The same team that has served Dr. Avant for many years is well pleased with the transition of the practice and look forward to serving our patients alongside Dr. Mike and Dr. Tina for many years to come. They are both kind and compassionate to the patients as well as excellent clinicians. If you are looking for a new dentist, we would love to meet you.
As always, we welcome the referral of your friends and loved ones. We will do our best to continue to earn your confidence and trust.
We are proud to introduce you to our team. They are a well-trained group with extraordinary cross-over abilities. Each is committed to serving our patients by staying educated and informed on advances in the dental field as well as keeping abreast of available leading edge technologies.
~ Dr. Mike & Dr. Tina
Cathy obtained her Dental Hygiene degree from Columbus College in 1978 and her Bachelor’s degree in 1986. Over the years she has worked as an assistant and hygienist and has been the office manager here since 1986. Cathy and her husband, Blake, have 3 children and 6 grandchildren (with one on the way). Cathy is the director of the Student and Singles Ministry at Pinehurst Baptist Church. She enjoys gardening, bird watching, and hiking in the woods, in their country place.
Carol obtained her Dental Hygiene degree from Columbus College in 1977 and joined Dr. Avant’s team in 1987. Carol and her husband, Russ, have 3 children and 8 grandchildren (with another on the way). In her personal time, Carol is an expert seamstress. She also enjoys reading and spending time with her grandchildren.
Jennifer obtained her Dental Hygiene degree from Columbus College in 1994. She joined our team in 2007. Jennifer and her husband, Mike, have two children. In her personal time she enjoys reading, cooking, and drinking coffee on her back porch.
Tracie began in dentistry in 1987 and joined this team in 1991. She has experience as a Dental Assistant and Office Assistant. Tracie and her husband, Forrest, are the parents of two sons and have 4 grandchildren. She is a web designer and a photographer. In her personal time, she enjoys spending time with her two local grandchildren and traveling to visit the two grandchildren who live in California.
Tina started in dentistry in 1987 and has experience as a Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistant, and doing just about anything that needs to be done in a dental office. She joined the practice 2013. Tina has 3 children and in her personal time, she enjoys reading, riding bikes, and quilting.