Dr. James A. Wells D.D.S.

Dr. Wells is a native of Monongah, West Virginia. He attended Fairmont State College between 1989 and 1992 and graduated from West Virginia School of Dentistry in 1996. He furthered his education by participating in an advanced education of general dentistry program at the Physicians Office Center in Morgantown, West Virginia.After moving to Charlotte in 1997, he joined a group practice in which he worked as an associate for 3 years. He opened his office in September 1999 and prides himself on the small town atmosphere he provides to his patients. When not working, Dr. Wells enjoys golfing and watching sports.


Christina – DAII, Office Manager

Christina, one of our Dental Assistants, is a native of Charlotte, has been with us since the office opened. She is also the office manager as well as an assistant. She started her dental career in 1997 and has worked with Dr. Wells since 1998. When not working, she enjoys reading, Zumba and camping with her husband and their two boys, Austin and Lucas. Their 2 shih-poo’s, Jack and Eli, love that they get to tag along. She is eager to answer any financial, insurance, or treatment related questions that you may have.


LeAnne – Lead Dental Assistant

LeAnne is one of our Certified Dental Assistants and has been in dentistry since 2007. She loves all aspects of dentistry takes pride in helping people understand how their oral hygiene can improve their well being. When not making people smile and laugh, she loves to travel and be on the lake with her husband and new baby.

Candace – Financial Coordinator

Candace has been with our office since the summer of 2019. She is our Financial and Treatment coordinator. She handles the financial aspect of your treatment, insurance verification, scheduling, and billing questions. When she is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and taking trips to the beach. Don’t hold it against her that she is a Duke fan. She can’t help it.


Lauren – Dental Hygienist

Lauren is a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated in 2009 from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and a minor in Communications.  She is an active member of the ADHA and is always gaining knowledge through continuing education courses.  She enjoys helping patients feel comfortable during their dental visit and educating them on the importance of oral health care.

Lauren enjoys spending time with her husband Adam, daughter Brielle, and dog Binki.  She also loves traveling to West Virginia to see her family and friends and going to West Virginia football games to cheer on the Mountaineers!


Sandra – Dental Hygienist

Sandra is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists.  She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2001 and has lived in Charlotte since 2006.  She is active with the local dental hygiene association and enjoys going to continuing education classes to better help her patients with their oral health.

Sandra enjoys spending time with her husband Brian and their two daughters, Courtney and Carleigh.  She loves going to the beach, reading, and watching her girls at swim meets.