Dental Staff

Dentist in Fletcher, NC

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Hayley DeWalder - Dentist

Dr. Hayley has been practicing dentistry in the Asheville, Waynesville, and Hendersonville area since 2006. She and her husband, Justin, live in Fletcher with their 2 daughters. Dr. Hayley received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology (2001) and Doctor of Dental Surgery (2005) degrees from West Virginia University. She also completed a one-year residency for general dentistry at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, West Virginia where she treated children and adults in both an office setting and hospital sedation cases. She has a gentle approach to help even the most anxious patients. Her compassion and understanding will help assure as pleasant a dental experience as possible

 

 

 

 

Melody B. Worley - Patient Care Coordinator

Melody has been a part of Fletcher Family Dentistry for over eight years. As patient coordinator she greets existing patients and welcomes new ones, ensuring that you feel like part of our family. She is always happy to help in any way she can. Being a native of Henderson County she loves where she lives and family is most important to her.

Where were you born? Hendersonville, NC

Where did you grow up? Tuxedo, NC

What was your favorite TV show as a child? Gilligans Island

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? Yes - Fisher Price school house.

Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs

Peach or blackberry cobbler? Peach

Where would you like to retire? Anywhere warm and sunny!

If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring? Machete, tarp, and duct tape.

Benjamin Buchanan - Office Manager

Benjamin joined Fletcher Family Dentistry in the spring of 2014. He joins our team with over 6 years of dental experience including front desk and is a certified x-ray technician. He graduated from UNCA with a BS in Biology. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, gardening and the outdoors. He will make sure that your experience as a patient is everything you expect from your family here at Fletcher Family Dentistry.

Where were you born? Warm Springs, GA

Where did you grow up? Sylva, NC

What was your favorite TV show as a child? Scooby Doo

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? Legos

Do you prefer cats or dogs? Both

Peach or blackberry cobbler? Peach cobbler

Where would you like to retire? Mountains

If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring? Duct tape, floss, twinkies.

Jo Sexton, RDH - Dental Hygienist

Jo received both her Dental Assisting degree (2004) and Dental Hygiene degree (2006) from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College. She has worked in the dental field for fifteen years. A large and important part of the care she provides is patient education and preventive home care. Jo is a native of Henderson County. She and her husband, Tim, have two sons. They enjoy family time and keeping up with their sons' activities.

Where were you born? Fletcher, NC

Where did you grow up? Hendersonville, NC

What was your favorite TV show as a child? The Goonies

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? Baby Doll

Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs

Peach or blackberry cobbler? Peach

Where would you like to retire? Beach

If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring? Chocolate, Revlon Lip Conditioner, Potatoes

Tracey Fisher, RDH - Dental Hygienist

Tracey graduated from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1993. She has over twenty years of experience cleaning teeth and always tries to give good advice to keep patients updated on methods of oral hygiene or offer suggestions for things to do at home to maintain good oral health. Tracey was born and raised in Henderson County. She and her husband, Greg, stay very busy with their two children and all of their sports activities.

Where were you born? Hendersonville, NC

Where did you grow up? Mills River, NC

What was your favorite TV show as a child? The Love Boat

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? Cabbage Patch Doll

Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs

Peach or blackberry cobbler? Blackberry (with ice cream!)

Where would you like to retire? Lake with mountains

If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring? Floss, light/lantern, blanket

Julia Johnson, CDA II - Dental assistant

Julia graduated from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 2009, where she received her degree as a Certified Dental Assistant. She enjoys working in dentistry and supporting the dental team. Julia will go out of her way to make sure patients are comfortable. She is a native of Rutherford County. She and her husband, Wesley enjoy spending time with their adorable little boy. Also, they enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Where were you born? Rutherfordton County

Where did you grow up? Forest City

What was your favorite TV show as a child? The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? Nintendo

Do you prefer cats or dogs? Dogs

Peach or blackberry cobbler? Peach

Where would you like to retire? Somewhere that's always warm and near the water

If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring? Matches, floss, and a blanket.

Brenda Martinez, CDA I - Dental assistant

Brenda joined our team in the fall of 2014. She enjoys working in dentistry and helping anywhere she is needed. She and her fiance enjoy spending time with their two boys.

Where were you born? Mexico City

Where did you grow up? Hendersonville, NC

What was your favorite TV show as a child? Full House

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? Baby alive doll.

Do you prefer cats or dogs? Cats

Peach or blackberry cobbler? Blackberry

Where would you like to retire? A beach.

If you were on an island and could only bring 3 things, what would you bring? Water filter, lighter, tent.