Eli & Emmett. When Crystal isn’t working, you can normally find her at the baseball or soccer field cheering on her boys, traveling to new places & spending time with her closest friends & family.

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