Laurin J. Cardwell, DDS

Dr. Laurin Cardwell . Dr. Cardwell graduated dental school from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2011 and worked as an associate in a large group practice in the Asheville area for the last three years. Dr. Cardwell’s personal philosophy in dentistry is to not only provide relief for your dental pain, but also coach you to prevention, a healthy smile, and mouth. Dr. Cardwell believes in making each dental visit as stress free as possible and will help develop a personal plan with each patient to minimize stress. If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while, please call the office to schedule an appointment for a consultation. If you are a regular patient, she looks forward to seeing you at your next appointment.

Meet Our Team

Natalie – Registered Dental Hygienist

If it’s been a while since you visited the dentist, Natalie can gently and thoroughly clean your teeth as well as take x-rays and digital photos of your mouth. She’s a friendly, fun member of our team whom received her dental hygiene degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 1999. After hours, Natalie enjoys being with her family, spending time outdoors, and traveling.

Michelle – Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle graduated from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (A-B Tech) in 1994 and has been a member of our team for three years. She enjoys working at Cardwell Family Dentistry because we have a small office with wonderful coworkers and wonderful patients. Michelle has been married for 20 years and has a 16-year-old daughter.

Robin  – Registered Dental Hygienist

Robin enjoys meeting new patients and cleaning their teeth. She can answer any of your dental hygiene questions or show you how to improve your brushing and flossing techniques. Robin received her dental hygiene degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 1996. As a proud mother, she loves going places with her family and reading.

Jenny – Dental Assistant

Always a friendly, upbeat person, Jenny helps our patients stay comfortable while helping Dr. Patrick McGuire perform the treatments they need. She also maintains the sterile environment of our operatories before and after their visits. Jenny graduated from Rowan Cabarrus Community College in 2003. A Morehead City native, she enjoys spending free time with her family and friends, listening to music, sampling wine, and traveling.


Suzy – Dental Assistant

For nearly ten years, Suzy has been part of our team at Cardwell Family Dentistry. She graduated in dental assisting with expanded duties, and she loves creating healthy mouths and gorgeous smiles. Suzy is recently married, and she has two daughters, a son, and a grandson. Her hobbies include travel, dancing, and motorcycles.

Jessica – Front Desk Coordinator

Jessica is often the first to welcome our patients. She can also help you with any questions or concerns about your visit to our practice. Jessica joined our team after relocating from Michigan with several years of dental office experience. We’re sure you will enjoy getting to know us through this qualified individual. Outside of the office, Jessica likes to camp, travel, and spend time with her husband and children.