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Dr. Alvaro Lopez DDS PA | Brevard NC

Dr. Alvaro Lopez, DDS, PA

Dr. Alvaro Lopez graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1994. He then completed a one year general practice residency at the V.A. Hospital in Allen Park, Michigan. After practicing dentistry in the Metro Detroit area, Dr. Lopez took a position at the Toe River Children’s Clinic in Bakersville, North Carolina in 2001. In 2003, he purchased Dr. Jerry Cabe’s practice in Brevard.

Dr. Lopez loves the long term relationships he’s established with his patients. “It’s like treating family and friends. I see a name on my schedule and look forward to seeing that person. This gives me an additional incentive to provide the best care I can.”

In his spare time, together with his wife and children, Dr. Lopez enjoys fly fishing, playing tennis, hiking, and mountain biking. “I moved a lot as a young person, but now I’ve found the place for me,” he says.

Misty Powell

Registered Dental Hygienist


Misty has been a dental hygienist since 1998 and has worked for Dr. Lopez since he came to Brevard in 2003. She received her Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College in 1998. Misty and her husband, Cameron, live in Balsam Grove and have three children, Brett and his wife Ricca, Morgan, and Tristin, and two grandsons, Zylan and Harlan. She enjoys going to church, going to workout classes at the gym, and watching her youngest daughter play volleyball. She believes that building lasting relationships with her patients helps provide them with better quality oral care. Misty thoroughly enjoys her job and the patients she’s cared for over the years. She continues to further her dental knowledge through yearly CE courses.

Charlotte Myers

Dental Assistant

Charlotte Myers Dental Assistant | Dr. Alvaro Lopez DDS PA | Brevard NC

Charlotte has worked as a dental assistant in our office since 2003. While working for Dr. Lopez, she obtained her certification in Dental Radiography at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and continues to further her dental knowledge through yearly CE courses. Charlotte’s favorite aspect of dentistry is the people she meets and the relationships that are formed. She is compassionate, outgoing, and values the high-quality care she offers patients. She is a native of Transylvania County and enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys fly fishing as well as a variety of outdoor activities. She and her husband, Kenneth, have two daughters, Hannah and Bethany and a Goldendoodle named Maggie. Charlotte loves the work that she does and is excited to be part of the team at Dr. Lopez’s office.

Rachael Healy

Registered Dental Hygienist


Rachael has been a hygienist with Alvaro Lopez Family Dental since 2021. She attended ABTech and was humbled and honored to receive the Golden Scaler award upon graduation. She hopes her dedication to her profession and patients is forever evident and she never loses that “golden touch”.
As a WNC native and a long-time resident of Forest City, she and her family love all the wonderful outdoor amenities the region has to offer. She enjoys spending time with her wife, Lindsay, their son, Sebastian, and their Pom, Ember. They live on a homestead where they challenge themselves regularly to learn new ways to become more self-sufficient.

She is thankful be a part of such an amazing practice and looks forward to helping you with all your dental hygiene needs.

Deb Gray

Front Office Administrator

Deb Gray Front Office Administrator | Dr. Alvaro Lopez DDS PA | Brevard NC

Deb is our Front Office Administrator. Deb joined our practice in 2015 and brings a wealth of experience, as she has been a part of the dental field since 1985. She has worked in Endodontics, Oral Surgery and Pediatrics. With her history and knowledge, Deb helps maintain a comfortable and smooth running office. She and her husband Tim moved to Hendersonville in 2014 from Pennsylvania. Deb loves traveling and spending time with family and friends. She enjoys spending weekends with her two grandchildren, Marilyn & Elvis. Deb has two cats, Clemson and Josie, as well as a dog named Gravy. She also considers herself a wine connoisseur.

Susan Beheler

Registered Dental Hygienist


Susan is a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is a graduate of Greenville Technical College where in 1999 she earned the degree of Associate in Health Sciences with a Major in Dental Hygiene. She was also awarded the prestigious Margaret E. Swanson leadership scholarship from the American Dental Hygiene Association in 1999. Susan began working for Dr Lopez in 2022. During her 25 year career she has worked with a diverse patient base in pediatric to geriatric offices that instilled a love of all patients young and old. She was also the lead singer for 40 years in various rock bands. In her free time, she can be found working in her garden and staying busy with her dogs Lizzie, Millie, Sue Bob, Bluebelle and a deaf cat that she rescued named Sam. She also enjoys spending time with her husband Mike, three daughters and seven grandchildren.

Kisha Dahlquist

Dental Assistant

Kisha is a dental assistant graduate of Advance Career Training where she earned her certificate in dental assisting. She later earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration at Clayton University in Morrow, Ga. She has been in the dental field since 1999. After getting married and starting a family they decided to move to Brevard in 2013. Kisha loves making her patients feel comfortable in our dental chair. In her spare time she enjoys working with young children.

Contact Dr. Alvaro Lopez

Alvaro Lopez, DDS, PA

117 N. Broad St. Brevard, NC 28712

Phone: 828-884-4411

Fax: 828-884-4410

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8AM-5PM. Friday 8AM-3PM. Closed Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday.

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