Meet The Staff
Over 149 years of experience in our team
Brenda is usually the first person you meet in our practice. She holds down the front desk, answers the phone, makes appointments, and handles dental insurance and financial arrangements. Brenda is also a certified dental assistant and is familiar with all facets of the office. Brenda has 27 years of experience in the dental profession, starting in 1993 with Dr. Burgiss. Brenda lives
in Union Grove with her husband, Jerry, and many pets. Brenda is very involved
with her husband's church, A Light in the Darkness. Brenda's
interests include spending time with her grandkids, working
with kids from their church, camping, and gardening.
Lisa (I) Dowell
sometimes called Lisa I, is Dr. Burgiss' full time hygienist.
Lisa graduated from dental hygiene school at Central Piedmont
Community College. She has 39 years of dental experience,
and has been serving patients with Dr. Burgiss for the past
23 years. Lisa is great at putting our patients at ease
and helping them keep their gums and smile in great shape.
Lisa lives in Statesville and is active at Friendship United
Methodist Church. She has one son, Clint, a UNC-CH grad, who works
in Charlotte, and a daughter, Hannah, who recently married Chad Rash and teaches at Central Elementary School.
Lisa's interests include spending time with family, reading, and going
to the beach and the mountains.
Lisa (II) Dowell
sometimes called Lisa II, is Dr. Burgiss' main chairside
dental assistant. As a certified dental assistant, Lisa
has been in dentistry 28 years with the last 17 years with
Dr. Burgiss. Lisa also helps with sterilization, ordering
supplies, and with lab work. Lisa is awesome in making our
patients feel very comfortable. Lisa lives in Yadkinville
with her husband, Rhyne. Her daughter, Andrea, is employed by
Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Schools. Lisa and her family are members
at Union Grove Baptist Church in Yadkinville. Lisa enjoys family time,
traveling, music, church work, gardening, and cooking.
is a full time hygienist, and has been with Dr. Burgiss since 2005. Kim
graduated from Wilkes Community College as a dental assistant and Catawba
Valley Community College as a dental hygienist. Kim has 15 years of experience,
13 of them as a dental hygienist and 8 with Dr. Burgiss.
Kim and her husband
Brandon have two daughters, Timber, age 4, and Brinley, age 2, and live in Union
Grove along with 2 dogs and 2 cats. Kim and her family attend Union Grove
Christian Church. Kim's interests include spending time with family and
friends, traveling, being outdoors, and working around the house.
has been in dentistry 11 years and with Dr. Burgiss about 8 years. She is a
certified dental assistant, who graduated from Wilkes Community College in 2003.
She is great with patients as a chairside assistant and also assists at the
front desk and in the lab. Virginia was raised in Ashe County, but now lives
in Elkin with her husband AJ and their dog Thor. She enjoys spending time with
family and friends, cooking, reading, traveling, and being a housewife.