Meet Our Team

We’re a team of skilled professionals with a long-term commitment to our patients. To us, relationships are everything and we strive to form long term, trusting relationships with our patients. As a multi-generational practice serving multi-generational families, we respect and honor the personal connections we’ve made over the years.

Dr. William L. Hand III, DDS

Dr. William L. Hand III, DDS

Dr. Hand is a New Bern native and third generation dentist, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather.

Lisa Teachey - Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Trenton, Lisa lives in New Bern. She entered dentistry in 1987 as a dental assistant, and practiced until 1998 when she received her dental hygiene degree from Costal Community College. Lisa and her husband enjoy boating, exercising and socializing with friends. They have two grown sons.

Stacy Lincoln – Registered Dental Hygienist

Stacey is from Bailey, NC. She received her dental hygiene degree from Coastal Community College in 1998. She has one son and enjoys running and exercising.

Lynn Butler – Dental Assistant

Lynn is originally from New York and now lives in Maysville, NC. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant for over 33 years. Lynn and her husband have one son and two grandchildren. She enjoys gardening, crafts, reading and spending time with her family.

Donna Jackson – Dental Assistant

Texas native Donna has lived in New Bern for over 30 years. She has been a dental assistant for over 30 years and joined our office in 2013. She enjoys going to the beach, bird watching, cooking, and spending time with her two children and four grandchildren.

Meridith Wessels – Insurance Manager

Meridith grew up in Winston-Salem and Hong Kong. She attended Elon University and taught school for several years on Edisto Island, SC before moving to New Bern with her husband, Drew, to be closer to family. They love being on the water, going to the beach, their three dogs, and running.

Sheri King – Reception/Accounts Manager

Sheri King is originally from Pollocksville and currently resides in New Bern, NC. She attended Cape Fear Community College where she earned her Associates Degree in Arts and has worked in the dental field for almost 10 years. She has a little girl named Raegan Layne and enjoys boating, off-shore fishing, paddle boarding, and has a passion for fashion.

Janice Tucker – Reception/Dental Assistant

Janice comes from Martin County but has lived much of her life in New Bern. She has over 30 years of dental experience and has worked with Dr. Hand for more than 25 years as a patient coordinator and dental assistant. She has two grown daughters and enjoys participating in her church and community, computers and relaxing in her yard.

Our Preferred Specialists

For patients with complex treatment needs we work with these trusted local specialists: