Meet our Experienced Team
Dr. Christoper Dirig, D.D.S.
Dr. Dirig has been in practice in the Statesville and Charlotte area since 1997. He is a valued member of the Iredell County Dental Society and the Foothills Dental Continuum. Dr. Dirig graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1996 with distinguished honors in the restorative clinical department and in Xi Psi Phi academic dental fraternity. He also received advanced studies in endodontic (root canals), light parenatal conscious sedation and implantology. Dr. Dirig then attended an advanced General Practice residency in 1997 at East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, NC. While there, Dr. Dirig graduated from his residency with concentrations in Pediatric Dentistry, Endodontic & Oral Surgery and completed many dental procedures in the operating room with traumatic injuries.
Originally from Indianapolis, IN, Amy has lived in Iredell County since 1996. Amy has worked in the dental field since 1998. In her current position as Office Manager, Patient Advocate, and Insurance Coordinator, Amy verifies benefits and helps patients understand how their benefits work while fully maximizing to decrease their out of pocket expenses. Her goal is to incorporate the wealth of dental knowledge and customer service to best serve patients and their families.
Amy currently lives in Mooresville, with her husband and two daughters Grace and Lauren. In her free time, she loves to travel, scuba dive and spend time on Lake Norman with her family and friends.
Certified Dental Assistant
Michelle is a 2006 honor graduate from the Wilkes Community College Dental Assisting Program, where she was presented the Outstanding Dental Assisting Award. Michelle is a CDAII, certified through the North Carolina Dental Assisting National Board.
She enjoys all aspects of dentistry along with her passion for assisting with pediatric patients and working in the lab. Michelle feels that the most rewarding part of her job is helping patients have a healthy and confident smile.
Michelle lives in Wilkes County with her husband Cody, son Colten and daughter Braylen. She enjoys going to the movies and spending time with family.
Certified Dental Assistant
Erica grew up in Wilkesboro, NC and is a 2008 honors graduate from Wilkes Community College with a degree in Dental Assisting. She was also awarded with a first-place accreditation in the 2008 Wilkes Community College Dental Assisting Table Clinics. Erica is a CDA II, certified through the North Carolina Dental Assisting National Board.
Erica’s favorite part of her job is getting to know patients and making them feel as comfortable as possible in the dental chair. To her there is nothing more gratifying than helping patients overcome their dental fear’s.
Erica married her husband Justin in 2009 and since then they have welcomed two daughters. Macie Lynn in 2012 and Paisley Grace in 2017.
Erica and her family still reside in Wilkes County. In her free time, she enjoys baking and spending as much time as possible with her girls.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Olivia graduated from dental hygiene school from Forsyth Tech in May 2012. She has been with Dr. Dirig since July 2012. Olivia has a passion for making her patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. She enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level. Olivia is from North Wilkesboro, NC and still resides there with her husband, daughter and son. During her free time, she loves spending time with family, going to the beach and decorating.