MEGAN BURROUGHS – OFFICE MANAGER
Megan was born and raised in Carteret County. She joined our team in April of 2020 as our Marketing and Scheduling Coordinator and soon transitioned into the role of Office Manager in February of 2021.
Megan started her dental career in the specialty of Orthodontics and has brought her expertise to the dental team along with her warm, infectious personality that will brighten anyone’s day! She goes above and beyond to ensure that our patients have the best experience, and the team has everything needed to perform successfully. She takes pride in helping our patients with any questions they may have regarding their treatment plans, insurance, or financial needs. Megan is known to be the glue that holds us together.
In her free time, she loves crafting, weekend ballgames and spending quality time with her husband Chris, and two children Makenzie and Camden.
SUZANNE RUSH, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Suzanne grew up in Jacksonville, NC and has lived in Emerald Isle for over 20 years. She graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 1991 as a Registered Dental Hygienist.
Suzanne joined our team in March of 2022. Although, she is well known within the community, Suzanne loves building strong relationships with her new patients and continuing to create beautiful smiles while educating patients on their oral health.
In her free time, she enjoys bike riding, walks on the beach and going hiking with her husband Frank of 24 years and her two sons Jacob and Matthew and dog, Apollo.
JODIE MAICHLE, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Jodie was born and raised in Delaware and moved to North Carolina in 2012. She graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2016 as a Registered Dental Hygienist after working as a dental assistant from the age of 17.
Jodie joined our team in August of 2020. She has a passion for providing the upmost quality of care to her patients and educating them on proper dental hygiene. Her energetic personality will always make your experience a memorable one. She loves building relationships with her patients.
In her free time, Jodie enjoys family camping trips, boating, or relaxing at the beach and spending time with her husband Shawn and three children, Shelby, Shane, and Colton.
CRYSTAL WIGGS, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Crystal grew up in Wilson, NC. She graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2015 as a Certified Dental Assistant.
Crystal joined our team in May of 2022. Her fun, spunky personality brings so much sunshine to our office! Crystal loves building relationships with our patients and their families and helping patients achieve their fear of the dentist.
In her free time, you will find her toes in the sand or behind a camera lens capturing breathtaking photos of our beautiful Crystal Coast. She is also a proud mother of her daughter Kyndall.
SHELLY RIVERS, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT
Shelly grew up in Arlington, Kansas where she later attended Wichita Area Technical College and graduated in 2004 as a Certified Dental Assistant.
Shelly joined our team in March of 2022. With 18 years of experience, she’s had many rewarding moments along the way but her overall favorite part about assisting is helping people achieve their dream smile.
In her spare time, she loves cooking, baking, and gardening and spending time with her husband Daniel and two children Sierra and Michael.