Here at Dentistry of Mountain View, we love meeting new patients. Part of easing your concerns is explaining what you can expect from our practice. When you are new to our office, we put in the effort to provide you with a positive and comforting experience. Once you have been with us for a while, you can continue to expect the highest level of service. We focus on providing quality dental care, excellent customer service, and a relaxing environment to maintain a lasting patient relationship. We consider your first visit the start of a long-term relationship with you.

During your initial appointment, we will perform various tests to assess the condition of your oral health and to create a dental plan based on your unique, individual needs. We look forward to meeting you!

For more information on your initial visit or to request an appointment, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at 828-672-1000!

Katie Drum, Receptionist

Katie is a Hildebran native with a beautiful family of 2 children and husband, Josh of 12 years. They just finished building their dream home. Katie has 8 years of medical administrative experience at a hospital. After staying home with her children for 3 years, Katie was ready and eager to get back in the medical field, and was intrigued by learning the dental world. On her free time, Katie loves to spend time with her family and 3 dogs. She enjoys volunteering her time at the local fire department for the past 4 years.

Wendy Pacay, Front Desk

Wendy is a native of Miami, Florida, but has called Hickory her home for the last 13 years. She started her love for healthcare in high school while working at a surgical physician’s office. After working in the medical field for quite a few years, Wendy decided she needed a change. She has now been in dentistry for over 6 years. She is a Foodie and loves to explore the diversity of other cultures. Wineries and pubs are here favorite places to visit, but the beach is what calls to her heart. Alongside traveling, she loves spending time with her 3 teenagers, family, and friends.

Amanda Stilwell, RDH (Dental Hygienist)

Amanda is a Catawba county native. She graduated from the Catawba Valley community College Dental Hygiene Program. She has been a hygienist for almost 6 years. Amanda treats each patient as family and becomes fully invested in improving their oral health and lives in general. Amanda strives to learn the new technology and advances in the dental field to provide her patients the most up to date treatment. Outside of the office Amanda enjoys time spent with her husband of twenty years and their two teenage daughters. They love attending church and taking care of their animals.

Kristin Franklin, RDH (Dental Hygienist)

Kristin is a native of Newton, graduating from Fred T. Foard High School in 1999. She completed her Associates of Applied Sciences Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2013. Kristin enjoys seeing each patient to help educate them and to help them with their oral health needs to achieve a better overall health.

She has 2 boys, Remington and Easton, that are the light of her life. She enjoys spending her free time hanging out with family and being outdoors.

Stephanie Prakuson, Dental Assistant

Stephanie is a dental assistant who enjoys helping people achieve their perfect smiles because nothing you wear is more important than your smile! She is from Bridgeport, CT but grew up in Morganton, NC where she graduated from Western Piedmont Community College Dental Assisting Program. In her free time she loves to stay fit by going to the gym or hiking, explore different cultural foods, spend time with family and friends and travel.

LaShay Francis, Dental Assistant

LaShay graduated from Western Piedmont Community College in 2010 with a Diploma in Dental Assisting. In 2011, LaShay challenged the Dental Assisting National Board and received her Certification in Dental Assisting. It has been a passion of hers since the 5th grade to work in a dental office. She loves to help patients overcome dental anxiety by making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair while achieving a healthy oral cavity. LaShay was born and raised in North Carolina. She currently resides in Hickory, NC with her 3 children. On her days off she enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her children and family.