Thomas W. Monahan, IV DMD

Dr. MonahanOur dental office is led by Dr. Thomas W. Monahan, IV, who has the training and expertise you deserve from your dentist. Dr. Monahan graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 2008 after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Georgia. As part of his commitment to his patients, Dr. Monahan continues his education every year by attending local continuing education courses and the Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Meeting. Dr. Monahan is a member of multiple dental organizations, including the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Monahan began practicing dentistry in Greensboro from 2008 to 2010. He became an associate doctor here at our dental office alongside Dr. Alexander in 2010 before taking over ownership of the practice in 2013. He is committed to providing comprehensive family dentistry, as well as developing lasting and meaningful relationships with each of his patients.

Outside of the office, Dr. Monahan is supported by his wife, Kim, and their two children, Debbie and Will. When not taking care of his patients, he enjoys golf, basketball, watching UGA football, and spending time with his family.

Meet Our Team

Our entire dental team is dedicated to helping you love your smile! Friendly, energetic, and passionate about dentistry, our dental team works hard to ensure you have a positive experience each time you visit our office. We welcome you to contact our dental office in Burlington, North Carolina today to learn more about us and our experienced dentist, Dr. Monahan. We are eager to get to know you!

April – Registered Dental Hygienist/Office Manager

April DishnerApril has been with us for 9 years as a dental hygienist, dental assistant, and office manager. She is utilized greatly to benefit our patients and other team members. Over the years, April has developed close relationships with our patients and she strives to do whatever is necessary to benefit their overall oral health. April also loves being part of a great team, interacting with people, and learning about their interests. She graduated from Alamance Community College in 1997 and obtained a certificate in dental assisting. Then, April graduated from Guilford Tech Community College in 2000 with an associate degree in dental hygiene.

April married her high school sweetheart, and they have been together for 19 years and have two children, Caleb and Grayson. April is very involved in her children’s school and extracurricular activities. As a family, they love to travel and meet new people. April also sings with her family at church.

Nichole H. – Registered Dental Hygienist

Nichole HadleyNichole has been with our office since 2008 and has our patient’s best interests in mind. She spends a lot of time educating patients and providing therapeutic treatments to ensure healthy teeth and gums. Nichole graduated from Southern Alamance High School and was a part of the National Honor Society. She then went on to graduate from the University of North Carolina’s Dental Assisting Program in 2003, where she was part of the Dental Hygiene Program and served as Class Treasurer.

Nichole and her husband live in Burlington, North Carolina and have one daughter. They are expecting their second child this summer!


Dayle – Dental Assistant

Dayle BlanchardDayle began working with the founder of our dental practice, Dr. Alexander, over 28 years ago. She continues with us today and loves being part of a great team that cares about each other. Dayle graduated in 1975 from what is now Alamance Community College with a certificate in dental assisting. She focuses on treating all of our patients’ needs with compassion and care. Dayle enjoys growing together with many of the patients and developing connections with many of the families she has treated over the years. She takes great pride in seeing patients leaving happy with a great smile.

Dayle is married to Freddie and has two daughters and one grandson. She loves the beach, working in the yard, and spending time with her family.

Heather – Dental Assistant II/Front Desk

Heather ColemanHeather has been working with Dr. Monahan for more than 2 years and joined our team in 2013. She graduated from Western Alamance in 1999 and attended Louisburg College. She graduated from ACC in dental assisting in 2004. Heather serves as one of our dental assistants and at the front desk, and she enjoys the fast pace of her job. She loves all of her co-workers and enjoys working alongside them and Dr. Monahan.

Heather has been married to her husband, Jonathan, for seven years and has two sons, Macon and Hudson. When not in our office, she spends all of her time with her family. She is very close to her sister and parents and enjoys going to ball games and walking outdoors. Any chance Heather gets, she loves spending as much time as she can in Florida.

Holly – Dental Assistant II/Front Office

Holly StroutHolly is one of our dental assistants and front office workers, and she offers flexible, versatile care with a smile! She has been with our office for three years and loves being part of our team. She feels she couldn’t have a better boss than Dr. Monahan or work at a better dental office. Holly graduated from Western Alamance in 2003 and then attended ACC for dental assisting in 2004.

Holly has been married for 10 years and has two sons. She loves being a mom and likes hanging out with her family, watching movies, and going to the gym.


Nichole T. – Insurance Coordinator

Nichole TerveltNichole is our expert insurance coordinator and strives to help all of our patients with a smile. She strives to live by these words of wisdom from Ida Azhari: “Never get tired of doing little things for others. For sometimes, those little things occupy the biggest part of their heart.” Nichole is excited to be part of our team and is thankful to work with such great co-workers. She graduated in 1996 from Alamance Community College with a degree in dental assisting.

Nichole has been happily married to her husband, Paul, for 14 years. They have two amazing sons, Chase and Austin. She loves to travel to the beach, mountains, or just about anywhere. As long she is on the go, she is happy!