Our dental assistants are the heart and soul of Gillespie Dental Associates. They are there for you and for our dentists, Dr. Timothy E. Gillespie and associates. You can meet our dental assistants below or to experience their first-class care for yourself call (828) 252-9351 today to schedule your appointment.

BROOKE HENSLEY
Brooke is a western North Carolina native. She earned her degree in dental assisting from AB Tech and her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Carolina University. Brooke has a husband, Luke, and two sons, Cohen and Navy. She is very family oriented and loves spending time with her sons playing outside or making crafts. She receives great satisfaction from helping others, which is apparent in the work she does with our assistants and with her patients.

 

KATIE FORSYTHE
Growing up in Waynesville, western North Carolina has always been home to Katie. She graduated from the dental assisting program at AB Tech and has several years of dentistry under her belt now. She is newly engaged to her fiancé, Matt. They love hiking these beautiful trails and are busy planning their wedding for next fall!

 

Irene Arroyo
IRENE ARROYO
Irene has a quiet and smiling poise to her which relaxes patients. She is the true epitome of keep calm and carry on. Irene loves to learn and is ready to take on new advances in our office with enthusiasm. Irene is bilingual and loves to spend time with her family and pups at home.

 

Wendy Long
WENDY LONG
Wendy is originally from Florida but now calls western Carolina home. She received her dental assisting degree from AB-Tech. A terrific conversationalist, Wendy does a great job putting patients at ease. Wendy loves traveling and spending time outdoors hunting and fishing with her husband.

 

Yvette Manny
YVETTE MANNY
Yvette received her dental assisting degree from Keiser University in Florida. Yvette has been a dedicated assistant for years! Patients appreciate her empathetic, caring nature. Family is very important to Yvette as she spends her time out of the office with her husband, children and grandchildren.