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Cosmetic Dental Staff

Your Cosmetic Dentist in Winston Salem, NC

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.

Winston Salem, NC Dentist Denise A. Perrotta, D.M.D.

Dr. Denise Perrotta

Winston Salem, NC General and Cosmetic Dentist

Denise A. Perrotta, D.M.D.


Dr. Perrotta was born in Pittsburgh, PA and received both her Bachelor of Science and Dental Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh . She spent two years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for her postgraduate training and worked for the US Army in Ft. Hood, TX briefly prior to settling in New Hampshire in 1994 where she had practiced for fifteen years. As part of her mid-life crisis, she sold her business in NH in December 2009 and made the move to Winston-Salem with her better half, Rick, where they now live with their two yellow labs, Katie and Cooper. She is excited to be back in North Carolina and feels both honored and privileged to have worked in the dental profession for the past thirty years. She is a member of the American Dental Association , the North Carolina Dental Society and the Forsyth County Dental Society.



Winston Salem, NC Dental Hygienist - Carrie Anne Sweet

Kendra Leeber

Office Manager

Denise A. Perrotta, D.M.D.

Kendra is originally from Beckley, WV. In 2006, she moved to Southern FL where she attended the All Smiles Dental Assisting School and started her career in dentistry. She loves helping her patients and was promoted to Office Manager after 2 years of assisting.  She moved to Rural Hall in 2017, where she resides with her husband. She has three daughters and 4 huskies Willow, Wolf, Winnie and Wilson. Kendra loves all holidays and enjoys decorating her home as well as the office.  In her spare time she enjoys visiting the beach, fishing, attending local festivals, live music and spending time with her family.          


Winston Salem, NC Dental Hygienist - Carrie Anne Sweet

Sharon Covington

Dental Assistant II

Denise A. Perrotta, D.M.D.

Sharon has been a dental assistant for over 25 years. She attended Surry Community College and Mars Hill University where she was in the Delta Zeta Sorority. Sharon was born and raised in North Carolina and has lived in several cities throughout the state. She lives in Winston Salem and during her spare time Sharon enjoys cooking, kayaking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.


Winston Salem, NC Dental Hygienist - Carrie Anne Sweet

Heather O'Brien

Registered Dental Hygienist

Denise A. Perrotta, DMD

Heather is originally from southern California and moved to North Carolina in 2005 with her husband of 27 years and two children.  They have a dog Bailey and two cats, Willow and Miso and they all love North Carolina! Heather has been a dental hygienist for 27 years and is an instructor at GTCC as well. She loves taking care of patients and getting to know them while helping them improve their oral health. She also enjoys teaching new students how to become great hygienists. In her free time she enjoys going to Lake Norman where her parents live, camping in their trailer (they bring the dog of course!) and exercising. She also loves fall and football and enjoys going to any sporting event.



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