Meet Our Staff - Asheville, NC

Kim McLaughlin, Office Manager

Kim has been in the dental field for over 26 years & received her Dental Radiology Certificate from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2000. Kim enjoys helping patients navigate through the business process in a friendly & professional manner, to see that all their dental needs are met.
Kim & her husband have a 24-year-old son. In her spare time Kim & her husband enjoy spending time with family & friends at the lake & cheering for the Irish on Saturdays!

Marsha Patton, Insurance Coordinator

Marsha has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She married her high school sweetheart, Dale. They have 3 children & 5 grandchildren. Marsha enjoys spending time with family & spoiling her grandchildren!

Julie Boyd, Dental Assistant

Julie grew up here in WNC & began her Dental Assistant career after receiving her Dental Radiology Certificate from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2002. She has been a Dental Assistant for 17 years & enjoys working with great patients in our practice & helping them achieve optimal dental health.
Julie & her husband Josh have been married for 12 years & have two children: Alyssa who is 9 & Aiden who is 2. In her spare time Julie enjoys going camping & hanging out with friends & family.

Tracey Barnes, Registered Dental Hygienist

She 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. Tracey spends most of her weekends watching her girls play sports.


Missy has lived in Western North Carolina all her life & is a graduate of AB Tech with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. Missy is married & has one step-son. In her spare time she is an avid runner with eight marathons under her belt & still going! What she loves most about being in the dental field is being a positive influence on her patients.

Alyssa Brown, Registered Dental Hygienist

Alyssa is a military brat from eastern North Carolina. She went to East Carolina University for her bachelors in biology. She moved to Asheville two years ago with her fiancé. In her spare time they enjoy hiking to find new waterfalls, binge watching new shows, traveling, & planning for her wedding next July. She loves the beach, Starbucks, chips & guac, & cleaning teeth!

Laura Hunt, Registered Dental Hygienist

Laura is a native to North Carolina. She loves being a hygienist & enjoys building relationships with her patients & providing the best possible care for them. In her spare time Laura enjoys spending time with her fiancé & their two dogs, hiking & exploring all that Asheville has to offer.

Sarah Green, Certified Dental Assistant

Sarah was born & raised in Waynesville, North Carolina. She has one brother & one sister & the cutest dog in the world. Sara graduated from AB Tech in 2018 & is new to the dental industry. In her spare time Sarah enjoys baking, singing, hiking, & just being outdoors. Sara has a great love for her job, & looks forward to a long & lasting relationship with her patients.

Larysa Lobach, Certified Dental Assistant

Larysa has lived most of her life in Western North Carolina & graduated from AB Tech as a dental assistant in 2019. Larysa enjoys taking care of patients & making their visits stress free. In her spare time Larysa enjoys spending time with her husband & their golden retriever, hiking & exploring new places.