Meet The Team

We Are Your Trusted Dental Care Team

At Williams Family Dentistry, our team is dedicated to providing you and your family with exceptional dental care in a warm and welcoming environment. Get to know the friendly faces behind your smiles:

Tonya Tebben, RDH

Dental Hygienist

A graduate of Appalachian State University, Tonya is a Henderson County native and former US Airways flight attendant. As a dental hygienist, patient education proves a large part of her profession.

“It’s all connected. It’s one long tube and it begins in the mouth. Oral health directly affects overall patient health and I am here to educate and help patients make changes that affect that connection.”

Jennifer Bonessi, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Jennifer “Jen” was born in Chicago and grew up in Hendersonville.  She received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1998, with prior experience in retail and housing management. She enjoys the fun and relaxed environment at Williams Family Dentistry. Jennifer has a great time working with such genuinely kind and knowledgeable staff members. She loves getting to know new patients and making their dental experience as comfortable and individualized as possible. Her interests include spending time with her family and hiking. 

Becca Metcalf

Dental Assistant

Becca is a valued member of our dental assisting team. With her attention to detail and commitment to patient comfort, Maria plays a vital role in ensuring that every visit to our office is a pleasant experience. She received her training from Appalachian State University and brings 6 years of experience to our practice.

Meghan Wuest

Dental Assistant

Megan is a valued member of our dental assisting team. With her attention to detail and commitment to patient comfort, Maria plays a vital role in ensuring that every visit to our office is a pleasant experience. She received her training from Appalachian State University and brings 6 years of experience to our practice.

Ashleigh Golden

Patient Coordinator

Ashleigh has been a part of the WFD team since 2014. She is a native of Fairview, North Carolina. Ashleigh graduated from AB-Technical College in 2011 where she earned her degree in Dental Assisting and went on to become a Nationally Certified Dental Assistant. She has since transitioned to the front office where she enjoys helping patients in the administrative setting. Ashleigh’s hobbies include spending time with her family, going to the gym, singing, and being artistic.

Liz Coppage

Financial Coordinator

Liz was born and raised in the South Island of New Zealand. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and spent time studying abroad in Japan. She loves travelling and spending time in the great outdoors. Liz lives in Waynesville with her husband and daughter. She really enjoys living in Western North Carolina and feels fortunate to be a part of the Williams Family Dentistry team!

Erica Buckner

Practice Manager

Erica Was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC.  She started her dental journey in 2008, and hasn’t looked back. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, camping and anything that involves spending time with family and friends.

See What Our Patients Think About Us

I recently had a crown replaced at Williams Family Dentistry. I have been a client for years, and of course Jennifer is the best ever hygienist! Very thorough, careful & gentle. Dr. Bill is such a great dentist! He gives those shots so carefully & he is very good at his craft. He had my new crown done in no time & it's beautiful! His assistant Becca was so attentive with a warm blanket, cold water with a straw & distraction during the shot. She is very gentle & calm & she & Dr. Bill work really well together. Getting your teeth worked on is not fun, but I wouldn't think of going anywhere else! Thanks to all of you!
The staff was very welcoming for a new patient! Clean office. The hygienist that cleaned my teeth (Jen) was awesome, very competent and thorough. Dr.Bill Williams was thorough and was willing to research for a referral. I was anxious moving away from a dentist I had trusted for over 15 yrs- but I have found a new dental home that I am confident in.
Jennifer was awesome! She made sure that I was comfortable, was cheerful and professional. Thank you for a great cleaning experience!
Williams Family Dentistry is like a dental oasis in the desert of my dental woes! As a senior on Medicare, facing dental bills can feel like a root canal without anesthesia. My last dentist's demand for payment upfront felt like a dental slapstick comedy gone wrong. But then, I stumbled upon Williams Family Dentistry! Walking into their office was like stepping into a warm hug from grandma. The receptionists were so friendly I almost forgot I was at the dentist. Meg, the dental associate, was like a dental superhero, armed with X-rays and a reassuring smile. Dr. Isler swooped in with a down-to-earth explanation that made me feel like I was chatting with an old friend. And then there's Ericka Buckner - a true dental diva! Her warm welcome and family tales made me feel right at home. Despite the hefty price tag, Ericka's payment options and yearly plan were a dental dream come true. Williams Family Dentistry not only fixed my teeth but also restored my faith in dentistry! Thank you, Ericka, and the entire team, for the smiles and hospitality! 🦷🌟
Staff was friendly and warm. I felt welcomed and treated respectfully. My exam was very thorough and a detailed treatment plan with costs of each service was emailed to me promptly.
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