At North Asheville Family Dentistry, we have experience in multiple aspects of modern dentistry. We provide multiple aspects of dental care—from preventive education & routine hygiene to periodontal & implant surgery as well as cosmetic & restorative dentistry—at one Asheville dental office.

As the online home of your Asheville dentist, this website is intended to provide you with basic information about our practice & the dental services we provide. If you would like to find out more aboutNorth Asheville Family Dentistry or the care we provide, please call us or request an appointment today.


Crystal Dotson, Office Manager

Crystal was born and raised here in Asheville, North Carolina. She graduated from AB-Tech with her Dental Assisting Diploma and also later received her National Board Certification. After working in dentistry for 6 years, she has done everything from dental assisting, front desk reception, scheduling, insurance, claims, and billing. With her array of knowledge of the dental office, she is a true asset. She enjoys overseeing the daily operation of our office to ensure our patients and their families have a positive experience. Crystal’s outgoing and friendly southern personality is reflected in her hard work and dedication to our office and staff.

Crystal lives in Black Mountain with her husband, Eric. They have one son, Eli and another little one on the way! In her spare time, she loves spending quality time with her family and friends. You may also find her out doing some retail therapy at Target.

Carolyn Singleton, Registered Dental Hygienist

Carolyn received her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from AB Tech in 2011. Being a Dental Hygienist is one of the most rewarding aspects of her life. She enjoys meeting new people and getting to know them over time. She has a passion for providing care, assistance, and education, with a goal of promoting and maintaining a healthy smile. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and her 5-month-old grandson. Carolyn enjoys leisure bicycling, antique shops, and repurposing furniture in her spare time. She also stays busy with her 5 dogs (1 rescue Morkie & 4 longhair Dachshunds) and 6 guinea fowl, with the hope of adding more animals in the future.

Jennifer Austin, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer was born in Western North Carolina and spent her early childhood traveling the world with her family. Her father was in the United States Air Force and was stationed all over the states and overseas. She visited England, France, and lived in Germany and Belgium, even attending their school where she was the only American child. She loved it and even began speaking French while attending.  Western North Carolina was always home base for her & her family and they rooted themselves here to reside in the late 90’s.

Jennifer is a graduate of Asheville-Buncombe Technical College with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She has worked in dentistry since 2009 and loves all aspects of her profession! She strives to provide the highest quality care to all her patients with a strong emphasis on education. Her goal is to provide all of her patients with a comfortable dental experience working with them to achieve their optimal oral health. Jennifer has a special way of putting all her patients at ease helping them overcome any dental fears or anxieties they may have. She is loved by all her patients and she truly loves getting to know and helping all her patients.

Outside of work Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family. Her husband, Jody and her have five children and just welcomed their first grandson to the family. They enjoy church, camping and spending time outdoors together.

Selena Davis- Dental Assistant

Selena was born and raised in Asheville, NC and received her Dental Radiography Certification at Dental Staff Institute of Charlotte NC in 2017. After receiving her certification, Selena found she had a true passion for dentistry.  She loves working along side Dr. Bernier and seeing cases from start to finish. She finds joy knowing her patients are receiving the best quality care and education with their dental health.

Selena enjoys spending time with her loved ones Josh, her daughter Layla and their two German Shepard’s. In their free time they love to go hiking, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

Betsy Haynes – Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Betsy was born in Greensboro, NC and made the decision to move to Asheville in 2010 where she earned her Associates in Arts. Betsy has worked in the dental field for 3 years now and has loved every minute of it. She wears many hats around our office from checking in/out patients, going over treatment plans, verifying insurance, and assisting Dr. Bernier. She is currently working on obtaining her x-ray certification. Betsy loves to go hiking with her dog and husband, and immerse herself in everything Asheville has to offer.