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Meet Our Team

Corey Harrison

Corey Harrison started in the dental lab industry at the young age of 17 after being greatly influenced by extended family who owned and operated Burkett Dental Lab. After meeting his wife in Wilmington, NC, Corey moved back to Kinston and opened his own laboratory. Corey and his wife have two children, Hayden and Smith, and they enjoy spending family time together. Corey also enjoys getting in a round of golf when he has time.

Justin Howell

Justin Howell joined the dental industry in 2004, after he was encouraged by friends who were already part of the dental business. He enjoys the lab atmosphere and getting to work with his hands, as well as the comradery with his fellow technicians in the lab.

Justin and his wife Courtney have been married for 14 years and have two children, Emma and Cole. While not busy on the weekends with baseball and dance with the kids, Justin enjoys watching the Atlanta Braves and playing the occasional round of golf.

Josh Howell

Josh Howell graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in accounting. His goal was to start his own business. After joining with his brother, Justin, the pair opened their own dental laboratory in April 2012.

Josh and his wife have two children, Lillian and Weston, and they enjoy spending family time together, whether it be camping, hiking, playing sports or playing board games. Josh also serves as a pastor of a local church with the support of his wife who organizes various ministries and church events.

Justin Harrison

Justin Harrison started in the lab industry in 2001 and held various positions before obtaining his certification in removable dentures in 2014. He joined the commercial lab business in 2018. Justin enjoys his work and knowing that what he does in the lab impacts patients’ health and self-confidence.

Justin and his wife, Angie, were married in 2003 and have four children, Garrett, Alaina, Devin and Audrey. Outside of work, Justin enjoys playing an active role in his kid’s recreational sports. He also enjoys playing golf and spending time at the beach.

Donna Rouse

Donna started her dental career when she was 17. Since then, Donna has worked at multiple labs and gained experience in both fixed and removable services. Donna enjoys the problem-solving that comes along with the dental lab industry, as well as communicating with clients and case planning. Donna enjoys the challenge of finding the best possible solution for a certain patient/situation.

Donna enjoys spending time with her husband, Joey, and her three daughters, Jessica, Jenna and Joely. She also enjoys the company of her four dogs who keep her on her toes daily.

Brandon Lee

Brandon was introduced to the dental lab field by family friends who owned and operated a laboratory. After spending time in the lab, Brandon knew that the hands-on work was something he could enjoy doing. Brandon attended East Carolina University and Durham Tech, where he received an associate degree in Dental Lab Technology.

Brandon’s favorite thing about working in the dental lab industry is envisioning the final result for each patient and helping to attain that result. He also enjoys forming relationships with clients and working together with them to meet the needs of their patients.

When not working, Brandon enjoys fishing, gardening, and live music.

Mike Thomas

Mike has been a leader in dental and lab technology for over 25 years; having served at various technical and operational levels throughout the laboratory business. He has dedicated his career to the growth and progression of the lab industry at a national level, technician development, dentist support, and quality enhancement – striving to deliver the ultimate in patient satisfaction.

He is passionate about transforming the identity of lab technology into a highly specialized field of super-stars, and where new generations of technicians will turn the keys to the future and carve their own niche in the industry. Mike holds firm that Stone Dental Laboratories represents a collection of some the best and most accomplished technicians, managers, and owners across both analog and digital workflows – “They are an All Star team driving 1st rate customer experiences and exceeding expectations; every case, every day”.

Mike lives in Kinston NC and devotes his time outside of work to his wife Jenny, two children, and their endless line of adopted pets. His favorite days are what his kids call “daddy says yes” days – whether that be a trip to the lake, a bike ride to the park, the pool, or game of hide and seek. He’s an avid SEC football fan, and a lake bum when he gets the chance. The happiness and security of family; his, and those he works with, is the driving force behind his work.

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Edge Dental Solutions is a unique network of dental laboratories, founded on the principles of quality, service, and transparency.

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