Debbie has been our Practice Administrator since 2005. She has extensive training in dental management and has been working in the dental field for over 27 years.
Debbie is a proud member of the American Association of Dental Office Management, and she serves as Co-President of the AADOM Triangle Chapter. She received her Fellowship from the American Association of Dental Office Management in the Fall of 2016 and is presently working on her mastership. Her AADOM Triangle Chapter is the largest chapter in the country and has won the “Chapter of the Year” for the last 2 years. Debbie has been recognized nationally by being awarded AADOM’s “Practice Administrator with Distinction” for the past 3 years.
She brings a lot of expertise and nurturing to our practice, and as the staff says about her, “she is professional, yet she takes care of all of us.” She loves this practice, the staff, the patients, and calls the office her “home away from home”.
Debbie and her husband Ron, have two married children, Ryan, and his wife Emily, who reside in Overland Park, KS, and Brittany, and her husband Kevin, who live in San Clemente, CA. Debbie has 3 grandsons, Carson, Jack and Logan, and a 1 granddaughter, Ila Marie. Debbie loves being “NaNa” and she proudly says that she’s going to be one of “THOSE” grandparents – and she loves every minute of it!
Jessie is originally from West Hills, California, and has lived in Raleigh since 1992. She brings a lot of enthusiasm and natural talent to the practice. She acquired her background in patient care before dentistry as a board-certified bodywork and massage therapist.
Jessie has been with the practice since 2006, and loves working with the team and patients. She has a passion for dental insurance and coding. She is friendly, knowledgeable, and enjoys coordinating our charity program with Wake Smiles through Project Access.
Jessie celebrated her marriage to her husband, Vinnie, in 2012. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her friends, family and her two little girls.
Jessica (Patient Care Coordinator and Social Media Manager)
Jessica is originally from Gettysburg, PA and attended Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications. She then worked as a dental assistant for two years in her hometown before moving to North Carolina for the opportunity to work as a Patient Care Coordinator at Wainright and Wassel DDS, where she gets to combine two of her passions: dentistry and communications. Jessica also promotes office events as the Social Media Specialist, by posting on our office’s Facebook page and Instagram account. In her spare time, she likes to take advantage of the beautiful North Carolina weather by spending as much time outside as possible with her husband, Cody, and their dog, Gator.
Kate is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Before coming to Wainright & Wassel, she received her Certified Nursing Assistant Degree in 2017 from Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina, and recently moved to Raleigh in 2018. Kate has found an unexpected passion for insurance, and enjoys helping our patients understand and maximize their dental benefits.
Kate has a son, Noah, and enjoys taking him to the Marbles Kids Museum. She is also a dedicated Pittsburgh Steelers fan and love rooting for them throughout the season.
Debbie Harrell has been with the practice since 1997. She is originally from Florida, but has lived in the Raleigh area for over 40 years. She attended Garner High School and Wake Technical Community College. She has worked in the dental industry for over 25 years. Debbie is the dental insurance guru, and patients know to call her whenever there is a question about their insurance. She finds great satisfaction in getting claims paid after they have been denied. She enjoys working with Drs. Wainright & Wassel, and says she cannot imagine her life without working in this practice. She says that she works for four wonderful doctors who are all fabulous at what they do. Debbie enjoys her newest hobby, playing golf with her husband, Doug. When she’s not at work, you can find Debbie swimming, tanning, socializing at the Garner Country Club, or spending time with her adorable dog, Dixie.
Jackie is originally from upstate New York and has lived in the Raleigh area for over 20 years. Jackie is very creative, organized, and known for her incredible memory. She is responsible for all the new patients and the hygiene schedule.
She is married to Marcus, and they have 2 beautiful daughters. Jackie also has a darling Yorkshire terrier, named Oliver. Jackie loves decorating, party planning, trying new recipes, and spending time with her family.
Born in Manila, Philippines, Kay spent most of her childhood in San Diego, and has lived in Raleigh since 1997.
Kay attended NC State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Kay has been with the practice since 2012. She enjoys working with patients on dental insurance billing and claims, and is responsible for new patients and check-in duties. Kay and her husband welcomed their son in March 2018. Kay enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing tennis, church activities, cooking, and traveling!
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Wainright & Wassel DDS
6837 Falls of Neuse Road Suite 100 Raleigh, North Carolina 27615