Meet Dr. Tesha Whaley
Tesha Whaley, DDS, is committed to providing you with the best dentistry has to offer and it shows through her personalized care of patients and her continuous post-graduate training. Dr. Whaley graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University in 1997 with a BS in Chemical Engineering, and then graduated in 2005 from the UNC-Chapel Hill Dental School. She worked for 4 years as a chemical engineer but then decided that her true calling was in the dentistry field. She joined the practice in 2005 and became a partner in 2011. Dr. Whaley was awarded her LVI Fellowship in May of 2010 from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. The LVI fellowship curriculum consisted of 275 hours of continuing education at the Las Vegas dental facility which focused on advanced cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry. A significant part of her training was hands on with patients she brought from her own practice. There she studied under the most highly trained and respected dentists in the United States and Canada. Dr. Whaley is one of fewer than twenty dentists in North Carolina who has obtained the distinction of LVI Fellow.
Dr. Whaley is highly trained in orthodontics and the treatment of TMJ disorders. She has completed many continuing education courses training with orthodontic and neuromuscular studies in West Virginia and at LVI in Las Vegas. She also completed a mini-residency with Dr. Jay Gerber in West Virginia who solely treated TMJ and orthodontic patients in his private practice before retiring. He is now committed solely to educating other dentists in his area of expertise.
Due to her commitment to continue her education, Dr. Whaley is able to provide you and your family with a comprehensive approach to your dental needs. She is highly qualified in offering many options to enhance your smile including veneers, root canals, crowns, dentures, implants, and whitening. Dr. Whaley offers full orthodontic services, including Invisalign.
She is also an active member of several notable dentistry organizations, including:
- American Dental Association
- International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics
- North Carolina Dental Society
- Academy of General Dentistry
- International Association of Orthodontist
- Spear Education Study Club
Outside The Dental Office
Dr. Whaley has boy girl twins, Reece and Rylan, that were born in July of 2011. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and practicing yoga.