Dr. Kate Pierce has a sincere passion for her profession. As a mother of three, she employs a “mother’s touch” as she interacts with her patients. She truly appreciates the daily challenges of parenthood which fosters authentic conversations with parents. Dr. Pierce says her favorite part of her job is sharing life experiences with families and building long term relationships. Additionally, she enjoys mentoring students who have a passion for children and dentistry.
Dr. Pierce and her husband, Brian, are the proud parents of two sons, Cason and Turner, and a daughter, Howell. When she is not at the office, she can usually be found driving carpool, watching a sporting event or doing the everyday things that all moms do. When she has time to herself, she enjoys reading, walking, yoga and traveling.
Dr. Pierce is a native of Greensboro. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts. She then received a D.D.S. with highest distinction and a Master’s of Public Health from UNC-CH. She remained in Chapel Hill for a three-year pediatric dentistry residency program.
She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, and numerous state and local dental societies. Her professional time outside of the practice is spent as an adjunct faculty member at the UNC School of Dentistry where she teaches in the pediatric dentistry clinic.