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.

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.


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.


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.