Our Staff

Our Doctors:
Dr. Gary Jones Dr. Gary S. Jones is a 1989 graduate of UNC School of Dentistry. He began practicing dentistry in July of 1989 in the Lake Norman area, where he was born and raised. He started the current practice in Denver in the spring of 1993. He married Michelle Martin in May of 1989. Together, they have two children: a son named Colby who was born in 1993, and a daughter named Kendyl who was born in 1995. He loves outdoor activities that include hunting, fishing, golfing, and motorcycle riding.
Dr. Ashley Collins …displaying compassion as she treats their dental needs.  Recently, she has completed a residency in dental sleep medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill.  Dr. Collins feels that this is an exciting addition to the practice, and it allows her to help patients more.  Next year, she will complete the mastery program for dental sleep medicine, and she hopes to become a diplomate for the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Collins lives in Maiden with her husband and three young children.  She most loves spending time with her family, and watching her children grow.
Our Staff:
Alicia Hi! I am Alicia. I have been a dental hygienist with this practice since July of 2005. This is my home away from home. We are truly family here, and treat our patients the same. I believe that’s why Drs. Jones and Collins are so successful at what they do. I am very lucky to be here. We are a unique and special office, and I would never want to be anywhere else. I have a little girl named Hudson who is the center of my world. I enjoy spending time with her, as well as my family and close friends.
Angie Hi, my name is Angie.   I am the doctor’s coordinator and a cross trained dental assistant. I have enjoyed working with our practice since 1991. I work closely with our doctors and patients on a daily basis. The time spent with our patients has allowed me the opportunity to get to know them personally and I feel that’s what sets us apart from the typical dental office. I truly enjoy working with our “family” here at our practice. My co-workers have become my closest and most cherished friends. I am very blessed to be a part of this wonderful practice. When I am away from the office, I enjoy family time with my wonderful husband, two beautiful daughters and our family dog Paisley..
Cindy Hello my name is Cindy and I have worked with Dr. Jones and Collins since 2010.  I am the Implant Coordinator, OSHA officer and Dental Assistant for the office. I absolutely love my job, I enjoy working with our patients. I love the family atmosphere that we have and the closeness. I have been married to my best friend Ryan since 2007 and we have a wonderful son Seth. When I’m not here I am enjoying time with my family, we enjoy the lake, being at the pool, or at the ball field.
Sherry Hi. I am Sherry, the Financial Coordinator for our practice.  I began working here in 2015 with a background in banking.  I am very grateful and blessed to have the opportunity to learn dentistry from the best doctors and staff in the industry.  I love working in the community where I grew up and still live. I married Jeff in 1993 and we have two sons, Jared and Blake.  We are members of Mr. Ruhama Baptist Church.  We love Panther Football and all kinds of sports events.  I enjoy spending time with my family, running and biking.
Joanna Hello, my name is Joanna and I am a Dental Hygienist for Drs. Jones and Collins. I have been with the practice since 1996. We are more of a family rather than simply co-workers here at our practice. We enjoy a fun, loving atmosphere while providing comprehensive care for our patients. I truly enjoy the relationship I have with my patients. It is such a blessing for me to help others and my patients make me feel truly appreciated. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my wonderful husband and our two precious boys.
Kim Covington Hello, my name is Kim Covington. I have been a receptionist with the practice since 1997.  I am so blessed to work at such a great office we are truly family here. My husband Steve and I have been married for 22 years, and we have two children Lauren and Kaleb. I love to spend time at the beach, especially Sullivans Island and Charleston area.
Chelsea Hey yall! My name is Chelsea. I started as a DAI with Dr. Jones and Collins in Sept 2016. I feel blessed to work in my dream office where  I was first a patient. I work with my best friends and my patients are like family. I have a dog Wesson and in our spare time we enjoy the lake , mountains and beach.
Kendra Hey Yall!   My name is Kendra-I graduated from Bandys in 2009. I started working for Dr. Jones and Collins in Jan 2014 I am a DAII. I also help my dad with his business “Fat Mike’s taxidermy and deer processing” My hobbies are hunting, shopping and traveling. I have two fur babies Renner and Bella. I also have a pot belly pig named Mr. Wilson. I am very blessed to work at an office where we are all like family.
Terri I am a dental hygienist and I work for both Dr. Jones and Collins. I graduated from Maiden High School and CPCC. I still live in the Maiden area and my three girls have attended Maiden High School as well. They are the lights of my life. I am so privileged to work every day with my best friends. Every day we learn and grow from each other and combine our skills to treat our patients with the best of our ability. Being in contact with so many people has helped me to grow as a hygienist, a person, a mother and hopefully as a friend. For that I am very grateful. I have been blessed to work in this practice since 1991 and hope to continue for many more years and meet many new wonderful patients.