Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.



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Front Office Administrator  

I graduated from St. Charles, MO Tech School in 1993. I bring more than 29 years of dental experience as a certified dental assistant. I originally started with Dr. Key in 2000 and returned more than five years ago. I am excited about past and now present relationships with our patients and starting a new chapter with Dr. Cansler!

As the front office administrator, I am the first voice patients hear on the phone, and the smiling face at check in and out. In a down-to-earth, unhurried manner, I help with all aspects of scheduling, insurance, financial, and understanding your recommended dental treatment.

I currently reside in Conover with my husband Johnny. I have two dogs and two cats, all rescues! I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I stay very active from kayaking, camping, motorcycles, DIY projects, and anything outdoors.



Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and have more than 15 years of dental experience. A person’s smile is one of the first things others notice. With Dr. Cansler’s help, my job enables me to help others achieve and maintain their best smile. I have been so blessed to have a career that I love.

During my free time, my husband and I work on our small farm. We also love spending time with our friends and family.



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Registered Dental Hygienist

I graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and have more than 30 years of dental experience. My favorite part of my job is building meaningful relationships with my patients and positively influencing them toward optimum dental health. Dr. Cansler and our staff are a great dental team, and I’m so grateful to work with them. I value our friendships with one another, the positive work environment, and our true dedication to giving our patients excellent dental care.

My husband Mike and I live in Burke County, where we raised our son and daughter. When I’m not in the office, I stay busy with family and church. I especially enjoy spending time with my granddaughters and traveling with my husband.



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​Certified Dental Assistant

I joined this practice in the fall of 2019. I graduated from NWHC, bringing three years of dental experience as a certified dental assistant. Dentistry is the key to a healthy life and I am excited to be a part of a team that provides excellent comfort and care. I enjoy working with our patients and take pride in my job. I am looking forward to building new relationships with all our patients to ensure their visit with us is great!

I recently relocated from Arizona with my fiancé Adam and three children. I am excited to explore my new home in the Conover area. When I am not helping create beautiful smiles, I love to spend time with my family.

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(828) 464-4722 pin
430 W 20th St #3, Newton, NC 28658
Appointment Request Office Hours Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday: *By Appointment Only