Our Staff

We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. The majority of our staff has been here for many years and has gained ample knowledge of orthodontics during their tenure. Our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

Our team includes:

Kerri – Office Manager

KerriKerri has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 8 years in various positions prior to becoming the office manager. Kerri enjoys working with such a close group of co-workers who feel like family to her. Kerri is a military wife who has been lucky enough to call Virginia home for 25 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and son. Kerri enjoys reading, camping, and going to the mountains whenever possible. 

 

Ashley – Financial/Insurance Coordinator

Ashley
 

Ashley has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 5 years now. She has also had various positions within the practice. She started as a treatment coordinator who traveled to each office and now is the financial and insurance coordinator in the Virginia location. She loves to interact with the patients and parents and help them with their financial needs. She loves working here and having a close bond with her co-workers. In Ashley’s spare time she enjoys playing with her puppy, dancing, aerial arts and going to the beach. 

 

Paula – Treatment Coordinator

Paula

Paula has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for three years. She is a Texas native currently living in Camden, NC. She served in the United States Navy for 14 years. She met and married her best friend Joe. They have two children, Paige, who is currently in the Army, and their son Gabe.  She received her Associates degree in Medical Office Administration in 2013 from COA. She is one of our treatment coordinators. Paula loves to work with the kids and adults and just meeting new people every day. For fun, she and her husband enjoy spending time with their kids and dogs, and swimming in the river and being outdoors. 

 

Tara – Portsmouth Receptionist

Tara--1-Tara has been in the dental field for 7 years. She began her career as a dental assistant at a general dentist office. She has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 5 years as an orthodontic assistant. Tara is now working in our Virginia location as a receptionist. She takes pride in seeing the patients’ progress during their treatment. She loves knowing that they are achieving that bright, healthy smile! During her free time, Tara enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She also loves going to the beach. 

 

Cathy C. - Portsmouth Receptionist

Cathy

Cathy has been a receptionist here for 15 years and works in our Virginia office. She greets everyone with a smile and a friendly “hello”, while helping the front office run smoothly. In her spare time, she enjoys having fun with her grandchildren and traveling whenever possible. 

 

 Connie W. – Elizabeth City Receptionist/Front Office Supervisor

Connie has been employed with Doctors Morris & Taylor for almost 18 years. She works in our Elizabeth City office. She is also our front office supervisor. Outside of work, Connie enjoys spending time with her family, doing crafts, and she is active in her church. 

Jasmine - Elizabeth City Receptionist

Jasmine grew up in a military family and calls Hampton, Virginia home. She lived in Hampton from kindergarten to high school. Jasmine recently moved to Corapeake, North Caroline after spending 12 years in Tuscon, Arizona after residing in Anchorage, Alaska, where she graduated high school. Jasmine has worked in the medical field in different areas for over 16 years and is now our newest addition to Doctors Morris and Taylor.  In her spare time she enjoys roller skating, traveling, the beach, volunteering with girl scout troop 217, and participating in custom car shows with her daughter Jada and long time boyfriend Anthony. She can't wait to meet everyone, so make sure to say hello!

Shelby - Transcriptionist

Shelby

Shelby has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for a little over a year. She is our typist in the Virginia office. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 40 years! She also has 7 beautiful grandchildren who she loves to spend time with. She loves to travel and she is also a board member for a nonprofit organization that helps families with cancer, as she lost her son to colon cancer in 2014. 

 

 

Carla – Inventory Controller/Nags Head Receptionist

Carla

Carla has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 32 years. She is the inventory coordinator for our dental supplies and she is also our Nags Head receptionist. 

 

 

Mary Anne J. – Orthodontic Technician/OSHA Coordinator/Treatment Coordinator

Mary Anne

Mary Anne has been in the orthodontic field for 26 years. She has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 15 years as an orthodontic assistant. She is also our treatment coordinator in our Virginia office. In addition to those two positions, she manages our OSHA training and documents. Mary Anne enjoys working with patients and their teeth. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her son, David is her pride and joy! 

 

Dawn – Orthodontic Technician

Dawn

Dawn has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 24 years as an orthodontic assistant. Her favorite thing to do is spend lots of time with her family and friends. She loves the great outdoors! Her hobbies are camping, gardening, arts and crafts, and anything creative! She is always up for trying something new! 

 

 

Teressa – Clinical Coordinator/Orthodontic Technician/Orthodontic Technician Supervisor

Teressa

Teressa has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 32 years. She has been an orthodontic assistant for many years. Now, she is the orthodontic assistant supervisor. She enjoys traveling to our Nags Head and Elizabeth City offices with her coworkers. She also enjoys the relationships she has established with the patients over the years. In her spare time, she enjoys camping with her friends. When she is not camping, she spends all her time with her two beautiful granddaughters. 

 

Angie – Orthodontic Technician

Angie

Angie is one of our orthodontic assistants. She lives in Elizabeth City and travels to all four of our offices. She has been with the practice for 5 years. She is simply a country girl from Gates County, NC. She is married and her kids have paws! She loves to garden, read, and craft in her spare time. 

 

 

 Sally – Orthodontic Technician

Sally

Sally has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 22 years! She so enjoys all the patients’ smiling faces; it brings so much joy to her heart. Sally loves to build bonds with each of her patients and is probably the happiest person we know! She is always quick to put a smile on your face as she is always laughing! When Sally is not at work, she is spending all her time with her beautiful twin grandsons!  

 

Kristy - Orthodontic Technician

Kristy

Kristy was born, raised, and still resides in Portsmouth, Virginia. She has a passion for learning and she is always looking for a way to improve her abilities as an assistant. She loves making our office a fun and relaxing environment for our patients. She really enjoys helping our patients learn about orthodontics and relieve any fears or apprehensions they may have. She has been with us for a year and travels to all of our offices. She is always ready to move forward, building relationships with the patients! 

 

Tonya - Orthodontic Technician

Tonya

Tonya has been in the orthodontic field for 12 years. She has been with our practice for over a year. She is a mom to 3 children. Some of her favorite things are mermaids, sushi and watching her kids play ball. Her hobbies include baking, crafting, cosmetology, and being on the river. 

 

 

 Keaton - Orthodontic Technician 

Keaton

Keaton is one of our newest additions! She is an orthodontic assistant who travels to all four of our locations. She lives in Conway, North Carolina. When she is not working and traveling, she enjoys going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family!