Our Team


Renaissance: a renewal of life, vigor & interest

I am Dr. Sarah Pless – welcome to Renaissance Dental Studio, the finished product of my professional “rebirth.” Upon the birth of my second child, the timing seemed right for a new phase in my career. I spent a year off taking advantage of time with my growing family, but also really exploring how I can best serve patients in my role as their dental provider. The field of dentistry has changed so much, especially in the decade since I’ve graduated, and there is so much on offer to achieve the most comfortable, best outcome possible for my patients. With the latest technologies of 3D printing and imaging and a smart laser, Renaissance Dental Studio will truly be where science and art merge.

 SARAH PLESS, D.D.S.

SARAH PLESS, D.D.S.

As a preacher’s kid originally from Salisbury, NC, I grew up in several lovely communities in the Carolinas. I was awarded the Park Scholarship at North Carolina State University and graduated Magna cum Laude in Microbiology. During college, I spent summers abroad in London and decided I was ready to jump ship from “home” for a while, so I chose to attend dental school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Living in the Windy City was a very special experience, but home was calling so I moved to Wilmington after graduation in 2006. As fate would have it, I joined Atlantic Dental Group, the area’s preeminent group practice, and spent 10 years working alongside an incredible team. Renaissance Dental Studio opened its doors in January 2018, and I am so happy to welcome our family of patients.

 
 My husband, Nathan, and I are the parents of two very spirited little ones, Marin (3) and Teddy (1)

My husband, Nathan, and I are the parents of two very spirited little ones, Marin (3) and Teddy (1)

 
 Dr. Pless with Dental Hygienist

Our highly skilled team is trained and invested in your comfort. Summerlin (L), Certified Dental Assistant. works chairside with Dr. Pless, and Denise (R), Registered Dental Hygienist, cares for your gum health at cleaning appointments.

 Our business team focuses on your convenience and value. Megan (L), Concierge, will help you navigate your visit from the first interaction and Whitney (R), Studio Manager, oversees the entire #RenaissanceExperience.

Our business team focuses on your convenience and value. Megan (L), Concierge, will help you navigate your visit from the first interaction, and Whitney (R), Studio Manager, oversees the entire #RenaissanceExperience.