3912 East 10th Street, Greenville, NC 27858

Greenville Dentist

Our Staff

Marcus Brian Ward, DMD

Dentist in Greenville

Dr. Ward is a native of Chocowinity NC. He attended East Carolina University where he received a Pre-Med degree before attending the East Carolina School of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine.

Dr Ward has furthered his education by attending the Triangle Dental Institute Implant Fellowship in Durham NC and earning his license to practice IV sedation by completing IV sedation training in Winston-Salem NC. He previously worked in Shallotte NC, Southport NC and New Bern NC before building Eastern Pines Dental.

Dr. Ward is an active member of the American Dental Association and has completed numerous Dental Implant, IV sedation, and Oral Surgery continuing education programs.

Dr. Ward is an active member of F3 and enjoys exercise, the gratification of hard work and physical labor, being outdoors, all that Eastern NC has to offer, motorcycles, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Ward offers many advanced services to our patients such as molar root canals, oral surgery, dental implants and IV sedation for dentistry. He remains current on the latest advances in dentistry so his patients will receive the best of care.

"Professional is not a label you give yourself – it's a description you hope others will apply to you."

Joshua Stephen Lovick, DMD

Dentist in Greenville

Dr. Lovick is a native of Kinston, NC. He attended East Carolina University for his undergraduate studies while also representing the Pirates on the baseball field for four years! He continued his studies at ECU to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine, then moved to Columbia, South Carolina where he completed a General Practice Residency at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital (now Prisma Health) receiving training in surgery, IV sedation, and implant dentistry.

Dr. Lovick is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and North Carolina Dental Society. He enjoys reading quality books, listening to podcasts, searching for great music, training for half-marathons, and spending time with his wife and growing family.

Dr. Lovick’s goal is to provide his patients with the best and most proven treatment options while making you feel confident in your own smile.

Dr. Moore, DDS

Dentist near Greenville

Dr. Moore was born and raised in Fort Myers, FL. She attended Furman University in Greenville, SC, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She went on to the University of Florida College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. During dental school, Dr. Moore married her husband who was an Army physician. She initially practiced in Rockville, MD, while he attended residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC. As a part of her family’s time in the military, she was fortunate enough to be stationed in a variety of locations including DC, Hawaii, and Texas. She had the opportunity to work in private practice, as well as on post taking care of active-duty soldiers. Dr. Moore is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Psi Omega dental fraternity. She enjoys cosmetic procedures and provides dental care with a comforting and gentle approach. Outside of the office, she is known for her outstanding cookie decorating, and taking care of her three amazing children. Her overall goal is to make each dental appointment a warm and inviting experience. She strives to make each and every patient comfortable in the office.

Mindie, Practice Director

Practice Director

Mindie graduated from East Carolina University in 2011 then married her husband, Tripp, in 2012. She’s been in the dental field since 2012. They have the sweetest blue pit named Skie that gets all their love. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, listening to live music, making floral arrangements, spending time with loved ones, and attending all the Carolina Panther and ECU games.

Tristin, Hygiene Team Lead

Dentist near Greenville

Tristin graduated from Wayne Community College in 2017 and has been with Eastern Pines Dental since opening in 2018. She married her husband, Blake, that same year. They live in Washington, where she was raised, with their two dogs. Tristin enjoys going out on the river, traveling to the beach, and hanging out with friends and family.

Krystal, Dental Hygienist

Dentist near Greenville

Krystal is from New Bern, NC, and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since graduating from Wayne Community College in 2011. Krystal and her husband Joe together have three children and enjoy staying on the go with their activities! Krystal values quality time with family and friends. She loves to talk to people, and she loves flowers and trips to the beach.

Krystal is dedicated to giving high-quality patient care and will work closely with you to customize your dental care to meet your individual needs.

Ashley, Dental Hygienist

Dentist in Greenville

Ashley was born and raised in Edenton, NC. She has been an active part of the dental field since 2004. She started as a dental assistant where she quickly became passionate about dentistry. Her passion inspired her to further her education by becoming a Dental Hygienist, where she graduated from Halifax Community College in 2009. Ashley is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust and friendship with each patient. Her beautiful smile and understanding nature make it easy for patients to feel comfortable. She is extremely devoted to educating patients on their individual needs. She values quality time with her husband and their two children.

Kristen, Dental Hygienist

Dentist in Greenville

Kristen is a registered dental hygienist. She graduated from Wayne Community College in 2011. Kristen married her husband, Bruce, in 2016. Together, they have two sons. Originally from Blounts Creek, Kristen loves boating and being on the water.

Mackenzie, Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

Mackenzie is registered dental hygienist from Dover, NC. She started her career as a dental assistant before making the decision to further her education to become a hygienist. She graduated from Wayne Community College in June of 2021. Mackenzie and her husband have a sweet baby girl, Ellie. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, being on the water, and hunting.

Megan, Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

Megan is originally from Elizabeth City, NC but has always called Greenville her home since 2016 when she moved here to play softball for Pitt Community College. She then continued her education at Wayne Community College where she graduated as a dental hygienist in May 2021. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and taking trips to the beach with her dog, Lyla.

Jaycee, Assistant Team Lead

Simpson Cosmetic Dentist

Graduated from Carrington College of Dental Assisting in 2014. Experienced as a dental assistant in various capacities in California and North Carolina.

