ABOUT US

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Our Team’s Core Values

 
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Compassion

Understanding needs and treating everyone with kindness

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Honesty

Serving truthfully and being trust-worthy

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Integrity

Acting with high moral, ethical and professional principles

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Respect

Recognizing each person has value

 
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Appreciation

Gratitude for our patients, for our work and for our abilities

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Excellence And Quality

Working to the best possible ability and highest standards

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Education

Educating our patients and ourselves to optimize dental health and well-being

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Fun

Maintain an environment where happiness, smiles and laughter remind us of balance in our lives

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Our Dentists

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Dr. Cynthia N. Elderkin, DDS, PA

Dr. Cynthia (Cindy) Elderkin earned her B.S. degree in Zoology from North Carolina State University in 1983. In 1987, she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree and was chosen for the GPR (General Practice Residency) program there.

 
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Dr. Claudel P. Giggey, DMD

Dr. Claudel Pilon Giggey, DMD earned her B.S. degree in Biological sciences, concentration in Human Biology with a minor in Spanish from NCSU in 2014. She then went on to attend East Carolina School of Dental Medicine and earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine degree in 2018 as the fourth graduating class. Dr. Giggey is excited to return home and start her career in dentistry while providing exceptional patient care and fulfilling the needs of the community.

 
 

Our Hygienists

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Kelly

Kelly joined the practice in 2004, She loves getting to know our patients and welcoming new ones. Kelly is an avid reader and has been in a book club for years. She loves spending time with her family and friends, including her two dogs. She is currently learning a new hobby, quilting. She frequently heads to the mountains and loves to travel!

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Sylvia

Sylvia joined the practice in 1999. She has lived and practiced dental hygiene in 4 states before settling in Raleigh. She enjoys racquetball, golf and socializing with friends and family, especially her grandchild.

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Cindy

Cindy originally joined the practice in 1997 and after taking time out to raise her family, rejoined in 2015. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, cooking, many house projects and spending time in the mountains.

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Linda

Linda joined the practice in 1997. She is delighted to have cared for multiple generations of families in our practice. Linda enjoys participating in a book group. She also enjoys golf and spending time with her friends and family.

Our Dental Assistants

 
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Lorraine

Lorraine joined the practice in 2014. She has been a dental assistant for over 18 years. Originally from New York, Lorraine enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs.

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Molly

Molly joined the practice in 1992. She took time off to raise her family and returned to us in 2018. Molly loves spending time with family and friends and she loves, loves, loves spending time at the beach.

 
 

Our Front Office Staff

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Mary

Mary has been part time with this team since 1989.  She enjoys meeting and greeting our patients.  Outside the office, Mary enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

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Linda

Linda joined the practice in 2014. She takes care of our patients coming and going!  Outside the office, she stays busy interior designing and taking care of her family.

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Debbie

Debbie joined the practice in 2017. She helps takes care of our patients and our computers. She enjoys quilting, reading, and running around Raleigh with her family.