Meet the TeamCo-Founders and Directors of NC Dental U
Robyn is a founding partner of NC Dental U. She is celebrating over 20 years in the dental field this year. Robyn has worked as a Dental Assistant, Dental Receptionist and Clinic Coordinator in New York and Washington State before graduating in 1999 as an RDH. She is licensed in both North Carolina and New York. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 11 years and has been directly involved in practice management the past six years. She has traveled nationwide to further her dental education with Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies as well as Genr8tion Next and ACE. She is a proud member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Robyn is always working to advance her knowledge in new science, research and technology training.
Robyn has combined all this acquired knowledge and personal experience to help create an inspired, effective, and motivational curriculum that refines the systems surrounding the patients total experience with a dental practice.
Her extensive exposure to most forms of practice management and dental systems, as well as her strong focus on patient satisfaction, makes her a specialist in her field. She resides in Wake County with her husband and two sons.
Tammy Hughes, founding Partner of NC Dental U, and celebrates her 26th year in the dental field this year. She has worked in the capacity of DAII, Front Desk Receptionist, Manager and Consultant. Her expertise is in New Practice and Team Development. She is a motivated leader that instinctively understands the business of dentistry. Tammy has successfully built staffed and coached new dental offices throughout North Carolina. With extensive knowledge in all aspects of dental care, she has the business savvy and technical skill to lead any team to success!
A NC native, she resides in Wake County with her husband and three sons.
Assistant Director of Education and Instructor
Registrar and Student Support
She resides in Lockport, NY.
Katie has been in the Dental field since the early 2000’s. She moved to North Carolina in December 2018 after starting her career in New Jersey. Katie joined NC Dental U as an Instructor January 2019. While working as a receptionist, Katie was fascinated by what was happening in the clinic. She took full advantage of any opportunity to observe the Dentist and Assistants working on patients. Katie knew she wanted to be a Dental Assistant. She began her training chairside and later went on to become DAMB certified in dental radiology. Katie later became the lead dental assistant and worked her way into clinical management. She currently leads an awesome team of Dental Professionals as a Clinic Coordinator in Greenville. She has a passion for her craft and loves teaching it to both patient and students. Katie uses her knowledge of the dental field to help patients understand the importance of their dental health.
RDH NCDU – Greenville
Monique Dean Charlotte – Monique is a native to Virgina but she resides here in Charlotte with her husband and daughter. Monique began her dental career in 2011 at a small pediatric clinic. As her skills improved, she went on to work in hospital dentistry where she worked with high-risk and special needs adult patients. Recently, Monique left Virginia and became apart of our Charlotte Team. She’s really excited to take on the task of instructing and teaching future DAs.