Meet The Team | North Raleigh NC

Jenni Sweet, Dental Hygienist

Jenni is a former Southern California girl who also spent three years in Massachusetts, but has called North Carolina home for 20 years. She started as a dental assistant, then became an office manager, and finally returned to UNC Chapel Hill for dental hygiene where she graduated in 2002. Jenni joined the practice in 2013 and loves our family of patients!  Her favorite challenge is setting a nervous patient at ease, something she does very well!  When she isn’t at the office, Jenni is mom to three boys, two dogs, a cat, and seven chickens. In her spare time, Jenni competes in triathlons, including the Ironman!  She is also a member of a cycling team called Team Cheetah which raises money for diabetes research.

Erin Rogers, Dental Hygienist 

Erin grew up in Raleigh and is a proud native North Carolinian.  She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2005, and then a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2008. Her favorite part about being a Dental Hygienist is establishing relationships with her patients and educating them in a relatable way.  When not at the office, Erin loves baking, cheering on the Tar Heels, and most of all, spending time with her husband and son, who are the biggest joys of her life.

Caitlin Glover, Dental Hygienist & Front Office

Caitlin grew up in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She moved to the Raleigh area after attending UNC Chapel Hill. It was there that she received her Bachelors degree in dental hygiene in 2004. Caitlin’s outgoing personality along with her skill and experience as a dental hygienist will help put you at ease. When Caitlin’s not busy giving thrilling flossing lectures or raving about the latest electric toothbrush, she enjoys baking, traveling the world, and spending time with her husband, kids, friends and cats.

Barbara Carver, Dental Assistant

Barbara grew up in Northern Indiana, where she met and married her husband, and then relocated to North Carolina about 15 years ago.  Barbara attended Miller Motte Technical College and received an Associates Degree. She also sat for the DANB board exams and obtained a national certification for Dental Assisting. Her favorite part of assisting is meeting people and helping them achieve their ideal smiles. She is a very positive person that can find the silver lining in any situation! She loves to travel (London, England and Venice, Italy are among her favorites) and has a 12-year-old daughter who is the light of her life!

Liz McBride, Office Coordinator

Liz is originally from Pennsylvania, where she studied Dental Assisting at the Median School in Pittsburg. Liz joined the practice in 1988 as a dental assistant, and now works in the front office. In her many years with the practice, Liz has played a major role in helping the practice grow. She loves people and is a great problem solver!

Lynda Byrd, Financial Administrator

explore your payment and insurance options with our practiceLynda was born and raised in Virginia where she received some of her more than 25 years of experience working with insurance and patient accounts in both the medical and dental fields. She prides herself on helping patients understand the complexities of insurance and teaching them how they can obtain the most out of their insurance benefits. Lynda loves people and the relationships she has developed over her many years in this field with both patients and staff.