Welcome to Tryon Family Dentistry!
Dr. Leo Haydt and Dr. Alexandra Wexler are proud to provide high quality dental care in two convenient North Carolina locations – Raleigh and Cary. Our team works together to provide you and your family with an exceptional experience every time you visit us, and we know you'll appreciate the personalized attention that will make you feel at home right away!
Learn more about our team members here, and they will feel like familiar faces when you arrive at our office for the first time. We look forward to meeting you!
Leo A. Haydt IV, DMD
Dr. Leo A. Haydt IV was born in Mountain Top, PA and moved to Raleigh with his family in 1996. He attended Millbrook High School and then moved on to North Carolina State University, where he graduated with a B.S. in biological sciences.
Dr. Leo then moved to Boston, where he graduated from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. During his four years at Boston University, he went on several rotations, learning advancements in dentistry such as implants, CEREC restorations, and oral surgery techniques. Also while attending Boston University, he won the prestigious Student Award of Merit from the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry for his cosmetic work.
Presently, Dr. Leo spends his time practicing at his Raleigh dental office and advancing his knowledge of dentistry through continuing education courses. He spends his free time golfing, pulling for NC State, and hanging out with his family.
- Invisalign certified
- CEREC certified
- American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award winner
- Conscious Sedation certified
- American Dental Association member
- DOCS Education member
Dr. Alexandra Wexler
Dr. Alexandra Wexler (Dr. Alex) received her undergraduate training at Central Washington University. She holds a BA in biology with a minor in chemistry and psychology and received her DMD from Midwestern University School of Dental Medicine. She joined our practice in 2017 and is excited to be a part of the Tryon Family Dentistry team!
Dr. Alex was born in Orange County, CA and raised in Seattle, WA. She moved to Arizona for dental school, where she married a classmate who is a military dentist. She relocated to North Carolina in 2017, which she now considers to be her hometown.
Dr. Alex enjoys working with her amazing and friendly team each day. The cutting edge technology used in our office allows her to expand her dental training and education while she provides the highest quality patient care.
When she's not at Tryon Family Dentistry, she can be found exploring her new state of North Carolina with her husband. She also enjoys hiking and relaxing with family and friends.
- Invisalign certified
- CEREC certified
- Laser certified
- Leader in Occlusion and TMJ Award Winner by the American Equilibration Society
Meet Our Team
Sandra - Office Administrator
Sandra has been in the dental field for over 28 years and she's the first person to greet you at both our Raleigh and Cary, NC locations. She is a founding board member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers, and she serves as Secretary for the AADOM Triangle Chapter. Sandra is currently working on a fellowship program offered through this national association.
Sandra has a passion for dentistry, and she truly enjoys helping patients understand their options and how those decisions will prepare them for optimal oral health as they age and retire.
When she's not helping patients, Sandra can be found traveling with her husband, or spending time with her grandson. She also volunteers with Dentistry from the Heart.
Felicia - Practice Coordinator
Felicia joined our practice in 2017 and is one of the first friendly faces you'll see when you walk into Tryon Family Dentistry. Felicia can help you get scheduled for the treatment you need and show you how you can fit it comfortably into your budget.
She enjoys the connection she has with her co-workers, and she feels this transfers into the patient experience. She says, "There is a genuine level of respect with the team and the patients. Everyone is friendly and truly cares for the patients."
In her spare time, Felicia enjoys spending time with family, reading, listening to music, and traveling.
April - Business Office Coordinator
April is originally from Elon, NC, and is a newer member of our team at Tryon Family Dentistry. It is her goal to help our patients understand and utilize their insurance benefits so they can receive the treatment they need. She loves that she is able to work every day with a team who strives to help patients achieve their ultimate smile goals.
When April is not taking care of patients, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Mojo. She also enjoys traveling because it allows her to try new things.
Misty - Hygienist
Misty is originally from Lillington, NC and has been part of our team since 2015. She received her training from Wake Technical Community College and also received the Colgate Star Award given by faculty for clinical skills.
Misty says, "I love our patients, and I enjoy teaching them about the connection between oral health and systemic health. Helping to make beautiful smiles is an added bonus!"
In her free time, Misty likes to spend time with her husband and baby girl, Sloane. She also enjoys reading, antiquing, and being outdoors!
Amber - Dental Assistant
Amber is originally from Clayton, NC and has been working with the Tryon Family Dentistry team for almost 4 years. She received her training at Sunrise School of Dental Assisting.
Amber is passionate about changing lives. She says, "I love being able to make a difference in someone's life by giving them a smile they've always wanted that gives them the confidence and happiness they deserve. Nothing is better than watching a patient smile so big and say they haven't smiled like that in years!"
When Amber isn't caring for patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog Whipple. She can also be found hanging out with friends and going to the beach.
Gloria - Hygienist
Gloria joined Tryon Family Dentistry in July 2012. She is from Apex, NC and graduated from North Carolina State University in 2010 with a Bachelors of Science degree in nutrition science.
While attending NCSU, Gloria became interested in the field of dental hygiene and received her Associates of Applied Science degree in dental hygiene from Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, NC. While there, she served as president of the Student American Dental Hygiene Association and graduated with honors, earning the Excellence in Academic Studies Award.
Gloria is excited to be a part of such a wonderful team at Tryon Family Dentistry and enjoys helping patients receive the best care possible to meet their oral health needs. She enjoys trips to the beach, cooking, and spending time on the lake skiing and wakeboarding.
Brynne - Dental Assistant
Originally from Wendell, NC, Brynne received her training from Wake Technical Community College's dental assisting program. She joined our practice in 2017 and enjoys the diversity that dental assisting brings to her day. "Doing something different each day keeps you on your toes," she says.
When Brynne's not taking care of patients, she enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with her husband and friends.
Kaitlyn - Hygienist
Kaitlyn is originally from Raleigh, NC. She joined our team in 2017.
She received her training from Wake Technical Community College, and she loves being a part of the team at Tryon Family Dentistry!
Kaitlyn says, "I love the emphasis our office puts on patient education. We like to spend a lot of time with our patients educating them on how to achieve optimum oral health. Patient education is so important not only for understanding, but also to help patients feel more comfortable during their visits with us." She feels that being a hygienist is a rewarding profession because she gets to build relationships with her patients and help them maintain their beautiful, healthy smiles.
When she's not taking care of patients, Kaitlyn can be found spending time outdoors with her husband, two daughters, and two black labs. She also enjoys cooking, decorating, and long trips to Target!