meet our staff

Dr. Yvette Stokes DDS

Dr. Stokes began her practice of dentistry when she joined Dr. Caldwell in Fayetteville in 1994. She majored in zoology at North Carolina State University and received her DDS degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. She later attended the University of Maryland where she completed a residency program and received her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Stokes and her husband, Stephen, have four children.

Dr. Stokes is active in various community and charitable organizations including serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Friends of Children of Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and serving as a Board of Trustees member to the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center. She is also on staff at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and is a member of the National Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Old North State Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Shannitta Bridgers DDS MS

Dr. Bridgers, a native of Hobgood , NC , attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science. She continued her dental education at UNC-Chapel Hill to obtain her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with highest honors as well as her Master of Science degree in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Bridgers joined as an associate at Highland Pediatric Dental in 2012. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry , the American Dental Association, and the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Bridgers enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and photography during her spare time.

Lisa: Billing and Insurance Coordinator

Lisa graduated from Kenwood High School in Baltimore, Maryland and was a student at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC. She has 11 years of experience in her field and has been with Highland Pediatric since 2002. Lisa enjoys interacting with the patients and their parents and spending time with her family and friends outside of work.

Rita: Certified Dental Assistant/Clinical Coordinator

Rita graduated from E.E. Smith High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC, where she earned her Medication Aide Certificate and her degree as a dental assistant. She has worked with Highland Pediatric since 2007. Rita likes working in a kid-friendly environment and enjoys photography, scrapbooking, and spending time with her children and family.

Tameka: Certified Dental Assistant

Tameka graduated from Douglas Byrd High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC, where she earned her certificate in Dental Assisting. She has worked with Highland Pediatric since 1997. Tameka appreciates the openness and honesty of children and enjoys reading, shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.

Suzie: Certified Dental Assistant

Suzie graduated from Douglas Byrd High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC. She has working at Highland Pediatric since 1985 and loves working with children and watching the patients grow up. She volunteers as a youth advisor at her church and enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

Blair: Dental Assistant/Dental Hygiene Assistant

Blair graduated from Southview High School in Fayetteville, NC and received her certifications in Coronal Polishing and X-Ray from Fayetteville Technical Community College. She has worked with Highland Pediatric since 2000 and loves working with children and hearing their funny stories. She enjoys days at the beach. Spending time with her son, family and friends.

Liz: Dental Assistant

Liz graduated from La Puente High School. She received her dental assistant certificate from North West College in 1991. She has worked with many specialties: oral surgery, pediatrics, prosthodontics, worked with children in Cumberland County Schools in Mobile Dental Vans and Fort Bragg Dental Clinics with soldiers. Liz joined our staff in 2013. She likes spending time with family and her children. Her hobby is making jewelry out of glass beads. She likes going to the beach, swimming and shopping.

Susan: Dental Hygienist

Susan graduated from South View High School and Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC, where she earned her degree in Applied Science, North Carolina Dental Hygiene License, and National Dental Hygiene Board Certification. She has worked with Highland Pediatric since 1975 and has enjoyed watching the patients grow up. Susan is an avid reader and likes spending time outdoors and with her family and two dogs.

Andrea: Administrative Assistant

Andrea graduated from Vidalia High School and Southeastern Technical College in Georgia, where she earned her degree in Accounting. She has worked at Highland Pediatric since 2008 and enjoys being able to help make sure the patients and their parents are happy. Andrea likes to go to the beach and spend time with her family.

 

 

 

 

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1367 Walter Reed Road, Suite 103
Fayetteville, NC 28304
Phone: 910-485-8749
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