Meet Our Staff

Lauren Cunningham
Office Manager/ Dental Assistant II

Lauren was born & raised in Raleigh & recently relocated with her fiancé to Hendersonville! She has received her dental assistant certificates & is on track to complete her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from University of North Carolina, Greensboro, in 2023. Lauren has more than seven years of experience in dentistry. Her dental background includes everything from chairside clinical dental assisting, coordinating patient care, & billing with major insurance companies. Her specialized area of expertise is in integrating practice management software. Lauren has found a passion in ensuring all patients, as well as her team members, feel supported & empowered. Her ultimate goal is to ensure patients have a positive experience!

Lauren and her fiancé, Tom, are looking forward to exploring the area’s mountains with their German shepherd, Otto! Lauren is thrilled to call North Asheville Family Dentistry her new dental home & she is thrilled to meet you!

Carolyn Singleton
Registered Dental Hygienist

Carolyn received her associate’s degree in dental hygiene from A-B Tech in 2011. Being a dental hygienist is one of the most rewarding aspects of her life. She enjoys meeting new people & getting to know them over time. She has a passion for providing care, assistance & education, with a goal of promoting & maintaining a healthy smile. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children & her 5-month-old grandson. Carolyn enjoys leisure bicycling, antique shops & repurposing furniture in her spare time. She also stays busy with her five dogs (one rescue Morkie & four longhair dachshunds) & six guinea fowl, with the hope of adding more animals in the future.

Taylor Cacciamani
Registered Dental Hygienist

Taylor was born & raised in Statesville, NC. She moved to Michigan for college & received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of Michigan in May 2021. After spending five years in Michigan, Taylor decided to move back to North Carolina & chose Asheville because of her love of the mountains. She enjoys providing patient care & promoting oral health. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is getting to know & educating her patients. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, arts & crafts, & spending time with her husband & two cats.

Bayleigh Fox
Certified Dental Assistant

Bayleigh was born & raised locally in Asheville, NC. She received her dental assisting diploma at A-B Tech then went on to receive her Dental Assisting National Boards. Bayleigh has worked in the dental field since receiving her National Boards. She enjoys working closely with our dentists & staff to ensure patients are receiving the best care possible. As our lead dental assistant, Bayleigh wears many hats to keep our office running smoothly.

In her free time, Bayleigh enjoys spending time with her new husband, Tyler, & their two dachshunds, Bentley & Lexi. She also loves playing cards & watching movies with her parents & younger brother. Bayleigh & her husband are very active in their church, especially helping out with their youth team.

Crystal Dotson
Operations Manager

Crystal was born & raised here in Asheville. She graduated from A-B Tech with her Dental Assisting Diploma & later received her National Board Certification. After working in dentistry for more than 10 years, Crystal’s dental background includes everything from dental assisting, front desk reception, scheduling, insurance, claims & billing. With her array of knowledge of the dental office, she has successfully started two scratch dental offices. She enjoys overseeing the daily operation of our organization to ensure all of our offices are fully supported & given all the necessary tools to provide the best patient care possible.

Crystal lives in Black Mountain with her husband, Eric, & two children, Eli & Emmett. When Crystal isn’t working, you can normally find her at the baseball field or soccer field cheering on her boys, traveling to new places & spending time with her closest friends & family.

Valerie Whitmire
Dental Assistant II

Bio coming soon!

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