Clinical Staff

Meet the clinical staff!

Ashley McBride — Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashley McBride received her degree in Dental Assisting in 2003 and went on to complete her dream to become a dental hygienist in 2005. She joined Dr. Tina & Associates June 2005.

Ashley resides in Clemmons with her husband, Will, and their two children, Alex and Thatcher. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. Her favorite activities include traveling, shopping, and playing with her chocolate lab Mokka.

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Denna RomingerRegistered Dental Hygienist 

Denna Rominger attended Appalachian State University and then obtained her degrees in Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for over 30 years. Denna joined Dr. Tina’s practice in 2003. She loves to make every child’s appointment fun and relaxing and really loves working with special needs children. 

Denna has two children, Jennifer and Josh.  Jennifer is finishing her final year in Residency for Pediatric Dentistry.  Josh passed away at the age of 18 from Childhood Cancer. Because of the loss, Denna has a passion to help raise awareness and funding for cancer research for kids.  Denna has a Maltese, Kalley, and Maltipoo, Josey, that now keep her busy.  Denna loves to workout, shop, and spend time with family and friends.

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 Alex Sparks– Registered Dental Hygienist

Alex Sparks graduated with her degree in dental hygiene from UNC Chapel Hill in 2015. She joined Dr. Tina in January 2019. Alex really enjoys working with her younger patients to make trips to the dentist a positive experience. She was born and raised in Davie County. Alex and her husband, Tyler, now live in Winston-Salem and attend Two Cities Church.



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Meagan MayDental Assistant

Meagan May attended Surry Community College, Central Piedmont College, and NCDATS. She began her dental career in a Pediatric Dental Practice in Charlotte, North Carolina in 2007. She became part of the Dream Team at Dr. Tina Merhoff & Associates Pediatric Dentistry in February 2010. She was born and raised in Pilot Mountain. Meagan and her husband, Mike, enjoy spending time with friends and family — especially their twins Reagan and Sawyer!

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Elizabeth Souto — Dental Assistant

Elizabeth Souto is a graduate of the class of 1996 from Robert Morgan Technical College. She has more then 14 years experience in Pediatric Dentistry, serving as a Dental Assistant. In July 2005, she moved from Florida with her husband, Greg, and daughters, Ruby and Gennevi, to Salisbury, NC. Elizabeth attends a Jehovah’s Witness Congregation. She enjoys cooking for family and friends and spending quality time with her husband and daughters.

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Maggie Stevenson — Dental Assistant

Maggie Stevenson graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Guilford Technical Community College in 2008. She rotated through our office as part of her schooling and was hired immediately upon completion. She was born and raised in Randolph County but now resides in Kernersville with her husband, Andrew, and their precious daughter, Sloane.

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Valerie Alexander — Certified Dental Assistant

Valerie has been a dental assistant for over 27 years. She attended Virginia Institute of Technology and joined our team in 2015. Originally, Valerie is from New Jersey, but she has called Winston-Salem home for the last 25 years. In her free time, she enjoys baking and catching up with her friends & family.

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Erin RobertsonDental Assistant

Erin Robertson attended Guilford Technical Community College and graduated in 2003. She has been a part of Dr. Tina Merhoff & Associates for the past 15 years. She loves working with children and being involved in their dental care. Erin and her husband, Chad, have two children, their daughter Reese (8) and their son Chase (6). Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends. During their free time, Erin and her husband love cheering on Reese in competitive dance and Chase in his love for baseball. 

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Britany BanksDental Assistant

Britany Banks joined our team as a Dental Assistant in June 2018.  Britany rotated through our office as a part of her schooling and was hired upon completion.  Britany graduated from Forsyth Technical Community College in 2018. Britany was born and raised in Winston-Salem. She is married to Tyrone and has a beautiful daughter, Tori.

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Rebecca SelbyAssistant

Rebecca Selby graduated from Furman University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2016.  She then continued her education and obtained her Master of Science degree in Biological Sciences in 2017.  She joined our team in July 2017 to gain work experience while applying to dental school. Rebecca has a goldendoodle, Deacon, and enjoys spending her time traveling with family and friends.

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Gennevi Souto– Sterilization

Gennevi Souto recently graduated from Penn Foster High School.  She has been working with Dr. Tina since January 2018 in sterilization and helping with general office duties. Her goal is to become a dental assistant. She was born in Miami, FL, and was raised in Salisbury, NC with her family. Gennevi attends a Jehovah’s Witness congregation. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and also has a love for photography.

Coming soon!

Nancy Barnhill — Sterilization

Nancy graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management in May 2018. Nancy was born and raised in Clemmons, NC. In her free time, Nancy enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and attending Clemson football games in the fall.