Meet The Dental Team
Your Devoted, Dependable Dental Lecturers

Trusted & Calculated

Stanley Institute has curated our team of trainers and dental lecturers in a very calculated way. As trusted dental health professionals, we don’t rest at night until we know we did our job to the fullest extent helping you master and implement evidence-based dentistry concepts everyone can use.

We worked in offices just like you, so when we speak, it’s with experience and a love for providing dental education. Our goal is to meet and exceed your goals, ushering in a new era of dental lecturers thanks to Dr. Robert Stanley and Dr. Bobbi Stanley.


Lisa Cooper


Assistant Instructor

Lisa originally hails from South Carolina and moved to North Carolina nearly 30 years ago. After a successful career in retail management, she has spent the last 18 years in dentistry in a variety of roles including dental assisting and treatment coordination. She joined the Stanley team in 2021 as the lead treatment coordinator for …

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Sarah Bridgers


Assistant Instructor

Sarah Bridgers is a Assistants Instructor at Stanley Institute and the Lead Implant Coordinator at Stanley Dentistry. Interestingly, she actually joined the team before she graduated from school. She completed her clinical rotation under the supervision of Drs. Stanley. After rotating through a variety of dental specialty offices, she decided that assisting the doctors at …

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Susan Morgan


Lead Hygiene Instructor

Susan has been in healthcare since 1993 and joined the team at Stanley Dentistry in 2002. She is passionate about embracing new technology to promote better systemic health through optimal oral hygiene. Susan often meets with industry representatives to learn about and consult on emerging dental tools and trends. At the institute, she works with doctors and …

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Gayle Banic


Certified Dental Assistant

Gayle Banic is a native of Indiana and relocated to the Research Triangle Park area in 2002. Ms. Banic graduated from the Indiana University of South Bend where she completed the School of Dentistry’s Certified Dental Assisting Program in 1995. She is a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) and Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with over two …

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Dr. Bobbi Stanley


Co-Founder & Senior Instructor

Meet Dr. Bobbi Stanley Dr. Bobbi Stanley is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, but education has been a mainstay of her 25-year career. As owner and principal dentist of one of the largest comprehensive dental practices in North Carolina, her goal has been excellence in patient …

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Dr. Robert Stanley


Co-Founder & Senior Instructor

Dr. Robert Stanley’s professional career began as a Mechanical & Aerospace engineer. After receiving his BS, MS, and PhD from North Carolina State University in engineering with a concentration in control theory, he enjoyed almost a decade with a telecommunications company in Research Triangle Park. To pursue his passion for dentistry, he returned to school …

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Guest Lecturers

Braxton Henderson


Dentist Anesthesiologist

Dr. Braxton M. Henderson is a native of Memphis, TN. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh with a major in Biological Sciences. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and completed extensive training in a 3-year postdoctoral anesthesia residency program at the …

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Marcus Hines

Dental Marketing Expert

Marcus Hines is the Director of Full Arch Solutions for BioHorizons Implant Systems, Inc. where he promotes the TeethXpress full arch immediate load services and provides practice marketing coaching to BioHorizons clients that are designed to target, attract and increase patient acceptance for full-arch dental implant-supported procedures. Prior to his current marketing position, for more …

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Dr. Dania Tamimi

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist

Dr. Dania Tamimi graduated with a dental degree from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1999. She trained at Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine, and earned a doctorate of medical science (DMSc) and certificate of fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in 2005. She is board certified by the American Academy of Oral …

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Our Staff

Megan Carr



Megan Carr began her career in the dental industry earlier than most since her parents have owned Stanley Dentistry  her entire life. For as long as she can remember, she’s been helping around the office as much as possible. Whether greeting visitors or planning events, Megan is eager to make guests feel welcome and at …

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Margaret Baker


Creative Director

Margaret Baker joined the Stanley Institute in June 2017 as the Creative Director. She manages the creative process from conception to completion and ensures visual communication and brand standards for the Institute. Her focuses include producing educational video content for course use and utilizing photography to train other associates on safe dental practices. She oversees …

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