Meet The Staff


Linda is from Trade, TN and received dental assistant training from East Tennessee State University/Nave Center. She has worked in the dental field for over 13 years. She enjoys helping everyone who comes to High Country Dentistry for dental care. She is especially interested in helping patients take comprehensive care of their teeth for life and the growing use of implant technology.

In her time away, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, her husband Roger, and her cats.

Anna- We are very happy to welcome back Anna to our team! Biography to follow…


Austin is from Melbourne Beach, Florida where she spent the last six years as a Dental Assistant at Patrick Air Force Base.  Having grown up in East Tennessee, Austin and fiance Chris made plans to move here to pursue dreams in farming and homesteading.  They have five dogs, one cat, and dozens of chickens.  They have plans to expand their homestead in the future.  In addition, Austin enjoys cooking, singing and all outdoor activities.

Jennifer –

Jennifer feels at home in the dental profession as it is a trade that runs in her family.  Both of her parents own and operate a general dentist practice in South Florida where she is from.  She is a UNC graduate with a BS in both Dental Hygiene and Psychology and is proud to be involved in the dental community.

Jennifer is dedicated to proficient work and educating/advising the public about oral health.  It is very important for her to keep up to date with the current research and technologies in order to provide important information linking oral health to whole body health.

Outside of work her activities including watching live music, creating projects, contra dancing, yoga, jogging, bike riding, hiking, and any sort of outdoor leisure sport.  She is interested in gardening, quilting, art, sustainable living, outdoor adventure, and traveling.  She would love for you to share your stories and experiences.


Beth was born and raised here in Boone, NC. She attended Catawba Valley Community college in Hickory, NC where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. 

Beth is passionate about providing the best dental care possible and developing great relationships with each of her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys going for hikes with her husband Grady and their two dogs. She also loves spending quality time with family and friends.


Taylor, a relative newcomer to the High Country, moved here from the coast of NC.  Prior to that, she lived in Raleigh while attending North Carolina State University.  She graduated with a Bachelor’s in Business Management, concentrating in marketing.

Taylor currently resides with her boyfriend and their animals in a small cabin out in the woods.  She really enjoys and values the solitude and quiet.  This year, they are looking forward to growing a large garden.  


Valerie is from Orange County, California, where she grew up all her life. When she met her husband Jacob, they decided to move to Boone to raise their family. Valerie got introduced to dentistry through her mother in-law.  She has two daughters and three dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and living life to the fullest!