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Dr. Robert L. Wheless

Dr. Robert L. Wheless is a Reidsville native and a graduate of Mars Hill College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dental School.  He has been practicing in Reidsville since 1979.  His father was a dentist in Reidsville for many years, and his brother is a periodontist in Martinsville, VA.  His patients love his gentle, painless dentistry and his sincere care for them.  Dr. Wheless is married and has three sons and one grandson. 

His hobbies include car racing and golf.

Paulette Barefoot

Clinic Administrator

Paulette Barefoot has been with Dr. Wheless since 1982.  A native of Dunn, NC, she graduated from UNC-G with a degree in Business Education and moved to Reidsville in 1972.  Her concentration is in the financial and insurance aspects of the practice.  She loves our patients and is committed to their total care. 

Paulette is married, has two children, and enjoys reading and bridge.

Beth Booker

Dental Hygienist

Beth Booker received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She has been working with Dr. Wheless since 1995.  She enjoys her patients and likes discussing the new developments in oral care.  Most of all, she likes to see the improvement of her patients' oral hygiene through their work together.  Beth is married and has three boys and two step-daughters. 

She enjoys running, hiking, the outdoors, and spending time with her wonderful family.

Adrienne Gatton

Clinical Assistant - Team Leader

Adrienne Gatton grew up in Reidsville.  She graduated from GTCC and is a Certified Dental Assistant.  She has been with Dr. Wheless for eleven years and has experience with implants, oral surgery, and orthodontics.  Her love is cosmetic dentistry, and she is passionate about making her patients proud of their smiles. 

Adrienne enjoys running, gardening, and spending time with her husband and three children.

Deb Bibee

Hygiene Coordinator

Deb joined our practice on April 16, 2014. During her 28-year career in dentistry, Deb has served several roles from dental assistant to receptionist to hygiene coordinator. Deb always has a smile and enjoys making patients feel at home when they come into the practice. Deb grew up in Ruffin and has been married for 36 years to her husband Tim. They have two sons and two grandsons. Deb enjoys spending time with her family, going to all the sporting events, and supporting all the children. She is also involved in her church, serving on numerous committees. She has also been helping with Feed the Hungry for about six years.

Tracey Marie Ellison

Dental Hygienist

Tracey Marie Ellison is a 1987 graduate of Morehead High School and a 1991 graduate of GTCC with an AAS in Dental Hygiene. She went on to earn a BS in Dental Hygiene from UNC-CH with an emphasis on education of dental hygiene. Her hobby is her family (haha) and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren with her husband by her side through it all.

Wendy Mabe

Dental Assistant

Wendy Mabe has been a DA11 for 28 years and worked in a dental lab for 3 years prior to becoming a dental assistant. Wendy enjoys working with her patients and making them comfortable so that they can leave with a smile. Wendy's favorite pastime is spending time with her husband Ronnie in the mountains.