Hygiene Department

Martie Porterfield – Lead Dental Hygienist

Martie has been part of our practice since October 2007. She earned a bachelor’s degree in health and promotions from East Carolina University in 2002, and an associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Wake Technical Community College in 2005.

She and her husband, John, enjoy traveling.

Fun facts about Martie:

  • Favorite TV show – Grey’s Anatomy, with a side of The Golden Girls
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – healing
  • You might be surprised to know – Martie scares easily
Martie

Courtney Triece – Dental Hygienist

Courtney earned a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from North Carolina State University in 2004, and completed the dental hygienist’s program at Wake Technical Community College in 2011. She joined our practice in August 2011.

She and her husband Caleb have two daughters.

Fun facts about Courtney:

  • Favorite TV show – Ozark
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – to make old things new again with a single touch
  • You might be surprised to know – She loves to do yard work!
Courtney

Kristen Hamilton – Dental Hygienist

Kristen graduated from Cape Fear’s dental assisting program in 2012 and completed Guilford Technical Community College’s hygiene program in 2014. She joined the practice in January 2017.

Kristen enjoys being outside and near the ocean.

Fun facts about Kristen:

  • Favorite TV show – Anything HGTV
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – teleportation
  • You might be surprised to know: You might be surprised to know that Kristen didn’t learn to ride a bicycle until her mid 20’s!
Kristen

Operative Dentistry

Gena Hall – Lead Dental Assistant

Gena earned her certificate in dental assisting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2006 and has been with the practice since the doors opened that same year.

She and her husband, Greg, have one son. They are all Disney fanatics!

Fun facts about Gena:

  • Favorite TV show – How I Met Your Mother
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – flying
  • You might be surprised to know: You might be surprised to know that Gena absolutely loves the beach but has an unusual fear of large bodies of water.
Gena

Sharahn Campbell – Dental Assistant

Sharahn is originally from New York City where she received her dental assisting training at NYU in 1993. She has been with the practice since February 2017.

Sharahn enjoys date night with her husband, Keenan, shoe shopping with her two oldest daughters and going to the beach with her youngest daughter and son.

Fun facts about Sharahn:

  • Favorite TV show – American Horror Story
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – teleportation
  • You might be surprised to know- that Sharahn possesses over 150 bottles of nail polish!
Sharahn

Front Desk

Erin Handley – Administrative Director

Erin joined our team in August of 2007, but left in 2011 to pursue her background in dental consulting and software training. She welcomed a daughter in 2013 but remained part of the Thompson and Thompson family. Her love for our team and patients brought her back full time in May of 2016.

She and her family love taking trips to the beach.

Fun facts about Erin:

  • Favorite TV show – Fixer Upper and Nashville
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – invisibility
  • You might be surprised to know – You might be surprised to know that Erin was a competitive swimmer for 14 years.
Erin

Naquita Long – Hygiene and Billing Coordinator

Naquita joined our practice in April 2014.

She has one daughter, two sons, and one granddaughter.

Fun facts about Naquita:

  • Favorite TV show – First 48
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – Invisibility
  • You might be surprised to know – Naquita has always been known as the “cool mom,” and she is a grandmother (GlamMa) who rides a motorcycle
Naquita

Kayla Phipps –New Patient Coordinator

Kayla joined the practice in October 2017. Kayla and her husband Marcus were married in September 2016.

She and her family love taking trips to the beach.

Fun facts about Erin:

  • Favorite TV show – American Dad
  • If she could have one super power, it would be – flying
  • You might be surprised to know – that Kayla loves zip lining!
Kayla