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About Our Team

Award-Winning
Dental Professionals

All our professionals at Raleigh Dental Arts maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Clinical excellence is our top priority. From the moment you enter our office, we want you to feel at ease. We go the extra mile to transform routine dental care into a truly pleasant experience.

Our Team

Jo

Director of Operations
Jo is originally from England and was raised in Sydney, Australia. After completing a Bachelor of Dental Science in 1994, Jo worked in private practice in Sydney and Brisbane, Australia for 12 years before moving overseas with her electrical engineer husband.

Jo has nearly 3 decades of experience clinically, in research, practice development, consulting and most recent, practice management. She has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2016 and her role encompasses her knowledge and experience in overseeing the day to day operations of our practice.

Jo is a classically trained singer and an award-winning cornet player. Her greatest outdoor love is golf.S he is a volunteer board member for the Raleigh LPGA Amateur Gold Association.Jo also enjoys road cycling and running. Languages too became a passion after living in the North of Spain.

Jo says her greatest joy is to witness Dr. Agarwal, Dr. Leedy and the team impacting the lives of our patients in such a positive way. Every patient deserves to feel special and a part of our dental family.
Michele

Michele

Patient Care Coordinator
Originally from California, Michele moved to Raleigh with her family in 2015. Michele has a degree in Kinesiology from St Mary's College in California. She has 6 years experience in patient care and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2018.

In her free time, Michele enjoys riding at Cycle Bar, hiking with her puppy, playing tennis and golf. She says she loves that every day she can learn something new. Dental technology is constantly evolving and teaching us new ways to better serve our patients.
Melissa

Melissa

Medical Billing
Melissa has over 12 years experience as a medical billing and insurance specialist and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts Team since 2015.

She is a movie buff and loves to catch the latest 'must see' movies. She also likes riding her bicycle when the weather is nice and enjoys cooking.

Melissa says she is passionate about all aspects of the dental services we provide and it always happy to assist our patients with any medical billing concerns.

Liz

Sleep Coordinator
Liz has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Greensboro and went to the University of Chapel Hill to complete Dental Assisting. Liz has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2008 working for Dr. Agarwal as his lead assistant before transitioning into the role of Sleep Coordinator in 2016. As our Sleep Coordinator, Liz helps those suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CPAP intolerance to find other alternatives through oral appliances.

Liz enjoys traveling, trying new food, biking and gardening. Liz says in her many years at Raleigh Dental Arts she has seen the difference we have made in peoples lives through changing their smiles to improve their confidence. For others, their health by giving them back the ability to eat and enjoy food which has improved the quality of their life.
Patients here become our family and that is how we treat them here.
Jessie

Jessie

Registered Dental Hygienist
Jessie completed Dental Hygiene in 2007 at Wayne Community College and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2016.

In her spare time, Jessie enjoys crafts, painting and DIY projects. She also likes to visit the beach, theme parks, and hiking trails.
Being a keen animal lover Jessie also likes to find the next dog to pet!

Jessie says when she was a child she was terrified of the dentist. She would cry on the way there. Her dental hygienist was always so comforting and sweet and helped conquer her fears of the dentist. Now Jessie likes to do the same for her patients, to try and make their visit something to look forward to.
Meghan

Meghan

Registered Dental Hygienist / Treatment Coordinator
Meghan has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2012 and has truly found her work home. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from UNC Chapel Hill.

Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and children. Weekends usually consist of watching one of her daughter's athletic games. Her family loves the outdoors. Meghan also enjoys early morning workouts at Burn Boot Camp and trying new restaurants with her friends.

Meghan says she originally became interested in dentistry as a child after falling and injuring her two front teeth. The dentist she had was amazing and made her feel comfortable, explaining everything throughout the process of recovery.

Dentistry is an incredibly personal and vulnerable area for most people. When a patient needs dental work it can become overwhelming and stressful. Meghan understands that and enjoys working with patients to help achieve their dental health and goals, striving to make every visit a more comfortable and positive experience.
Whitney G

Whitney G

Dental Assistant -DA II
Whitney has been a dental assistant for over 13 years and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team as a DA II since 2016.

Whitney completed the Dental Assisting Program in 2006 through the Maryland State Dental Association and received her EFDA Certification in 2015 through Harcum College in Pennsylvania.

For fun, Whitney enjoys listening to music, dancing and going to live shows. She also enjoys hiking, camping and doing almost anything outdoors.

Whitney says being able to be part of changing someone's life just by giving them their smile back and to see the confidence that it gives them is really rewarding.
Meredith

Meredith

Invisalign Coordinator / Patient Care Coordinator
Meredith graduated from NC State with a degree in Biological Sciences and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2015. Her favorite dental experience was a mission trip in Mexico and loves to volunteer at local dental clinics.

In her free time, Meredith likes traveling with her husband, Burn Boot Camp, shopping, snowboarding and spending time with family and friends.

Meredith says she has been interested in dentistry since 1st grade and loves that we are able to give patients confidence in themselves through the latest technology we are continuously learning.
Alyssa

Alyssa

Dental Assistant-DA I
Alyssa completed her DA I certificate in 2010 and has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since 2017.

Alyssa enjoys hiking, cooking, reading and spending time with her German Shepherd dog Hano.

Alyssa says she loves the ability to change people's lives by improving their smiles and educating patients on their dental health. She enjoys all facets of dentistry and that there is always something new to learn.
Whitney L

Whitney L

Dental Assistant -DA 1
Whitney has a Psychology major from ECU and completed her DA I certificate in February 2018.

Whitney has been a part of the Raleigh Dental Arts team since September 2018.

In her spare time, Whitney enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Whitney says being a part of watching someone's smile and confidence completely transform is a rewarding experience.
Raleigh Dental Arts
Raleigh Dental Arts
8304 Creedmoor Road
Raleigh, NC 27613

Phone: (919) 870-7645

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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