Lynne is at the epicenter of Charlotte Laser Dental and has been with the office since 2021. She is our patient care coordinator and has over 25 years of experience in dentistry. She is very family oriented which shows in how helpful she is to our patients as well as our staff. Lynne is extremely knowledgeable with insurance related matters. She is the first warm and caring face you see when you enter our office and the last to say "have a wonderful day" when you leave.
Heather, once our head dental assistant, has been with our practice since 2008. In 2021, she transitioned from the clinical side to the front office side of the practice and brings her clinical experience with scheduling and discussing treatment needs with patients. She is from Charlotte, having grown up very close to the office. Heather has over 20 years experience in patient care, making her one of the most knowledgeable staff members in Charlotte. She is very enthusiastic about new and cutting edge ideas in dentistry. Her other interests including maintaining a high level of physical fitness as well as spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys the outdoors, hiking and climbing and has been known on occasion to jump out of airplanes! Heather brings a vibrant attitude to the office on a daily basis.
Lee, one of our Registered Dental Hygienists, has been with the practice since 2006. She attended the Dental Hygiene program at Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC. Lee has practiced in the Charlotte area over 20 years. She is extremely talented with educating patients and aiding them in developing a specific homecare program that best fits their personal needs. She used to be involved in the Speed World Racing Challenge Series with team Tindol Motorsports. She enjoys traveling and spending time on the lake. Lee is also very active in caring for stray animals, and she volunteers her time with the various local animal rescue organizations. Lee is looking forward to sharing her knowledge of new advances in dentistry with her patients.
Tessie is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She joyfully joined our team full time in 2008. A 1994 graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill, she is a Tarheel extremist. She has practiced in the Charlotte area for over 20 years and loves the improvements and advances in dentistry that she has encountered. Tessie enjoys the relationships developed with patients through patient care and education. She loves attending continuing education courses and sharing the information with her patients. Tessie is an avid animal lover and spends much of her time caring for and helping find homes for strays. She is a member of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's Volleyball officials for this area and officiates games in middle school, high school, and even the collegiate level. Tessie is extremely happy to be serving the members of this community on a professional as well as personal level.
Shenagh is Dr. McMurtry's assistant and joined our team in 2022. She has over 25 years of experience in the dental field. We are grateful for all the years of experience that she brings with her. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, camping, and antiquing with her husband. Shenagh has several dogs and loves just hanging out with them too.
We fully realize this is a team approach to care. Click HERE for a list of resources that Dr. McMurtry and his team utilize on a regular basis. Please note this list may not be all-inclusive and is updated periodically.