All professionals at Sandhills Weekend Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Terry Anne Sams, DMD
Dr. Terry Anne Sams was born in Beaufort, North Carolina. She grew up in Durham and spent summers with her grandparents in Rockingham. She graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and moved to Washington, DC to work for Congressman I.T. “Tim” Valentine.
She graduated from Medical College of Georgia Dental School in 2004 with a doctorate in dental medicine. She was offered a residency position in Periodontics medicine with an emphasis on implant dentistry and soft tissue management and completed a year of residency. Since 2005 thru 2014 she practiced general dentistry, at Palmetto Dental Health Associates.
Dr. Sams is a member of the North Carolina Dental Association as well as the American Dental Association. She is a Scout Leader and Handbell ringer. She enjoys golf with her family and early morning walks with her dogs.
Leslie - Office Manager
Leslie is a native of Moore County. She is a vital part of Sandhills Weekend Dental; she has been with us since 2014. She studied Dental Assisting at Alamance Community College in Burlington, NC in 2003 and has since been dedicated to helping people. When you come to the office you will be greeted with her beautiful smile and warm welcoming personality and on occasion, you will have her chair side in your dental treatment.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 beautiful daughters Kierstin and Kaitlyn and also her amazing Fiancé Johnathan.
Annie - Dental Assistant
Annie is a native of Moore County. She got her certificate in Dental Assisting at Lake Norman Dental program in Monroe, NC. She has been with us since 2015. She is the main assistant you will see when having your dental treatment done. If you have any questions regarding the treatment planned, feel free to ask her. Annie creates a very homey and personal feel to your dental experience.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially David her Fiancé.
Kelly - Dental Hygienist
Kelly is one of our Dental Hygienist. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1976. she has enjoyed a very rewarding career and she strives daily to educate, encourage, and inspire her patients towards a life of good dental health. Kelly has been a member of Sandhills Weekend Dental since 2014.
She resides in Pinehurst, NC with her husband Richard. She is a die-hard Carolina Panthers fan!
Tammy - Dental Hygienist
Tammy is one of our Dental Hygienists. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1983. Tammy is a vital member of the community and enjoys volunteering. She is eager to attend continuing education classes for dental hygiene to advance her knowledge and skills as well as implement new ideas and technologies. Tammy has been a member of Sandhills Weekend Dental since 2016.
Tammy and her husband live in northern Moore and enjoy kayaking, scuba diving, and travel.