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.


Kim – Financial Coordinator

Kim is our Financial and Treatment coordinator. She handles the financial aspect of your treatment, insurance verification, scheduling, and billing questions. She has been in the dental field since 1980. She has been married to her husband, Steve, for 30 plus years and they have 2 boys, Shane and Kyle. She enjoys spending time with her family and dog, Shuggie, reading and enjoying lake life.


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!


Sarah – Dental Assistant

Sarah joined our team in 2014 as a Dental Assistant II in training. She is actively learning and studying to take the National Boards to become a Certified Dental Assistant. She was born and raised in Florida but arrived in Charlotte in 2012 for new beginnings. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new places in Charlotte with her son, Jaden and boyfriend Nathan. They enjoy day trips, hiking, and boating on Lake Wylie with their two dogs, “Little Girl”and “Kona”. Sarah strives to build relationships with her patients and finds their trust very important and rewarding.


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.


Christina- Dental Assistant

Christina joined our team in January 2017 as one of our Dental Assistants.

When not working Christina enjoys spending time with her fiancé and 2 children and above all, watching her hamster spins in its little ball for hours. She also likes taking short walks at night to either the refrigerator or freezer for midnight snacks. If she wants an even longer walk she will go to the pantry. Oreos are her all time favorite. Oh and she also enjoys her dog Lilly and bon bons and carbs. Lots of carbs! Sooooo close to the Wells 10 we all strive for.