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


Stephanie is a graduate of West Wilkes High School and a 2010 Graduate of Gardner-Webb University where she recieved her Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management. She has been with Dr. Wessels since 2012 and serves as the Scheduling/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 introduced 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/Office Administation


Chelsey is a 2010 graduate of North Wilkes High School & 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, & dental implants. She has been a clinical assistant for the past few years but recently her role has changed and she now brings her clinical dental knowledge to the administrative side of our office. Her & 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, & photography.




Meagan - Registered Dental Hygienist


Meagan is a graduate of Wilkes Central High School & a 2012 graduate of Catawba Valley Community College where she recieved her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has reccently joined Dr. Wessels in 2016 and serves as our full time Dental Hygenist. 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 denistry since 2004 and has 9 years of experience in Oral Surgery. 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 Mountians 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 recived her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has recently goined Dr. Wessels 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.