Washington NC general dentistry

About Our Office

The mission of our dental team is to be the leader in our community in providing the ultimate quality dental care.  It is our responsibility as professional caregivers to provide education and treatment in a caring and compassionate manner so that our patients gain confidence and trust in our team.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. David Howdy, dentist

Dr. Howdy

Dr. David graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1981 with a B.A. in Chemistry. He continued his education receiving a B.S. in Nutrition from U.N.C. School of Public Health. He obtained his D.D.S. degree in 1986 from the U.N.C. Dental School and he has had advanced training in implant dentistry. Dr. David currently practices total family and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Jones

Dr. Marcus graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2001 with a B.S. degree in Biology. He went on to receive his dental degree from the U.N.C. School of Dentistry, where he graduated in 2006. Dr. Marcus enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors.

Dr. Marcus Jones, dentist
Dr. Philip Cochran, dentist

Dr. Cochran

Dr. Philip Cochran is a native of Washington. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2007 with a B.A. in Chemistry. He continued his education at East Carolina University where he received a B.S. in Biology in 2010. In 2015, he received his dental degree from ECU School of Dental Medicine. He was president of his class during all four years of dental school and practices total family and restorative dentistry with advanced training in implant dentistry. He enjoys living in Washington, and spending time with family and friends.

Meet the Staff


April dental staff

April Stott, RDH

Joanne dental staff

Joanne Marlowe, RDH

Brenda dental staff

Brenda Pope, RDH

Emiley dental staff

Emiley Stearns , RDH

Summerlynn dental staff

Sumerlynn Arrants, RDH

Krista dental staff

Krista Ayers, RDH


Benita dental staff

Benita Chandler, CDA II

Jennifer dental staff

Jennifer Winslow, CDA II

Tracey dental staff

Tracey Jackson, CDA II

Donna dental staff

Donna Woolard, CDA II

Ashley dental assistant

Ashley James, CDA II

Jennifer Worley

Jennifer Worsley, CDA II

Office Staff


Linda Woolard, Administration

Amy dental staff

Amy Cahoon, Administration

Samantha Baldree

Samantha Baldree, Office Manager

Kendra dental staff

Kendra Van Staalduinen, Insurance Facilitator

Gloria dentist office staff

Gloria Beagle, Office Manager