Sharon is a native of Stanly County who has been contributing to the dental profession since 1992. She helps in the administrative end of the business. She has a calm and soothing personality that lends her the natural gift of easing patients. In Sharon’s off time, that same care is given to her family. Sharon has a daughter Alex, son Cameron, and a live-in friend who needs special assistance that Sharon is sole caregiver to. Sharon also enjoys watching sports, listening to jazz music and is a creative, crafty person.
Dental Assistant, CPR Certified
Dental Hygienist (Federal Government Licensure)
Enlisted in the Air Force for ten years, Kendra was trained in the field of dentistry while serving our great nation. She has been busy building her dental resume since 2006 which includes Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Sterilization and Admin, just to name a few. Home to Locust, North Carolina, her military endeavors took her to set-up household in both Washington, DC and Avaino, Italy. Kendra is currently tackling her Masters in Business Healthcare Management. When not studying or in the office, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, Amelia, and her “baby”, a German Sheppard named Enzio which she adopted while living in Italy. Kendra loves to travel and explore different cultures. Kendra offers a peaceful touch to the reception of our patients and to the management of this establishment. She is a wonderful impression in representation of this practice.
Dental Assistant II, CPR Certified
Celeste was born and raised in New London, NC. She graduated North Stanly High School in 2014 before retaining her Diploma in Dental Assisting from Montgomery Community College in 2017. Celeste has been at Draper Family Dentisty since 2018 and is our insurance guru! She often has a smile on her face and is often caught joking around with patients.On the weekends, you can find Celeste in NC Mountains enjoying the scenic views or spending time with her extended family at Myrtle Beach. Celeste is a proud mama to Branson and a newlywed wife to Ryan.
SDS & Emergency Kit Co-Coordinator
Brooke attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as well as Rowan-Cabarrus Community College where she received her Diploma in Dental Assisting in 1997. Brooke then sat for The North Carolina State Board where she became certified immediately following school. Since 1997 she has invested many patient care hours in the dental profession where Brooke testifies that she cannot imagine doing anything else. She loves the dental field and really enjoys seeing her patients smile. Another person Brooke made smile was her high school sweetheart James, who became her husband. Brooke and James have been married since 1992 and together have two amazing sons, Matthew & Brandon and two wonderful daughters in law Morgan & Cheyenne. Brooke is a proud grandmother to four little ones. Brooke’s doggy-family include Darci, Bo and Bella. Brooke was born and raised in Cabarrus County but has made Stanly County her family home since married in 1992. A lover of the great outdoors is where we will find Brooke gardening, hiking, camping or kayaking. She also enjoys looking for sharks teeth and sea glass on her trips to Southport Beach and Oak Island. In her downtime, Brooke enjoys being a member of the Big Lick Baptist Church praise and worship team as well as spending time with her family. Brooke takes her time with her patients and is sure to give them the best experience possible. She is also our office practical joker who likes to have fun and play little tricks on her teammates. One thing we love about Brooke is that she is full of surprises and laughter.
Born into a military family whose dad served our country for 27 years, Elizabeth, better known as Miss Liz, began life’s journey in Cherry Point, NC. Miss Liz graduated from Swansboro High School where she then went on to college. She received her Associates in Dental Hygiene in 1972 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. There she met her college sweetheart Michael who became her husband. They have been married since 1973 and have three adult children, a son Chris & wife Kristin, daughter Paige & husband Mark and daughter Kelly. Miss Liz enjoys her three grandchildren, Sunny , Noah and Asher. Miss Liz and her husband have lived in Concord since 1987 where she has also been a long time Sunday school teacher and a long time volunteer and actress at the Old Courthouse Theatre in Concord, NC. Miss Liz also adores her rescue hound, Daisy. When Miss Liz is not busy with her family and church, you can find her reading Harry Potter, enjoying anything scary like Halloween, watching scary movies and The Walking Dead television show. Miss Liz is a delightful addition to this team and an excellent chair-side educator who has a very loyal patient fan base that follows her wherever she goes.
Radiation Safety Officer, CPR Certified
Deborah was born in San Diego, California and raised in Badin, North Carolina. She now resides here in Albemarle with her family. Deborah graduated in 2005 from North Stanly High where she then went on to hygiene school and graduated as a Dental Hygienist in 2007 from Guilford Technical Community College. Deborah sat for The North Carolina State Board and received her license to practice in 2007. All of her professional years providing patient care have been invested here in Stanly County. When Deborah is not caring for her patients at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family at Oak Island, camping and hanging out with her boys and her chocolate lab, Bailey. She has been married to husband Derrick since 2008. Two sweet sons soon followed; Landon and Carter. Deborah likes to take the time to get to know her patients and is a teammate you can count on having a good laugh with!