Meet The Team

Erica Buckner

Front Office Coordinator

Erica Was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC.  She started her dental 
journey in 2008, and hasn't looked back. In her spare time she enjoys 
cooking, camping and anything that involves spending time with family 
and friends.

Liz Coppage

Patient/Insurance Coordinator

Liz was born and raised in the South Island of New Zealand. She is a graduate of The Ohio State
University and spent time studying abroad in Japan. She loves travelling and spending time in
the great outdoors. Liz lives in Waynesville with her husband and daughter. She really enjoys
living in Western North Carolina and feels fortunate to be a part of the Williams Family Dentistry team!

Tonya Tebben, RDH

Dental Hygienist

A graduate of Appalachian State University, Tonya is a Henderson County native and former US Airways flight attendant. As a dental hygienist, patient education proves a large part of her profession.     "It's all connected. It's one long tube and it begins in the mouth. Oral health directly affects overall patient health and I am here to educate and help patients make changes that affect that connection."

Jennifer Ashburn, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Jennifer "Jen" was born in Chicago and grew up in Hendersonville.  She received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1998, with prior experience in retail and housing management. She enjoys the fun and relaxed environment at Williams Family Dentistry. Jennifer has a great time working with such genuinely kind and knowledgeable staff members. She loves getting to know new patients and making their dental experience as comfortable and individualized as possible. Her interests include spending time with her family and hiking. 

Miranda Owens, RDH

Dental Hygienest

Miranda graduated from AB Tech with a degree in Dental Hygiene in May of 2016. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is the ability to educate patients on how they can better maintain their oral healthcare at home. She enjoys taking continuing education courses to further her knowledge of dentistry. In her free time, Miranda enjoys traveling with her husband Jonathan and Family, playing softball, volleyball, and competing in pageants.

Ashleigh Golden, CDA II

Dental Assistant

Ashleigh is a native of Fairview, North Carolina. She graduated from AB-Technical College in 2011, where she earned her degree in Dental Assisting and went on to become a Nationally Certified Dental Assistant. She maintains her certification by attending numerous continuing education courses to further her knowledge in the dental field. Ashleigh enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys going out of town to Charleston and Jekyll Island with her family in her spare time. Ashleigh loves working in the dental field because "Everyday presents a new opportunity to to help someone. I love how rewarding it is to be able to see the 'before' and 'after' results when working with patients!"

Meet Our Team