Meet Our staff

Michelle Shaw
OFFICE MANAGER

During Michelle's 25+ years in dentistry, she has served several roles, from dental assistant to receptionist to her current position as office manager. She is celebrating over 12 years as an office manager and financial coordinator

Her cheerful attitude makes patients feel at home when they come into the practice. Her goal is to provide friendly and caring services in a professional matter. Her position affords her the ability to stay connected with patient care while assisting with financial options for treatment.She is a native of Raleigh, NC and was trained through the military. She enjoys movies, sports, comedy shows, spending time with family, and reading.

Linda
TREATMENT COORDINATOR

Linda became interested in dentistry in high school.She went to vocational school in Jamaica Queens and has been in a dental office since the age of 16.She started out as a sterilization tech, and assisted for a while when she finished high school.Linda moved to NCin 2013 and found the role of a Treatment Coordinator,where she discovered her passion.

She enjoys interacting with patients and getting to know them and helping them to schedule their appointments.She is a huge football fan(Go to NY Jets).She lives in Wake Forest with her husband ,stepdaughter,stepson and dog,Dani.

Liz
DENTAL ASSISTANT

Liz graduated Wake Tech Community College Dental Assisting program in 2000. She has been a vital part of Naran Family Dentistry since 2004.

Her knowledge of the dental field and love of working on complex cases makes her a valuable asset to the practice. She has a caring nature and will quickly put you at ease with a smile on your face. She enjoys hanging out with friends and family, going to the beach and shopping.

Katie
DENTAL ASSISTANT

She was born and raised in Garner, NC. In her spare time she likes to crochet, visit with her nephews, or watch a movie with her boyfriend.

She loves every dog she meets and has a small Dunkin’ addiction. She has always been interested in the medical field and felt that dentistry was the best fit for her.

She has done two mission trips for dental purposes and hope to do many more!

Meet the Hygienists

Laurie Jane Brandt

Laurie started her dental hygiene career in October 2022 at Naran Family Dentistry with over 23 years of experience as a dental hygienist.She graduated with honors from Harrisburg Area Community College in 1999 with an associates degree in arts in dental hygiene.She enjoys being a part of this team that provides a high level of care, and is on the cutting edge of technology.She enjoys working with patients to educate on how to improve and maintain their oral health,while also providing instructions on how to uphold a proper at home oral hygiene routine.She moved from Pennsylvania to North Carolina this year.

I have been married to my husband for 8 years and have a daughter Angelica and two grandchildren,6year old Sebastian and a four year old Bianca.

I spend a lot of time travelling back to Pennsylvania to visit.I enjoy spending time with all my loved ones outside of work.

Erica Williams

Erica graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hills Dental Assisting Program in 2015 and later furthered her education in Dental Hygiene in 2020.She is compassionate ,able to put her patient at ease and ensures a positive dental experience.

Erica loves her career as a dental hygienist and enjoys spending time with all of her patients.In her free time,she enjoys hanging out with her family and shopping.