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The Nu Image Team

The Doctors & Staff at Nu Image Welcome You.

Meet Our Doctors

Kevin Neshat
DDS, MD
Oral Surgeon
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Jorge Perez
DMD
Oral Surgeon
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William Benzing
DMD
Oral Surgeon
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Amandip Kamoh
DDS
Oral Surgeon
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Anthony Immediata
DMD
Oral Surgeon
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Alexandra Petraszko
DDS, MD
Oral Surgeon
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Samuel Addison
DDS, MD
Oral Surgeon
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Nathalie Rivero
DMD, MS
Periodontist
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Bill Konicki
DMD, MD
Oral Surgeon
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Our Vision

Our mission at Nu Image Surgical is to be the most innovative, reputable and experienced practice in the art and science of oral surgery and periodontics. We achieve this goal by providing the highest quality of care in the safest, most comfortable and time effective manner.

Our Culture

We think it is important to share with our patients and our community the core value from which we develop our culture.

We Before Me

“All In” Attitude

Take Initiative, Be Accountable & Own the Outcome

Focus on Innovation, not Limitation​

Give ˃ Get – Go Above and Beyond​

Always be Growing​

Management
Finance & Insurance
Marketing
Brier Creek
Cary/Springs
Raleigh
Wake Forest
Periodontics
Adrianne
Director of Operations

Birthplace: Hartford, WI

Family & Pets: Husband – Carlo, Daughter – London, Dogs – Jackson & Kennedy

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s in Healthcare Management; 15 years of Management experience in Orthopedics, Pediatrics, OBGYN, ENT and Oral Surgery

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The challenge of working for a fast-growing company; the doctors & employees; changing our patients’ lives

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: A margarita

First concert ever attended: Guns & Roses

The most unusual thing in my bag: 60 office keys

Bridgette
Patient Care Administrator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC – I’m a local!

Family & Pets: husband and 3 kids (Chloe, Bristol & Oscar)

Education & Experience: Associates Degree in Early Childhood

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Seeing how we change peoples’ lives and working with great people!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Alcohol

First concert ever attended: Reba

Angela
Director of Finance

Birthplace: Binghamton, NY

Family & Pets: Hubby, Bill; son, Nick; daughter, Taylor; dogs, Ralphie & Lucy

Education & Experience: Broome Community College

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Working with family!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Mr. Clooney

First concert ever attended: Bon Jovi

The most unusual thing in my bag: Airplane head phones

Kim W.
Director of Marketing & Education

Birthplace: Detroit, MI

Family & Pets: Husband, Dave; Son, Cole

Education & Experience: BS English & Marketing; 15 years of medical sales experience; 8 years as a dental implant territory manager; 8 years in marketing with Nu Image

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Our referrals and the network of dental friends; the team – watching and mentoring people and seeing them grow and improve is the best!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: family

First concert ever attended: Sting

The most unusual thing in my bag: Stay Puft marshmallow man figurine

Lori
Clinical Director

Birthplace: Pilot, NC

Family & Pets: Husband, Brad; kiddos, Parker & Weston; dog, Ellie Mae

Education & Experience: Certified Phlebotomist; 10+ years at Nu Image

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Always learning!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My wet brush

First concert ever attended: Kenny Chesney

The most unusual thing in my bag: Diapers

Vee A
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Santa Ana, California (also known as Costa Mesa, or Long Beach, CA)

Family & Pets: My parents, 2 sisters, 2 brothers, 3 handsome nephews & 3 dogs

Education & Experience: Miller-Motte College assisted for 3 years and transitioned to an insurance coordinator after 3 years of being on the clinical side.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: How appreciative our doctors are as well as how welcoming each and every one is!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Sunscreen, let’s go ahead and enjoy the sun with a nice tan!

First concert ever attended: Aventura

The most unusual thing in my bag: Receipts

Brittney W
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Morgantown, WV

Family & Pets: My fiancé, Michael, and I have two dogs (Maggy and Mindy), a cat (his nickname is Bert and he’s so extra so sometimes we’ll call him Bertrude).  I have a yellow African box turtle named Sheldon and two fish aquariums.

