The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Michelle H. Mottinger, DDS
Dentist in Greensboro, NCMichelle H. Mottinger, DDS
Dr. Mottinger graduated from the UNC School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill with a D.D.S. degree, and from UNC Chapel Hill with a B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene.
In 1994, Dr. Mottinger joined Dr. Laurence S. Alspaugh in Greensboro, North Carolina; he served as a wonderful mentor and was a dear friend until he passed away in January 2007. Dr. Mottinger acquired Dr. Alspaugh’s practice in 1995 and continues the rich tradition today along with several of the same staff and numerous former patients.
Dr. Mottinger is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, North Carolina Dental Society, Guilford County Dental Society and is involved in many continuing education courses.
She is married to Ted Mottinger and has two sons, Zachary and Matthew. Her interests outside of dentistry include her Australian Shepherd Bailey, church, scrapbooking, skiing and spectator sports. She also loves to travel and enjoys hearing about her patients exciting trips.
Carol Roberts - Dental Hygienist
Carol Roberts has been practicing Dental Hygiene with Dr. Mottinger since her start in 1994. Prior to 1994 she worked with Dr. Lawrence Alspaugh. Her enthusiasm and sense of humor enables our patients to feel comfortable and at ease. She enjoys spending time with her adult children and her grandchildren. In 2009, she and her daughter started a part time business called Nutcracker Confections. (www.NutcrackerConfections.com
Rachel Ellis - Dental Hygienist
Rachel Ellis has been with Dr. Mottinger since 1994 and was a Dental Hygienist with Dr. Lawrence Alspaugh before his retirement. She is passionate about helping patients take the best possible care of their teeth. She takes extra time demonstrating and offering beneficial suggestions on how to maintain them at their best. She enjoys spending time with her family and helping many of her elderly friends.
Jessica Partin - Dental Assistant
Jessica Partin joined our office as a Certified Dental Assistant in December 2015. She is originally from Lewisville, NC. Jessica enjoys interacting with our patients, putting them at ease. She brings a lot of enthusiasm to work each day and keeps the clinical area well organized. She is married to Derek and has a special cat named Olivia.
In Memory: We recently lost one of our longtime assistants, Linda Vanderfleet. She was a dedicated member of our team and will be greatly missed.
Linda Vanderfleet - Dental Assistant
Linda Vanderfleet is a Dental Assistant and has worked with Dr. Mottinger since 1994. She has the phenomenal ability to remember many details about patients that enables us to know them on a deeper level. Her calm demeanor is an important aspect in keeping them at ease during necessary dental procedures. She is married to Peter Vanderfleet and has an adult son, Adam.