Meet the Team

A Friendly and Caring Team
In order to provide the highest level of service, we have selected a team that is not only competent, but unusually warm and friendly. People like this are not easy to find. We are very fortunate to have built such a quality team. You’ll notice the difference on your first visit!


Ashley Centeno

Dental Hygienist

Ashley is a graduate of the Charlotte Dental Assistant School, where she became a certified DA1. She also received her certification in Dental Office Management from York Technical College. She plans on furthering her education in dentistry to become a better asset to our office and patients. She now resides in Rock Hill, SC, where she likes to spend her free time with friends, family, and her dog Cooper.


Punam Aghera

Insurance Coordinator

Punam graduated with a bachelor’s degree in arts from Saurashtra University in India, where she was born and raised. After moving to the United States in 2001, she pursued a management certificate from CPCC. Besides being a part-time insurance coordinator at our office, she helps her husband, Dr. Aghera, with the chores of running a dental office. When not working, she enjoys cooking and hanging out with friends and family.


Grace Couick

Dental Hygienist

Grace is a Charlotte local, born and raised in the Weddington area. Before starting her journey as a hygienist, she dove into the dental field as a dental assistant, specifically assisting in oral surgery. She later attended York Technical College in Rock Hill, where she served as her class president. During her time there, she was very involved in her national organization, also serving as vice president for the student branch of the ADHA for the state of South Carolina. Grace is very passionate about patient education, helping patients overcome dental anxiety, and working with special needs. When away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their crazy chocolate lab, Chief. They enjoy spending time on Lake Wateree and Oak Island whenever they get the chance.


Kayla Hinson

Dental Assistant

Kayla was born and raised in Lancaster, SC. She is a graduate of the dental assisting program at York Technical College, where she became a certified DAII and received an associate’s degree in applied science-general technology. She looks forward to serving our patients and watching their confidence grow one smile at a time. In her spare time, she loves going to watch different types of racing, traveling to new places, and spending time with family and friends.