Meet the Staff

We love our job!

Our highly trained dental staff is here to make your dental visit as efficient and comfortable as possible. Cheerful office coordinators will help with scheduling and financing of your dental appointments. Our experienced dental assistants are happy to answer any questions regarding your treatment and have only your comfort in mind. Our dental hygienists believe in gentle dentistry and are highly trained in overall gingival and dental health.

“Our Staff at Horizon Family Dentistry Guarantee to Make You Smile at Each and Every Dental Visit.”

  • Raquel Cosme
    Office Manager

    Raquel moved from New Jersey in 2008 and has been in the dental field for 12 years. She is most likely the first voice you will hear when you call the office. Raquel is fluent in Spanish. Raquel states, “I take great pleasure in developing long lasting relationships with all the patients of Horizon Family Dentistry. I really enjoy being a part of this wonderful team.”

  • Melissa Tapp Reece
    Patient Care Coordinator

    Melissa provides administrative support to Horizon Family Dentistry. She is a native of North Carolina and is also a United States Army Veteran. Melissa received a BBA with a specialization in management from Cameron University. She has a strong focus on assisting her local communities and developed a strong sense of devotion for the nonprofit sector. 

  • Ikea Walton
    Dental Assistant II

    Ikea Walton is a native of Wake Forest, North Carolina. She attended Sunrise School of Dental Assisting. Ikea has been a dental assistant at Horizon Family Dentistry since September 2008. She enjoys working directly with patients and using her dental assisting skills. Ikea states, “I look forward in meeting each and every patient. I take great pleasure in helping our patients at Horizon Family Dentistry achieve their dream of having a gorgeous and healthy smile.”

  • ​Jen Harlow
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Jen Harlow is a native of NC.  She graduated from Wayne Community College and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1993,  She has returned to Horizon Family Dentistry in 2020 and was with us prior for over nine years.  Jen states 'I'm so happy and blessed to be back.  I have missed my work family and my patients that are more like friends'.  My compassion for patient care is my biggest priority.

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Primary Location


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:30 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm