General Dentistry

General Dentistry

Meet Our Staff

family Verle B. Thompson III, DMD

Dr. Thompson worked as a mechanical engineer for 8 years before returning to graduate school in Birmingham, AL School of Dentistry. He has always enjoyed intricate detailed work, but being a dentist has offered him the opportunity to build long-term relationships while solving problems that work for each of his unique patients. His gift is putting anxious people at ease, and in communicating honestly and clearly with patients from all walks of life. Dr. Thompson lives with his wife and two children, and a multitude of pets in Murphy, and enjoys motorcycles, hiking, mountain biking , and using his tractor to do yard work for his wife.

hygienistKatie Dockery, RH

Katie is our dental hygienist who loves to keep your smile healthy and beautiful. Katie is often the first to discover a dental issue and works closely with Dr. Thompson to evaluate your total oral health. Our patients consistently rave about her gentle touch and kind manners. Katie lives in Murphy with her husband and handsome little boy, and they enjoy boating, hiking, and raising their dogs for work and play.
Misty McClure

Misty is the first smiling face our patients see when they visit. Misty works hard to help you understand and maximize your insurance benefits, find a financial plan that works best for you, and schedules your appointments and referrals. She grew up in Maine but is grateful to be living down South with her talented teenage son. Misty enjoys watching her son play sports, visiting friends, and adopting any sweet animal that wanders across her path.

Cheryl Hall

Cheryl is Dr. Thompson's assistant and keeps the office running smoothly and quickly. She puts everyone at ease and loves to talk about her spoiled dogs. She and her husband have three beautiful children who enjoy biking, playing by the river, swimming, and traveling together.

Grace Williams

Grace recently graduated from AB Tech in Asheville from the dental assisting program. She grew up in Murphy, and enjoys dance, hanging out with family, and getting outdoors. We are still trying to convince her to get a dog!