Meet the Team

Meet Dr. Christopher Reese

Christopher Reese DDS

Every day, I get to work with my family. That’s how I feel, because what really excites me about this profession are all the long-lasting relationships I create with my patients. I’ve been in practice for 30 years and it’s always been my goal to get to know our patients…

Meet Dr. Harvey

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It is an honor and a privilege to serve my community here at Dr. Chris Reese’s office. I met Dr. Reese and staff when I was 12 years old and a patient of his practice. Ever since then, I knew my aspirations to treat the needs of my neighbors paralleled…



Ariel received her Master of Science from North Carolina State University and her Bachelors of Science from Lenoir-Rhyne University. Ariel has been a part of our team since 2020 as our office manager. Ariel oversees the operations of our office, and works diligently to assure that things run seamlessly. She…

Lisa Setzer

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Lisa received a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1982. She has been a part of my team since 1996. Lisa is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust, and friendship with each patient. Her…

Dawn Barden

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Dawn received her dental hygiene degree from Catawba Valley Community College in 2003. She joined our team in 2011. Dawn’s welcoming smile and bubbly personality help comfort patients and let them know they are among friends. She strives to provide the highest quality of care in caring and gentle way….

Tiffany Freeman

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Tiffany received her dental assisting degree from Central Piedmont Community College in 1997. She joined our team in 2014. Tiffany’s fun loving personality makes it easy for patients to be comfortable while in our office.  She thinks the most rewarding part of her job is watching our patients leave with…

Teresa Bumgarner

Teresa Bumgarner

Teresa has been in the dental field since graduating from Wilkes Community College in 1984. She joined my team in 2017. Teresa’s energetic spirit and comforting smile helps put patients at ease. She stays current with continuing dental education classes- a commitment she takes seriously to help patients maintain their…

Robin Vaccaro

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Robin has been serving patients as a dental hygienist for seven years. She received her degree from Catawba Valley Community College, and is a Catawba County native. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs. Her hobbies include weightlifting, karate or anything active!

Joy Davis

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Joy received her dental assistant certification from Lake Norman Dental Assisting School in 2019. She joined the team in 2020. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Maybel. She also enjoys spending time hiking and most outdoor activities.

Jennifer Auten

Jennifer Auten

Jennifer received her dental assisting degree from Western Piedmont Community College in 2012. After nearly 10 years in pediatric dentistry, she made a switch, and joined Dr. Reese, Dr. Harvey and the team in the fall of 2020. Jennifer has a passion for serving patients through insurance needs and account…