Education & Experience: I’ve worked with dental insurance for 6 years. Mostly oral surgery and some general. Oral surgery is by far my favorite! I graduated from Wake Tech with an Associate in Arts degree.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Everyone works so well together. It’s great to laugh and enjoy coming to work! Life/Work balance. I love the little gestures the company does to make the staff feel valued and appreciated.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: All the snacks!!

First concert ever attended: Steve Miller Band

The most unusual thing in my bag: Easy mac :P

Haley
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Mom, dad and husband!

Education & Experience: Dental Assisting at NC Dental U

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: How involved everyone is together and how awesome all the doctors are and all that they do to show their appreciation of us!

First concert ever attended: Shania Twain

Brianne
Treatment & Financial Coordinator

Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Family & Pets: Husband, Seth; son/dog, Moose

Education & Experience: Wake Tech – Dental Assisting

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My awesome work family and making our patients’ experience at our office enjoyable!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: A beach chair to lay out in

First concert ever attended: Brooks & Dunn

The most unusual thing in my bag: Bandana

Meredith
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Nashville, TN, but I’ve lived in the Raleigh area most of my life.

Family & Pets: My husband, Matt; Son, Mikey (5), Daughter, Genny (1), and 2 dogs – Peanut and Slinky

Education & Experience: I have an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration. I have been in the health administration field for 8 years and in dental insurance for 3 years.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image:  Nu Image has a wonderful work culture! The people I work with are fantastic and I love what I do!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: A boat so I could get home (after a few days of rest)!

First concert ever attended: Alanis Morissette

The most unusual thing in my bag: There are probably some random Hot Wheels cars and hair bows in there from my kids. I’m a bit scared to look, honestly.

Jenna
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: My better half Chris, and our two sweet little girls Kennedy & Kendall (these 3 are my world!)

Education & Experience: Business Management degree from Barton College in Wilson, NC + 10 years of experience in the healthcare industry.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: I love our focus on patient care and the amazing work culture.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Good shoes!

First concert ever attended: Aerosmith

The most unusual thing in my bag: A mini screw driver

Mallory
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: My wife, Lisa, and our Golden Doodle, Chase

Education & Experience: I received a BA in Communication Studies from UNCW. I have 8+ years of experience in the healthcare industry.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The culture of the company, the passion we have for our patients, and the work/life balance.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My lunch box because it is always full of snacks.  Survival, ya know?

First concert ever attended: N’SYNC in 7th grade

The most unusual thing in my bag: A baggy of dog treats

Natalie F.
Insurance Coordinator

Birthplace: Burlington, VT

Family & Pets: Husband, two little girls and a very fat black lab

Education & Experience: My co-workers

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Sunblock so my skin would stay ageless

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Bon Jovi

The most unusual thing in my bag: I don’t think I have anything unusual in my bag, I just looked and no legos today ????

Asha
Professional Relations Director

Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI – yes, I’m a “cheese head”

Family & Pets: One amazing daughter (Gianna) and a dog (Yogi)

Education & Experience: BA in Public Relations and a Licensed Massage Therapist

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: our incredible culture that we’ve developed over the years

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: The Bible

First concert ever attended: Sesame Street Live

The most unusual thing in my bag: Dog treats

Natalie P.
Professional Relations Director

Birthplace: Born and raised in Pilot, NC!

Family & Pets: Hard working hubby, sweet stepson and dog named Zoey

Education & Experience: I am a PIRATE! I graduated from ECU and have been with Nu Image for 7+ years

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: We are a family and everyone thinks with their heart and wants the best for our patients and coworkers.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Chapstick!

First concert ever attended: Paula Abdul – woohoo, love her!

The most unusual thing in my bag: Tiny scissors and…a koozie ????

Nikki
Social Media & Marketing Manager

Birthplace: Boston, MA

Family & Pets: Husband and soon-to-be son, Noah

Education & Experience: BS from Florida State, go Seminoles!

