About Jim Harrell, Jr., D.D.S. and Associates
The dental office of Jim Harrell, Jr., D.D.S. and Associates brings a whole new level of care to the field of dentistry. We have been serving the Elkin community for over 38 years!
You will immediately feel at home when you enter our office. We have friendly faces that greet you, dentists who truly care about your dental health, and a facility with the most up-to-date technology to provide you with the highest quality of general and cosmetic dental care.
Our experienced and dedicated staff will use their knowledge to make your dental treatment as easy and painless as possible. Each member of our staff will go above and beyond to make sure you are comfortable and happy with your dental experience.
Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Jim Harrell, Jr.
Dr. Jim Harrell, Jr. is a native of Elkin, NC and has been practicing dentistry in his hometown for over 40 years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and then followed in his father’s footsteps to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Medical College of Virginia.
As a past president of the North Carolina Dental Society and respected leader within the American Dental Association, he values the significance of continuing education and advancements in the field of dentistry. Throughout his entire career, Dr. Harrell has sought to treat every patient like family, helping them both in and out of the office to reach their dental and personal goals. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Harrell loves to keep up with his favorite Tarheel sports teams, garden, golf, and spend time with his grandchildren.
Dr. Lauren Meek
Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, Dr. Lauren Meek received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia. Like Dr. Harrell, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry formerly known as the Medical College of Virginia. She also completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency there as well.
During her residency, Dr. Meek received training in all aspects of restorative dentistry, with an emphasis on implants, dentures, and crown and bridge work. Dr. Meek has truly enjoyed making Elkin, NC her home and becoming a part of this incredible practice. She prides herself in providing comprehensive dental care for all of her patients in order to educate them on their oral health and their dental treatment options. When not practicing dentistry, she loves to read, travel, and spend time with her husband and their dog Rusty.
Dr. Gardner Meek
As a native of Elkin, NC, Dr. Gardner Meek is so happy to have returned to his hometown to practice dentistry. He has been a patient of Dr. Jim Harrell, Jr. since he was a child and that experience is what led him to pursue a career in dentistry. Dr. Meek received his Bachelor of Science degree from Hamden-Sydney College in Virginia. Like Dr. Harrell, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry formerly known as the Medical College of Virginia. His dental education was heavily centered on the management of a patient’s overall oral health, comprehensive treatment planning to address patients’ clinical and esthetic needs, and to offer a wide range of dental treatment options including crowns, bridges, implants, and dentures.
He takes great pride in being able to treat and give back to the community that helped shape him into the individual he is today. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Meek enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with his wife and their dog Rusty.
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