Our Team

Kim Pojman

Office Manager

Kim Pojman was born and raised in Durham, NC. She graduated in 1992 from Durham Technical Community College with an associates degree in accounting. She has spent the last 13 years in the medical field, where she was Clinical Manager for 6 of the 13 years. As the office manager she keeps the day to day office operations running smoothly. Her caring rapport with the staff and strong relationships with all of our patients make her one of the cornerstones of our dental team.  In her free time Kim enjoys paper crafting, cross stitching and spending time with her 2 daughters, Kaitlyn and Kayley, and husband, Kenny. She is a great addition to our team and she is eager to help you with anything that you may need.

Jessica Banner

Financial Coordinator 

Jessica Banner is a Bull City Native. She has been in the insurance field for over 6 years and dental for almost 5. As the Financial and Insurance Coordinator, she is here to assist you through explaining and discussing your insurance benefits and processing dental claims, along with any questions in reference to billing. Jessica also has over 13 years of experience working with customers and patients like yourself. When not at the office you will find her spending time with her daughter and two sons, Aniya 6, Wade (Aswan) 7, and Amir 13. She is a great team member and is our go-to person when we have any questions about insurance claims.

 

Alexis Johnson

Alexis Johnson

Dental Assistant II

Alexis grew up in Durham. She started in the dental field as an sterilization technician shortly after high school. She worked her way into a dental assisting position and immediately knew it was the career for her. While working full time she attended UNC Dental School Continuing Dental Education and became a certified Dental Assistant II. When not at the office you can find her spending time with her daughter Bristol and high school sweetheart, Wesley. She enjoys being outside and would love to travel to explore the world.

 

Olivia Ware

Dental Assistant I

Olivia is the newest member of our team. After graduating Riverside high school of Durham, NC in 2015 she began working in the customer service field. Olivia has taken some classes at Durham Technical Community College and is now taking CE courses to further her education in Dentistry. Olivia enjoys learning about dentistry but more importantly she is grateful that she works in a field where she is able to “love on” and care for all different types of people. At a young age she decided that she wanted to be able to care for and build relationships with people from all walks of life.  During Olivia’s free time she loves to spend time with her family and friends.

ShawnShawn Siahpoosh

Registered Dental Hygienist

Shawn (Shahab) graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. After working for two years, applying his degree working in the science lab of Durham Tech Community College, he went back to college to get his degree in Dental Hygiene. He got his bachelors of science in dental hygiene from UNC-CH. He works as a pharmacy technician on weekends and in his free time enjoys going out with his friends or volunteering his time in animal rescue organizations in the area. He lives in Chapel Hill and likes to run and jog when the weather permits. His interests include astronomy, cars, and the environment.

img_9152Courtney Shea

Registered Dental Hygienist

Courtney is a 2015 graduate from the Halifax Community College Dental Hygiene program.  Before going on to pursue hygiene, she graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Merchandising and Design, and a minor in Marketing.  When she is not working, Courtney enjoys spending her time reading and walking her dog Axl. Courtney believes that it is important to continue on with education.  She hopes to always hone her skills as a hygienist.