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The people! The entire team is so welcoming and supportive of one another.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Boat

First concert ever attended: Rolling Stones

The most unusual thing in my bag: A thank you card

Amber
Lead Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Durham, NC

Family & Pets: Boyfriend, Lance; Daughter, Stella; Dog, Reese

Education & Experience: 4+ years of oral surgery experience

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My team and surgeons

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Chapstick

First concert ever attended: Reba

The most unusual thing in my bag: Tape Measure

Ashley
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Boyfriend, Adam. Son, Kaleb. Step Daughter, Taylor. Fur-baby, Chole.

Education & Experience: Associates Degree in Applied Science. CMA, Certified Medical Assistant, 5 years in Family Medicine

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The encouragement from my teammates

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Chapstick

First concert ever attended: Backstreet Boys #BSB4ever

The most unusual thing in my bag: I don’t carry a bag because it attracts junk!

Brooke
Clinical Triage Assistant

Birthplace: Texas

Family & Pets: Hubby (Matt), Tatum (daughter), Ethan (son), Monday (cat)

Education & Experience: 19 years of experience!

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The team of people I work with and the amazing surgeons

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Rope

First concert ever attended: No Doubt

The most unusual thing in my bag: Tweezers

Christina
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Mom, Tammy; sister, Brittany; brother, Mike; my plants

Education & Experience: Vance Granville Community College

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My work family!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Camera

First concert ever attended: Vince Gill

Jennifer
Senior Patient Care Specialist

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

Family & Pets: Chris (husband), Justin (son), Julian (Rottie/Shepherd Mix)

Education & Experience: University of Kentucky

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Phone or suntan lotion!

First concert ever attended: Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers

The most unusual thing in my bag: Screwdriver

Cora
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah

Family & Pets: Huband, Blake, 2 fur kids, Hank and Bernie, and 4 hunting dogs

Education & Experience: DAll; 3 years in oral surgery

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My work family, and learning new things everyday!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Beer

First concert ever attended: Jimmy Buffett

The most unusual thing in my bag: Toothbrush

Ellsie
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace:  Denver, CO

Family & Pets:  For now it's just my husband and I and then baby #1 soon arriving in April :)

Education & Experience:  Bachelors in Nutrition and 5 years of Dental Assisting

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: the snacks 😉 just kidding - my team!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: I can't say I'm super needy - probably chapstick or a hair elastic 

First concert ever attended: Train and Maroon 5

The most unusual thing in my bag: at least 2 chapsticks and always a $2 bill

Ashtyn
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: I married my high school sweetheart in 2019. We enjoy being outdoors riding four wheelers at our land and spending time with our family. We have an English Bulldog named Mack. He loves to slobber, eat and be super close to us at all times (he is our spoiled child).

Education & Experience: I graduated from Central Carolina Community College with a Business Administration Degree. I also attended Sandhills Dental Career Center where I became a Dental Assistant. I worked as a Dental Assistant in General Dentistry for 2 years before becoming a sales Manager for Broad River Retail. I worked as a sales manager for 2 years before joining Nu Image.

Favorite Thing about working at Nu Image:  The learning opportunity is endless and there is always room for growth. 

If stranded on a remote Island, the one item I'd want with me: A filtered water bottle; my drinking water would have to be clean. 

First concert ever attended: Hootie and the Blowfish

The most unusual thing in my bag: I do not carry a bag; it’s too much to keep up with. 

Gabbie
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Georgia

Family & Pets: My son, Silas, and our dog, Sugar.

Education & Experience: I have a background in Cosmetology and Retail

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image:  Working with such an amazing and supportive team.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Satellite phone

First concert ever attended: Fall out Boy and Paramore

The most unusual thing in my bag: ...what bag??

