Meet Our Dental Team
Kim Calamari, Dental Hygienist & Office Manager
A native of Skokie, IL, Kim is happily married to Mike, her smart, wonderful husband, and they have an adult son and daughter. In her free time, Kim enjoys being with family and friends, working out especially running with friends, reading, and going to the beach. Having lived in England for three years, and is a fan of English football (soccer)! She attended the University of Iowa where she majored in Dental Hygiene. After a few job moves in the Midwest they got the opportunity to move to the North Raleigh area and love what this great state had to offer.
Vickie Johnston, Dental Hygienist
With nearly forty years of dentistry experience, Vickie has been with our practice since 1996! She loves getting to know new patients, and has dedicated her career to establishing long lasting friendships with her patients. Vickie studied dental hygiene at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
Vickie is happily married, and she and her husband have one beautiful daughter, two amazing granddaughters, and a fun and funny son-in-law who keep them busy. She loves music, having fun and adventures with her grandkids, kayaking, canoeing, reading, going to the movies, attempted gardening, stained glasses, horse riding, and she loves the Walking Dead. Vickie has been interested in and has studied alternative medicine since the 1980s.
Heather Lisk, Dental Hygienist
Heather has been working in the dental field for 18 years now, with 12 of those spent as a member of our team. Originally from Oriskany Falls, she attended Lynchburg College and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Today, she is a part-time dental hygiene faculty member at Wake Tech Community College. She loves helping patients be healthier!
Heather’s family is a true barrel of monkeys, and in her free time, she enjoys being outside with her kids and doing craft projects. She was previously a great soccer player at Lynchburg College and flies all over the country each year to cheer on the team. She’s very passionate about total body health as well and grows a fair amount of her family’s food in her personal garden.
Jackie Fuhrer, Patient Care Coordinator
Jackie came to our practice with three years of experience in dentistry. As our patient care coordinator, she aims to make our patients feel comfortable and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Liberty University certainly comes in handy for this!
Originally from Farmingdale, NY, Jackie is a graduate of Fuquay-Varina High School. She has two brothers—one younger and one older—and a dog named Doc. In her spare time, Jackie enjoys running and working out, spending time with family and friends, travelling and trips to the beach. Most of all she loves meeting new people, making others laugh and just enjoying life.
Alissa Carrol, Dental Assistant
Alissa first started at our practice in 2016, and she has 16 years of overall experience in dentistry. She has an Associate’s in Arts and loves taking continuing education courses whenever possible; she is also certified in coronal polishing, nitrous oxide, CPR, OSHA, and X-rays. She is proud of the work she does and being able to help make dental visits a positive experience for patients. She loves getting to know people and hearing their stories!
Originally from Jamestown, NY, Alissa now lives in Wendell. She is married and has a beautiful little girl whom she loves spending all of her free time with.
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