Meet The Staff

In addition to Dr. Wright, we believe we have an excellent staff made up of 4 warm and caring people with a combined 70+ years of dental experience. Our staff includes:

Marilyn Doolin – Chairside Assistant – Marilyn is originally from Vermont and has been in the Charlotte area since 1993.  She has been working in the dental field for 25 plus years.  She is married and has 3 children. Marilyn enjoys spending time with her family, friends. She also enjoys outdoor activities, which include boating, camping and hiking.  Marilyn has been working with Dr. Wright since 2006. Patients enjoy her laughter and movie selections.

Janet Grier – Front Desk Coordinator –  Janet is originally from Charlotte and has 25+ years of experience in Oral Surgery.  She is married and has one daughter and three grandchildren.  Janet enjoys spending time with her family, friends and being involved in church activities. She has a one year-old golden doodle, Abbey, who she enjoys taking on long walks.  Janet has been working with Dr. Wright for 9 years and enjoys meeting new patients everyday.

Joan Dameron – Chairside Assistant –  Joan is a true Carolina girl, growing up in Columbia and growing old in Charlotte.  She has 30+ years of experience in General Dentistry and Oral Surgery.  She has always kept her hand in dental assisting, working both part-time and full-time over the years.  Joan has been married for 30 + years and has two grown boys.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening, and baking.   Joan has been working with Dr. Wright for 8 years and always enjoys sharing stories with her patients.

Julie Truesdale – Front Desk Coordinator- Julie is a true native of Charlotte. She has been in dentistry for 34 years. She is married with two grown children. She is an avid fan of the Boston Celtics. She enjoys her time by reading James Patterson books, taking walks, and spending time with family and friends.

Chelsea Blythe – Chairside Assistant-  Chelsea has worked in the dental field since 2013 and has experience in general and cosmetic dentistry as well as endodontics. She joined Dr. Wright’s team in 2019 and enjoys helping her patients. Chelsea grew up in Midland, NC and now resides in Mint Hill, NC. She loves her dog, a Chi-weenie named Sawyer. In her free time , she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, making jewelry and hunting.

Above all, we look forward to having an opportunity to put you at ease in our office and help relieve any discomfort you might be experiencing!