All professionals at Smiles by Shaw maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Our staff of receptionists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants with over 30+ years of combined experience is dedicated to making your visits with us enjoyable and providing information to enable you to enjoy better dental health and improve your smile.
You are “more than just a number” to us.
Kristel Paul- Office Manager/ Dental Hygienist
Kristel graduated from Wayne Community College’s dental hygiene program in 2002. She started with Smiles By Shaw in 2007 and took on the additional role of office manager in 2017. It is always her goal for patients to feel welcome and know that they are getting quality dental care at every visit. Kristel has two sons, Colin and Noah. In her spare time she enjoys reading, going to the beach, and spending time with her family which includes her pup May.
Casey Goodall- Dental Hygienist
Originally from Harnett County, Casey came to Greenville to attend East Carolina University, where she graduated in 2009 with a major in Elementary Education. After spending 5 years in the classroom, she pursued a degree in dental hygiene and graduated Wayne Community College in 2016. Casey and her husband Blake have two children, Grayson and Lilly. In her spare time she enjoys working on home projects with her husband and spending time with her kids and fur babies Binx and Salter.
Diana Casado- Dental Hygienist
Diana graduated from Greensboro Technical Community College’s dental hygiene program in 2003 and started with Smiles By Shaw in 2013. She offers many attributes which include being fluent in Spanish and a passion for patients overall health. Diana is married to Jonatan and they have a Yorkie named Paris. In her spare time she enjoys traveling internationally, trying new foods and collecting indoor plants.
Tina Abramson- Dental Assistant
Tina graduated from Martin Community College’s dental assisting program in 2015 and joined the Smiles By Shaw team a few months later. Tina strives to have a rapport with each of her patients and is dedicated to helping them achieve healthier smiles. She and her husband Chris have one son, Christian, a pup named Remi and two cats Chloe and Dori. Tina enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, hunting and fishing.
Alexis White- Dental Assistant
Alexis graduated from Martin Community College's Dental Assisting program in 2021. She enjoys meeting patients and helping them with all their dental needs. Alexis resides in Pinetown with her husband Chase. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, spending time with family and going on the boat with her husband.
Tori Jackson- Dental Assistant
Tori joined Smiles By Shaw straight out of dental assisting school at Martin Community College in 2019. She resides in Hyde County with her long-time boyfriend, Cole. Tori loves working at Smiles By Shaw and helping patients create smiles that they are proud of. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, shopping, and going on the boat.
Dallas Hancock- Hygiene Assistant
Dallas graduated from the Triangle School of Dental Assisting and joined the Smiles By Shaw team shortly after. She is enjoying learning all the aspects of dentistry especially helping educate patients and helping patients achieve their best smile. Dallas resides in Ayden with her boyfriend Matt and their daughter Charlotte. In her spare time she loves to do DIY projects, going to the beach and reading.
Jamie Smith- Insurance and Billing Coordinator
Jamie graduated from Martin Community College's Dental Assisting program in 2010. She joined Smiles By Shaw in 2021. Jamie and her husband have 2 sons, Hudson and Dawson, and an English Cocker named Fin. They live on Blounts Creek in Chocowinity. Outside of the office, Jamie enjoys being on the boat, going on RV trips and spending time with her family.
Megan Cobb- Patient Coordinator
Megan joined the Smiles By Shaw family in 2019. Megan and her Husband Ryan have two little boys, Walker and Sawyer, and Goldendoodles Sophie Mae and Sadie. Megan loves getting to know each patient personally and strives to make everyone feel welcome. In her spare time she enjoys weekends at White Lake, making memories with family and enjoying life on the farm.
Kaitlin Kotheimer- Office Assistant
Kaitlin is currently a student at East Carolina University studying Accounting and plans to graduate in the fall of 2022. Kaitlin started working with Smiles By Shaw in August 2021 and has been learning a lot about dentistry. She enjoys spending time with her family, fiancé, and their Labrador retriever, Connor. In her spare time, Kaitlin helps maintain her family farm.