Dental Staff

Dentist in Shelby, NC


Our team strives to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. We know you have many options in choosing a dentist.  We take very seriously the trust placed in our office to painlessly care for you and your families’ dental needs.

Brandon Hounshell, DDS

Dr. Brandon graduated from Shelby High School in 2005.  He finished his undergraduate at Appalachian State University in 2009 where he was on the Dean’s list and was the president of the ASU Dental Club.  He graduated from the UNC School of Dentistry in May of 2013 and started working with his father, Paul Hounshell who had been practicing densitry since 1982.  In August of 2015 he transitioned to owning and managing Hounshell Family Dentistry. He and his wife, Ashley, have one son and daughter, Jack and Sadie,  and a chocolate lab, Bella.

During his 4 years at UNC, Dr.  Brandon volunteered hundreds of hours to help the less fortunate at the Missions of Mercy Dental clinics held around the State of NC and he volunteered a month of his time at the Good Samaritan’s Health Clinic, a non-profit organization in Atlanta Georgia. He also is an active member of Hope Community Church and Board member of Hands on Missions in Shelby.


            Personal Note from Dr. Brandon Hounshell

Thank you for taking the time to look at our practice.  Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality of dental treatment in a caring environment.  We look forward to becoming part of your family's health care team.

We believe that Jesus Christ, the Son of God died on a cross, arose and sits at the right hand of God our Father so that we can have forgiveness and eternal life.

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your path."    Proverbs 3:5-6


Hounshell Family Dentistry Team


Tammy Jordan, Office Administrator/Treatment Coordinator 

Tammy started her career in dentistry after graduating from CPCC in 1988 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has enjoyed her career as a hygienist for the past 22 years with 21 of those at the office of Dr. Stephen Bailey, now Dr. Hounshell's office as of 2003. God has richly blessed her through her family of patients as she has fomed many lasting friendships. Since September of 2008, she has retired from hygiene and now enjoys her duties as Office Administrator. Tammy has one daughter and resides in Boiling Springs.


                              Kelly Bivins, Appointment and Insurance Coordinator 

                              Bio and picture coming soon.


Hope Towery, Assistant

Hope has been a dental assistant at Hounshell Family Dentisrty since 2005. She graduated from Burns High School and received her assisting certificate from Penn Foster School in Pennsylvania. She has one daughter and a dog. Hope enjoys pottery, fishing, and being happy.



Hana Souza, Assistant 

Hana started working with Dr. Paul in January 2009. She received her training and certification in Beaufort SC. She is married and enjoys hiking and sports. She LOVES family time and dental assisting!


Missy Ross, Hygienist 

Missy started her second career as a dental hygienist 5 years ago, after graduating from Central Piedmont Community College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She won the Student Award from the Academy of Advanced Studies in 2005. Until that time, Missy worked as Network Administrator at a local business. She is a 1994 graduate of Crest High School and lives near Shelby with her husband and children.


Joy Funderburke, Hygienist 

Joy joined our team in 2013.  She began her dental career in 1985 after graduating from CPCC with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene.  Joy resides in Kings Mountain with her husband and three children.  She enjoys exercising, watching sports, and spending time with her family.


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Office Hours
Monday:7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday:7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday:7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday:7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday:7:00 AM - 12:00 PM