At Dr. Wilhite's office we have an outstanding team! Our staff combined has over 100 years of orthodontic experience. Our experience and caring personalities allow us to achieve our goal of providing you the highest quality orthodontic care in a welcoming and comfortable environment.
Aleisha Dawson – Office Manager
Aleisha has worked with Dr. Wilhite since 1999. She married her high school sweetheart, Mike, and they have 2 children, Haley & Colby. Aleisha enjoys spending time with her family. Their newest favorite family activity is going fishing.
Parks Shumake – New Patient Coordinator
Parks has been in orthodontics for about 15 years and started working with Dr. Wilhite in June of 2006. She and her son, Clay, live in Sherrills Ford, NC. They have 1 dog, Bitzy, and Tensor their cat. Parks enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working in her yard and playing on the lake.
Deanna Montgomery – Treatment Coordinator
Everyone calls her "Dee." She completed the Dental Assisting Program at Western Piedmont College. Dee has worked with Dr. Wilhite since August of 2001. She and her husband Wyatt enjoy traveling, riding dirt bikes, spending time with family and friends and riding horses. She has a Corgi named Tobi, and a Bernese Mountain dog named Benelli.
Heather Barnes - Orthodontic Assistant
Heather started assisting in orthodontics in 2004 & joined our team in October of 2006. Heather and her husband Hugh and their daughter Albree enjoy camping, boating on the lake and traveling. Heather also sells Scenty!
Marla Massey - Orthodontic Assistant
Marla is originally from Hickory and moved to Troutman in 1992. She has been in the field of orthodontics for 22 years, and has been with Dr. Wilhite since August 2004. Marla has two children, Justin and Sheena. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and going to the beach! Marla runs half marathons every year! She has an identical twin sister who is also her best friend!
Kira Boyd – Orthodontic Assistant
Kira graduated from the Lake Norman Dental Assisting School. She started working with Dr. Wilhite in April of 2006. She lives in Taylorsville with her husband Justin and their son Nathan. She enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her son. Kira also loves to plan all types of parties and special events.