Meet the Doctors

Dr Lowery

Dr. Ashley Lowery

Dr. Ashley Lowery is a native of Rutherford County and a graduate of Gardner Webb University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill school of Dentistry. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, The North Carolina Dental Society, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Lowery serves her community through involvement with Rutherford Town Revitalization, Rutherford Outdoor Coalition, Women’s League, and various other organizations and committees throughout the community.

Dr. Lowery has been in private practice in Rutherford County since 2011. She strives to serve the community by providing exceptional dental care. She does this by continually expanding her own education and educating her patients about the status of their oral health to help them understand what is happening in their mouths, and why. She believes in empowering patients to help them understand how better oral health can help their complete, total health.

When not practicing dentistry Dr. Lowery keeps herself busy spending time with family, hiking, running, biking, and traveling.

Dr Townsend

Dr. Townsend

Dr. Bruce Townsend was born in Trinidad & Tobago and grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Cairo, Egypt. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and the inaugural class of East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine in Greenville, NC.

Dr. Townsend recently completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency with ECU School of Dental Medicine in Spruce Pine, NC. He is a member of the ADA and NCDS.

Dr. Townsend also plays guitar, is a huge Panthers fan, loves pizza, video games and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Dr. Townsend aims to provide a nurturing environment at the office for both kids and adults, creating a positive space for all.

Meet Our Staff

Angie | Rutherford County Dental Office Manager


Office Manager

Rutherford County Dental | Front Office Staff

Katie, Alicia and Kayla

Front Office Staff

Rutherford County Dental | Assistants

Karol, Kala, Amy, Rosalee and Melissa

Dental Assistants