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.


Brooke is our little ball of sunshine! She received her CDA certification in San Diego and has worked in the dental field for 23 years.  She has worked extensively nation-wide and is involved with dental missions world-wide.  She loves the world of dentistry and making healthy, pretty smiles everyday.

Fun fact – Brooke is also a commercial airline pilot and a yoga instructor on the side.  Namaste!


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.


Ariel, originally from Newport, NC, is the newest addition to High Country Dentistry!  She graduated from Appalachian State in 2016.  Ariel has been a resident of the High Country since 2011 and loves interacting directly with patients and exploring the community.

Away from work, Ariel enjoys traveling and visiting her family at the beach.


Hannah is a rising senior at Appalachian State pursuing her degree in Exercise Science.  She helps run the front desk and sterilization while she isn’t in class.

In her free time, Hannah enjoys hiking, watching baseball and visiting local breweries.  She also tries to visit her hometown of Clayton, NC often to spend time with her family (especially her nephews, Weston and Tucker).


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.