Brittanie
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: New Hartford, NY

Family & Pets: Trevor (boyfriend), Christian (son), Lincoln (fur baby)

Education & Experience: Mohawk Valley Community College

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: the Nu Image family!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Lip Balm

First concert ever attended: Nickelback, Trapt, Taking Back Sunday

The most unusual thing in my bag: A lunch list from 3 weeks ago

Dorene
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: New York

Family & Pets: Husband, 3 children, 3 dogs, 1 bearded dragon

Education & Experience: 24 years dental assisting; 4 years of front desk experience

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The people I work with

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Chapstick

First concert ever attended: Rick Springfield

The most unusual thing in my bag: Rain Jacket

Jeanda
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Smithfield, NC

Family & Pets: 9 chickens, 2 dogs, mom, sister

Education & Experience: School in Wilmington

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: my coworkers!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Shoes

First concert ever attended: Elton John

The most unusual thing in my bag: Crackers

Karen
Sterilization Technician

Birthplace: Smithfield, NC

Family & Pets: Husband, Marc (married 26 years); son, Cody (24); daughter, Taylor (21); 3 dogs: Cami & Max (Beagles) and Bogger (Blue Heeler)

Education & Experience: 5 years as an oral surgery assistant

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Co-workers are like family and we have the best patients!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Phone, to call someone for a ride!

First concert ever attended: The Avett Brothers

The most unusual thing in my bag: Protein shakes and chocolate covered raisins

Martie
Patient Care Specialist

Birthplace: New Jersey

Family & Pets: 3 children

Education & Experience: Lebanon Valley College, Nuclear Medical Technology, 30 years dental experience both clinical and administrative

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Leadership and teamwork. A pleasure to be part of this team of caring individuals.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Lighter to make fire. Not a fan of cold weather.

First concert ever attended: Journey

The most unusual thing in my bag: Leatherman Tool.....because you never know what life adventures will have in store.

Stephanie
Senior Patient Care Specialist

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Husband: JT Bunce, Daughter: Darby Bunce, Fur baby #1: Cooper, Fur baby #2: Ryder, The cat…. Opie

Education & Experience: Graduated from C.C.C.C in 2014 with a degree in Office Administration and graduated as Certified Dental Assistant. I worked as a Pediatric Dental Assistant for 4 years, Decided once I had Darby I wanted to work in Office Administration.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The work family!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Water

First concert ever attended: Kenny Chesney

The most unusual thing in my bag: My husband’s hospital band from his procedure last Tuesday

Tiffany
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Auburn, NY

Family & Pets: I have 2 children, Maximus & Mila

Education & Experience: I went to school for dental assisting, worked as a DA, treatment coordinator and front office in various fields of dentistry

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Taking pride in knowing that I work alongside some of the best dental professionals in the area

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Boat so I could try to make my way home to my babies

First concert ever attended: Boyz II Men

The most unusual thing in my bag: Lint roller with my daughter’s hair bows stuck to it

Holly R.
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Apex, NC

Family & Pets: My fiancé Scott and my dogs Cricket, Jackson, and Lucky

Education & Experience: I went to NC State University and received a bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2019, and worked in insurance/recruiting for a year till coming here.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Getting to interact with patients each day!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Bug spray

First concert ever attended: Mac Miller

The most unusual thing in my bag: Clamp to install a can light... remodeling problems...

Triin
Lead Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Estonia

Family & Pets: Husband; Brennon, kids; Taavo and Eleliis, dog; Scottie

Education & Experience: Certified Dental Assistant 2014, 2 years as pediatric assistant, surgical assistant at Nu Image 2.5 years

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Working with family and the way we are able to change our patients lives.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Family photo

First concert ever attended: The Eagles

The most unusual thing in my bag: Bacon

Becca
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Pineville, NC

Family & Pets: fiancé named Jordan and 2 gerbils named Chibi and Ducky Jr.

