About Our Staff

Our staff is committed to ensure that you feel comfortable and well-informed throughout any treatments that you have in our office. We strive to provide you with the absolute best care possible.

Below are the different departments within our practice and a little about the team members that are a part of each department.

Administrative Team

 Patient Care Coordinator

Katherine joined the Cook Periodontics team in October 2016 as a Patient Care Coordinator. She graduated from ECU in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. Katherine’s main focus is patient care and is committed to make sure every patient has an outstanding experience at our office. She enjoys spending time with her husband and dog in her hometown of Wilmington.


 Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Crystal is a UNCW alumna with a degree in Communication Studies and became part of the Cook Periodontics and Dental Implants in December 2012. She is responsible for coordinating marketing activities for the office as well as maintaining the communication between our practice and our referring general dentists. Crystal is also the meeting coordinator for the Port City Study Club. In her free time she loves enjoying the beautiful Wilmington beaches and hanging out with her doggie, Pinto.


Michelle Patient Care Coordinator 

Michelle joined our team in January 2018. We are excited to have her as a new addition. Her bio and pic is coming soon!

Clinical Team

  Shaun Registered Dental Hygienist 

Shaun has been a dental hygienist since 1986 and for the majority of this time she has been a hygienist in a periodontal office. Shaun feels that this is her area of expertise! She always continues to challenge her professional skills through continuing education and new products. She loves meeting and getting to know new faces and helping people have a healthy smile. She loves spending time with her family, children, and friends. She also loves the beach and boating!


Registered Dental Hygienist 

Becky joined Cook Periodontics in January 2018. Look for her bio and pic coming soon! 


 Certified Dental Assistant
Jillian is a Wilmington native that graduated from Cape Fear Community College in 2007 from the Dental Assistant program. In October 2015 she joined our team and is enjoying the transition from pediatric dentistry to periodontics. During her free time Jillian enjoys boating and bowling with her husband and two children.


 Certified Dental Assistant
Bio coming soon! 

Dr. Deana Cook & Dr. Lisa Shoff, located in Wilmington and Leland, NC are periodontists who serve patients from Castle Hayne, Porters Neck, Odgen, Leland, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach, Southport, and Hampstead. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our office and encourage you to schedule your appointment today!

Perio Risk Assessment

The American Academy of Periodontology's risk assessment test will help you see if you are at risk for having or developing periodontal (gum) disease.

For a limited time, Cook Periodontics is offering new patients a complimentary full set of x-rays with every comprehensive exam!*

Call today to schedule!

*Excludes 3-D CBCT Scan 

Have Additional Questions? Call Now: (910) 256-8486

We are accepting new patients in both our Wilmington and Leland offices! 
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