Meet Our Team

Behind every great doctor is a great team and we are proud of our caring and professional team. Each member of our team is a skilled professional committed to your care and comfort. Your first visit to our practice will show you how we stand apart - and that's only the beginning!

Our team is dedicated to providing you with the most relaxed and comfortable visit possible. We all share a common philosophy to patient care: You are an individual and not a number. You deserve to be treated like a guest in our dental home. All of your needs, desires, and expectations will be addressed. Treatment options will be thoroughly explained and discussed. All financial matters will be completely discussed. You are going to LOVE the way we care for you!

Joyce Blackwelder
Registered Dental Hygienist

Joyce is a native of Randolph County. She is an honor graduate of Eastern Randolph High School. She graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, NC. Joyce has numerous continuing education certificates in Advanced Periodontics, Oral Pathology and Medication in Dentistry. She has attended and completed all levels of The Dental Boot Kamp in Irving, TX. She is a graduate of Mission Possible…Best Hygiene Program. This is a comprehensive leadership training program whose mission is a commitment to success in the process of professional development. She has also attended conferences and seminars sponsored by the Dawson Center for Advanced Study, and Excellence in Dentistry.

Joyce has 40-years of hands-on experience treating the dental patient with many different needs and requirements. She has a passion for helping her patients reach optimum dental health with all the tools and advancements in dentistry today. After working in Greensboro for several years, she is happy to be back home in Asheboro. “I couldn't be more pleased than to be working for Dr. Harris. He is a very talented and knowledgeable dentist. His concern and compassion for all his patients makes me very proud to be a part of this dental team. Most of all, I respect his ethics and his genuine straight arrow personality. That is very rare these days.” Joyce lives in Farmer with her husband Todd, they have 4 children and 9 grandkids. She attends Cross Road Baptist Church, where she teaches the Ladies Discipleship Class.


Jennifer Walker
Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer is a native of Randolph County. She graduated from Eastern Randolph High School and graduated from Guilford Technical Community College with a degree in dental hygiene. Jennifer enjoys helping her patients achieve beautiful, confident smiles. Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys her time she attends at Rushwood Church and time with her family. She lives in Farmer with her husband and 2 daughters who are the lights of her life.




Lorie Robbins
Registered Dental Hygienist

Lorie has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2001. She received her Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, NC. Lorie has been employed with Dr. Kelly Harris since 2001. She enjoys the time spent with each of her patients, getting to know them better at each visit, but most of all making their smiles healthier each time. She feels very blessed to work with a doctor and staff that are truly dedicated to helping everyone keep a beautiful healthy smile. Lorie loves spending time with her husband, Brantley, and their sons Foster and Wesley. They all love to be outdoors camping, hiking, swimming and just being together as a family.


April Westmoreland
Dental Assistant II

April graduated Asheboro High School. She then graduated with honors from Montgomery Community College in 2007 with a diploma in Dental Assisting. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She has been working for Dr. Harris since March 2011.

She has 11 years experience as a dental assistant. She is proud to help provide high quality dental care to all of her patients, and enjoys her time getting to know about her patients. April lives in Asheboro with her son, Aaron. She spends most of her time outdoors, at the gym, or traveling.


Donna Hooker
Certified Dental Assistant

Donna has worked for Dr. Harris since 1991. She graduated from Guilford Technical College earning her Certified Dental Assisting diploma in 1991. While at GTCC she was awarded the Dental Assisting Faculty Award. While on her clinical rotations, through school, she worked a three week rotation with Dr. Harris, and liked it so much that she never left. She is proud of the high quality type of dentistry we provide to our patients. She really enjoys building and maintaining professional relationships and friendship with her patients. She lives in Staley with her husband, Robbie and their two children, Blaine and Blair. When outside the office, she keeps herself very busy with her children’s sport activites and her church. Donna and her family love to go camping every chance they get.


Beth Russell
Appointment/Financial Coordinator

Beth graduated from RCC with an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and has over 20 years medical/dental front office experience. She has been with Dr. Harris since 2001. She handles most of the incoming calls, schedules most of the appointments and handles the financial transactions during check-out. She is usually the first person you will see or talk to in our office. Her goal is to schedule your visit in a friendly manner and to arrange the time so it will be convenient and comfortable for you. She is very proud of the excellent dentistry we provide to our patients and our focus on integrity. She considers this team the very best she has ever worked with. Beth lives in Denton with her daughter, Blair.


Peggy Yates
Business Manager

Peggy became a part of Dr. Harris’ team in 1997. She has over 30 years of experience in the medical and dental administrative field. She takes pride in the quality of dentistry that we provide to our patients. She resides outside of Asheboro, where she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, hiking and sunny days at the pool.