Education & Experience: NC State graduate with experience in elementary education and med spa administration

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: the Nu Image team!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: my inhaler

First concert ever attended: Nickel Creek

The most unusual thing in my bag: BioFreeze

Haley C
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Roxboro, NC 

Family & Pets: Mom, dad, brother, and sister

Education & Experience: early childhood and current student 

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The people I work with 

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: water

First concert ever attended: I have never been to a concert 

The most unusual thing in my bag: wine opener 

Beck
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 

Family & Pets: 3 fur babies (Coco, Lexi, and Mimi)

Education & Experience: Cardiovascular Tech & Food Service Management 

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Love how well they take care of their employees and my co-workers

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me:  Cake 

First concert ever attended:  Nsync 

The most unusual thing in my bag: A St. Patrick’s Day beaded necklace 

Rebecca
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace:  Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets:  fiancé Ethan

Education & Experience: 9+ years in customer service and administration 

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The shared core values

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Lotion with SPF

First concert ever attended: Rascal Flatts

The most unusual thing in my bag: 2 of everything!

Jenny
Treatment & Financial Coordinator

Birthplace: Fairfax, VA but NC is my forever home

Family & Pets: Husband: Jon, Son: Ryan, Dogs: Brucie (hound mix) and Charlee (german shepherd)

Education & Experience:  Associates Degree in general business, Certified Surgical Tech

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image:  being back with my old friends, family feel.  It feels like I have been away for college and returned home.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: other than my husband and child...hair ties! I gotta be able to put my hair up! Oh and a machete to cut things down and hunt!  Fun fact: my husband makes knives and leather work!

First concert ever attended: Elton John (amazing show!)

The most unusual thing in my bag: a small Gatorade and nabs in case I get HANGRY or a headache.  

Donisha
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace:  Cameron, NC 

Family & Pets:  Baby girl named Lora and husband Cedric Moore 

Education & ExperienceSandhills Dental Career Center in Aberdeen, NC

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image:  I love the people I work with, it’s like one big family 

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me:  My phone 

First concert ever attended:  Never attended 

The most unusual thing in my bag:  Vaseline  

Annemarie
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Kyle (husband), Marianne (mom), Jim (dad), Nick, Brett & Janine (siblings), Jen & Paige (sister-in-laws), Knox (nephew), Callie (niece), family dogs: Scout (golden retriever), Teddy (chocolate lab), Franklin (goldendoodle), Brink (weimaraner), Fig (bernadoodle)

Education & Experience: Bachelors of Science in Public Health, Minor in Biology. Worked as a CNA throughout college, started working at Duke Gastroenterology as an Access Specialist II, and worked at Duke Pediatric Neurology as a Staff Assistant. Nu Image is my first dental office experience 😊

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: I enjoy making patients comfortable within our office and help anyway I can to get the care they need, as well as working alongside such a supportive team at Nu Image.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: A fishing rod

First concert ever attended: Matchbox Twenty

Beth
Sterilization Technician

Birthplace: Danbury, CT

Family & Pets: Tom, Mackenzie and cats, Dixie and Mr.

Education & Experience: Cosmetology School

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The crazy friends and doctors I work with!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Mackenzie Bronson

First concert ever attended: Styx

The most unusual thing in my bag: 3 pairs of glasses so I can see in any situation

Ashley M.
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Santa Clara, California

Family & Pets: Mom, dad , sisters and fur baby (Bodie)

Education & Experience: NC Dental U, 2 years in general dentistry and 7 years in oral surgery

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The amazing people I get to work with!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My dog Bodie

First concert ever attended: Brad Paisley

The most unusual thing in my bag: My nephew’s toys

Markie
Sterilization Technician

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Husband and 3 kids

Education & Experience: 4+ years at Nu Image!

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My peeps

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Angela Shay

First concert ever attended: Rascal Flatts

The most unusual thing in my bag: My retainer

Amy
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Charlotte, NC

Family & Pets: Jet & Baymax (dogs); Baxter & Mary Cates (children); Ellie & Avery Claire (granddaughters)

Education & Experience: BA from UNCW; 24 years of banking experience; 8 years in the dental field

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The people

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My husband

First concert ever attended: Eric Clapton

The most unusual thing in my bag: A pouch of tuna

Azi
Lead Surgical Assistant & Surgical Trainer

Birthplace: Iran

Family & Pets: Parents, one brother, husband and three sons!

