A dentist, mother, and music lover, Dr. Langworthy is many things, but for you, she’s ready to be the person that completely changes the way you experience dentistry. Her passion for helping people is contagious, and her positive energy makes it easy for even nervous patients to relax and feel right at home in our dental office. She frequently fills our dental office with the sounds of her singing and humming, and behind her upbeat personality lies a highly-trained and skilled dentist who is ready to make your smile shine brighter than ever before.
Dr. Langworthy discovered her love for dentistry after volunteering at a NC Missions of Mercy Free Dental Clinic. She was particularly moved by the impact that dentistry could have on a patient, ranging from getting rid of horrible pain to transforming their smile in a way that instantly leads to more confidence and self-worth. Now, she’s thrilled that she gets to provide this same type of life-changing care in her hometown for local families.
Dr. Langworthy earned a bachelor’s in health education and promotion from East Carolina University, and she was also given an honorary bachelor’s in fine arts (more on this below). She then enrolled in the North Carolina School of Dentistry, where she went on to graduate with honors. Her senior year, she was given the Monte G. Miska Award for Excellence in Prosthodontics (the aesthetic restoration and replacement of teeth).
Since leaving school, Dr. Langworthy has completed numerous hours of continuing education at highly respected institutions such as SPEAR Education, where she focused on facially generated treatment planning, and the Nash Institute Continuum, where she studied esthetic restorations in-depth. Some of her other focuses regarding continuing education include Invisalign and dental implants.
Dr. Langworthy is also an active member of multiple professional organizations, including the:
Between being a dentist, wife, business owner, and mother of two young children, Dr. Langworthy admits that she doesn’t have much time for hobbies. She and her husband, Brandon, have been married since 2014, and they have two children, Braelyn and Ryland, as well as 4 rescue animals (2 dogs & 2 cats). She enjoys spending time with family, and on rare occasions catching up on SLEEP. Outside of dentistry, her biggest passion is music, and she is an accomplished singer who has appeared locally in many popular musicals. She says that each day in the dental office is like her own personal musical sing-a-long!