Meet the Wilmington Team!


Dr. Katie Williamson

Lead Dentist

Meet out Lead Dentist, Dr.Katie. Dr. Williamson is a native of Birmingham, AL where she attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry (Class of 2009). Her undergraduate studies were at Birmingham-Southern College, graduating with a Bachelors in Biology.  Dr. Williamson moved to Charlotte, NC in 2010 where she has worked in multiple sister offices within Smile Starters. It has been in the Smile Starters family of offices that she has nurtured her passion for treating children and her love of establishing a dental home for families. Dr. Williamson is honored to be able to not only provide the highest quality dental care possible, but to also make a positive and encouraging impact on each patient that chooses Smile Starters Wilmington as their dental home. Dr. Katie, as the patients call her, spends her free time at the beach, learning Spanish, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.


Tatiana Dedenghy

Office Manager

Meet our Office Manager, Tatiana. Tatiana is thrilled to be a part of the Smile Starters family! She has been working in the dental field for over 8 years. Tatiana is also a member of AADOM, the American Association of Office Managers and she is currently working on her degree in Health Management.  

Tatiana was born in Colombia and raised in Miami, FL. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Danny, who is an active-duty member in the U.S. Coast Guard. Before being stationed in North Carolina, Tatiana and her family were in Puerto Rico for 2 years. Tatiana and her husband have two daughters and two fur babies. They love traveling, going to the beach , and watching movies (especially the Avengers movies!). She couldn’t have asked for a better team to work with, and she is so grateful to be a part of it!


Trecia Fraley

Lead Hygienist

Meet our Lead Hygienist Trecia. Trecia graduated from hygiene school in Savannah, GA in 2005. She is a military wife and has been in the area since 2011. Trecia is an outdoor enthusiast and foodie at heart. When not in the clinic, she also enjoys traveling with her husband and two kids, Lily and George.

We are always excited to see you!
Visit us at:
2520 N College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28405