Our Team

Each member of our team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Gail ParkerGail, Registered Dental Hygienist, has been with our practice since 1990. Gail earned her dental hygiene degree from Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte. She brings her many years of experience to our practice, and enjoys the patient interaction a great deal. Gail and her husband have two grown children, Miles and Meredith, and two adorable grandchildren, Parker and Davis. They also have a Bischon Frise, Sam. She and her family are avid Carolina fans, and are actively involved in the music and women's ministry of their church.


Donald McGinnisDonald, Registered Dental Hygienist, joined our practice in 2007. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 1997 with a dental hygiene degree, and has over 20 years experience in hygiene in the Triangle area. He and his wife, Shannon, are the proud parents of two boys, Cole and Kasen. They live in Mebane where Donald enjoys coaching Pop Warner football and both of his sons travel baseball teams.   Donald loves attending UNC events, and vacationing at the beach.


Cheryl NevilleCheryl, Dental Assistant II, joined our practice in 2013. She has been a dental assistant for over 14 years, working in offices in the Triangle area. Cheryl is a graduate of Alamance Community College. She and her husband, Greg, live in Chapel Hill and they have a beautiful daughter named Ava. They enjoy UNC basketball, family vacations, and photography.

 

 

Joanna HeadshotJoanna, Office Administrator, joined our practice in 2016. She has enjoyed working in dental office administration for over 19 years. While originally from Chapel Hill, Joanna now lives in Mebane with her husband Mark and is  the proud mother of Colin and Maggie who keep her very busy with soccer and dance. In her  spare time, Joanna enjoys reading, UNC basketball, being outside and spending time with family.


‚ÄčNana, Dental Assistant II, joined our practice in 2017.  She Nanaworks with us part-time, assisting Dr. Cooper during our extended Wednesday evenings and Friday hours.  Nana was born and raised in Salisbury, NC and received her Bachelors Degree in Biology from Bennett College before attending UNC School of Dentistry to earn her Dental Assisting certificate. In her free time she enjoys watching movies, cooking and spending time with family.