Capital Dental Care

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Dentist in Raleigh NC

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CAPITAL DENTAL CARE


Kim Noel -Dental Assistant

Clinical Coordinator

Kim Noel


Originally from NY, Kim began her dental career in 2009 and has been an active part of the Capital Dental Care team for over a decade. Kim started with us as a dental assistant and has also worked at our front desk. She has taken the steps to further her education by becoming a recognized hygiene coordinator and is also certified in phlebotmy. She is quick to make patients feel at ease by building trust with an honest and caring bedside manner. When not working, Kim enjoys spending time with the people she loves and heading to the mountians with her dog whenever time allows.


Taylor Adams - Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist

Taylor Adams


Taylor has been in the dental field for about eight years.She started as a dental assistant and wanted to advance her dental experience by attending hygiene school in the state of Ohio. She practiced hygiene for three years in Ohio before she and her husband decided to move to North Carolina. Taylor has made her home with Capital Dental Care, and has been a valuable team member for over a year. Taylor enjoys the beach and taking walks in the evening with her husband and their dog. Even though both she and her husbands’ family all live back in Ohio, she couldn’t be happier putting down roots in Raleigh North Carolina!


Sam Trice - Front Desk

Insurance Coordinator

Sam Trice


Sammy grew up and still resides in Willow Springs. As patient coordinator at our front desk; Sammy is there to cater to all of our patients needs from booking your appointments, to explaining your treatment plan, to coordinating your dental treatments with your other doctors offices. In addition to being passionate about dance, Sammy also enjoys spending her free time with her family and her little kittens.


Megan Stark - Insurance Coordinator

Insurance Coordinator

Megan Stark


Megan was born and raised in Raleigh and has been in the dental field for 9 years. She started her journey with Capital Dental Care over a year ago now and has been an asset in several areas at our front desk before settling in as an outstanding Insurance Coordinator. She enjoys working with the insurance companies to keep our patients fully informed on the financial aspect of your dental needs. When not at work, Megan enjoys being a mom to her son and daughter and venturing out to spend time with her close family and friends.


Maria Anampa Dental Assistant

Patient Services

Maria Anampa


Originating from Peru, Maria has been in the dental field since 2017. Experienced with both the front and back office, Maria strives to go above and beyond to make sure our patients are informed and comfortable when in our office. Her positive attitude and upbeat demeanor make Maria a wonderful and welcome addition to our team as she fits right in with our Capital Dental Care standard. When not at the office, Maria enjoys being a mom and being creative. Reading, drawing, music and a love of animals add to a list of hobbies that make her time off sound like so much fun!


Gissella Long - Head Front Desk

Administrative Coordinator

Gissella Long


Gissella began her dental career 13 years ago and was with us when we opened our doors in September of 2007. She helped us to establish policies and procedures from the ground up to ensure we provide a safe and comfortable dental experience for all of our patients and staff. As the Administrative Coordinator, she is making sure your dental visit is more about the importance of your treatment and less about the stresses of paperwork . Gissella, her husband, and three sons enjoy trips to explore the beach or the mountains whenever they can in their spare time.


Cassie Minor - Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist

Cassie Minor


Cassandra “Cassie” Minor, RDH, BS is a North Carolina licensed dental hygienist with more than 16 years experience in dentistry. Cassie grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. However, more than 25 years in Raleigh makes it home.
Cassie genuinely cares about her patients. Her kindness and compassion is felt when you enter her room.
Cassie’s continued education has focused on gentle patient care, the oral-systemic link (How your oral health effects your overall health) and US Health policy (Harvard) during her career. Additionally, she has provided more than 4000 hours of free service to those in need. When asked about how she sees herself fitting into patient’s lifestyles she says, “I see myself as a hired, trusted advisor that shares my knowledge of oral health to the benefit of others.”
In her off time Cassie enjoys time with her adult children, learning about dental innovation and anything outdoors.


Monika Arevalo - Treatment Plan Coordinator

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Monika Arevalo


Monika was born in Massachusetts and she started her career in dentistry 25 years ago. She was trained and educated as a dental assistant in U.S Army and has also attended dental hygiene school to further her dental knowledge. As our treatment coordinator, Monika has been given a great opportunity to help our patients understand and budget their treatments. She enjoys being able to help each of you feel informed and comfortable about what to expect from your visit. Monika enjoys her bible and church, coffee dates with friends, crafting, and cooking in her spare time.