Education & Experience: 15 years at Nu Image!

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Never a dull moment! We have a great team and the best boss and we all love giving exceptional patient care.

The most unusual thing in my bag: Surgical burr

Liz
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Son, Preston

Education & Experience: 15 years of perio experience

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The team – everyone is so helpful!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Toothbrush

First concert ever attended: Rod Stewart

The most unusual thing in my bag: Multiple pens

Madison
Lead Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Bunn, North Carolina

Family & Pets: Mom, Dad and Siblings

Education & Experience: East Carolina University

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Work Family

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Allergy medicine because I’m allergic to everything.

First concert ever attended: Rascal Flatts

The most unusual thing in my bag: Benadryl

Angela S.
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Manassas, VA

Family & Pets: Rick husband, daughters Hayley and Madelaine

Education & Experience: DANB certified, attended Hagerstown Community College and 4 years in oral surgery

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: I love the relationships I develop with my co-workers and the doctors

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: my dog and chapstick (it says one but I need two)

First concert ever attended: Dolly Parton

The most unusual thing in my bag: a knife that looks like a key

Natalie S
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Santa Maria, California

Family & Pets: Husband Ryan, Son Coen, Dog Ruby

Education & Experience: B.S. Biology, Georgia State University

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My Coworkers!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Coconut oil

First concert ever attended: Tom Petty

The most unusual thing in my bag: Toy Dinosaurs

Christi
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Madison, Indiana

Family & Pets: Husband, Gary; dogs, Kaase & Shelby; and my Nu Image family!

Education & Experience: Barker Community College – Sterilization

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Love being able to help our community and see some amazing surgeries!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My music

First concert ever attended: Country Music Fest @ Strawberry Field

The most unusual thing in my bag: A wine bottle opener – ya just never know!

Nina
RN & Implant Coordinator

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Family & Pets: 4 children (two boys, two girls); 5 Grandchildren.

Education & Experience: BSN in Nursing from Niagara University; Have been an RN for 43 years in and worked in Labor and delivery, Cardiology, Gastroenterology and now Oral Surgery.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The team

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Cell phone

First concert ever attended: The Beatles at Shea Stadium

The most unusual thing in my bag: Tiny fan that plugs into my phone

Carina
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Chapel Hill, NC

Family & Pets: Josh (partner) and Ash (cat-son)

Education & Experience: CDA, DAII graduate of Wake Tech's Dental Assisting program

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: My work family! We have SO much love for each other.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: A yoga mat!

First concert ever attended: Gryffin

The most unusual thing in my bag: A toothbrush and toothpaste... gotta keep those teeth clean!

Courtney
Patient Care Coordinator

Birthplace: Arizona

Family & Pets: Married with 4 kids and 2 dogs

Education & Experience: I am a certified Dental Assistant with 15 years experience in the dental field

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The teamwork and strong sense of family

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino

First concert ever attended: N'Sync

Allie
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Jesse, Ashlen, Lily & Colorado

Education & Experience: NC Dental U and 3 years oral surgery experience

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The family-like environment

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Towel

First concert ever attended: Alan Jackson

The most unusual thing in my bag: Baby wipes

Holly
Patient Care Specialist

Birthplace: Seoul, Korea

Family & Pets: Husband, Felix; daughter, Lydia; pet, Levi

Education & Experience: Dental field for 10 years

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Working with Dr. Neshat

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Water

First concert ever attended: Beach Boys

The most unusual thing in my bag: Eyeglass cleaner

Kelly
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: West Palm Beach, FL

Family & Pets: My dog Murphy

Education & Experience: 10+ years of insurance experience

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The family dynamic, meetups, potlucks, volunteering and spending time together as a team

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Knife

First concert ever attended: Spice Girls

The most unusual thing in my bag: Goofy glasses with fake eyes

Erica
Patient Care Specialist

Birthplace: Rolesville, NC

Family & Pets: My husband, Shay, and two Sweet fur babies. Syren (lab mix) and Marlin (shih tzu)!

