Meet the Team


Karla - Treatment Coordinator

Karla moved to North Carolina from Sumter, SC in 2005. She followed her dreams and attended North Carolina Dental Assistant School in Charlotte. Karla began her career as a dental assistant and gradually transitioned to the Front Office team. Karla is now our treatment coordinator where she uses her knowledge of dental assisting to help patients understand the treatment they need along with their financial options. In addition, Karla loves connecting with our patients to know them on a personal level. She enjoys seeing her patients happy with the smile they deserve! Outside of the office, Karla loves to shop and can be spotted in Target or TJmaxx with her sidekick, Remi, a fawn French bulldog.


Raquel - Front Desk Administrator

Raquel has been with the Dawson Modern Dentistry team for over a year and LOVES meeting our new patients! Being a Front Desk Administrator, she looks forward to greeting patients into our dental family and giving patients a warm welcome. Additionally, Raquel is our Insurance Coordinator and is your go-to person with anything insurance related. Raquel loves understanding your insurance and how you can optimize your plan. She is a mother of 3 beautiful children and our bilingual translator for anything spanish. So if you want to practice your spanish, come hang out with Raquel! She is a fantastic Spanish teacher, as well. In her spare time, Raquel loves to read, journal, and spend time with her friends and family.


Katie - Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Katie has been practicing dental hygiene in North Carolina for over 14 years. She has extensive training in all aspects of dentistry and experience with patients of all ages. Katie takes pride in making all of her patients feel comfortable and calm, understanding that the dental chair can be extremely fear-inducing for many. She is immensely passionate about educating all of her patients about proper oral hygiene and its profound correlation with total body health. Katie is obsessed with science, health and wellness and is always researching the latest in holistic practices. When she is not fighting gingivitis, Katie spends most of her time listening to self improvement podcasts, working out, playing in the great outdoors, or researching and practicing the latest biohacking trends.


Ashleigh - Dental Assistant

Ashleigh moved to North Carolina in 2020 and has been with Dawson Modern Dentistry since January of 2022. She obtained her dental assisting schooling at Eastern College of Health and Vocations in Little Rock, Arkansas in 2017. She has been working with patients ever since and is an exceptional assistant in multiple procedures. Ashleigh truly enjoys making patients feel comfortable during their visit and patients love her super bubbly personality! Ashleigh strives to make each and every visit feel like your best one yet at Dawson Modern Dentistry. Outside of dentistry, Ashleigh loves to spend time with her family and friends making new memories every chance she gets.


Chelsea - Dental Assistant

Chelsea has been a dental assistant for 3 years and is known to make anyone smile. She is immensely inquisitive because she loves learning and understanding dentistry. She enjoys building relationships with her patients and finding new ways to make dentistry fun for all. For many years, Chelsea has been chasing the dream to become a dentist. She is working towards furthering her career in cosmetic dentistry because of life changing smile transformations.

$99 New Patient Special

Warm welcomes are our thing. If you’re planning your first visit to Dawson Modern Dentistry in Mint Hill, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome you with our new patient special! We’ll polish and protect your smile with exceptional preventive care, so you can enjoy life with sparkling oral health.

  • Thorough Cleaning
  • Detailed Exam
  • Digital X-Rays

*Additional exclusions may apply.
-New patients only
-Not valid in cases of periodontal disease
-Cannot be used with insurance.

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3555-2 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd,
Matthews, NC 28105

Office Hours

MON:10:00 am-7:00 pm

TUE:9:00 am-6:00 pm

WED:7:30 am-4:30 pm

THU:8:00 am-1:00 pm

FRI:7:30 am-3:00 pm

SAT - SUN:Closed