Meet Our Team
Oral Surgery Team Focused On Your Care & Comfort
Our exemplary staff has over 70 years combined experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. You can rest assured that our top priority is taking great care of our patients. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Amy Waters, Office Administrator
Amy has been the Front Office Administrator at Carolina OMS since 2006. She has many years experience with customer service, insurance and billing. She and her husband Robert are extremely busy raising their three boys, Benjamin, Andrew, and Samuel.
Terri Stamey, Surgical Assistant
Terri has been a Surgical Assistant at Carolina OMS since 2001. She has Over 20 years of Oral Surgery and Implant experience. Terri thoroughly enjoys the clinical side of Oral Surgery and has recently began transitioning to the administrative side. Terri is newly engaged and looking forward to planning her upcoming wedding. In her spare time she loves spending time with her boys, Blade and Scout and being outside with her rescue golden retriever “Tank.”
Anna Ballard, Surgical Assistant
Anna has been a Surgical Assistant at Carolina OMS since 2011. She brings with her many years of Oral Surgery experience. Outside of work, she and her husband Adrian are very busy raising their four children, Mariana, Aiden, Bella and Asher.
Starla Crawford, Surgical Assistant
Starla comes to our practice with over 18 years experience in the dental field. Starla serves as our Implant Coordinator and works closely with Dr. Eaton regarding the details of your treatment. She is also the liaison to your dentist so the process is seamless for everyone. In her spare time, Starla enjoys spending time with her 5 year old daughter Harper.
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Board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Derek J. Eaton, DDS, practices oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise in wisdom tooth removal, placement of dental implants, bone grafting procedures, extractions, and biopsies. Gastonia Office Appointments Map & Driving Directions