Meet the Burns Family Dentistry Team

Our practice is focused on staying current with the latest techniques and technology. Our entire staff is CPR certified and attends annual training to ensure we are OSHA compliant. The Drs. and hygienists well exceed the mandatory annual continuing education hours (Drs. 15 hrs.; hygienists 6 hrs.). Both Drs. are also members of local dental study clubs and all staff members attend applicable sessions and obtain additional training pertinent to their job responsibilities.

Meet The Burns Family Dentistry Team


Debby, Office Manager

Debby, Office Manager

Debby graduated from Owens/Findlay University in 1997 (Ohio) with a degree in Business Management. She has over 20 years of experience in purchasing, production control and business management in the automotive, oil refining and insurance industries with over 10 years in Dental office management. Wilmington has been her home since 2005, previously living in Charlotte, NC and growing up in NW Ohio. Debby enjoys spending time with her family (she has two daughters; Laken and Kaelyn), going to the beach, reading and crocheting. She enjoys the field of dentistry as well as interfacing with patients at their appointments.


Brandy, Office Administrator

Brandy, Office Administrator

Brandy brings with her over 20 years of dentistry experience, both clinically as well as administrative. She has worked in various specialty practices across the United States to include Pediatric, Prosthodontics, and Orthodontics. She graduated from Georgetown University, Washington DC with a Bachelor of Science degree. Brandy is passionate about all aspects of dentistry to include patient education, volunteering her free time at many of the local elementary schools reviewing proper brushing, flossing and oral hygiene techniques with students. When Brandy is not working in the office or in a school, you can find her with a camera in hand, photographing families and babies. Brandy is married and together they have 3 sons, their oldest Landon is a Science Olympiad and twins Grayson & Blayne play travel soccer for WHYFC.


Jenni, Office Administrator

Jenni, Office Administrator

Jenni originally started out in dentistry as a surgical assistant for an Oral Surgeon for 4 years before transferring over to office administration. She lives in Hampstead with her husband and two children, Collin & Avery. Jenni loves living close to the beach but her heart is in the Mountains! She loves hiking, reading a good book at the beach and spending time with her family.


Julie, Dental Hygienist

Julie, Dental Hygienist

Julie, a full-time hygienist, is from Concord, NC, and has lived in Wilmington since 2004. She received a bachelor's degree in Health Promotion from Appalachian State University prior to earning a degree in Dental Hygiene at Cape Fear Community College. With her educational background and love for healthy smiles, Julie is committed to providing a comfortable and educational experience. In her free time, she enjoys walking her dogs, fishing and kayaking.


Keri, Dental Hygienist

Keri, Dental Hygienist

Keri graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000 with a BS degree in dental hygiene. Originally from Wilmington, she lived and worked in Raleigh after graduation, where she met her husband Jon. Keri and her family moved back to Wilmington and she works as a full-time hygienist at our practice. She has two sons, Owen and Liam. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going to the beach.


Karen, Dental Hygienist

Karen, Dental Hygienist

Karen graduated from Tennessee State University in 1992 with an Associate degree in dental hygiene. She also earned an Associate Business degree from Miami University of Ohio. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio; Karen and her husband moved to the Wilmington area in 2013 to be near family. She has over 20 years of experience in dental hygiene. In her free time she enjoys the beach, golfing and tennis.


Bekah, Treatment Coordinator

Bekah, Treatment Coordinator

Bekah has been a dental assistant since 2003 and earned her national certification (CDA) in 2012. She relocated from Baltimore, MD to Wilmington in 2012 for a change of scenery. She strives to deliver patient care with compassion and uses her knowledge to help educate her patients. Bekah and her husband, Greg, have 2 boys; Vincent and Connor. She has a great appreciation for music, movies, art & her favorite thing to do is spend time with family and friends.


Dana, Treatment Coordinator

Dana, Treatment Coordinator

Dana has been a dental assistant since 2004. Natives of Charlotte NC, Dana and her husband moved to Wilmington in 2015. She loves working in the dental field and her true passion is being able to make the patients feel at home and comfortable during their visit. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs Ryder and Chyna, usually on the water.


Katy, Treatment Coordinator

Katy, Treatment Coordinator

Katy graduated from Cape Fear Community College's Dental Assisting Program in 1996. Over the last 19 years, she has built her career on the principal of caring. As a Wilmington native, Katy enjoys many outdoor activities the area offers. In her spare time you may catch her walking her dog Calli, paddle boarding or volunteering at church.


Victoria, Treatment Coordinator

Victoria, Treatment Coordinator

Victoria is a dental assistant with over 17 years of experience and a passion for Dentistry. Victoria and her three children Tyler, Dylan, and Landon are new to Wilmington and are natives of Northern Virginia. She loves spending time at the beach with her family, going to concerts and drawing. Her understanding and compassionate demeanor helps patients with high anxiety to feel comfortable and relaxed.