Dr. Keyachtta Hawkins
Dr. Keyachtta C. Hawkins is a native of the small town of Henderson, North Carolina. Dr. Hawkins earned her Bachelors’ degree from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, as well as her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, making her a double Tarheel. In dental school, she served as the President of the Student National Dental Association, a Schweitzer Fellow, and she traveled to Malawi, Africa to provide free dental care. Dr. Hawkins also won several awards for her leadership and commitment to service, such as The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Community Service Scholarship and the ADA Foundation E. Bud Tarrson Dental Award. She recently completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Grady Health Systems in Atlanta, Georgia, where she spent half her time treating patients living with HIV and the other half completing complex restorative cases.
Dr. Hawkins is committed to providing excellent comprehensive dentistry and empowering her patients by educating them on their oral health. She loves to travel, eat, and spend time with her family and friends. Currently, she serves on UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry’s Admissions Committee and is a member of both the American Dental Association and the National Dental Association.
Kristen Bates is the Office Manager for the Vivid Dental Westchester Office located in High Point. She has been with Vivid Dental for one year. She has background experience working in the dental area as a Dental Patient Care Coordinator for two years in her "home state" of South Carolina. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina but raised in Cross, South Carolina and received her Undergraduate degree in Biology from Benedict College located in Columbia, South Carolina. She is happily married to her husband of five years and they have four children together. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and traveling.
Daniele is our friendly Administrative Assistant with two years of experience as a Dental Assistant. She is originally from Brazil and has been living in North Carolina for 8 years now. She is happily married and has a puppy named Louis. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her spare time. She loves dogs, and is passionate about helping others.
Marlin is one of our long time hygienist that graduated from Guilford Technical Community College in 1987. She has many years of experience and seen generations within families. She loves helping patients relax while having a thorough and pleasant experience. Outside of work she loves to garden, read, boat at Smith Mountain Lake, study interior design and watch her son play baseball. She is married and has a beautiful but wild Goldendoodle.
Brooke graduated from Halifax Community College in 2011 with her associates in Dental Hygiene. She then chose to further her education at UNC Chapel Hill where she graduated with her Bachelors Degree in 2015. Brooke has 10 years of experience in the dental hygiene field and has been a part of the team here since 2018. In her free time she enjoys to spend time at the lake with her family, friends and her two dogs, Bree and Buddy.
Cathy was raised in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, VA. She moved to Greensboro to attend the dental assisting program at GTCC. She has been happily assisting for the past 12 years. Cathy thrives at making each patient's experience a happy and positive one. When not working, Cathy enjoys spending time with her loving husband, Brian and their energetic 8 year old son, Tucker. Cathy enjoys nature, traveling, and spending quality time with friends and family.