Julie Anne Junio - Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Julie Anne Junio


Julie is a certified DDM and practiced as a dentist for six years in the Philippines before moving to the US a few years ago. Julie is passionate about the dental field and joined our team soon after. Julie enjoys furthering her education and has since also received her certifications in dental assisting and phlebotomy. She ensures that our patients receive the compassionate treatment experience that Capital Dental Care strives to provide to you . When Julie is not working, she loves taking road trips and camping with her daughter and friends.



Dental Assistant

Anna Sung


Anna was born in Burma and was introduced to the US ten years ago. She joined Capital Dental Care as a sterization technician over a year ago. She realized she is passionate about working in the medical field and quickly took the steps to move forward, becoming a dental assistant. Anna says that the most rewarding part of her job is to ensure the best possible experience for our patients. She enjoys spending time with all of the people that she loves when she isn’t caring for our patients.


Juliette Tial - Dental Assistant

Patient Services

Juliette Tial


Juiliette was born at the beginning of the century in Burma. After moving to the United States, Juliette decided to pursue a career in the dental field. She is dedicated to her work as a sterilization technician and an inpatient services assistant. Juliette prides herself on being well a rounded team member and you will see her both up front and in the back office. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with old friends and meeting new ones. Juliette is adventurous, loves good food and new places!



Clinical Coordinator

Patricia Mattson


Patty is a Florida native who is a “tooth fairy” in her own right. Always there to comfort and soothe our youngest and most anxious patients, her extensive dental experience makes for a calming but fun visit while you’re in the chair! Patty was an amazing horse trainer and rider for years and now spends her down time vacationing with her husband and visiting her three accomplished children while they are starting families of their own.


Mahsa Mohammadi - Front Dest

Patient Services

Mahsa Mohammadi


Hello Mahsa! Mahsa is a new addition to our team but has long time ties to our office. She has some background in the IT field and has decided to transition to dental patient services. We love the caring and quiet way Mahsa interacts and feel so lucky to finally have her all to ourselves. When not at work, Mahsa enjoys spending time with loved ones and enjoying her new home.


Neda Ahmadi

Insurance Coordinator

Neda Ahmadi


Neda has been with our team for several years and though she is behind the scenes, she is one of the most important team members. Making sure that your accounts are up to date and that your insurance company has paid the amount that was expected. Neda is amazing at making sure that you insurance has all of the information needed to process your claim! When she is not working, Neda enjoys spending time with her family, being a new mom to her son and being around people from different cultures and countries.


Kaleb Calamaco

Patient Services

Kaleb Calamaco


Eager and motivated to start his career in the dental field, Kaleb moved from Texas to Raleigh to make that happen. Kaleb started working at Capital Dental Care as sterilization technician and an inpatient services assistant over a year ago. Kaleb is attentive and enjoys translating for our spanish speaking patients and their families. Kaleb loves being active and enjoys music and playing soccer when he is not tending to our patient’s needs.



Patient Services

Judy Almonte


Judy comes to us from up NY and has been a great addition to our team. Always ready to help you with your scheduling needs, her extensive knowledge of our patients and their planned treatments makes getting an appointment scheduled an easy and streamlined experience. Judy is one of several bi-lingual staff members and takes her time to make sure that our patients and their families are informed and understand the treatments offered to them. In her off time, Judy enjoys being a mom and spending time with friends. She travels to visit family in the Dominican Republic as often as possible.





Eliceo Contreras

Dental Assistant

Eliceo Contreras


Eliceo was born in Durham and attended Louisburg College before finding his choice of career in the dental field. Eliceo has obtained his dental assisting certification and takes pride helping you achieve and maintain beautiful and healthy smiles. In his spare time, Eliceo enjoys spending time with friends and playing soccer.


Dima Alhadi

Registered Dental Hygienist

Dima Alhadi


We are thrilled to announce a new hygienist to our roster! Dima is an experienced and licensed RDH. Dima provides our patients with a streamlined and informative visit, making sure to address all patient questions and concerns. Making you feel at ease for your cleaning appointment is a priority to her and we appreciate all of her dedication to our patients. Dima enjoys spending time with her husband and children when she is not at Capital Dental Care.







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