Our Team

Our team strives to do everything to ensure every visit to our office is comfortable and educational. From assisting you with insurance questions or concerns to routine cleanings to dental restorations, we are here to help.

 

DENTISTS

Dr. Donald L. Hardee

Dr. Hardee, a Pitt County native, received a BS from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1976, and then graduated from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1979, receiving his DDS. Dr. Hardee completed a one-year General Practice Residency at the VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia before returning to Greenville to open his general dentistry practice.

Dr. Hardee worked with the ECU School of Medicine’s Dental General Practice Residency as a preceptor, Assistant Director, and ultimately Director. He is a member of the ECU Medical Health Sciences Foundation Board, and in 2014 Dr. Hardee established the ECU School of Dental Medicine’s June Rose Endowed Scholarship. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the North Carolina Dental Society (NCDS), the Press Study Club, and the Prima Dental Study Club.

Dr. Hardee, an avid golfer, and his wife, Peg, (also a Pitt County native) enjoy traveling, photography, cooking, and spending time with their family. Dr. Hardee has two daughters and three grandchildren.

Dr. Andrew B. Jordan 

 Dr. Jordan (pronounced JER-dan) is an Eastern North Carolina native, having grown up in Beulaville. He      received a BS in Business Administration from East Carolina University.  He was a member of the second      graduating class from the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine in 2016, where he served as    class president all four years. Dr. Jordan is a member of the American Dental Association, the North          Carolina Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. As a student, he was a member of DMD, the  ECU School of Dental Medicine service fraternity. He volunteered at North Carolina Missions of Mercy  dental clinics.

 Dr. Jordan and his wife, Catherine Fodor Jordan, a Greenville native, welcomed their first child, a daughter,  in 2015. The Jordans enjoy spending time at the beach, being with family and friends, and are avid Pirate  supporters. 

 

Dr. June Rose

Dr. Rose, a Greenville native, attended East Carolina Teachers College, graduating with an AB in Science and Math. Then, he spent two years on active duty in the United States Marine Corps. Dr. Rose graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1957, and has worked as a dentist in Raleigh, Kinston, and La Grange. Dr. Rose also served as a dentist in the NC National Guard for 28 years, before retiring as a colonel. Dr. Rose began working with Dr. Hardee in 1998.

Dr. Rose is a member of the American Dental Association, the NC Dental Society Fifth District, the Lenoir County Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Loblolly Dental Study Club. He served as President for both the NC Society of Dentistry for Children and the UNC Dental School Alumni Association.

Dr. Rose is very involved in his community and is a member of many local organizations, including the Kinston Rotary Club, The Friends of the Homeless Shelter, the Lenoir County Mental Health Board, the Kinston Community Health Center, the Kinston Federation of Churches, and the Lenoir County Historical Association. In addition, Dr. Rose is also a member of the American Legion, US Power Squadron, and President of the Eight-Eighties Wounded Warriors Team. Dr. Rose has served on several dental missions in Jamaica and Honduras.


REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Our hygiene staff are all Registered Dental Hygienists that handle your cleaning and preventive dental needs and questions. Pictured from left to right are Samantha, Pam, Robin, and Judy.

 

Samantha

Samantha began working with Dr. Hardee in 2012 after graduating from Wayne Community College. She enjoys being at the Carolina shore with family and friends.

Pam

Pam has been a Dental Hygienist for the past 41 years and has been working with Dr. Hardee since 1987. She loves her family and her extended family at work, both coworkers and patients. Her favorite things are being on the river and reading.

Robin

Robin received her Dental Hygiene degree from Central Piedmont Community College, and an Accounting degree from East Carolina University. Robin joined the Hardee team in 1998. She enjoys getting to know patients through shared life experiences and their “stories.” In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, knitting, and traveling.

Judy

Judy graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 2004 and began working with Dr. Hardee that same year. She is also a professional beekeeper who makes the best honey in all of Eastern North Carolina.


DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Our dental assistants are the chair-side professionals supporting Dr. Hardee and Dr. Rose during your visit. They assist in providing excellent individualized care to each of our patients. Pictured from left to right are Elizabeth, Beth, and Wendy.

 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth is a Certified Dental Assistant who graduated from Martin Community College in 2012, before joining the Hardee team the same year. She enjoys the outdoors and being on our beautiful Eastern North Carolina waters.

Beth

Beth is a Dental Assistant II who graduated from Wayne Community College in 1997. She also has her Associate of Applied Science specializing in Dental Assisting. Beth began working with Dr. Hardee in 1999. She is an avid sports fan who enjoys sewing, crafting, and spending time at the beach with her family.

Wendy

Wendy is a Dental Assistant II who graduated from Wayne Community College in 1983. She began working as a Dental Assistant with Dr. Hardee in 2012. Wendy enjoys fishing, boating, reading, and outdoor activities.


Administrative Staff

Our administrative staff are the first faces you see when entering our office, and the voices you hear when you call us. They also check patients in and out, handle patient insurance needs, and assist patients via phone and email. Pictured from left to right are Elizabeth, Jessica, Wendy, and Teresa.

 

Elizabeth

Elizabeth works in the Administrative area of the practice as well as assisting Dr. Hardee during procedures.

Jessica

Jessica helps manage the administrative needs of the office and has been in the dental industry since 2004. In 2007, she joined Dr. Hardee's administrative staff. Jessica enjoys splitting her time between the office and being a part-time stay-at-home mom. In addition, she enjoys traveling and reading.

Wendy

Wendy is a lifelong Pitt County resident who loves being part of the administrative team, which she joined in 2007. She also enjoys attending her church, having her family live nearby, reading and painting.

Teresa

Teresa has been in the dental industry since 1987 and with Dr. Hardee since 1988. She coordinates the office administration alongside the administrative staff. In her time away from the office, Teresa enjoys spending time with family and friends, and visiting the beach.