Our Dental Assistants


Kaila Acuna, Certified Dental Assistant
Kaila is from Kinston, North Carolina where she was born and raised. She attending South Lenoir High School where she graduated 2017. After graduation she enrolled at Cape Fear Community College, and graduated in 2019, with an associates degree in Arts. While at Cape Fear Community College she played on the schools soccer team. Kaila did not stop there with her education, she then pursued education in the dental field. She graduated from Wayne Community College in 2021 as a Certified Dental Assistant (II). 

On the weekends Kaila enjoys playing soccer, watching Netflix, and hanging out with her family and friends. Kaila’s outgoing and compassionate personality shines throughout the office. 


Brooke Barfield, Certified Dental Assistant

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Caitlyn Grady, Certified Dental Assistant

Caitlyn was born and raised in Snow Hill, North Carolina. She graduated from Greene Central High School in 2016. She attended Coastal Carolina Community College for dental assisting and graduated there in 2019. Caitlyn worked several years as a Certified Dental Assistant. before pursuing her passion for dental hygiene. She is currently working towards her dream of becoming a dental hygienist with an anticipated graduation date from Coastal Carolina Community College in May 2022.

When Caitlyn is not with her patients or co-workers she enjoys cooking, attending cross-fit and being near the salt water. Caitlyn also has  love for gardening and flowers. After graduating from the dental hygiene program, she plans to return to Kinston to share her enthusiasm for teeth and optimal oral health with her community.


Caitlin Griffin, Certified Dental Assistant

Caitlin is a native of Bath, the oldest town in the great state of North Carolina. She attended high school locally and then after graduating decided to pursue a future in the dental field. Caitlin graduated from Martin Community College in 2018 as a Certified Dental Assistant (II). She joined Mitchell Family Dentistry in 2021 after doing pediatrics for two years. Caitlin always finds the humor in things and keeps things light around the office. Caitlin enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, boating, shopping and everything coffee. She recently became engaged to a wonderful fiancé, Noah, and is beginning the wedding process. 


Hope Joyner, Certified Dental Assistant

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Alyssa Raynor, Certified Dental Assistant

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