Dental Staff

Dr. Stephen J. Wessels's Team

All our professionals at Dr. Wessels office maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay up to date with the latest trends in dentistry.


Stephanie - Office Administration/Insurance Coordinator


Stephanie is a graduate of West Wilkes High School and a graduate of Gardner-Webb University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management.  She has been with Dr. Wessels since 2012 and serves as the Insurance Coordinator but has been working in the healthcare industry since 2008.  She works hand in hand with our patients to ensure that they get all their dental needs scheduled and completed to achieve a healthy and happy smile!  Stephanie has been married since 2013 and welcomed her first child in 2015.  Outside the office, she enjoys leisure rides with her husband, front porch sitting with her son, and photography.





Chelsey - Certified Dental Assistant


Chelsey is a 2010 graduate of North Wilkes High School and 2012 graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Wilkes Community College.  She has a DANB Certification in radiology, infection control, and general chairside assisting.  She has been with Dr. Wessels since August, 2013.  Her mom was a Certified Dental Assistant while she was growing up, so her love for dentistry started at a young age.  She has experience in general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and dental implants.  She is cross-trained in office administration as well.  Her and her husband welcomed their first child, a son, in November 2015.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, keeping up with the Carolina Tar Heels basketball team, and photography.




Meagan - Registered Dental Hygienist


Meagan is a graduate of Wilkes Central High School and a 2012 graduate of Catawba Valley Community College where she received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  She joined Dr. Wessels' office in 2016 and serves as our full time Dental Hygienist.  Meagan has been married since 2014, and plans to have children in the future.  She currently resides in Wilkes County with her husband and their two German Shepherds.  Meagan enjoys running and spending time with family and friends.






Marianne - Certified Dental Assistant


Marianne studied Dental Assisting at Fayetteville Technical Community College.  She has worked in general dentistry since 2004 and has 10 years of experience in Oral Surgery.  She joined Dr. Wessels' office in February of 2013.  Marianne is very passionate about implant and cosmetic dentistry, and strives to help our patients achieve their optimal oral health.  She is from Raeford, NC and moved to the beautiful Appalachian Mountains in October, 2015.  She is married and has two children.  Marianne and her family enjoy hiking, kayaking, riding their motorcycle, and going out to eat as a family.






Melanie - Registered Dental Hygienist


Melanie is a 2002 Graduate if Catawba Valley Community College where she received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  She joined Dr. Wessels' office in 2017 and serves as our Part Time Dental Hygienist. Melanie has been married since 2000 and has three children.  Outside of work, Melanie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.







Rebecca - Office Administration/Scheduling Coordinator


A native of South Carolina, Rebecca graduated Magna Cum Laude from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.  She joined Dr. Wessels’ office in June of 2018.  Rebecca has a detail oriented background working in the dentistry field as well as multiple years in law enforcement with several agencies including the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED).  She enjoys traveling, kayaking and spending time with her family.