Dr. Brooke Stiles
Dr. Stiles grew up in Morganton, a small town in western North Carolina. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Health Professions Scholarship through the United States Navy. She attended Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland, OH where she fulfilled her lifelong dream and achieved her degree in Dental Medicine. She then was commissioned into the United States Navy and served four years at Camp Lejune/New River. It was during this time that she and her family fell in love with Eastern North Carolina and decided to call it home. Dr. Stiles lives in Hampstead with her husband Curtis, and her two children, Gabriella and Evan. She enjoys going to the beach, spending time with her family and reading.
Joy Best | Dental Hygienist
Joy Best graduated from Wayne Community College in 1999 with an associate degree in Dental Hygiene. She lives in Mount Olive with her husband, Jeremy, and daughters, Meredith and Ivy. She is an active member of Stanford Presbyterian Church, serving as Elder and treasurer. Joy enjoys cooking and trying new recipes. She also enjoys reading.
Tara Welsh | Dental Assistant
Tara Welsh was born in Maryland in 1981. She moved to North Carolina in 2000 and now lives in Richlands with her husband, Josh and two children, Mercedez and Rocco. Tara’s husband has served in the Marine Corps for 15 years. Her daughter and son both attend school in Richlands. Tara is a certified Dental Assistant and has been working for Dr. Stiles since October 2013. She enjoys camping, going to the beach and playing outside with her children.
Bree Cooper | Dental Hygienist
Bree Cooper was born in 1990 and grew up in a small town in Arkansas. After 18 years, she moved to Jacksonville where she now resides with her daughter, Willow. Bree graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2013 with an associate degree in Applied Sciences, Dental Hygiene. Her favorite hobbies are working out, going dancing, and spending time with her daughter. She loves football and loves her Arkansas Razorbacks, Woo Pig Sooie!
Lacey Hayes | Dental Assistant
Lacey Hayes was born in May of 1992 and grew up in Chinquapin. Lacey now resides in Fountaintown with her husband, Alex. Lacey attended East Duplin High School and Coastal Carolina Community College.
After being a long time patient of the practice, Lacey started working as a dental assistant in March 2013. Lacey received her certification in Intraoral Radiography in February of 2014. Lacey enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends.
Love this dentist office the staff is wonderful!