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Meet Our Team

Cristina Leon – Dental Hygienist

Cristina graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009. She went on to earn her associates degree in Dental Hygiene from Wake Technical Community College and found her true passion in patient education and preventive dentistry. Cristina enjoys traveling with her husband and trying new restaurants and breweries. Cristina grew up in Lincolnton, NC and has been in the triangle since 2005. She loves listening to the Star talk radio with Neil Degrasse Tyson podcast, catch up on IFL science articles, and nap in her free time. Cristina loves getting to know her patients and creating a comfortable environment in which to provide exceptional care. She is also fluent in Spanish can’t wait to be your hygienist!

Cristina Leon

Courtney Nicholson

Courtney Nicholson – Certified Dental Assistant

Courtney is originally from Raleigh, NC and has been an assistant for a little over 4 years. She has experience in many aspects of dentistry, from sedation for extremely scared patients, extractions, implants, and dentures and partials. Courtney is also bilingual and loves to be able to communicate with our Spanish speaking patients. In her free time, she loves watching movies and trying out new craft beers. Courtney enjoys the cold weather and loves to laugh, and she will certainly put a smile on your face during your visit to our office.   She looks forward to making your visit a fun and comfortable experience.

Marianne Hutzler – Front Office Coordinator

Marianne is the friendly face you will meet when you enter Eissens Dentistry. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, she has excellent skills to assist in your billing and insurance needs. Marianne moved to the Raleigh area to attend NC State and decided to make the area her home after graduation. She is the proud mother of twin boys, Jay and Brad, and her puppy Roxie.   In her free time, she enjoys traveling to the beach, mountains or her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky and spending time with friends and family. Marianne looks forward to welcoming you and assisting you in your dental treatment so that your experience in our office is excellent!

Marianne Hutzler