Dr. Holmes was born and raised in northeastern Ohio. She is a dual citizen of Ireland due to her mother’s citizenship and she has lived in many places, including Singapore, Texas, and Chicago. Dr. Holmes has been living in Wilmington for the past 12 years and she has crowned it her favorite city so far.
Dr. Holmes completed her bachelor’s degree in microbiology at The Ohio State University and attended dental school at the University of Texas School of Dentistry, where she was president of her class. Dr. Holmes has enjoyed many facets of dentistry, and she has worked everywhere from a high-end cosmetic practice in Chicago to a public health clinic in a rural community. She is passionate about making patients comfortable and helping them feel proud of their smile. Her latest passion is working with patients who need dentures.
Dr. Holmes has been with her husband for almost 30 years, and together they have two children, two dogs, two cats, and a gecko named Toothless. Dr. Holmes is a certified Disney fanatic, and she loves taking trips to Florida with her family to experience the magic of Disney. Her hobbies include gardening and supporting local theater and the arts. When she’s not at the office, you can find her enjoying live shows in Downtown Wilmington on the weekends or helping out behind the scenes.