Meet The Royce Family
We do our best to make it easy for you to get the beautiful smile you deserve!
HUGH OGLETREE JR., D.M.D., M.S. | PINEVILLE DENTIST
Dr. Ogletree is from Salem, Alabama and is a second generation dentist. Dr. Ogletree received his Undergraduate degree in Zoology from Auburn University, his Graduate degree in Medical Science from Hampton University and graduated from the University Of Alabama School Of Dentistry.
Dr. Ogletree is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Education Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Ogletree is a service oriented person who enjoys volunteering his time in the community. He started volunteering at the age of 7 with the local Ronald McDonald house and more recently, Dr. Ogletree volunteered his dental services at North Carolina Missions of Mercy.
Dr. Ogletree loves to travel and experience other cultures, as well. He is also a sports car enthusiast, and enjoys attending sporting events, especially college football games and car rallies. He is a self-proclaimed “foodie” and maintains a geographic restaurant list of places to try and writes about his experiences in a food blog.
Shannon Lugero | Office Manager
Shannon is originally from New York. She is currently living in Charlotte with her husband, Louis and three teenage children. Shannon graduated from Grace Business Institute in New York City, with a secretarial degree. She took a few years off to raise her children and decided she wanted a new career path.
Shannon has experience in both clinical and administrative positions throughout a dental office. These skills allow her to assist our patients on a very knowledgeable level. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, cooking and painting pallet wood signs. She is looking forward to meeting you and helping to put your mind at ease during your visit.
Desi Thompson | Dental Hygienist
Karla Nava | Patient Coordinator
Meet our Karla with a “k”. Originally from Mexico, Karla calls North Carolina her second home. She loves helping and informing people about their oral health and is lucky to be able to provide the service in both English and Spanish. She loves animals and being outdoors. Karla has two brothers and one sister. Her aspirations include becoming an Orthodontist and an Interior Designer on the side.
Zaria Reid| Patient Coordinator
Zaria is originally from Charlotte, NC and a graduate from the Dental Assistant Academy of Charlotte. Zaria enjoys interacting with patients and making sure they leave with a smile on their face and always receive excellent patient care. Outside of work Zaria enjoys spending quality time with friends and family.
Rachel Palmer| RDH
Rachel grew up in Black Mountain, NC and now lives in Charlotte with her husband and dog Gunter. She trained in the Central Piedmont Dental Hygiene program and proudly volunteers for the North Carolina Missions of Mercy. Rachel is most fulfilled helping others look and feel their best. In her spare time Rachel can be found spending time with her family & friends and spoiling her dog.
Katelyn Flowe | Dental Assistant
Katelyn graduated from the Dental Staff Institute in 2015 as a DA II. Katelyn loves helping patients feel comfortable about their smile and educating patients about the benefits of dental care. When Katelyn is not at work you can find volunteering at local animal shelters. She loves spending time with her family and fur babies.
Royce Family Dentistry
Your smile is yours forever, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to receive the best dental care whenever you need it. We’ll work with your insurance provider to make sure that your coverage meets your needs and your budget.