Fairview Dental

Meet the Team at Fairview Dental

Welcome to Fairview Dental! Dr. Robert Busey and his team have been taking care of patients in Fairview, NC for nearly 40 years. He is excited to pass on the legacy he's created to Dr. Mike Martinsen, who will continue to work with our team to bring your family the exceptional dental care they've come to expect from Fairview Dental.

Dr. Martinsen looks forward to getting to know you on a personal basis as well as providing your family with the full range of dental services needed to maintain their beautiful smiles. You can rest assured that you'll still see all the familiar faces from our regular dental team.

Get to know a little more about Dr. Martinsen here. He looks forward to meeting you!

Dr. Mike Martinsen, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Mike Martinsen received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He later received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Marquette University School of Dentistry. 

Dr. Martinsen enjoys problem solving, a skill that led him to his first career as an Engineer.  As a dentist he is most fulfilled when helping solve his patients dental related problems such as fear of the dentist, embarrassment with smiling, or pain or difficulty while eating.  

When Dr. Martinsen is not at the clinic he can be found wrestling his 3 young children, mountain biking the beautiful trails of WNC, or building projects with his family.  

 

Dr. Robert Busey, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Robert Busey earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from North Carolina State University and his dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been president of the Buncombe County Dental Society since 2016 and won the LFR Founders Award in 2018.

Dr. Busey loves the creativity that working with his hands provides. Having patients leave the office looking and feeling better than when they came in makes his day!

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Busey loves to put his pilot license to good use—flying. He has also been an avid skydiver for over four decades. Dr. Busey enjoys scuba diving and playing racquetball as well.

 

Amy

Office Administrator

Amy has been with our practice for almost four decades, and before that she was a satisfied patient! She holds a degree in business from AB Tech.

The best part of her job is getting to know each of our amazing patients and answering their administrative questions.

When she is not helping patients in our dental office, Amy spends her free time hiking, traveling, being with family, and attending church. You might also catch sight of her volunteering in the community. 

Lisa

Front Office/Dental Assistant

Lisa is our front desk assistant and our dental assistant. She studied at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, where she earned a degree in dental assisting.

As a person with former dental phobia, Lisa enjoys meeting new patients, establishing close relationships, and providing the best dental care possible with compassion and understanding.

When she is not at work, Lisa likes to attend church with her husband and get together with family. She has grandchildren and enjoys watching the two oldest participate in sports and other activities. Lisa also likes to read, watch movies, and tune into HGTV.

Kelley Beard

Hygienist

Kelley received her Associates degree in Applied Science of Dental Hygiene in 1992. She has since spent most of her career in public health treating geriatric patients as well as those with intellectual/developmental disabilities.  

What she enjoys most about being a hygienist is seeing a persons smile change for the better through education and treatment.  Sometimes those healthy changes are only seen by her but are often the most rewarding. 

When she is not in the clinic she enjoys shopping, working outdoors and real estate. Most of all, she enjoys being a wife and mom to her three kids. 

Marie

Dental Assistant

Marie is a dental assistant who studied her craft under a dentist and an orthodontist.

She loves everything about her job, including helping people feel comfortable, working with and getting to know each patient, and assisting the dentist in all the various procedures—every day is different!

When Marie is not at work, she enjoys organic gardening, beekeeping, cooking, and putting up her own food. She is also an avid reader.

 

Tori Livingston

Dental Assistant

Tori received her Dental Assistant training in Stoughton, MA.  She has worked in nearly all fields of dentistry including pediatric, endodontic, orthodontic, and general dentistry.  

She loves working with people and especially enjoys creating a positive atmosphere where patients can enjoy their dental experience. 

When she's not working, Tori enjoys art, music and exploring all that Western North Carolina has to offer.

Annastasia Ray

Assistant

Annastasia graduated from the Dental Assistant Program at AB-Tech in 2013. 

"I enjoy the challenge and variety of dental assisting and helping people in their time of need"

She enjoys spending time with her children, dogs, playing picketball, hiking, and disc golf.

 

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