Susanna Goggin D.M.D. P.A.
602 Alliance Court, Asheville,
North Carolina, 28806
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MEET THE TEAM
Melinda - Front Office Coordinator
Melinda Crowe moved to the mountains of North Carolina in 2009 from DeLand, Florida. She attended Asheville-Buncombe Community College and earned an Associates of Arts degree in 2011. She has an extensive administrative background and was new to the dental field when she joined Asheville Periodontics in 2011. Since then, she has grown to love Asheville Periodontics and considers it an honor to be a part of such a great team. She enjoys working for Dr. Goggin because of the compassion and honesty that she has for all of her patients, as well as the staff. The best part of her job is the communication with patients. She truly enjoys being able to help answer patient questions, help them with their dental insurance and help them understand their treatment needs.
Melinda has three sons, David, Dylan and Rusty and she has been happily married since 2005 to her husband Bart. She enjoys spending her free time with her family hiking, camping and traveling. She and Bart also volunteer for various organizations geared toward disabled veterans.
Kelly - Front Office Assistant
Kelly is a native of Asheville. She graduated from Asheville Buncombe Technical College Dental Assisting Program in 1992. Kelly has more than 22 years of experience in dentistry, both as a dental assistance and office administrator. She joined Asheville Periodontics in 2013 and feels truly blessed to have been a part of the dental community for so many years.
When not at work, Kelly enjoys watching her 13 year old son, Griffin, play baseball and basketball. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends relaxing at the beach.
Kristy - Hygienist
Kristy Castillo is a registered dental hygienist in Asheville, NC and is a member of the America Dental Hygiene Association. She received her dental hygiene degree from Asheville Buncombe Community College in 2003. She practiced in general dentistry for 7 years before transitioning to a Asheville Periodontics in 2010. Since joining the team at Asheville Periodontics, Kristy has been able to stay on the cutting edge of her profession through continuing education and clinical practices. It has been both satisfying and rewarding for her to work with such wonderful colleagues and patients. She takes great pride being involved in the education of her patients, as well as establishing and maintaining their periodontal health. Patients often remark how they look forward to their appointments because they enjoy working with Kristy so much as well as obtaining a wealth of knowledge to maintain their dentition.
Kristy is a native of Western NC. She has a beautiful daughter named Madison and enjoys being in the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Mariana - Dental Assistant
Mariana is a recent graduate of the Dental Assisting program at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and has been a part of Asheville Periodontics since August of 2015. As a new member of the dental community Mariana enjoys having the opportunity to be part of such a wonderful team. Mariana enjoys being involved in patient care and expanding her knowledge as a dental assistant. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Mariana takes pride in being a Spanish translator in the office.
Mariana is originally from Los Angeles, California and has lived in Asheville since she was two. Mariana spends her time outside of work painting and spending time with her nephew and niece. She also enjoys hiking and taking road trips with her partner Andrew and playing with their Chihuahua-Dauschund mix Nova.
Daina - Dental Assistant
Daina is an Asheville native. She graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Asheville Buncombe Technical College in 2000. Daina had 15 years experience in general denistry when she decided to join the amazing team at Asheville Periodontics in March of 2015. She felt that it was time to become more educated & knowledgeable in other areas of denistry. Daina strives in providing excellent patient care, as well as compassion.
In her free time, Daina enjoys spending time with her husband & children. They enjoy camping, sports, food & family vacations.
Christy - Dental Assistant
Christy is a native of Western North Carolina and a recent graduate of the Dental Assisting Program at Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College. After being in the work force for over a decade, she decided to attain her dream of becoming a Dental Assistant. She joined the Asheville Periodontics team in August 2015 and enjoys working with such an amazing team and getting to know patients as they attain their periodontal goals.
When not at the office, Christy spends her time with her husband, Richard and their children Tegan and Madi. They enjoy outdoors, watching Tegan play baseball and they are avid Carolina Panther fans.