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

Kerri has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 10 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 has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 6 years. 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 has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 4 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.

 

Rhonda - Portsmouth Receptionist

RhondaRhonda enjoys going on glamping trips, (glammed up camping,) gardening, and spending time with her family and friends. If you need a good laugh, she's your gal!

 

Connie W. – Elizabeth City Receptionist/Front Office Supervisor

ConnieConnie has been employed with Doctors Morris & Taylor for 19 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.

 

Shelby - Transcriptionist

ShelbyShelby has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 2 years. 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.

 

Melissa - Portsmouth Receptionist

MelissaMelissa is our newest addition! Melissa is a huge people person, so she loves working with and meeting new people! She loves spending time with her two rescue kittens and camping on her time off! Make sure to welcome her the next time you see her!

 

Teressa – Clinical Coordinator/Orthodontic Technician/Orthodontic Technician Supervisor

TeressaTeressa has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 33 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.

 

Carla – Inventory Controller/Nags Head Receptionist

CarlaCarla has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 33 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 AnneMary 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!

 

Angie – Orthodontic Technician

AngieAngie 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 6 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

SallySally has been with Doctors Morris and Taylor for 23 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!

 

Tonya - Orthodontic Technician

TonyaTonya has been in the orthodontic field for 12 years. She has been with our practice for 2 years. 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

KeatonKeaton has been with us for a year now! 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!

 

Takeyah - Orthodontic Technician

TakeyahTakeyah is one of our newest employee's. She loves dentistry and enjoys working with people. She is from Boston, Massachusetts but has resided in Virginia for majority of her life. She received her masters in Medical Science from Hampton University. She is married and has a son. They are both her world! In her free time she likes to spend time with family and she teaches dance to the children and young adults at her church!

 

Casey - Orthodontic Technician 

CaseyCasey is also one of the newest members to our team. She just recently completed her dental assisting program in April of 2019. When she is not here working she spends her time with her 5 year old son. You can also find her camping or at the beach with her family and friends!