Our Professionals

Compton

Office Manager

Compton has the friendly voice that greets you when you call our practice, and will be the first smiling face you see upon entering. She has been with the practice for fifteen years and keeps everyone cheerful and positive. She has been working in dentistry since 1994.

Compton is a native of Asheville and has three children, DeAngelo, Charne’, and Reggie. She is also the proud grandmother of five.

Colleen

Financial Coordinator

Colleen is the financial coordinator for Dr. Lee, and deals with all issues involving dental insurance coverage. She joined the practice in 2007.

Colleen is a native of Ohio and has two children, Amy and Scott. She resides in Tryon with her husband, Mitch, and dog Milo.

Karen

Dental Hygienist

Karen is a native of Mills River, NC, though she lived in Miami, Florida for 20 years. Karen attended Miami-Dade Community College, where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. Karen loves working directly with patients and helping them to achieve and maintain optimum oral health.

Karen has two children, Dustin and Karla. Dustin lives in Chicago and works for HUB international, an insurance brokerage. Karla received her Master’s in Public Affairs from WCU, and is now the coordinator for Buncombe County Parks and Recreation Special Olympics.

Courtney

Dental Hygienist

Courtney grew up in Black Mountain, NC. She graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Art Education and taught elementary school art for three years. In 2015 Courtney earned her associate’s degree from AB-Tech for Dental Hygiene.

Courtney has a 6-year-old daughter named Maci and a dachshund named Scarlett. Courtney enjoys photography, hiking, and spending time with her family.

Karina

Dental Assistant

Karina was born and raised in Germany. She has lived in the United States and worked in dentistry for over 30 years.

Karina lives in Hendersonville with her two bloodhounds, and has a daughter who lives in Boston. Karina enjoys hiking, mountain biking and skiing.

Lauren

Dental Assistant

Lauren graduated from A-B Tech in 2017 as a Certified Dental Assistant II. She is a native of Hendersonville, graduating from Hendersonville High School in 2009. She is a proud veteran, having served five years in the United States Army as a combat medic.

Lauren is happily married and has five fur babies: Two Siamese cats, Mickey and Mallory; a white German shepherd, Athena; a pit bull terrier named Champ; and her newest baby, Tucker, a Boston terrier.