Meet Our Team

Beverly Thurmond, DDS

Dr. Thurmond graduated with honors from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch, earning her D.D.S. degree. She then completed a residency program in hospital dentistry at the University of Washington in Seattle. After practicing dentistry in New Mexico for thirteen years, she relocated to North Carolina when her husband accepted a position at North Carolina State University.

Continuing education has always been a priority. Dr. Thurmond completed a continuum of courses in advanced dentistry at the Pankey Institute in Florida. She currently participates with The Seattle Study Club which promotes excellence in dentistry through both a local monthly study club chapter and a yearly national symposium. She is an active member in the Wake County Dental society, North Carolina Dental Society, American Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Prior to dental school Dr. Thurmond attended Texas A&M University where she completed both B.S. and M.S. degrees in Food Science and Technology. She worked in the food industry for several years doing research. She had the opportunity to work for NASA at the Johnson Space Center in the area of the Space Shuttle and Space Station food system design and implementation.

Dr. Thurmond and her husband, Doug, enjoy going to the theater, concerts and gardening. Their son, Connor, graduated from UNC Wilmington with a degree in business finance.

Susan
Registered Dental Hygienist

Susan has been practicing hygiene for 20 years. She is married with two children and a dog. She is an avid tennis player, enjoys being outside and spending time with her family.

Teresa
Registered Dental Hygienist

Teresa is a native of Raleigh and has been with the practice of Beverly Thurmond DDS since 2012. She attended William G. Enloe High School before attending Wayne Community College in Goldsboro where she completed an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has practiced since 1977. Teresa has always enjoyed learning and regularly attends dental & dental hygiene continuing education coursework.

With a passion for people and a love for music, Teresa attended Meredith College where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and a minor in Music in 2004. She served as a summer chaplain for Rex Hospital.

Teresa is a current choir member of Trinity UMC. She has previously sung with the Berkshire Choral Festival & Springfield Symphony, the NC Master Chorale & NC Symphony and has appeared as Mrs. Cratchit in Ira David Wood’s “A Christmas Carol” 2005.

Teresa loves her family!! She enjoys her mom, son, grandchildren, daughter-in-law, niece, great-nieces, numerous cousins and two dogs.

Lilly
Dental Assistant

Lilly has been Dr. Thurmond’s assistant since she had her practice in New Mexico. She is skilled at assisting in a four- handed dentistry environment and has been assisting for over 20 years. She has excellent chair-side manor with all the patients and prides herself on being a source of comfort to them. She is very active in her church and she speaks fluent Spanish.

Jasmine
Dental Assistant

Jasmine joined the practice in 2013. She is a graduate of Wake Technical Community College class of 2010. She has not only assisted in general dentistry, but has experience assisting with Sedation dentistry and Endodontics. Jasmine has a great sense of humor, and enjoys working closely with patients. On her free time, she loves spending time with her family and friends.

Donna
Front Office Staff

Donna has 25 years of front desk experience. She is the "face" of the practice and is working hard to streamline processes in an effort to better serve all of our patients. She has 2 grown children.