The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our office is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.
Craig Parsons, Registered Dental Hygienist
Craig grew up in Bridgewater and graduated fromTurner Ashby High School in 2004. He attended Bridgewater College majoring in Biology and then attended VCU for his dental hygiene training. Upon returning to the Shenandoah Valley in 2011, Craig married his wife Sarah who works as a registered nurse in the Sentara RMH emergency department. They have two daughters. In their free time, Craig and his family enjoys hiking, backpacking, playing soccer, and relaxing.
Jenny Humes, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jenny is from Bridgewater and graduated from Turner Ashby in 2005. She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Virginia Western Community College in 2009. She worked as a hygienist in the Charlottesville area for 6 years and is happy to be back working in the Harrisonburg area. Jenny and her husband J. R. have been married for 6 years. They have one daughter and a baby due in October 2016. Jenny enjoys spending time with family, helping on the farm, gardening, and running.
Ciende Allen, Dental Assistant
Ciende is a local graduate of Harrisonburg High School. She is Dr. Wright's dedicated assistant and has been with the practice since 2004. She has a son, Jamarion, and a daughter, Jakiyah. Ciende enjoys running 5K's and adult obstacle courses. She also loves to travel and spending time on the beach.
Brooklyn Mitchell, Dental Assistant
Brooklyn grew up in Broadway, VA, graduating from Broadway High School in 2015. She attended Massanutten Technical Center for dental assisting. Currently she is taking classes at Blue Ridge Community College. Brooklyn enjoys spending time with her daughter Ashlynn, fishing, and being outside.
Becky Gant, Dental Assistant
Becky is from Decorah, Iowa, but after attending Eastern Mennonite University, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Social Work, she decided to make Harrisonburg her home. Prior to joining our staff, she had over 9 years of experience in the healthcare industry, working in an emergency room, labor and delivery, and eye care. She is the proud mama of Levi, her 4 year old son. Becky enjoys making her own products with essential oils, being outdoors, hiking, music and cooking. She especially has a passion for meeting new people and a love of the Lord!
Allison MacLeod, Patient Care Coordinator, RDH
Allison joined our team in 2009. She attended the University of Tennesse where she completed 2 years of prerequisites before graduating from Roane State Community College as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2007. She has a strong passion for dental health which is utilized in assisting the doctors to develop customized treatment plans for patients. Allison and her husband Billy have two small children, Abigail and Andrew. When she is not in the office, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.
Melba Mitchell, Financial & Insurance Coordinator
Melba was born and raised in Broadway, VA. She attended Broadway High School and Spotswood High School graduating in 1995. She continued her education at National Business College where she received her Associate's Degree in Accounting. After graduating college, Melba took a position in the front office at a local dental office where she worked for 2 years before joining Dr. Wright. Melba has a strong passion for working with the community and truly enjoys helping the patients at our office. Melba and her family recently purchased a small farm in Timberville, VA. When not at work, Melba enjoys spending time on their farm, and loves spending time with both her daughter Brooklyn and granddaughter Ashlynn.
Sharon Reeves, Office Administrator
Sharon grew up on a local dairy farm and graduated from Spotswood High School. She earned a degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and worked in that field traveling the country for several years. She moved back to her native Harrisonburg where she met her husband Dale and became a stay at home mom to their 2 children. Sharon has over 10 years experience in bookkeeping, human resources, and computer support. Sharon and her husband own a beef cattle and poultry farm in Mount Solon. They have 2 grown children. Sharon enjoys visiting her children, reading, watching movies, and being on the farm.