Dianne Keyser, CDA, MAEd.
Executive DirectorMs. Keyser has worked in the dental field for over 35 years. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Sweet Briar College in 1973. She is a Dental Assisting National Board Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) who has worked as a dental assistant in private practice and public health for 23 years. In 2001, Dianne began teaching in the dental assisting program at Wake Technical Community College. In 2007 she received a Masters in Adult Education from University of Phoenix. She came to Wake Smiles in 2013 after retiring from Wake Tech. She worked and volunteered with Urban Ministries Open Door Dental Clinic and continued volunteering with Wake Smiles after Open Door Clinic closed. Ms. Keyser became a member of Rotary Club of Raleigh after coming to Wake Smiles. She believes wholeheartedly in the Rotary motto “Service above Self”.
Sommer Wisher, RDH, BS
Sommer Wisher is a proud Tarheel, graduating with her BS in Dental Hygiene from UNC School of Dentistry. Prior to being in the dental profession, Sommer worked for over 12 years in the nonprofit sector both locally and globally. Her career in private practice and volunteer work with Wake Smiles is a perfect combination to keep her passion for dentistry and access to care alive. Sommer was an Adjunct Clinical Professor at UNC School of Dentistry in the Dental Hygiene Department, a member of the UNC Dental Hygiene Community Advisory Committee and UNC Dental Hygiene Strategic Planning Advisory Board and will be serving as the President of the North Carolina Dental Hygienists’ Association for 2018-19. Sommer loves spending time with her family, being outdoors and baking.
Clinic Coordinator/Dental Assistant