She has spent most of her life serving patients and helping them achieve their personal oral health and aesthetic desires. Becoming a patient means becoming a member of the family and becoming a friend.
She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Dentistry and has extensive experience in every facet of dentistry having worked as a dental assistant, dental hygienist, and now a dentist. She graduated from dental assisting school in Akron, Ohio in 1988 and worked as a dental assistant for many years. She then pursued dental hygiene school in Goldsboro, North Carolina and graduated with the coveted Community Dentistry Award. Dr. Geeson graduated with her B.S. in Biology and Chemistry from Mount Olive College in southeastern NC.
Since graduation from dental school, Dr. Geeson has continued on her lifelong quest for knowledge. She gained extensive continuing education in Implant Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Sedation and Sleep Dentistry.
You are never fully dressed without a smile, and Dr. Geeson believes that your smile is your logo. =) Studies show that your smile is the cornerstone of every first impression, it gives you self-confidence, adds to your personality and can brighten the darkest day. She knows that the health of the teeth is directly related to the health of your entire body and as a result focuses her attention on whole health.
She believes that as a healthcare professional you should take great interest in your community and serve the needs of all individuals. Dr. Geeson has volunteered at St. Mary’s Community Dental Clinic in downtown Wilmington since before she graduated and has been a supporter of the North Carolina Missions of Mercy, Women’s Empowerment, Latino Health Fairs, Communities and Schools and Head Start.
She moved to North Carolina in 1998 after 10 years of service to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service overseas. While overseas she traveled the world, and developed a love for experiencing new places and cultures.
She enjoys every opportunity to spend time with friends and family. Dr. Geeson has two grown children, a daughter, Trista and a son, Tyler. Trista followed in her footsteps and graduated from West Georgia Tech with her Certificate in Dental Assisting. Since then she has returned to North Carolina and joined the team here at Complete Dental Leland. Tyler works in Information Technology in Raleigh. Dr. Geeson has several furry family members as well, all of which were rescued. She loves animals and has been caught on occasion moving a turtle out of traffic.
Some of her favorite reads: Eat Pray Love, The Energy Bus, and Shift Your Thinking. She is a huge brunch advocate and can be found in her free time beaching and boating.