Jaclyn Johnson, DDS – Dr. Johnson began her dental career as a receptionist in the same office that she operates out of today! She eventually became a dental assistant and liked that so much that she went back to school to become a dentist. She attended WVU School of Dentistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2015. In 2017 after practicing as an associate to Dr. Amy Everett, she bought her practice and began Preston Dental Care, PLLC.Dr. Johnson resides in her hometown of Kingwood, WV with her husband Bobby and their two children Julya and Leonidas. As many may know from the office’s Facebook Page, she loves to dance and to laugh. Her favorite quote is “Smiling’s my favorite!” – Buddy the ElfDr. Johnson enjoys transforming the dental experience into one that people can enjoy rather than fear. She works every day to break the stereotype of “Scary Dentists.” She also loves working with her team every day and considers them her second family.
Ashley Helfer, DDS – Dr. Helfer worked as a Dental Hygienist for three years before deciding to return to school to become a dentist. She graduated WVU School of Dentistry in 2016. She was recently married to her husband Clarence and they have two furbabies together; a German Shepherd named Lexi and a Gray Tabby Cat Named Sammy. Dr. Helfer loves helping others achieve and maintain a healthy smile!
Lori Shannon – Expanded Functions Dental AssistantLori, is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with 7 years of experience. She graduated from Preston High School in 2007. She and her husband Andrew have an adorable cat named Kit and a dog named Loki. Lori refers to herself as the ‘favorite’ of the office, and with her hobby of making phenomenal cupcakes, it might be true! She also enjoys a nice big cup of coffee which goes great with those cupcakes! Lori looks forward to seeing her coworkers each day, sharing some laughs and making people smile.
Vashalee Grace Lipscomb – Certified Dental Assistant. Vashalee graduated from Preston High School in 2016. She attended West Virginia Junior College in Bridgeport, WV and graduated in 2017 with an Associates Degree in Dental Assisting. Vashalee is also certified in Nitrous Monitoring and Expanded Duties. She has been with Preston Dental Care since September, 2017. Vashalee is adventurous and enjoys spending time with her dog, Flint. Vashalee is grateful to have such friendly co-workers to spend her days with. Being able to help patients better their oral health is one of the things she loves best about her job.
Kimberly St. Clair – Office Manager. Kim graduated from Preston High School in 1995. She worked as a CNA, and an Activities Assistant in an Elderly Care Home for over 10 years before returning to school for her Dual Associates Degree in Medical Assisting / Medical Coding. After graduating with her degree in 2008 from West Virginia Junior College Kim worked for 5 years in the Medical Records Department of Milan Puskar Health Right. She has two rescue dogs, Zuko and Katara. She loves spending time with her husband watching their favorite movies and TV shows. Kim enjoys singing, making people laugh, and attending church. Kim loves being part of the Preston Dental Care team and enjoys each day with her co-workers. She is proud to be helping people gain confidence by improving their smile.