Family Dentistry Durham

Dental Assistants

At Croasdaile Dental Arts, we are proud to have a highly trained and experienced team of Dental Assistants. Most team members have been with the practice for more than 20 years. Our team allows us to provide a warm welcome for your restorative, cosmetic or family dentistry in Durham. They are a crucial component of our dental team and are here to assist our doctors and patients with a vast array of dental procedures. While in their care you can rest assured you will receive the highest quality of dental treatment.


Dawn graduated in 1988 from Alamance Community College with a certification in Dental Assisting. She has been working as a chair side assistant with our Durham family dentists since 1990. Outside the office you can find her spending with her two children. She enjoys reading, shopping, spending time with family and friends, and going to the beach.


Kelly graduated from UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill Dental Assisting Program in May 1987. She has been with Croasdaile Dental Arts since 2004. She is an active member in the Durham Orange Dental Assistants Society. She is a Hillsborough native and resides in the area with her three children. She has taken a couple of breaks from the dental assisting profession during her twenty year career in dentistry. However, her love for the profession always draws her back to dentistry. She truly enjoys what she does and it is apparent with the care and devotion she has to our team and patients.

Kim A.

Kim A graduated from Alamance Community College in 1993 with a certification in Dental Assisting and joined Croasdaile Dental Arts in 1996. She is married with two children. Kim has a very busy life between work and home, but manages to take time for herself to enjoy her hobbies, riding horses, and in the summer spending time at the beach and fishing.

Kim P.

Kim P graduated in 1986 from the Dental Assisting Program at UNC School of Dentistry and is a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA II). She is an active member in the Durham Orange Dental Assistants Society and has held the positions of President and Secretary and has also held the position of Treasurer from 2005-2007. In addition, Kim also served on the UNC Board of Advisors for the UNC Dental Assisting Program 2000-2003 where she also held the position of President of the Alumni. She has over twenty years of dental assisting experience, knowledge and expertise and continues to remain current with the trends in dentistry by attending continuing education courses.


Kristy attended the Dental Assisting program at UNC in 2000. She had been in dentistry for many years before joining our practice in 2004. Kristy aspires to remain current with the trends in dentistry.  In 2007, she attended an advanced course on dental implants. When she is not in the office she spends time with her husband and two children. She enjoys traveling, skiing and wakeboarding.


Rhonda joined Croasdaile Dental Arts in 1987.  She received her certification in Dental Assisting in 1987 from Alamance Community College. In October 1987 she joined our practice. She is married with two children. In her spare time, she enjoys being near the water, fishing, and watching football.