Meet The Staff


Annie is one of our outstanding and caring hygienists. She was born in Jacksonville, FL and moved to Boone from Boulder, CO in 2009. Annie started her career in dentistry while in Boulder as a dental assistant. After moving to Boone she attended Catawba Valley Community College where she graduated with honors in Dental Hygiene. In her free time, Annie enjoys improving her golf game, kayaking, and SCUBA diving.

Annie’s dedication to oral hygiene fuels her desire to provide an important service to our patients. She truly enjoys the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is so beneficial to overall health.

Annie is devoted to her patients and committed to continuous learning. She feels proud to be a member of a team that can provide the most up-to-date technology and services available today.


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.

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.


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 summer, they are looking forward to growing a large garden.  


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.


Katie is a Raleigh native and graduated from North Carolina State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education.  She is arguably the biggest Wolfpack fan you will ever meet.  Katie lives in Blowing Rock with her boyfriend who is a professsor at Appalachian State University.  They have two dogs, Copper and Turbo, and a cat named Battle Cat.  When Katie isn’t working she enjoys playing fetch with the dogs and re-reading the Harry Potter book series.