Meet The Doctors & Staff



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. Hendrick

Dr. David Hendrick is a native of Shelby, North Carolina and is the ultimate “Carolina Man.” He studied at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and received a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry in 1992. He then went on and continued his education to receive his DDS at UNC in 1995. “Tar…Heels!”

As a dentist with over 20 years of experience, he strives to make each visit safe and comfortable. His main goal is to try to change the public’s perception of dentistry and dentist’s so that people can overcome their fear of going to the dentist!

When not in the dental office, he enjoys a round of golf, fishing, and traveling. Nothing like a dentist that can “reel” in a smile!

He has had training in cosmetic, reconstructive, implant, endodontic, and Invisalign/Clear Correct dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, and Isothermal Dental Society.

John Selph, DDS

“Brush in the morning to keep your friends, and brush at night to keep your teeth!”

Dr. John Selph was born and raised in Ocala, Florida. He attended Wake Forest University to receive his undergraduate degree and earned his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. He completed his specialty training in Pediatrics at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

Dr. Selph’s goal as a dentist is to make sure that each experience is fun and positive! “I am passionate about pediatric dental care and believe it has the unique opportunity to teach and motivate my patients. I hope that each experience builds confidence in my young friends and their families.” Selph strives to make each patient feel loved. He says he views each patient as his own child and wants to share their successes in and out of the office!

When not in the dental chair, Selph loves spending time outdoors and exploring what all nature has to offer. He also values quality time with his wife and two boys. Before he started practicing dentistry he was a school teacher, basketball coach, and principal!

Dr. Selph is a part of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. He looks forward to establishing a dental home for your little ones and cannot wait to create healthy smiles along the way!