Jaycee is very spontaneous and her outgoing personality provides an exceptional level of comfort and familiarity to each patient. Jaycee was born near the luscious rice fields of Yolo County, CA, raised in the fertile and green haven of Trinity County. Jaycee enjoys referring to herself in 3rd person and being overly sarcastic. She may talk your ear off but you will enjoy every minute of her!

Fabiola, Dental Assistant

Dentist near Greenville

Faby earned her DAII from Martin Community College in 2015. She lives in Williamston with her husband and 4 year old son Jayden. Faby enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family on the water.

Brittany K., Dental Assistant

Dentist near Greenville

Brittany is from Williamston, NC and attended Martin Community College. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant for eight years. She loves working with patients and getting to know each one.

In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her friends, boyfriend, Caleb, and her Chiweenie, named Tucker.

Daisy, Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Daisy graduated as class president from Martin Community College in 2019. She’s born and raised here in Greenville, so she probably already knows you. She makes the office more enjoyable with her ability to crack a good joke at any time. She enjoys traveling to new places, going to concerts with her friends and reading into her patients’ horoscopes.  Want a horoscope reading and a good dental experience? Make an appointment today!

Rachel, Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant

Rachel is from Little Washington, NC and graduated from Martin Community College in 2021. Although she is new to dentistry, she loves working with each and every patient and is passionate about learning. She is a home body on the weekends who loves spending time with her family and fiancé, Matt.

Carol, Sterilization Technician

Carol is from Vanceboro, NC. She graduated from Craven Community College in 1993. She and her husband Rick have two sons, Dillon and Richard. In her spare time, she likes spending time with her kids, taking road trips, and boating.

Brittany C., Treatment Plan Coordinator

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Brittany was born and raised in Plymouth, NC. She has 3 beautiful children that keep her busy! Brittany earned her DAII from Martin Community College and has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 7 years. She has experience in general, pediatrics, endodontics and oral surgery.

When not at work she enjoys painting, going to the mountains and spending time with her 3 babies! "Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts!"

Ashley, Insurance Coordinator

Insurance Coordinator

Ashley Nobles graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Science at East Carolina University by the age of 20. She believes that hard work and love will always get you where you need to be. She is thankful that her path has led her to Eastern Pines Dental. Ashley views everyone here as her family. Ashley's role at Eastern Pines Dental is our Insurance Coordinator. She loves gardening during the spring and summer and watching her plants go from just a small seed to produce. She views gardening just as she views her job. Her outlook is that "you can never stop sprouting as long as you have everything you need around you." She hopes that you grow here as a family with us - as our doors are always open.

Martha, Front Desk Team Leader

Dentist in Greenville

Martha graduated from Rochester Dental Assistant School at the top of her class in 1985. She practiced assisting for 20 years and has also managed a large dental practice in Raleigh, NC. She found her way to Eastern Pines Dental in 2019 where she LOVES her job at the front desk. Martha says she thanks God for leading her here to EPD. She is married with a wonderful son. Her hobbies include her love for animals including rehabilitation for injured birds and homeless kittens. She also SCUBA dives, snorkels, serves at the local homeless shelter and participates in various church activities. Martha is also a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Prime Properties. She has a passion for baking goodies and is known in the office for making a unique and delicious cake for everyone's birthday!

Marissa, Claims Coordinator

Dentist in Greenville

Marissa graduated dental assisting school from Penn Foster Distance Learning, 2010, and then spent 6 months learning and growing as a volunteer at the 12th Dental Battalion on base at Cherry Point, NC. She has worked in the dental field for the last 10 years. She met Dr. Ward and Dr. Lovick while working at the dental school. She loves her job at Eastern Pines and is very thankful for her dental family. She loves working with the patients in the front office.

During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two miniature pinchers. She also enjoys shopping and spending time at the beach.

Mynah, Patient Care Coordinator

Simpson Cosmetic Dentist

Mynah is originally from Florida. She’s been in the dental field for 10+ years. She loves spending time with her husband and three kids. She enjoys reading mystery novels when not busy with family life. 

Erica, Patient Care Coordinator

New Patient Coordinator

Erica was born in NC but has been all over the world due to her father being in the military. Her favorite place was Italy. Erica has worked in dental, pediatric, ob-gyn and primary care facilities since 2009. She has two beautiful children. In her spare time, she loves yoga, jogging, painting, and drawing.

Alana, Patient Care Coordinator

Patient Care Coordinator

Alana is originally from Stokes, NC. She loves working with people and getting to know all our patients. She’s ready to gain knowledge in the dental field. In her spare time, she loves being with her family and daughter. She also loves to spend countless hours riding her horses.

Lauren, Patient Care Coordinator

Lauren is from Williamston where she loves spending time with her daughter and showing horses. She was previously in the insurance industry for 6 years before she decided it was time for a change. She loves the dentist and has always wanted to work in the dental field. Lauren loves helping and getting to know each patient.

Morgan, Patient Care Coordinator

Morgan was born and raised in Lucama. She recently graduated as a dental assistant and looks forward to gaining more dental experience. Morgan loves taking her dog, Sadie, on walks and going on hikes with friends. She's excited to see what the future holds.