Kelly H. – Office Manager
Kelly is the officer manager at Whalen Dentistry. She is from a small town in the center of North Carolina, but has lived in the Lake Norman area around eleven years. She loves living here and has made some wonderful friends. She has two adult children and two beautiful and perfect grand-daughters who she tries to see as often as possible. Her daily companion is a ten pound Yorkie named Caymus who loves his mommy and thinks he is a Rottweiler. The most enjoyable aspect of her job is the interaction with our great patients and she loves to meet new ones. She tries to make their visits with us a great experience and strives to help in every way possible. And, of course she loves working with a wonderful staff who she also calls her friends.
Erin T. – Office Assistant and Marketing Coordinator
Erin was born and raised in a small town in Northern California. She and her husband, Mike, found their way to North Carolina after visiting a friend in December 2013 and falling in love with the Lake Norman area. Erin brings with her over 20 years of experience in the dental industry. Her favorite parts of her job are building relationships with patients and putting her organizational skills to use. Some of her favorite hobbies include cooking, reading, running and all things dogs or horses. Outside of work, you will most likely find her relaxing in the sun (preferably at the beach) with her husband and their beloved boxer, Dana.
Kim S. – Lead Dental Assistant
Kim graduated from CPCC in 2007 as a Certified Dental Assistant. She is a Georgia native and has lived in North Carolina since 2005. She lives in Moorseville with her husband and beloved dog Gracie. Her favorite aspect of being a dental assistant in our office is helping our patients achieve a healthy, beautiful smile and striving to make sure patients leave our office happy with the care they have received.
Kat F. – Dental Assistant
Kat is a North Carolina native, born and raised in Concord, NC. She graduated from Central Piedmont Community College as a Certified Dental Assistant. She enjoys creating a comforting environment and getting to know each patient. Outside of the office she likes to spend her time with friends and family, travel, work on cars and watch her boyfriend win at drifting/racing events!
Toni W. – Hygienist
Toni attended West Virginia University School of Dentistry: Division of Dental Hygiene, receiving a Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene (BSDH) with honors. In her sophomore year, Toni was awarded an Instrumentation Award due to her skills with proper techniques. That is one of the reasons patients say she is so gentle. She has great attention to detail and is very thorough. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Her favorite things are going to theme parks, movie theaters, Italian food, and WVU Football. Let’s Go Mountaineers!
Terrell H. – Hygienist
Terrell is originally from Grand Rapids, MI. She graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene. Terrell strives to stay current and up-to-date on dental knowledge and patient care and loves making sure her patients feel at ease and comfortable during each visit. Terrell is a wife and mother of two young boys and their family’s fur baby. In her free time, Terrell enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and running.
Brooke is originally from southwestern Virginia. She met Dr. Whalen while attending Virginia Tech (go Hokies!), where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Information Systems. She is a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina and has spent most of her career in various areas of business including accounting, finance, sales, and technology. At Whalen Dentistry, she oversees operations in supporting our teams and the practices. Brooke enjoys family time with Dr. Whalen, their two girls, Belle and Lane, and Beamer. She loves staying active and being part of the Lake Norman community!