At Gillespie Dental Associates, we have a team of talented dental hygienists who help our dentists, Dr. Timothy E. Gillespie and associates, keep your smile clean and healthy. Take some time to meet them and then call (828) 252-9351 for your dental appointment in Asheville, North Carolina.

Donna Barnhart
Donna began her career with Dr. Gillespie as a dental assistant, she then furthered her dental education and graduated from AB-Tech with a degree in dental hygiene. Donna’s patients enjoy her southern belle charm, nurturing demeanor and gentle touch. She is a devoted wife and mother of two absolutely adorable sons.


Mary Pearson
With over 40 years of experience in dental hygiene, Mary offers a great deal of skill and professional insight to our practice. Mary received her degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Arkansas and joined our practice in 2016 after practicing in offices all over the world. Her bright and engaging personality puts patients at ease, and she builds lasting relationships while learning about her patient’s lives and hobbies. Mary herself has a wide range of interests, from hat making to singing jazz. She also enjoys spending time with her four children, granddaughter, Isla, grandson, Rowen and her adorable pomadoodle, Bow.


Kailey Jones
Kailey received her dental hygiene degree from AB Tech. She works as a hygienist and also assists our busy front office staff at times. Kailey is very thorough and detail-oriented, yet has a laid back demeanor that her patients find calming. She and her husband, Jeremy, have a two-year old daughter, Gwen, who keeps them both on the go! Kailey loves sampling Jeremy’s culinary creations and although she does not have much time to spare these days, she still enjoys hiking these beautiful trails any chance she gets.


Originally from Texas, Hannah recently made the exciting move to beautiful Asheville after 10 years in Atlanta. Her spunky and personable nature makes her a perfect fit for our practice! With 12+ years of experience, she puts patients at ease while delivering exceptional clinical care. Hannah enjoys spending time with friends and her dog, Charlie. Her hobbies include running, cooking, traveling and hiking.


Vicki Hall McCurry
Originally from Alabama, Vicki has called the beautiful Asheville area her home for most of her life. With over 35 years of experience in dental hygiene, she thrives on helping patients maintain and improve their oral health while nurturing long-term relationships. She loves spending quality time with her husband, Jeff, and the rest of her two and four-legged family!