At Midtown Dental, we are pleased to have a team full of caring, knowledgeable, and dedicated dental professionals. Each member of our team enjoys what they do, and we look forward to using our developed skills and training to care for you and your family! Our dental hygienists and assistants will help our dentists to keep your smile healthy and beautiful, while our front office staff will ensure that every other aspect of your dental care runs smoothly. We welcome you to get to know our team by reading their biographies below. To schedule your appointment with one of our hygienists and with Dr. Rumley and Dr. Raj, we welcome you to contact our office today.

Kim – Dental Hygienist
Kim joined our practice in 1999, and she has built strong relationships with her patients over the years. After graduating from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in history, Kim received her Associate’s degree in dental hygiene from AB Tech Community College. In her free time, Kim loves hiking, traveling, photography, reading, and spending time with her family.

Monica – Office Manager
Monica has been a part of our practice since 2000, and she helps our patients get the most out of their dental insurance, find answers to their questions, and receive the customer service they deserve. Monica has worked in the dental field for many years, and our practice benefits from her experience. When she is not at the office, Monica spends time with her husband, her 3 grown sons, and her twin grandsons, Gabriel and Jeremiah. She also enjoys reading and traveling.

Tara – Front Desk/Schedule Coordinator
Tara joined our practice in 2005. She attended both North Carolina State University and East Carolina University, where she learned many valuable skills that she uses on a daily basis in our office. Tara loves interacting with her co-workers and seeing our patients’ smiles. In her free time, Tara enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, going to the lake, and reading.

Kim – Dental Hygienist
Kim joined Midtown Dental in January 2015, but had been working for her former dental office with Dr. Maness since 1989. She loves being part of a practice that treats patients like family, and she loves working with patients to create a positive dental experience. In her free time, Kim enjoys reading and traveling, and she enjoys a variety of music genres.

Jean – DA II
Jean joined our family at Midtown Dental in January 2015, but she worked for Dr. Maness since 2013. She graduated from a 2-year dental assistant program in Kent, Ohio, and she contributes greatly to the success of our practice. Jean has been married to her husband for over 30 years. When she is not in the office, she enjoys jet skiing, fishing, and knitting.

Stephanie – Front Desk/Insurance Coordinator
Stephanie joined the practice in March 2017. Along with her sense of humor, Stephanie has over 20 years of experience that she is bringing to the practice. She was a chairside dental assistant for 5 years before transitioning to a Business Manager. She is also a licensed cosmetologists and a US Army Veteran. Stephanie blended her family and relocated to North Carolina in the summer of 2016. She hails from Austin, Texas, and isn’t afraid to brag about her UT Longhorns and (“How ’bout them”) Dallas Cowboys! She is passionate about dentistry because “I love to see people educated about their dental health and then leave with the confidence of a healthy and beautiful smile.”

Stephanie is married and has 4 wonderful children. In her spare time she loves doing hair, dancing, traveling, watching sporting events and just catching her breath!

Meredith – Registered Dental Hygienist
Meredith joined the practice in April 2018. Meredith graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, GA, in 2008 with her Associates degree in dental hygiene. She enjoys the teamwork in our office and loves the relationships she develops with her patients. Meredith works hard to understand the wants and needs of our patients and their long-term goals so that she can provide quality care.

Meredith is originally from Iowa, and has lived in a several places, including overseas in Germany. She has two beautiful grown children, and loves to travel when she has the opportunity.

Mandy – Dental Hygienist
Bio coming soon.

Lauren – DA II
Bio coming soon.

Linda – Treatment Coordinator
Bio coming soon.