Our Staff

Rhonda Aavang

RhondaRhonda is our Business Manager / Patient Care Coordinator, and has been with the practice since its conception in 2000. Rhonda has thrived in customer relations for over 25 years, including time in the retail sector. Rhonda is a proud grandmother of two…Kaiden (5 yrs) and Khloe (newborn!).  Rhonda is a Gastonia native and will most likely answer your call to the office, so please call her by name!


Kim Costoner, RDH

kimKim is our hygienist, and has also been with the practice since we opened. A native of Boiling Springs, NC, Kim received her diploma from Crest High School in 1990, and her Dental Hygiene degree from CPCC in 2000. Kim has two beautiful children, Logan and Lexi,  that keep her busy! Blessed with a delicate touch, Kim will most likely be cleaning your teeth at your visit. Enjoy!


Penny Goddard, CDA

PennyPenny has been with the practice since 2004, but has been in dentistry for over 15 years. She is our main assistant, and her capabilities are quite evident. She obtained her Certificate in Dental Assisting, while working at the same time…quite an accomplishment! Originally from Clover, Penny and husband Mike have three children.  Her favorite pastime is camping…look for her photos on FaceBook.


Katie Byrd

katie byrdKatie joined the team in early 2012 as a Dental Assistant. She has been a Cosmetologist since 2007, and is Owner of Bella Capelli Spa in the Dilworth area of Charlotte.  She is expecting her first child (a boy!) in June.