Education & Experience: 9 years at a boarding kennel and now 1.5 years in dentistry.

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Providing trust for our patients that they will always be our top priority in creating beautiful smiles to share with the world. I can’t forget my AMAZING work family!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: I would say my husband, but he burns too fast so my best friend/co worker, Brianne!!

First concert ever attended: Brooks & Dunn

The most unusual thing in my bag: Numerous bobby pins that mysteriously go missing when I actually need them!

Kori
Lead Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Raleigh, NC

Family & Pets: Austin (other half) and Lady (puppy)

Education & Experience: DAII

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: The family atmosphere!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My dog

First concert ever attended: Toby Keith

The most unusual thing in my bag: Oatmeal

JJ
Teledentistry Assistant

Birthplace: Clinton, NC

Family & Pets: Cord (husband), Ella Kae (dogter), Huck & Oliver (kittycats)

Education & Experience: Sunrise School of Dental Assisting and 3+ years of surgical assisting

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Working with an amazing family and also being able to help our patients better their lives

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Hammock

First concert ever attended: Kenny Chesney

The most unusual thing in my bag: Flamingo pen

Micala
Senior Patient Care Specialist

Birthplace: Bunn, NC

Family & Pets: Husband, daughter, house dog, 29 hunting dogs

Education & Experience: DAII, been in the dental field for 4+ years

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: I love my work family and we truly care about our patients!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: My glasses so I can see!

First concert ever attended: Nickelback

Raine
Sterilization Technician

Birthplace: New Albany, MS

Family & Pets: father, Danny; mother, Vicki; brother, Corey; half-brother, Chris; half-sister, Brandie (all still in Mississippi).  Animals: Cody, not really sure what breed he is, but he is such a sweet soul! And cat, Gunya... I did not give either, their names. Still my babies though. I love animals!

Education & Experience: 3 years in a dental lab. Started out as a driver. Promoted to office manager, then public relations manager.  Moved to a different lab to become a technician. Worked in fixed. I worked on crowns, bridges and implants. Primary job was stain and glaze. However, I also, worked in almost every position on that side of the lab.  *Fun fact* I got to do Dave Mustaine's crowns! (Megadeth/Metallica)

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: I love always learning new things.  However, I also love that at the end of the day we can give people their smiles back! Not to mention my team is pretty amazing!

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me:  Water 

First concert ever attended: Alabama, but I don't count them, I was young and I am a rock fan. So, Tom Petty.

The most unusual thing in my bag: my old driver’s license, because it's the best driver’s license photo ever!!!  

Patti
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Rolesville, NC

Family & Pets: Tim (husband), Daizy and Laila (daughters) and Rock (our fur baby)

Education & Experience: Wake Tech Community College

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Family like work environment.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: unlimited supply of Pina Coladas :)

First concert ever attended: LeAnn Rimes

The most unusual thing in my bag: A Chick-fil-A toy

Kara
Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Portsmouth, NH

Family & Pets: Husband, Jonathan; stepson, Matthew; horse, Penny

Education & Experience: Wake Tech – Dental Assisting; UNCW – Clinical Research (currently)

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: 4 day work week

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Alcohol or fishing pole

First concert ever attended: Blink 182

Bryan
Lead Surgical Assistant

Birthplace: Roanoke Rapids, NC

Family & Pets: Rescue dog named Gracie

Education & Experience: Graduate of NC State

Favorite Thing about Working at Nu Image: Genuine care for our patients and dedication of our doctors.

If stranded on a remote island, the one item I’d want with me: Peanut butter

First concert ever attended: Sugarland

The most unusual thing in my bag: DAANCE booklet

Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor

A Message From Dr. Neshat

I want to sincerely welcome you to Nu Image! Our entire team works diligently to provide the highest quality of care in the safest and most comfortable environment. You are our number one priority and our goal is to ensure you find the best oral surgeon for your needs. We are here for you!

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