Our Staff


Ava – Office Manager & Patient Coordinator

I have been married to my best friend for 8 years and I am the mother of two beautiful children. In my spare time, I enjoy fishing, gardening and reading.


Melissa – Receptionist

I have worked in the dental field for 13 years. I have been married to my husband for 24 years and have two grown sons. We also have a 2-year old granddaughter.


Tosha – Registered Dental Hygienist

I am a Danville native and graduated from the Dental Hygiene School at the Wayne Community College in Greensboro, NC in 2006. I started working for Dr. Carlish in 2007 and enjoy being able to help people maintain good oral health. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, reading, exercising and spending time with family and friends.


Conner – Dental Assistant

I was born in Roanoke but moved and lived in Myrtle Beach, SC until recently when I relocated to Danville. My hobbies include anything involving the beach and being outside. I enjoy spending quality time with my partner and three pups around our pool. I love providing top quality care for my patients and having great conversations. 

Leigh Anne

Leigh Ann – Dental Assistant

I graduated from Dental Assisting school in 1990 and have loved it ever since. I enjoy working, cooking, being outside and spending time with family and friends.