Meet Our Team
Dr. Lynette McDonald opened this practice in 1989. Over the years, Lynette pulled together a wonderful team. Dr. Mandy Middleton joined the practice in 2013.
Our experienced, dedicated staff works like a well-oiled machine to understand all of your needs and to ensure you consistently receive efficient, comfortable, and dependable professional care. Every year we invest many hours continuing our education and updating our techniques to provide the best care in the best environment. Our state of the art dental office is conveniently located and has served the Fayetteville, NC community since 1989. Drop by anytime, you’re always welcome!
Mandy Barkman Middleton, DDS | UNC- Chapel Hill
Dr. Mandy Barkman Middleton was born and raised here in Fayetteville, NC. She attended Peace College followed by NC State University where she earned a BA in English. Following undergrad, she ventured to southern California where she earned an MBA from San Diego State University and met her husband, Dale.
After getting married, Dale and Mandy called Wilmington home for 5 years. While there, they had two kids- Allison and William. In 2009, they moved to Durham for dental school. She graduated from UNC- Chapel Hill Dental School in 2013 and then completed a one-year residency program at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Hospital where comprehensive care was her ultimate goal for each patient.
Mandy is a member of the American Dental Association and North Carolina Dental Society.
When not working, she enjoys hanging out with family and friends. Tennis is a favorite hobby. Mandy attends Haymount United Methodist Church- the church in which she was raised.
Meredith | Front Desk
Meredith is the laughter and heart of the front area in the office. In 2000, she made the move from the mortgage world to that of our office financial and schedule coordinator! She is also cross trained in clinical duties behind the scenes. She excels in patient contact and personally making it a point to know every patient thus assuring their needs are met in a timely manner. If you need a certain day and time, rest assured, Meredith will make it happen- and deliver with a smile!
Carlye | Front Desk
Carlye joined our practice in early 2017 to help Meredith at the front desk. She enjoys taking care of her patients and invites you to come by and meet her, take a tour of the office, and schedule a consultation. She enjoys making patients achieve the smile of their dreams!
Evelyn | Hygienist
Evie has been a member of our dental team for over twenty years. She brings to the team a wealth of information stemming from growing up in a dental family, working many years for a gum specialist, and her active participation in numerous dental educational forums. As a hygienist, Evie particularly enjoys educating her patients on current oral hygiene advances as well as helping them set up a program designed to improve their oral health. Her patients appreciate her gentle dental care along with her warm smile and demeanor that says, "welcome" and "how can I help you?"
Kelly | Hygienist
Kelly is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has been part of our dental team since 1995. The patients comment about her thorough cleanings but gentle touch. Her goal is to provide each patient with the best quality care in a kind and caring manner.
Lakin | Dental Assistant
Lakin joined us over a year ago and brings with her years of assisting experiences from several other large offices in the area. In the office, you may be greeted by Lakin or she may be assisting Dr. Middleton chairside with your dental treatment. Lakin’s goal is to help the office operate smoothly, efficiently, and ensure that you receive the best dental experience possible.
Amy | Dental Assistant
Joining the practice in 2005, Amy has over 20 years of experience as a chairside dental assistant. She excels in patient contact and personally makes it a point to know every patient. She promotes patient care by listening to the patient's needs and helping them meet their expectations in a caring atmosphere.